The Hidden Art of Editing


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Tonight, I had the privilege of seeing the third installment of The Hunger Games, Mockingjay Part One. This is just one of the many perks of being a Furman student. As with all the other Hunger Games movies, the fast paced action and drama kept me on the edge of my seat. I felt captivated by the story and the scenes seemed to appear together seamlessly.

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Exploring Psychological Closure: Proximity, Similarity, and Continuity

After taking a look at each other’s slideshows, my classmates Taylor, Kamber, and I picked out some photographs that we believe exemplify the principle of psychological closure, discussed in Zettl’s readings. Zettl breaks this down into three main categories: proximity, similarity, and continuity.

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A Day in the Life of a Worship Leader

Since I’m very involved in my church and I have a passion for music, I decided to learn what its like to be a worship leader at a church. Through this slideshow, I wanted to showcase all the different assets and creative processes that are involved in leading worship. The slideshow begins with a text to establish the topic, and texts are used throughout and in the end of the slideshow as transitions. I also focused my photos on a central figure (Austin) completing different tasks to provide consistency for my narrative! Check out my slideshow below to get a glimpse into the life of a worship leader!

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Images: A Force to Be Reckoned With

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Do you ever wonder why it bothers you so much if a picture frame on a wall is tilted, even in the slightest? It’s like you can spot a frame off center by one degree from a mile away but you don’t understand why or how. Luckily, Zettl’s discussion of image choices in “The Two Dimensional Field: Forces within the Screen” shed some light on this common problem.

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