Phone Call Video

Being my first time using Adobe Premiere Pro, I found this very difficult. It was very tedious, and I had trouble figuring out all the small, specific tools for an easy fix, like lowering the audio or even just unlinking it from the video. The system shut down and I lost all of my footage I…

Music Video Blog

I have always been a fan of a music video that tells a story. It helps me relate and understand the song more as it plays out through visuals. Ludacris and Mary J.Blige’s song, “Runaway Love,” has always been one of my favorites told through video. It tells the account of three runaway girls and…

Feeding Columbia: 5 Photo Assignment

The Central Pantry is one of the largest food pantries in Missouri and the only pantry operated directly by The Food Bank of Central & Northeast Missouri. The pantry is unique in that it doesn’t look, or function, like a typical food pantry. Food isn’t rationed out and it isn’t in a church basement, but…

My Ethical Framework

This is my ethical framework when visually reporting: Be accurate when capturing your images, don’t lie to your viewers Do not manipulate visuals for your own benefit Provide context, avoid stereotyping Be respectful and considerate Do not influence events or intentionally sway the photo Maintain integrity when editing Do not use tools to distort the…

Resubmission of Real Person Photos

I made some adjustments on my real person photos. On the first photo, I slightly tilted it to the right, as it was not completely straight in the original one. I also changed the caption so that it read “a bank” rather than “the bank.” Then I went on to change the caption so that it…

Blog Post 6: Natural Light

This image was ranked as one of the “best adventure photos of 2016” by National Geographic. Fred Pompermayer took this photo June 27, 2016, of his friend, Gustavo Fontes, highlining across Taft Point in Yosemite National Park. It was clear the photographer chose to take this photo at the time he did. “We chose this spot because we…

Real Person Photo

I traveled around downtown Columbia, MO, and interviewed people on the streets. Click on the photos to find out more!

Blog Post 4

http://time.com/4672990/the-future-of-zoos/ A recent article in Time magazine, “The Future of Zoos: Challenges Force Zoos to Change in Big Ways,” explored the idea that changes must be made in the future if zoos in the U.S. plan on sticking around. With recent concerns about animal rights in mind, an improvement in zoo animals’ standard of living is necessary. The difficulty…

My First Blog Post

These are the faces of Trump’s ban President Donald Trump’s recent executive orders have created some tension within the U.S. Many articles come to mind that entail all the essential elements of a story, but the one I chose specifically dealt with President Trump’s newest executive order. On Friday, the president took new measures to…