https://vimeo.com/86586637 These are just simple video's I took on a recent trip back to the DC area. I wanted to cut together a simple 1 minute long piece with no bells and whistles. Just focused on putting together different visuals into a short piece.
On Friday I left Champaign to head back home for the weekend. Home for me is the DC area, so most of the pictures have to do with leaving or travel.
Today I found my attention focused on images or ideas or refraction, repetition, and reflection. Now I am of course using these words loosely and more in a metaphorical way. But. Here we go, nonetheless. In one of my classes today, our professor asked us to break out into groups and reenact epics from memory.... Continue Reading →
Pandora's Box from This American Life was a fascinating look at how simple concepts grow and change, leading people to destinations at which they did not expect to find themselves. Each section of the piece highlighted people who found themselves in positions that they were not entirely comfortable with. Scientists in position of therapists. Farmer... Continue Reading →
On previous days I found myself holding back or taking way too many photographs of one object to try and get everything just right. While I think this is a valuable practice, I thought today I would try to just lighten up. When I took pictures, I only allowed myself two tries. Therefore my photographs... Continue Reading →
Today I was feeling fairly uninspired until I went outside for a walk in the evening. It was really gross out but not as terribly cold as it had been recently. As a result, instead of snow there were small ice pellets were falling. Recently my eyes have been drawn to contrast, so I noticed... Continue Reading →
After much fretting about the name and format of my new electronic journal, I figured it is time to just go ahead and start this whole posting thing. I was not perfect at capturing 10 things the first few days so I figured I would combine everything in one post at first and think through... Continue Reading →