Eminent Introductory Post

_ “Science cannot solve the ultimate mystery of nature. And that is because, in the last analysis, we ourselves are a part of the mystery that we are trying to solve.” ― Max Planck, “Where Is Science Going?”   Personal Connections What specifically draws you to your chosen person? I’m interested in Max Planck because Read More…

In-Depth Final Post || Learning Center

Hello adventuring reader, welcome to my In-Depth Learning Center! This year, I chose to learn all about video editing. Five months of learning experience with the help of my (amazing) mentor, all packed into two videos. I’ve also included a cut, but otherwise unedited version of the footage from these two videos so you can Read More…

In-Depth Post #6

Progress Update  Over spring break, I finished my Tesla commercial video, here it is: https://youtu.be/uwfohev7iAs. I’ve made a few changes to my rough draft (link is in my previous blog post). Firstly, I’ve added text to support my (muffled) voiceover. I learned how to play multiple clips on the same screen at once. I also color corrected the clip. Specifically, I thought Read More…

In-Depth Post #5

Progress Update  In the last two weeks, I’ve been able to finish a rough copy of my Tesla car video. In the first of the two meetings since my last post, I spent some time discussing with my mentor about commercial videos. We discussed how commercial videos grab and keep the viewer’s attention. The editor can choose how the video flows according to Read More…

In-Depth Post #4

Progress Update In the most two most recent meetings with my mentor, we discussed my orange juice practice video. In the first of those, I received some more detailed critiques and improvements I could make. The three most prominent suggestions I received from my mentor were: Only clean cuts, because it makes the video more Read More…

In-Depth Post #3

Hi! It’s been another long week of In-Depth, and I’ll be reporting on my two-week progress, and chapters 4 and 5 on How to Have a Beautiful Mind.   Progress Update Since my 2nd In-Depth post, I’ve had my third meeting with my mentor, but I missed out on the fourth due to an interference Read More…

In-Depth Post #2

Hello and thanks for tuning in again! This will be a progress update on my In-Depth project and my comments on the first three aspects of How to Have a Beautiful Mind.   Mentor Very soon after my first In-Depth blog post, I found my mentor, Dan Clayton, through a freelance website. He’s graduated with Read More…

In-Depth Post #1

What is In-Depth? The In-Depth is a TALONS program project where we learn a new skill that we’re passionate about! Maybe you’ve always wanted to learn how to skateboard, but the constant load of schoolwork never let you do it. We have 5 months to learn the skill, from January to the end of May. Read More…