Category Archives: holiday-blogging

Seconds

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A Question

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Shadow Scent

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#Light was the prompt for this holiday sketch task. I was at work with mum when I Noticed some funky shadows on the roof of the patio, and their reflection on the tiles below. I’ve repeated the reflection scene at the end again to reiterate what’s going on in the first scene. I like the pacing I achiever through the edits I made. Once again used a single separate soundtrack, to make the clip smoother overall.

Vietnam Motorbike Adventure Panorama

Click here if you can’t see the video below. Taken while on a motorbike tour with my dad today, I decided to try a which 360• shot of the view. Sorry about the wind noise, I turned it down a little.

Jolts Per Minute

Here is an interesting article about the effects Facebook has on your brain. It’s long, but there’s information about addiction, industrial media models that trickled into Facebook and the rest of the internet, and what you can do about it (if you’re worried).

As future current media makers, we have to be aware of the audience we are catering to and not only how they will engage with our work (their attention span) but also how they will feel about the environment we provide for them to engage with our work in.

Also, the comment thread has some thoughtful feedback and counterpoints to the article and is also worth perusing.

Purple Purple Everywhere!

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Purple Purple Everywhere! from Zoe MacLean on Vimeo.

Prompted by #purple if you couldn’t tell already, this is my second holiday #SketchTask challenge video. I am surrounded by a lot of purple in my life, it is one of my favourite colours after all, so I decided to film all the bits of purple I noticed one day this week when I went with mum to work. I used one of my favourite styles of filming which is a close up unfocused object slowly becoming clearer. The atmos track I recorded separately to make the clip easier to watch, as the individual atmos track clashed quite noticeably.