Thursday, April 25, 2019

Museum Reception, Defense Review, and Portfolio Reminder

CM412 students will be finishing video resumes, and will move quickly on to adding it to their website, and finalizing their digital portfolios.

On Tuesday, the class will meet to review the expectations for the "Portfolio Defense" to be held during Final Exam time, (Monday, May 6, 11:00am-1:30pm.)

On Tuesday, we will also discuss last minute preparations for the Tuesday night "VR Tour Launch" event at the Cherokee County History & Arts Museum - which runs from 5:30pm to 6:30pm.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Final VR Shoot & Digital Addenda

The CM 412 students will be re-shooting the spherical images for the VR tour, and will also be planning embedded "Close-Ups" for visitors the the Cherokee County Virtual Museum.

Students will complete the following field work:
  1. Re-shoot images with proper orientation to match the site-map.
  2. Take portrait-oriented 2D photos of a selected close-up" or highlight within an assigned area.
  3. Writing a shot (25-45 words) description of teaser of that highlighted artifact.
 After the shoot, students will complete the following production work in lab:
  1. Rename spherical images to match the site map.
  2. Create a New Tour and import images into theViewer platform.
  3. Set the "landing pano," and insert "warps" as need for transporting the audience.
  4. Resize "close-up" images to match the constraints of the medium.  (Hint: begin with 300px wide)
  5. Use the "add an image" button to place the close-up image for viewers.
  6. Compose the text for the short description of the close-up feature, and use the "add info spot" feature to place the text for the visitors to see.
  7. Corporately review the tour - make change as needed.
  8. Publish the tour.
  9. Insert the LINK as well as the TOUR via EMBED CODE.