• Digital Storytelling

    Creativity Is The Spice Of Life

    Looking back on the second week of DS106, I have to say that it’s been interesting! I spent quite a bit of time working on assignments from the DS106 Assignment Bank. My goal was to do a few that weren’t that hard to get a feel for them while putting my own personal spin on them. The only request that was made of us was to relate two of the assignments to the course theme in some way. This led to me creating a radio bumper for DS106 Radio (which Professor Bond shared on Twitter) and generating an image based on a word search related to the class. I also…

  • Digital Storytelling

    Film Photography Still Rocks

    After looking over the DS106 Assignment Bank, I really wanted to do the assignment “Your Favourite Photo?” simply because I know without a doubt which photograph that is. Thankfully, I uploaded this photograph to Flickr about a week ago and it’s available for me to share with everyone! This photograph actually has a bit of a history, which may surprise some people. I originally took this photograph back when I was in high school. I was taking a class called Commercial Photography with the wonderful Georgianne Stinnett at Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School for Government and International Studies. One thing I should point out is that in order to get…

  • Digital Storytelling

    Words Of Color

    For my final DS106 assignment for this week, I decided to do something a bit more different and creative while connecting it directly back to this course’s theme: Digital Storytelling. The assignment I decided to do is “The Color Of Words,” which has you use PhotoChrome to generate a color palette and a set of images in Unsplash by searching a random word. Since this is the first week of assignments for this class, I wanted to relate this assignment directly to DS106. I won’t say immediately what word I searched, since I want to see if anyone reading this post can guess by looking at the image below. Please,…