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Week 9/10: Presentations

This week we learned about Prezi, a software programme that allows you to create a presentation. This is an online source and so will only work with internet connection. I am still a little confused as to how we will … Continue reading

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Week 8.5: Yup

It’s week eight, which is so crazy in itself. I feel like I have learned so much and haven’t had time to take it all in, but the good thing is that I have this blog along with many others so … Continue reading

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Week 8: Audio Editing with Audacity

This week we went through the process of creating and editing an audio file and turning it into a Podcast, the software used to edit our audio is Audacity. I have used this software before but as that was many years ago, … Continue reading

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Week 7: Ahem….

Episode 1. – Click to hear my before casting!!! In my last post I explained what I had chosen to do for my podcast, to record my father reading “Dear Santa” a letter he wrote last year after Christmas had been … Continue reading

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Week 6:Introduction to Podcasting – from sight to sound

This week we started our technical journey through the world of pod-casting. This is something I am quite excited I am learning about as I have never done it before. I have used some editing software before but not to produce something … Continue reading

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Week 5:Why? – choosing a theme for my portfolio

While I was trying to come up with a theme for my Portfolio, I had a few minor mishaps that I outlined in an earlier blog. But really the Canal should have been my first port of call. It was … Continue reading

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Week 4: Getting the creative juices flowing…

The Journey So this week we were asked to try out what we learned about Photoshop while in class and also to set up our gallery of images. I decided to go for a walk in my local park and … Continue reading

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Week 3: Playing with Pixlr

This is a photo I took of the Boat taxi in the grand canal dock, it is very blurred, purely down to my photography skills not being too great but hopefully you will see some what of a difference in the … Continue reading

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Week 2: Snapping it up!

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Well this week was filled with the joys of rain, strong winds and dull, dull days. If I was a professional photographer these elements could be a dream opportunity to take photos, sadly since  I do not have all of … Continue reading

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Week 1.5: Introduction to Digital Photography

Today in class we learned a little about how a camera works, the different types of cameras available and what makes a good photo. We talked about shutter speed, aperture, the rule of thirds and how moving the position of your … Continue reading

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