Radio Group SO FAR!

Our team has come together to form the name “The Digital StoryFellers” seeing as that is our name we are going to be having more of a story based radio show. We are going to work together on bringing cool short stories for all of you to enjoy. All of us are very excited for the upcoming weeks, I wonder what else we are going to come up with!

Digital Story Fellers

 

DesignBlitz

I was assigned to create a “DesignBlitz”. I had to take 4 categories out of 10 and get pictures to represent all of them. At first, I had no idea how to incorporate the categories into photos, but in the end I think! HOPEFULLY

COLOR: I took a picture of myself while I was waiting to play a basketball game. Because I noticed all of colors that I had on and the colors in the gymnasium, so I took a photo and it came out really cool. Everything really POPS!

UNITY: I thought it would be hilarious to set my two nephews in the trunk of my car. They were having a blast playing with a basketball and I thought to myself, I had to take a picture! I think that it is a perfect example of unity, because they are twins so together they are ONE.

FORM/FUNCTION/MESSAGE: I took a picture of my Associates Degree that I got in the mail this week, I thought that It would a great example of something that shows a message. I think that it tells a message to people that if you actually try you can do anything. I was a TERRIBLE high school student, I never thought I would be in college until I put my mind to it and got a degree, now I am working towards my bachelors.

USE OF SPACE: For this category I took a picture of a mix tape cover. For the simple fact that I think it is so cool how designers can put so many things into one small photo and make it look like more than it actually it.

DesignBlitz

Create A T-Shirt

Created a shirt of my favorite saying “Basketball is Life”. Just because it is a huge part in my life, I wouldn’t be in College right now if it wasn’t for basketball. It is how i got through school all of these years, helped me meet all of my friend, and has kept me out of a lot of trouble. I have no idea what I would be doing with now if it wasn’t for this amazing sport!

I made it by finding a blank jersey template. And I used a photo editor to put a picture of a basketball on it and simply add the text on the shirt. Changing the color of the font and adding the fade effect on the side came last.

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This Assignment is Suspect

WHO STOLE MY APPLE PIE?!?!?! I have narrowed down my investigation to 5 different suspects. Suspect #1 Little Jayce, he is only a year old but don’t get it twisted he is a wild and sneaky one! He is the leading suspect because I believe he has the evidence all over his face. Suspects #2 and #3 I found them together and when these two get together there is nothing but trouble! I have been interrogating them for weeks now but neither will budge! Suspect #4 is Alexis, she’s my girlfriend who likes to steal my food all the time. She acts very sneaky when I ask her about my pie so she might be the culprit! Last but definitely not lease, the dog aka “Melo” whenever I am eating he sits right beside be and waits for me to share with him. I believe that he got tired of waiting for me and just stole my pie! The search continues but I WILL find the person/animal behind this.

How it did this, I juts found the picture from google and uploaded it to word. Added my own families pictures to it and used the paint drawing to put the lines between the pictures.

Suspects!

 

Love At First Shot

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LJ and Alexis were strangers all through high school. Never a “hello”, wave or anything. They had a couple classes together yet still no communication between them. The reason for this was LJ was very shy. He thought that Alexis was the most beautiful girl in school, but he never spoke to her because he did not want to get embarrassed. He thought she would laugh at him and turn him down. So he kept his distance, until senior year came along. LJ had played basketball every year since he was a freshman, but this year something changed. Alexis his crush, became the boys’ basketball team manager. LJ was shocked and nervous because he knew now he would sometimes have to talk to her. But at the same time he thought to his self this is his chance, it was time to make his move! So he began to talk to her, they became amazing friends. LJ knew he had to tell her his feelings to he did, and shockingly she felt the same! They started to get closer and closer, and he finally asked her to be his girlfriend. Of course she said yes! They have been together since then and it’s now it’s coming up on 4 years and the couple couldn’t be happier with one another!

The Ultimate Merger

Nike x YouTube Collaboration, I present “Just YouTube It”. I chose these two because they both play a huge part in my life. I’m on YouTube everyday and I can’t seem to get enough of Nike’s shoes! Enjoy
LOGO MERGE

DS106 Wallpaper

DS106 Wallpaper with a galaxy theme because anything is possible in this class, Your work can go as far as your imagination will let it. Ds106 gives you the chance to be creative and put your own spin on everything. You get to make the assignments your own. This is why I chose the space theme because there is no barrier on what you want to do!

To make this I simply took a galaxy themed picture that I found on google images. Then I used a photo editor to add the “Ds106” texts in the middle. I added the bar and star afterwards, the I thought that if I made the opacity lower it would make the effect look even more “spacely “and I really like how it came out.

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My Shoe Design

This by far had to be the best assignment so far, because shoes are like my passion. I been collecting them for the last 3-4 years and I just can’t get enough of them. Buying and selling is a great hobby to have if you know what your doing you can make a lot of money of of it. When I seen this was a assignment I immediately knew what I wanted to do. I took one of my favor sneaker silhouettes the “Kyrie 1” and made a memorable piece for my grandmother who died when I was a kid. So these are for her and I know she’d love them. I chose to make the shoe predominately red because it was her favorite color, the gold Nike check and Logo to represent the jewelry she would wear and the pink lining because she had breast cancer.

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Weekly Summary #5

This week is DS106 I actually learned something new about myself that I never would have thought. I really like photography. I never actually paid attention to it until it was assigned to me. I love how pictures are taken, the different ways they can be shot, all of the different stories that they tell. Being able to take one simple still photo, but yet you see so many other ways of looking at it is amazing. Along with that I learned how to become a better photographer which will help out my blog tremendously and hopefully get a couple more likes on Instagram! Haha. At first it was a bit of a challenge to think about what to take pictures of but once I thought of one they all just came rushing to my head.

The Assignments this week were very fun, it gave me a chance to be as creative as I could be. Which at first I thought I had ZERO creativity what’s so ever, but I started to see things in my head and get ideas that were pretty cool. From making the poster of Steph Curry to doing the Photo Blitz I enjoyed.

I was also cool to look at everyone else’s pictures that they had taken because I like to compares mine to theirs. I don’t know why but everything tome is a competition mine has to be better than someone else’s! But I have to admit after seeing theirs mine came 2nd to a lot of them. But I didn’t mind because the way that I see something, isn’t the same way that they see it. That showed in our pictures.

I didn’t have any issues with anything this week, I figured out everything that I needed to. Flickr took a little time but I got through it. It’s all a learning process and I’m getting better and better.

Links:

Daily Create #1

Daily Create #2

Daily Create #3

Daily Create #4

Assignments:

Flickr Set

Photo Blitz

How to be a better Photographer

Apophenia

Bucket List

Sports Poster