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No Better to Be Safe Than Sorry

Daily Creates And so we begin… I started this week by skimming through the visual assignments bank and saving a few of them that I could work on as time became available. I took my camera to school on Monday and Tuesday but honestly just couldn’t find the time...
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My Favorite Picture

This assignments is pretty simple. You choose a photo you’ve captured and tell everyone why you love it so much. I was trying to find a photo I took while in high school (2004) of a ferris wheel at Six Flags Great Adventure in NJ. That is my absolute...
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A Bark from the Past

This visual assignment calls for the student to “make a collage out of photos of your pet” and it immediately spoke to my heart. I said goodbye to my fur baby last summer and have missed her dearly since then. I was actually thinking of her a lot today...
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Design to Shock – 80’s HIV Epidemic

I decided to do the “Design to Shock” visual assignment that task the student to ” combine at least two images (you may also use text) to create a shocking message.” I wanted to tie it to the 80s and thought of the HIV epidemic. I searched for shocking...
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Summarize Coming to America

Using 10 gifs to retell a movie. I chose to retell Coming to America, which is another wonderful 80s movie. I used my memory of the movie to google search specific movie parts and find the gifs to represent those moments....
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The Story of an Image

In a lot of the photos we looked at this week, I found myself in awe of the photographer’s ability to catch a specific action that I knew only went on from a moment in time. Like the dip of a dancer or the second-long smile of an individual....
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The Humanity of a Moment

When I was in high school, I found photography interesting. I would take photos with an old polaroid camera my father had and then take the same photo, with a wider shot with a Nikon to play with layering them and making it seem as if the polaroid image...
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Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’

Story Analysis I started off the week by completing the required reading and watching the videos. I found the video how stories look on a graph hilarious. A lot of the text I read was interesting, as well, and it’s how I came about choosing to watch Wargames, which...
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She takes me away to that special place.

For one of my journal prompts, I was instructed to take a moment to watch someone I’m grateful for and focus on them for 10 minutes. Nothing else. No eating or drinking. No television on. Nothing but that individual. If possible, I wasn’t supposed to interact with them, instead...
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The Green Fairy

“Today in a café” (4 stars)This assignment asks the student to view the famous painting I’ve included below and write a poem based on it. My interpretation of the poem is pretty depressing, but that’s the impression I had when I zoomed in on her face. My mind continues...
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