From the process of constructing this product I have learnt anumber of things from looking at tutorials people have made or byexperimenting myself. By learning these different techniques it willallow me to use these technologies in the future.
CAMERAFor my filming of my opening sequence Iused a Casio Exlim camera. The camera hada good quality camera which is the mainreason I used it. I learnt that the camera hasdifferent effects embedded in it. Also Ifound out how to adjust the lighting on thecamera. I learnt that the camera has certainmodes you can put it into such as “portrait”for taking pictures of people. I leant how tokeep the camera still when filming certainscenes was by using a tripod.
IMACI used the iMac computers to edit andcreate all my research and planning. Idecided to used the iMac because it hasthe iMovie software which is what Iwanted to used for editing my filmopening sequence. I learnt how to use thebasic software on the computer by lookingat YouTube videos which give yoututorials on how to use the iMaccomputers. I have also learnt that iMaccomputers are equipped with amazingsoftware.
IMOVIEiMovie is a software on the iMac computersused for editing. I decided to used thissoftware to edit my film because it is easyand quick to learn about different things youcan do on it such as transitions and movieeffects. I learnt that you can download musicand fonts onto iMovie when creating myfilm opening. I also learnt how to adjustsounds over the top of different scenes ofmy movie. I learnt how to add transitionsinto my film opening by using an iMovietutorial on the internet.
BLOGGERBlogger is an online tool where you createyour own blog which allows you to postimages text and videos for the public tosee. I learnt how to tag posts and addpictures/images/text to my blog. Tochange the layout of my blog so that itlooked different was easy to learn becausethere is a “Layout” tab. I learnt that Icould embed some of my work from otheronline websites such as mindmeister andPrezi onto my blog.
MINDMEISTERMindMeister is another online toolthat I used during this project. It is awebsite which allows you to createmind maps which stand out fromyour basic hand drawn mind maps. Ilearnt how to add images into mymind map from the internet or frompictures I have taken myself. I alsolearnt how to embed my mind maponto my blog by copying andpasting the html.
SLIDESHAREFinally I used Slideshare in my project.Slideshare is a online tool which allowsyou to pout your PowerPoint into aeasy to used slideshow. I learnt how toembed my PowerPoint onto theslideshare website by signing up toslideshare and uploading myPowerPoint onto the website. I havealso learnt how to look at other peoplesPowerPoints on slideshare who havemade their PowerPoints “public.”