Using the System Usability Scale Method

How many times has a survey popped up on a website that you were using at the time? How often do you get annoyed when they take too long to complete? Nowadays, companies are trying to get customer and user feedback in any way they can. This can be anywhere from asking questions at checkoutContinue reading “Using the System Usability Scale Method”

Using the Emoticon Score Method

There are a countless number of different ways to gather research in any experiment. With that being said, how do you know which method would be best for you? Knowing the different methods can help, but ultimately only one can really be used. Some of the ways the people can gather user experience data is throughContinue reading “Using the Emoticon Score Method”

Planning A Mini Documentary

READING & WRITING: Whenever we are filming something for fun, whether it’s of a pet or a child, we are never really concerned about lighting in the shot. However, when we are filming a piece professionally, the lighting is very crucial to a shot and it can help tell the audience what they should beContinue reading “Planning A Mini Documentary”

Concepts of User-Centered Design

When designers come together to create a design, product, website, or anything else, there is a process that happens. In this process there are times where they can go back to square one and start over, need more user testing, and do what they need to do in order to make the product easy toContinue reading “Concepts of User-Centered Design”

Creating a How-To Video

READINGS AND WRITINGS: While capturing a scene, it’s important to show it in an interesting or even unique way. By doing this it allows the audience to become more involved with the characters and what’s going on in the scene. Having a sequence of different shots allows for all that to happen. In fact, inContinue reading “Creating a How-To Video”

Color vs. Emotion vs. Advertising

Do you know how much of our emotions and color can affect advertising? Do you realize how much of our emotions are affected by color? Have you noticed the trends happening in movie poster designs? Whether we know it or not, we are constantly being influenced by ads promoting different types of products and brands.Continue reading “Color vs. Emotion vs. Advertising”

Manipulation: Greatest Sin of Visual Storytelling

Everyone at some point in their lives want to capture that “perfect” picture even though that’s impossible since perfect doesn’t exist. How far will someone go to get that perfect picture? Crop other people and objects out or put new people and objects in? Alter and touch up the image to get it to lookContinue reading “Manipulation: Greatest Sin of Visual Storytelling”

A Hubbard Park Montage

READINGS & WRITINGS: While you are recording your videos and collecting tons of footage, there are many aspects to remember and to be cautious of during the process. This could be anything from the set up, to the colors in the shot, the composition of the shot, type of lens, lighting, what is going toContinue reading “A Hubbard Park Montage”

There’s No Planet B

For many, many years the world has been divided about an issue that is severely hurting the planet, climate change. One side claims that scientists are making it up and it’s all fake. While the other side is arguing that humans have created a devastating impact on the planet and without changing and helping theContinue reading “There’s No Planet B”

Color and It’s Connection to Our Emotions and Advertising

Advertising for anything has come a long way. No matter where we look we are bombarded with millions of ads in a single day. In fact, many of the ads that we see use color to its advantage. Depending on the product and the type of advertisement, the color as well as the lighting canContinue reading “Color and It’s Connection to Our Emotions and Advertising”