This project has been a fun experience to collaborate with a group on an assignment that has a real world application. Not to mention that it is such a cool concept to have an augmented reality sign to display office info. Initially our group was wanting to make a sign…

Looking back on this quarter it is fun to note the progress I have made in understanding and creating XR experiences. Coming into this class I had a basic understanding of VR and AR, and throughout this course I learned about MR and the potential arias in which XR experiences…

Rainy Night Cory Hatten 2020

Ch 1

Lighting is the language of photography, it contains proper grammar and vocabulary that will determine if your photos are successful, or incoherent. There are three fundamental rules of light, firstly “The effective size of the light source is the single most important decision in lighting a photograph. It determines what…

Raney Night on Argonne: Cory Hatten 2020

Looking back on this quarter it is fun to see the progression in the quality of the pictures that have been produced. I came into this class with a general understanding about how shutter speed worked, and a firm understanding of photoshop and that was about it. Learning how the…

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Overall “In Platos Cave” by Suzan Sontag, discusses the possible ways to view a photograph: Is it an appropriation of reality? A tool for surveillance and control? Solely for amusement? Memorializing events? Imaginary possession of the past? or all of these things simultaneously? It then goes on to discuss the…

World Space

Workspace

Augmented reality effects generally operate in two different spaces, camera space and world space. Camera space is confined to the device, effects in this space will move with the camera and will in general stay within the bounding box of the device’s screen. Objects in world space will be anchored…

Simple VR pod racing

Overview

X Racer is an amusing VR game that can be played on google cardboard, or just with your phone. In this game you control a little space ship that zooms along the surface of a world full of pillars. The goal is to fly through gates that earn you extra…

Composition is the word used to describe how elements are arranged in a picture. Depending on how this is done a photograph can feel interesting and exciting or empty and vast. If done correctly the composition of a photograph will hold the viewer’s interest no matter what the subject is…

Stars of Spokane, Cory Hatten 2020

Aperture controls how much light enters the camera, which also changes the depth of field. Measured in f-stops a low number on the f-stop scale, such as f4, is a wide aperture that lets in a lot of light, where a high f-stop, such as f32, is akin to a…

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