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Hurry Up & Wait!

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Submitted by: Ben Rimes

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Animate one of those frustrating moments when you know time is moving forward, but it's just so damn hard to tell.

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Thanks, Apogee


I realised I’d missed an important part of the requirements for the assignments this week:

be sure to choose assignments from 3 different categories

I wasn’t sure what to do for this one, so I decided to get on Steam to take a little break from working. Of course, …

Rainbow Spinny Wheel of Death

Hurry Up and Wait

Animate one of those frustrating moments when you know time is moving forward, but it’s just so damn hard to tell.

I think one of the most frustrating things that happen while using a Mac is when the user receives what I like to call the …


–Originally published at CogDogBlog » ds106
Today’s Daily Create may have been the hardest one to date- “Use camera panning to blur the background behind a moving subject” – the idea is to use a relatively slow shutter speed to take a photo of a moving subject. If you pan the camera at about the same speed as the subject, you can achieve a great effect of it being in focus, but everything else is blurred. I don’t think I’ve ever really pulled this one off before, and my streak continued today. But I tried. And that’s the point. I shot about 25 exposures of Gunner, the dog I am watching. He loves to chase tennis balls, so I tried all kinds of vantage points of tossing the ball and trying to get him to run by my field of view. The first challenge is throwing a ball with my left hand and holding the camera …

The Slooooow Wait & The Top 89%

Remember dial-up? Remember when your 14.4 modem just screamed in comparison to the earlier one? Remember when you used to watch the status bar as a small file downloaded? I still remember the magic of the first file arrival, as it came into my computer over the local Datapac dial-up phone connection. Truly amazing at …

Waiting for “Waiting for Groomot”

This post contains a link to my GIFestivus2012 submission for Ben Rimes’ “Hurry Up and Wait” Animated GIF Assignment 864. As soon as I read the description of his assignment, I knew I couldn’t wait to do it. However, completing the GIF turned out to be an exercise in waiting. Getting the GIF out of Photoshop turned out …

Hurry Up & Wait! #GIFFest

It’s official, the ds106 GIF Fest is upon us! Just in time for the coming Mayan apocalypse no less, huzzah! I thought I’d set the bar really low, to see if I can anger the GIF gods to come and make something better. That, and I thought it might be…

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