Before coming into Journalism 215, I felt pretty comfortable with my capabilities in multimedia. I have previously taken courses in high school and college that have advanced my skills in this aspect of journalism, so I did not feel too nervous at first. However, like most of my classes, when I saw the syllabus, read about all the assignments, and came to class for the first day, I became sort of anxious about all of the work that I had to look forward to. After taking a deep breath and relaxing for a little, I was able to refocus my attention on what mattered most: learning and improving. No matter how difficult or challenging things could get in this class, as long as I try my best and put in the maximum amount of effort, I am sure that I will leave the classroom with valuable experiences for the future. Continue reading
Comedy at a Club near You
Campus Comedy Night at the Canopy Club in Urbana, Illinois brought to the stage many local acts, which I was lucky enough to film and put together a multimedia event essay of the comical evening.
After finishing assignment one, I was feeling pretty confident with my camera and I was looking forward to telling a story with my photos and in assignments two and three. At first I did not have much of an idea of what I was going to shoot, but one of my friends invited me to his stand-up comedy act at the Canopy Club and I knew this was the perfect opportunity.