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Photo Friday: exposure, motion and depth-of-field

In Uncategorized on April 13, 2012 at 7:30 am

Hey, remember when I said I’d be taking a greater interest in improving my photography skills? Yeah, not too much of that happened, huh? As I wrote in an earlier post, things got a bit, as the kids say, “cray” during winter term. Between writing forĀ DualShockers, copy chief-ing forĀ Flux, taking a full course load and delivery driving for Cheba Hut, I didn’t have much free time (I did spend 35-40 hours a week just laying down with my eyes closed. Kinda ridiculous, huh?)

I still missed taking pictures, though. In fact, I missed shooting so much that I enrolled in Dan Morrison’s photojournalism class. That was a good decision. Read the rest of this entry »

A Fond Farewell

In Uncategorized on April 2, 2012 at 3:00 pm

If you follow me on Twitter or we’re Facebook friends, you might notice something different about my posts today. Around this time last week I was fervently reading through press releases and combing the farthest reaches of the Internet for news about video games. Not today.

Friday was my last day with DualShockers. Will I miss it? Of course. But I’m in a crucial period in my development as a journalist. In order to make the most of my time at the University of Oregon, I decided it was best to utilize the resources at the School of Journalism and Communication, from the equipment at the checkout room to the excellent faculty. I’ll share more of my plans and projects in later posts but for now I’d like to take a moment to reflect on what I’ve accomplished and gained during my tenure with the site. Read the rest of this entry »