Monday, October 27, 2014

Assignment 10/27/14 Photo Assignment

As we explore our world and surroundings, we capture images and memories of our everyday life.
You will be taking photographs of each of the following subjects:
Do I need to explain?  
Check out Finnish artist’s Iiu SusirajaAnti-Selfies

Create a self-portrait that incorporates your reflection.  Scan your environment and discover your reflection in windows, glass objects, liquids, or shiny utensils and objects.  We’ve all seen too many bathroom mirrors selfies; please spare us.

Each morning I appear
To lie at your feet,
All day I will follow
No matter how fast you run,
Yet I nearly perish
In the midday sun.
Find an interesting location to capture your shadow.  Think about location and again your surroundings.  
How do the shadows differ throughout the day?
A Walk in Nature
Go for a walk in nature and photograph from a meditative state of mind.  Shoot wide shots of nature as well as close-up details.  

Head in the Clouds
Record the sky whether it be the sunrise, sunset or cloud formations.

I took a workshop with Alessandra Cave and was motivated to pick up a camera.  This project was inspired from sections of her book, Shooting with Soul and by what I found from looking through the lens (even if it is an iphone) and hunting for the right shot.  It’s a scavenger hunt of sorts but it’s also a time for you to reflect on your perception of the world and how you communicate that though images.  
You will start this assignment today and send me your 5 bestphotos
The five photos will address each of the above subjects.  
Save your images- do not delete them, just in case I am unable to upload, didn’t receive, etc.  We will look at the photos on an upcoming content day and incorporate them in an assignment.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Frederick McCarthy

"Binding Timeline: Part 1 of 3 | Transworld Snowboarding." Transworld Snowboarding. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Sept. 2014.

"Burton Snowboards | History." Burton Snowboards. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Sept. 2014.

"How to Choose Snowboard Bindings & Compatibility Guide." Ski, Snowboard, Wakeboard, Skateboard & the Freshest Clothes. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Sept. 2014.

"Illicit's Fully Interactive Snowboarding History Timeline Machine | Illicit Snowboarding." Illicit's Fully Interactive Snowboarding History Timeline Machine | Illicit Snowboarding. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Sept. 2014.

"Snowboard History: From Snurfer To First Snowboard Magazine." Wetsuits Surfboards Snowboards Videos and Boardblog 360Guide. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Sept. 2014.

Michael Mallon   "Binding Idea." Telephone interview. 20 Sept. 2014.
Alex Tuttle   "Binding Idea." Telephone interview. 20 Sept. 2014.
Ryan Manning  "Binding Idea." Telephone interview. 20 Sept. 2014.
Keegan Manning    "Binding Idea." Personal interview. 20 Sept. 2014.

Ian J. Daly     "Binding Idea." Personal interview. 20 Sept. 2014.

Monday, September 8, 2014

Remember 4 images by noon tomorrow!

Please email your images in order of how you want them presented.  The fourth image will be your logo design.

If you do not send them you will not earn your content points.

Innovative Idea

My innovative idea would not only cut back on emissions and benefit the environment, but it would also make transportation a lot more fun. The idea is what I call Urban Zip-lining. People who want to utilize this system have to buy a battery backpack that hooks up to a zip-line allowing you use electricity to zip -line down and up hill slopes. Although the idea might sound a little unrealistic, after doing research it is actually much more practical than I originally expected. It offers practically free Travel, eliminates traffic, reduces emissions that damage the earth, and is a whole lot of fun too.