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Premier IS AWESOME! – Dylan Mercer Blog11

Well, I’m not sure I have anything new to share concerning Adobe Premiere, but I did try to hit the gamit. And Gosh this is a fun program. Incredibly intuitive and if you don’t know how to do something…. google … Continue reading

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Totally Worth It! – Dylan Mercer Blog Post 13

I was sceptical at 1st of the utility of this class. My schedule this semester is packed to the brim with 23 credits and preparation for graduation. So naturally I was horrified at the amount of work this level of … Continue reading

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Remix, Blog 12 – Dylan Mercer

The documentary RiP: A Remix Manifesto by Brett Gaylor (2008) gives a beautiful love hate relationship between the past and the now/future. On one hand the past gives us culture and foundations. On the other the past is irritable and … Continue reading

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Blog 10 – Video Documentary Bad Analysis – Dylan Mercer 3/6/13

My Video Analysis is probably squat since I don’t know anything about video editing or what they are even trying to do. I have taken exactly 1 art class and since then I can never look at a picture the … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Documentaries – Blog 9 – Dylan Mercer

What all these readings have in common and what is clearly trying to be pushed here is that there are a lot of different ways to make a nonfiction story with film. From how you film it, who is in … Continue reading

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Photoshop Blog 6 – Dylan Mercer

When developing an “old fashioned” photograph in the darkroom, the photographer wasn’t always sure that the film he was working with was properly exposed.  Simply put, when exposed film is developed, will the light be distributed evenly?  Often this wasn’t the case, so the … Continue reading

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ASL Combining Words & Images Blog 5 – Dylan Mercer

When thinking about Word and Image phenomena nothing comes clearer to my mind then Sign Language. I’m in American Sign Language 2 right now so it is fresh in my mind. It’s a form of communication that turns yourself into … Continue reading

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