Category: DS106

Week 4

This week in DS106 had an intense focus on visual assignments, with photography being a major focus. I started the week by reflecting on my previous experiences with photography. I then reviewed a few resources on the Becoming Better Photographers page and accompanying storify before evaluating a few of the photos in my phone using […]

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Ted Talk

Each week, two of our assignments need to, in some way, relate to the DS106 course theme. Sometimes this can be difficult, but every once in a while you find an assignment that presents you with the exact opportunity you need. Enter, Fantasy TED Talks. This assignment involved photoshopping a person into a TED Talk. […]

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Another Round of Daily Creates

Finished my 3 Daily Creates a bit early this week which means I’ll have more time to procrastinate all of my other work :). The first one I did had me telling a lie using twitter. Since someone had already said that bats are blind, I decided to go with another one of my favorite […]

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7 Photos in a minute

So, My Photoblitz started in my dorm, but eventually took me to places all across the lower side of campus. The first task was to take a picture with my camera at floor level, so I decided to snap a pic of the hallway outside my dorm room. Next, I had to photograph something loud. […]

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Photo Analysis

This week in DS106, we are required to analyse a few of the photos we have for certain aspects of photography that impact what the image communicates. The first photo I would like to analyse is one that I took at my high school’s library. Though this is not one of my favorite photos that […]

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My Experience With Photography

Photography is something that I have some formal experience with, but often only use in a very casual way. During my Junior and Senior years at high school, I took photojournalism, so I am familiar with the rule of thirds and how to properly frame a subject. I even had an actual digital camera that […]

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Week 3

Another exciting week in DS106. This week focused primarily on writing, and began with a few readings and videos on how to create a story using digital mediums. We then had to use what we learned from those texts in order to analyse a story that interested us. Since I am acting in my university’s […]

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