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FMP YEAR 2

HOW DID I MAKE MY PASTEL COLOURS PAGE?

Where did I get my inspiration?
I got my inspiration to create this page from seeing different clothing articles in magazines and thought that a good way to show this would be in an interesting graphic, so that the page doesn’t look boring.

I decided to do this around a circle which I created on InDesign. I looked online through different clothing websites (River Island, New Look, Topshop etc.) to see what pastel coloured clothes I could find which are fashionable and would fit in well with my magazine.

When choosing which items of clothing I would like to use from the sites, I had to make sure they all had a white background so that this could be edited out on Photoshop so the background was transparent.
After I had carefully selected all my images and made them have transparent backgrounds, I imported them into InDesign. Once I had them on my InDesign document, I created a circle using the ‘ellipse tool’. I made the circle white with a white outline. I then decided to place these images around the circle with some of the clothes slightly underlapping the circle. My reason for doing this was so that when I had all the clothes on my InDesign document, you could see the circle in the middle.

After this, I then created numerous small text boxes which I could write the item name and the price, so then this could be inserted next to/on top of the clothing items.
Inside the middle circle I created a title which is all in lowercase which says ‘pink n pastels’. As this article is about soft and light colours, I chose to use lower case font as this represents this. I have also written a short paragraph in the middle of the circle explaining what is surrounding.

For my FMP, I have created a 12-page magazine for women. This idea came from my passion for design and journalism. I have had my magazine professionally printed and I am very proud with my final product. I think I have pushed myself this year to create something to be proud of and I have created it to the best of my ability.

 

Both of my plans for this year’s FMP were down the design route. This is something that I think I am best at, and it is also the industry I would love to be a part of in the future. I think that my skills have been presented well in this project, as I believe my magazine looks to a near professional standard. The front page looks well-presented and in a very similar style to ‘Vogue’ magazine which was one of my main inspirations. My magazine shows how much I have improved over the last two years and how much my skill set has expanded.

 

Overall throughout this project I have had a good work ethic. I have been very motivated throughout and wanted to create a magazine to my best ability. I think my main reason for having such a determined attitude for this project was because I have such a passion for design and I love seeing my product and being proud of what I have created. I think my project started off well, I was excited to see what I could create. I drew up many mood boards and mind maps and this was how I came to my final idea. I think that the point I worked the best on this project was during production. This Is because I was enjoying creating the magazine and being able to work with my creativity to design something fun and interesting. I was very engaged with this project and spent a lot of time perfecting the magazine. I analysed many magazines which are a similar style to make sure my magazine had a professional look. Another factor that helped me with creating my magazine was creating mock up designs of how I wanted it to look, using ‘Lorem Ipsum’ and blank boxes to mock the spaces for images. This helped me as when I went in to InDesign as I knew straight away how to set up the page and could start inserting my text. I wrote up all my articles first on a word document to make sure it was thoroughly spell and grammar checked, and then I could insert them into the InDesign document.

 

During this project, I have learnt so many new skills which will help me with my future career. The first skill which I have developed during this project was editing photos on Photoshop. I always could edit photos on Adobe Photoshop, but my skill set wasn’t as wide. Since this project I have learnt how to do new things on this programme. One of the things I thought I would find the most challenging was making my front cover image sit in front of my logo. I eventually learnt how to do this successfully and I am pleased how this looks on my front cover. The way that I did this was by creating my logo as a separate PNG file, and then inserting this on top of the front-page image. I then could easily erase the bits of the logo I wanted to remove and everything fit together nicely. Another thing that I learnt to do was add a darker gradient onto a photo, so that my text stood out more on the page. As well as my new skills on Photoshop, I also learnt to add a Drop Cap in InDesign. This was not something that I had done before and it is now a skill I will always remember when creating articles as this is a very common factor of a magazine article. My overall editing skills improved due to me getting more practice and being so determined to complete everything to a near professional standard.

Another skill which improved of mine was my photography skills. I have always had an interest in photography, and taking the pictures I needed for my magazine helped me improve this, also going out to shoot with a photographer helped as I got to learn new skills one on one.

 

During my production, I did experience some technical issues. Towards the end of my project, my Adobe Creative Cloud continuously logged out whenever I tried to edit the magazine. I was worried that I would have lost my work so I contacted Adobe support and they were very quick to help me resolve the problem. In case I had lost the document, I had saved a backup on to my memory stick so that I did have more than once copy of my production. Another issue which I had during production was using the photos that I had taken myself. I had taken two images of some products to use in my magazine. Once I took the images to Photoshop, I realised that the image wasn’t focused enough and the image was not good quality. As I wanted my magazine to look as professional as possible, I decided to use professional pictures from the internet for my magazine adverts.

When I went to collect my printed magazine, the first copies where not as I had hoped. Some of the text appeared to be too dark on the background on one of my pages. As I was not happy with this I solved the problem by returning to the print shop with another copy of my magazine. I had lightened some of the text so it was more readable. The printing company kindly reprinted my magazine for me and I collected the next day. After returning to college I had noticed that the print company had accidently printed my magazine in a matte finish rather than glossy like my original. I didn’t see this as too much of an issue as I think that the glossy finish deepened the colour more and made some images look darker than they were supposed to.

Getting my front-page image was also a small issue as finding a model was difficult. Not many people are confident in front of a camera and I didn’t want people to feel forced into being a model. The way I solved this problem, was by contacting a professional photographer named Ollie Ali, and he gave me permission to use some of his photos. I was sent the files via a ‘wetransfer’ email and downloaded them onto my laptop as a ‘tif’ file. After I had received these photos and started creating my magazine, I was glad that I had chosen to use these images because they looked a lot more professional than mine and gave my magazine more of a glamorous and professional feel.

When I collected my magazine from the print shop, it appeared to have grease stains on the last page. As this is not something you would see on a professional magazine, I made sure this was not the one that I handed in. I solved this issue by swapping the extra copy I had printed for myself so that I could hand in the clean one.

 

I collected some peer feedback after creating my magazine so that I knew what my target audience liked and disliked about my magazine, so that I knew what I would change if I was to recreate this. The overall feedback that I got was mostly positive. A common comment that was made was that people liked the way that my magazine looked professional and was bold and eye catching. Another positive comment that was made was that they liked how informative it is, but it also looks fun and inviting to read. My peers also liked the fact that the clothing shown in there was affordable compared to a more popular women’s magazine such as Glamour and Vogue.

They said this made it more appealing. I was very pleased with this comment as this was the aim of my magazine, so this made me know that I had done what I aimed to do.

Something that people did say was that they would have preferred some more images on my pages.

I took this feedback on and this is something that I would consider in the future when creating a magazine again.

 

I think that my product is very effective to my target audience. I know this because when I collected peer feedback, they all agreed on this. My magazine is very bright and eye catching and would stand out on a magazine shelf due to its bright colours and inviting statements on the front page.

Another reason I think that my product is suitable for my target audience is the content which is inside my magazine. As I fit in my own target audience, it was easier for me to know what to and what not to include. All the information and articles in my magazine is things I would enjoy reading about.

 

Research helped me a lot with this project as I had never made a women’s magazine before. I did a range of primary and secondary research from different relevant sources. Many of my ideas developed from inspiration from different magazines and online research. I think overall my research was effective and I wouldn’t have been able to create this project without it. I did 8 different spider diagrams, analysed 5 different magazine front pages, cut up different magazines and analysed their fonts and styles, I also researched the codes and conventions of a fashion magazine, and different name ideas. As well as this I did some questionnaires and surveys so I could learn from my peers and my target audience and know what they would like to see in this genre of magazine.

The most effective primary research I did was getting feedback on what I should name my magazine. I asked people to vote between 6 different names, and I selected the name with the most votes. Another form of research which I found effective was going through the other magazines and cutting and sticking out parts that I liked.

 

If I was going to change anything about my finished product, now that it has finished, it would be that the final product would have been on glossy paper. My first print of the magazine was on a glossy thick paper which had a professional look and feel to it. When I went to collect my reprint which had some small tweaks, like changing font colours, it was on a matte paper. I collected some feedback and compared the two finishes, but some people preferred the matte finish. My reason for preferring the gloss finish is due to the luxurious feel and similarities to magazines like Vogue and Glamour.

But as this was too late to change the magazine and get it printed again, I submitted both magazines to show the finish that I originally wanted vs the finish that I ended up with. Another thing that I would change if I was to do this project again would be to have a contents page. As I was limited to only 12 pages for my magazine I didn’t have enough space to add in a contents page. Also, my magazine had to be in multiples of 4 so I couldn’t add one extra page to be a contents page. If I was to do this again I would more than likely have no maximum of pages or be allowed more pages so that adding a contents page would be easier. Another thing I would change on my magazine would be the print of my first advert on page 2. I created an advert for Aussie and when it has been printed the quality of the image has been lessened so it doesn’t look as crisp printed as it does on my original InDesign document and the PDF file.

 

FRONT PAGE

Overall, I am very happy with my front page. I think that It looks very like other women’s magazines and looks to a professional standard. I like how my logo fits around the models head as this is something common in many magazines. I also like how I have used to colour orange to link all my headlines and title to the image. I have colour picked the orange from the models t-shirt and flowers to match my logo.

 

 

2ND AND 3RD PAGE           

Here is my first two pages of the magazine. It is very common in a magazine to have an advert on the very first page so this is how I got the idea to have a hair advert here. Typically on a magazine the next page would usually be a contents page, but as I had a limited number of pages which I could create I had to leave this out. Like I said in my evaluation, I would change the image on the ‘Aussie’ advert if I had the chance to do this project again so that it was a better quality.

 

4th AND 5TH PAGE

Here is my 4th and 5th pages of Classe magazine. As these two pages are quite similar with the information they give, healthy eating and keeping fit, I thought that they would fit well next to each other.

Both the background images of these pages were taken by myself and have a good summer feel to them. With the 5th page I did have some issues with black font, so I decided to change all the font to white so that it is easier for the audience to read. With the 4th page, I had colour picked the blue which was on the sky, and changed that colour to the whole of the background. I have done this to create the illusion that the blue on the image is all sky but it is just a blue coloured rectangle.

 

6TH AND 7TH PAGE

Throughout the magazine this is one of my favourite pages I created. To start I had planned to have images and lots of columns of text, but after seeing some other magazines, I concluded that I wanted to create a nice graphic page which was nice to look at and looked clean and well designed. The way that I designed this page was by making the text boxes on each side the exact same size so that they fit nicely and the pages look even. Although this page has no images, I think it is very effective and looks appealing to read. This is because it is split up into separate text boxes rather than one large column, as that can sometimes look daunting.

 

8th AND 9TH PAGE

These two pages are my fashion pages. I am pleased with page 9. I think that it is effective the way that the clothes have created a circle. The way I created this was by putting a white circle on top of the clothes which I placed one after the other. Page 8 is where I learnt how to do a drop cap on InDesign. The way I have written page 8 is in an informal blog way. I have kept to a yellow theme so that the two pages fit together well and keep within the colour theme. For this article I showed my dedication and subject engagement for this article by spending money to buy an outfit for £30 and writing a true opinion on it so that my magazine is truthful and all my own opinions.

 

10th AND 11TH PAGE

Overall I think that this page is very effective and looks appealing. I have stuck to a colour theme that matches the colours that are in the background image. I used the colour picker to select the colours from the image so that the font fits well. I took this image myself on a summer holiday and thought that it fits well with my theme. Summer holidays was not originally on my plan for my magazine, but when I was near to finish my edit, I decided I was going to add this in. My original plan was to be another advert, and then a picture of a model promoting clothes. My reason for changing this idea was because I struggled to find a model for my magazine, so summer holidays would fit in just as well. I am glad that I had changed this idea as I think this page is very effective and looks more professional than my first idea would have.

 

BACK PAGE

Finally, I created an advertisement for my back page. My reason for choosing Starbucks is because it is an appealing café for people in my age group which would make it relevant. I created this advert on

Adobe Photoshop. I did take my own photos for this advert, but as they didn’t look as professional as the photos from the Starbucks site, I decided not to use them. I created this page by using an image of their logo, inserting an image of one of their drinks and then I removed

the background. After that I downloaded a textured background and inserted this behind the logo and the drink image. My reason for doing this was so that the page had more of a professional look and makes the advert look more interesting. After this, I visited the Starbucks UK website, and used one of their slogans. I created this just using a text box and inserted this underneath the image.

For my barcode and price, I decided to put this at the back. It is very common for this to be on the back of a magazine rather than the front as it keeps the front looking neat and appealing. The barcode is a perfect size as it’s not too small but it doesn’t take up too much of the page. As the page is quite detailed, it makes the barcode not stick out too much.

 

Overall, I am extremely proud of my finished magazine. I have improved so much since last year and this shows in this year’s FMP. I am looking forward to progressing my career within the media and I hope to have a future within the magazine industry. I enjoyed creating the magazine as well as writing the articles which could possibly be another career path for my future. I most enjoyed having the freedom to create what I wanted and be as imaginative and creative as possible.

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UNIT 10: LIVE BRIEF

For our UNIT 10 Live Brief, I was set the job role of being the Graphic Designer for the project.

One of my first tasks was to create a logo design for out production company called Reel Life Stories.

I originally came up with a few ideas and narrowed it down to the idea of using a video recorder as a back image. I then progressed my idea and played around using certain images to create the camera reels out of letters and/or images.

These were my original ideas which I expanded on afterwards.

After I had worked on my different ideas, I put my final four completed ideas onto a document and asked the rest of the
team which logo they thought was the best and suited the production company the best.

The overall vote went to this logo: 

logo-transparentI was happy with this as this was also my favourite logo for the company.
After I had made this, I also used Adobe After Effects to create a GIF of the logo.

This GIF was then used as an animation on some of the videos we had edited.

Creating Youtube, Twitter, and Facebook banners:

After the social media team had set up the different social media accounts, the social media accounts did look qutie empty. Because of this I quickly put together some temporary banners to use on the social media pages.

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On the banner, I put on the usernames for our different social medias so that this could be seen on each platform.

Also, to add the the Social Media pages, the camera operators took headshots of everyone in our team. Once they had done this, they sent them over to me and I began to edit them. I turned these photos into a ‘Meet the team’ style image. Each image had their name, job title for the current project, and a short quote that they chose.

These were then added to the Facebook page in an album I created called ‘Meet the team’. These helped to add content and made the page look more full. Screen Shot 2017-02-28 at 11.56.52.png

On February 6th 2016, Our Producer Natasha, the Sound and Camera crew and myself went on a trip to Luton Sixthform College, to try and get some ‘Vox Pop’ clips to add a different style of film to our collection. Before we went, I made some Talent Release forms on Word and got those printed out ready for our Interviewees to be filmed. Once we got to the College,  Natasha and myself approached students at the Sixthform and asked them if they would like to take part in our short filmed interiew. As well as getting people to take part in our interviews, I also conducted the interview by asking the interviewees the questions.

When we was there, I also took some images of the interviews when they was being set up so that these could be posted to our social media pages.

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On February 7th 2016, Jim Hornsby, our client for our ‘Live brief’ came into college for a meeting to find out what we had been up to. Jim also came in with a Iona who was a Social Media Expert. They gave us feedback on how they think the project is going and how we could improve.

Jim mentioned that he loved how the social media was looking but thought that it needed more colour. Taking on this feedback, I then went on to create a brightly coloured background for our logo on the social media pages, and also created a new banner.

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The overall look on the social media after these were updated made it look a lot more bright and eyecatching. 

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After I had updated the social medias profile picutres and banners, I began thinking again, as Jim suggested, how I could add more colour and content to the page.

I thought that a great way to add colour to the page, but also make it have more content, was to create a new poster. On this poster, I used two images which I took at Luton Sixthform College, to show on the poster what we are all about.poster 1.jpg

For our project, we also set up a competition which we ran on Facebook. The aim was to set up this competition so that people would like and share our Facebook page with the inticement to win prizes.

On Monday 13th March, myself, Natasha, Joe, Harrison, and Charles went to Luton to gather some prizes. We went round to local businesses and introduced ourselves, In return, a lot of these companies offered us some prizes that we can use to promote our production company.

Once we had all of our prizes together, I designed a poster which we could use on Facebook to advertise the competition (seen below).

Before I got to my final idea, I tried a few different designs and saw what my class mates thought was best, and worked on these till I ended up with the finished poster.

Below is my first drafts: 

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Finished poster on Facebook Page: 

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Once our competition was up and running, I designed a square image to go onto our ‘Reel Life Stories’ Instagram account. I did this so our competition was advertised on all platforms to get out competition seen and gain more entries.

Below is the poster on the instagram account which I designed on Adobe Photoshop. 

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Evaluation: 

During this project, I think that I had a good strong impact on the design side of things. Nearly all design pieces and posters were designed by myself. Overall, I am pleased with the way that my logo came out, this did take a while to create but once this was all finished and decided on the final logo. During this project, I learnt new skills, such as how to use Adobe After Effects to create a moving GIF. This was my first time ever making a GIF and I was pleased with how it turned out.

As well as designing the logo, I also designed some posters to advertise our company. I stuck to a consistant house style for all of my design pieces. I used mainly bright colours, bold font, and ‘Helvetica’ font style. I stuck to this house style as It made all my posters look like a similar style and they all look consistant and tidy.

Things that I think did not go as well, was the timings of the competion being launched. As the competition wasnt launched until right near the end of the project, this meant that we didnt have much time for people to enter. This effected me as It was longer until I could post the poster that I designed, and I couldnt complete it when I wanted it done by, as all prizes were not collected in time.

Overall I think think that I had a good input into this project. If I was to do this again, I would try and get more involved in the filming side, just so I could get out of my comfort zone a bit more and try some new things in a proffesional environment. I am pleased with the pieces I created in this project.

DESIGN YOUR FUTURE – EXCEL LONDON

On Tuesday 15th November, as a class we visited the ‘ExCel’ London. They had an event on run by UCAS, this was called ‘Design your future’. Inside the Excel Centre, was a large range of different Universities, who all had a stall where you could visit them, and talk to lecturers and students about the University and see what different courses and opportunities they had.

I found this trip very useful as there were many universities there of whom I hadn’t heard of before, so it was a good opportunity to talk to the experts and see what the uni was like and what their courses had to offer.

I have bought home a wide range of prospectuses from the different universities so that I can continue my research into this from home.

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WHO INFLUENCES YOU?

UNIT 9 – OF GODS AND MEN PROJECT

UAL CREATIVE MEDIA PRODUCTION LEVEL 3 YEAR 2

Here is my final piece for my first project of the second year.

Our theme for this project was ‘ Of Gods and Men ‘ and I decided to make a short film about who influences young people.

UNIT 9 FILM EVALUATION

Unit 9 Of Gods and Men project

Who influences you? 

Overall, I am pleased with my end product.

I have only ever made videos before as a hobby, but I thought to extend my portfolio and to show what I can do, I thought I should make a short film.

To create my film I used two different Adobe programmes. I have used Adobe Premiere pro to create the main base of my film.

I started off with listening to the music with no video clips along side, and adding in small green markers by clicking the button ‘m’ to make small marks on the Premiere Pro timeline so I knew  when the beat changed on the song, (shown below).

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My reason for doing this, was for when I imported all of my video clips, I would know when would be a good time to change the clips in the film so that it all flowed together well.

After I had done this, I imported all of my clips into Premiere Pro and began to insert them onto the timeline. I cropped all the videos to parts that I wanted to show in my film, and started to slot them in.

I had a lot of clips to go through as I imported all of the takes into my Adobe project. My reason for this was because I wanted to keep my video informative, but also didn’t want it to be too formal and come across as boring to the younger generations.

My target audience was predominantly males and females, aged between 16-30. My reason for this being because It is quite an informative video and would appeal to people who are younger more than to people who are aged 30 plus. My reason for this is because I think that as all of the interviewees are aged between 16-18, therefore it will be more appealing to younger people.

Editing my final piece did take me longer than I expected, but because I finished a lot of my pre-production paper work and my filming earlier than I expected, It wasn’t a problem.

I edited my whole film on Adobe Premiere Pro, and once I had edited all my clips together, I then exported my film and imported it into Adobe After Effects. Once I had imported my film into After Effects, I began to add my text in. I chose to stick to ‘Helvetica’ text as this is the text I have consistently used throughout my project.

During my last 15 seconds of my film, I have lots of snippets of people using adjectives to describe their influential person. As these words stick out and have a large impact on the feel of the film, I decided to add in some text to pop up when they say these words. I did this all on After Effects, and used the ‘typewriter’ effect. I thought I would use this effect as it is modern and looks effective with these adjectives.

This below image, is where I am moving the key frames into the correct place. These key frames contain the text which I am adding onto my video and by moving these across, it will make sure that they pop up on the screen at the correct time.

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Overall, I think that I did manage my time well, as I managed to have all of my work completed the day before the deadline.

The reason that my film did take longer to edit was because it took me a while to get use to Premiere Pro again, and to perfect my video.

I am glad that I have now got to use After Effects, as this has widened my range of programmes I can use which will help me in the future with University and future careers.

The part of this project that I enjoyed the most was getting the range of different film types.

From the drone shot, the Bokeh shot and the Interview shots. All of these were new to me, so I really enjoyed trying something new and going out of my comfort zone.

I was really glad that my Bokeh shot worked, as I had never done anything like it before, so I was quite open minded when beginning to film this, as I wasn’t too sure whether it was going to work or not.

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I set up my DSLR Canon 100D Camera on the side of the road on my Joby Gorilla Pod. I used my shorter tripod as I wanted the camera to be close to the ground so it was level with the headlights. bokeh

The way that I did this was setting my camera onto manual focus, and then twisting the focus ring so that the lens was out of focus and the lights looked large and bright.

After I had filmed this, I then went onto filming with a DJI Phantom 3 Drone.

I used this as well as using the still shots as it widened my range of shots and made the video more interesting as it isn’t something you see everyday in small independent films.

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As I am quite creative, my favourite part was all of the filming and editing, whereas my least favourite part was was trying to make sure I had all the correct paper work done.

My reason for this is because I enjoy being on the computer and editing my work and footage that i have collected.

I really like the way that I have a range of different camera angles in my video and different kind of effects. I like this because It makes the video seem more fun and more appealing to the target audience.

One thing that I don’t like is the length of my film. As the studio was only available for a limited time, I wasn’t able to get as much footage as I wanted. Something else that stood in the way of this was the amount of people I physically had to actually interview. I used everyone but two people in my class for my interviews, as some people were not comfortable to be in front of the camera,

Unfortunately because I had all my lighting and everything set up in the college studio, all my footage had to be filmed during college.

If I was to do this again, I would make more of an effort to get extra visitors into the college to use for any interviews that I was doing, and see if I could use people from another class so that I can extend the amount of footage that I have and therefore create a longer film. Another thing that I would do again would be to make sure that I white balance my film clips correctly.

I ended my film on a clip of passing cars in Bokeh style. I did this so that the film slowly ends with the same relaxing feel that the rest of the film has rather than ending it straight away.

My begining scene is a drone scene, this is because it will attract the viewers attention straight away as it is interesting and different.

INTERVIEW FILMING

My main focus of my current project is interviews.

I have set up the college studio with a black backdrop and large spotlight lighting to create a professional looking set ready to film for my short film.

I have chosen to have a black backdrop as I think that It will make my film look more professional and my look for the whole film will be consistent, as I will film everyone with everything in the same position so it looks professional.

I filmed everything on my Canon 100D with my 18-55mm lens.

FILMING WITH DRONE

I have continued filming for my current college project, and I thought that If I get a range of different camera shots and use different equipment I will be able to project to my audience what I can do and to make my short film look more professional.

I have used my friends ‘DJI Phantom 3’ drone to get some more video footage I can use for my film.

As most of my film is filmed in a dark studio and dark environment, I thought it would be best to film using the drone at night time. I flew the drone over a busy city centre to capture the lights and the moving traffic from a bird’s eye view.

I gathered all the footage together after I had filmed what I wanted and chose which bits I would like for my short film. I chose two short snippets which I have cut together to create my opening scene.

As our current topic is ‘Of Gods and Men’ I thought that having the drone footage filmed from above would represent this well.

CREATING BOKEH

I frequently watch Youtube vloggers daily videos and see that they do a type of out of focus lighting video. I have always thought that this is really effective and wanted to have a go at it myself.

I searched online what this type of style of filming is called and I found it is called ‘BOKEH’.

“BOKEH :

  1. the visual quality of the out-of-focus areas of a photographic image, especially as rendered by a particular lens.”

I waited until it was the evening and began trying to film in this ‘Bokeh’ style. For this, I used my Canon 100D camera with an 18-55mm lens.

I set up my camera on my ‘Gorilla Pod’ and set the camera to manual focus. I then made sure that the camera was actually out of focus and the lights in the camera view appeared as bright coloured circles. I set my camera up on the side of a busy road and left it for around 5 minutes to get as much footage as I can.

The footage actually came out looking better than I expected and I have now used It for my end scene of my ‘Of Gods and Men’ video I am creating.

Now that I know how to create this style video I will definitely be using it again.

NOTTINGHAM TRENT UNIVERSITY OPEN DAY

On Saturday 15th October 2016 I attended Nottingham Trent University Open day, I had a look around the University and I loved everything about it. There were a couple of courses I had an interest in at the Uni, but I was only able to attend one.

The talk I went to was for a BA HONS Graphic Design course. The course seemed really interesting and sounded just like something I would love to get involved In and study.As I am studying Digital Media Production, this course links in quite well.

I also had a look around the range of accommodations so that I would have an idea what accommodation I would like to aim for my first year if I was able to get a place on the course.

I had a look around the main part of the city and loved the buzz of Nottingham. Everywhere was busy and everyone had a smile on their faces.

I am now starting my personal statement, ready to upload onto UCAS to hopefully take my application further. I am also working on images and small projects to expand my portfolio  ready for potential interviews.

 

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