Evaluation Question 6
What have you learnt about technologies from the process of
constructing this product?
Camera and tri-pod
Without a doubt the camera was
the most import piece of kit
when it came down to are
production. Having already used
camera’s like these and the
layout being simple anyway there
wasn’t a lot I didn’t know
although due to the free hand
approach of are production I did
find myself using the grid feature
on the camera so that I could
best place the actors when
filming the different shots.
Also another feature I found
useful was the screen being able
to rotate 360 degrees, I found
this very helpful when trying to
film shots from different angles.
Of all are equipment the tri-
pod was the thing we used the
least given the fact that we
were aiming for a first person
free hand kind of film.
Although there was a few shot
like when I was at the top of
the stairs looking at the
butterflies in which we decided
to use the tri-pod on the fact
that you can extend each leg
to a different height helped a
lot due to the floor being un-
Again in terms of are production I think that my laptop was
very much the second most important piece of kit we used in
the making of are production due to the fact that it was on
here that I edited the piece.
Having it being my laptop meant that there is not a lot I learnt
about it while making are production but I did come across a
compatibility issue between my laptop and the college camera
we were using in that for some unknown reason the laptop
wouldn’t recognised that the camera had been plugged in.
though luckily I did know that the camera ran of an SD card so
I simply took the SD card out from the Camera and popped it
into the laptop and I could then access all the footage we had
recorded so problem solved.
Undoubtedly this was my least favourite bit of software
used while producing are piece in that although it was
the best of the free software I could use it still had
many faults in that when you export a piece there is a
watermark and also no mater how big you have the
text when exported it is really small.
I didn’t learn much from this piece of software due to
it working like a worse version of apples i-movie which
I have used in the past. All the feature were like a
restricted version of i-movie which meant that
although it was a piece of software I had never used I
know my way around it pretty well and used all of the
features available to me to create the best production
I could without it looking cheesy.
Blogger was the browser based software I used to document and show
all the stages of are media production and without a doubt was the
piece of software I used the most throughout the production.
I feel like I've learnt the most from this technology as well because
pier to starting this task I had never used the programme and at the
start really wasn’t sure how to make it look good but it is through
blogger that I learnt about layout and how to space my work out.
Another thing that I have learnt through blogger is just how many
different tools are available to me to help present my work in an
interesting fashion. And it is again because of blogger that I now know
how to but all of these different techniques together in a manor that
both looks good and benefits me.
I have used a number of different software in not only my
evaluation but also through the whole of my blog to help present
my work in factual and interesting way.
Some of the websites I've used are animato, bubbl.us, youtube,
prezi, slideshare, pixton and powtoon. From this ive learn’t how
to make an online comic, how to upload powerpoint files to
blogger, how to make a presentation that looks better than and is
more interactive than a PowerPoint, how to upload videos that I've
made to the internet and then link it to blogger, how to make a
slideshow of images with backing music and embed It to blogger
and finally how to make an online mid map.