Video Photography: Zettl Chapter 7

Chapter seven of Zettl was a refreshing crash course on what I learned last year in Dr. Armstrong’s Broadcast Communication class (COM 131). Chapter 7 was about the importance of screen space. We already know that what falls within the frame of the picture is important. However, people forget to consider how each object falls…

Virillio: Part III

Part III, like all the others in Open Sky, was difficult to follow and understand. Virllio spoke upon ideas such as time-space and images.   In order to make things easier to understand, he asks one simple question: What is and should be considered real?   My answer to that is simple. Everything we consume…

Paul Virillo’s Open Sky: Part II

Once again, Paul Virillo displayed his complex philosophies towards the world and how human population functions in Part II of Open Sky. The section consisted of two main chapters, Grey Ecology and Continental Drift. Law & Proximity and Grey Ecology: The main idea of which Virilio attempted to communicate to his readers was a simple…

Paul Virillo’s Open Sky: Part I

Paul Virillo demonstrated his complex mind and philosophies the very first chance he had in Open Sky. It’s easy to allow his thinking and writing to go right over the reader’s head but the basic concept and direction in which Virillo is going is blatantly obvious. Virillo sees mass communication as a poison or pollution…