When You Marry Your Job

Wedding Dress and Shoes

Walking into the WebComm for my first day as the new Content Specialist kind of felt like getting married again. Starting a new job isn’t exactly on par with making an eternal covenant, but the interview process, substantial amount of commitment, and honeymoon phase all felt eerily similar. I got a crush on the office […]

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Friday 5: Cinemagraphs

After a short hiatus, Friday 5 is back, and this week we’re looking at my newest obsession…cinemagraphs. Relatively uncommon but gaining popularity, cinemagraphs combine both photos and video to give the impression of a moving image (think the newspapers in Harry Potter). This unique format is quickly becoming the new medium for both artistic expression and […]

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What Gamedays Look Like for #TeamWebComm

For most of the 85,000+ Sooner faithful, OU Gamedays are a sacred Saturday tradition held in the highest esteem. For me, OU Gamedays are another day of work. Granted, not like your typical day job at a desk – but still, this is my job so it’s a much different experience for me than the […]

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Guest Blog: How to Create a Successful Social Scavenger Hunt

At Emory University (in Atlanta, GA) we have a sort of unofficial mascot named “Lord Dooley.” He’s the Spirit of Emory, showing up at student-run events with an entourage dressed in all black to excite the crowds and cause mischief. Every year, there’s an entire week of activities dedicated to him called Dooley’s Week. There’s […]

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Sunday 7: 7 Photo Apps On My Phone Right Now

While I wasn’t able to get to the Friday 5 on time, I lucked out on Sunday and Seven being an alliteration. So, better late than never, let’s take a quick look at just a few of the photo-related apps on my iPhone right now. 1. Snapseed As far as mobile editing is concerned, Snapseed […]

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Friday 5: 5 Things You Should Know About Instagram

If you’re anything like me, this past Thursday was pretty spectacular. Not only did we get a few seconds of new footage from Star Wars Episode 7, but Instagram updated their app to enable landscape and portrait sized pictures and videos! WHAAAAAAT? That’s right, and it’s long over due. Ever since the beginning of Instagram’s 1×1 reign of […]

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Friday 5: Shooting With an iPhone

There are three cameras in my life: my hardy Nikon D7100 that’s traveled with me all over the globe, the superior Canon 5D MkIII that I use around campus, and then there’s my iPhone. That’s right, I said “iPhone,” because, believe it or not, that little camera in your pocket is more capable than you might […]

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