As part of Building Virtual Worlds we were tasked to complete the marshmallow challenge.
The marshmallow challenge has teams build a tower out of a number of materials:
- 20 sticks of spaghetti.
- One yard of tape.
- One yard of string.
- One marshmallow.
We completed the challenge with a height of 29 inches, and though our tower may not have been the tallest when measured. At the end of the day it certainly was the tallest left standing.
In our Visual Story course we were tasked to take pictures demonstrating various visual concepts. Our first assignment involved composition, namely working with the following concepts in photography:
- Filling the Frame
- Frame Withing a Frame.
- Rule of Thirds.
Below are the pictures I took for each category with a little why for each.
Some of the following photos did not successfully capture the category, but I included them anyways because I enjoyed taking them.
Balance is a tricky concept well explained at photographylife.com. Essentially when I took my photos I focused on creating photos with two points of focus and symmetry.
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The 14/15th of August is Pakistan and India’s Independence day. As part of the celebration a bunch of Carnegie Mellon (CMU) students planned to paint CMU’s famous fence in both nations colors. Some friends and I tagged along to help out, and be a part of the old CMU tradition.
The end result was something to be proud of.