While first year of university was all about introducing us into the ever-changing world that is; the CG pipeline and second year specialising in our chosen skill-sets, the third and final year was the opportunity to show what we have learnt and express it through the culmination of the final year major project assignment (and also the reason why the majority of my projects were specialised into animation). Continuing on from my previous posts, we enter my third and final year of university as this post documents a collection of all the work I have done throughout my final year.
How time flies by when you’re having fun and working to bone on your assignment projects. After two years of the uni life it was hard to believe I was going into my final year as a university student.
This post documents key photos I have captured over my time as a final year student at Bournemouth University from September 2015 to July of 2016. The majority of the photos were shot on my new Nexus 6 phone I bought at the beginning of the academic year while the rest were captured on my trusty Nikon D3300.
Progressing on from the first year comes the second year. Second year is said to be the defining year of university as a year has passed for you integrate into your course, your new friends and location in first year, meaning you have sufficient experience to get the most out of the university experience just before major projects and dissertations take over your life in your final year. And second year of university has so far been the best experience of my life so far as it has opened my horizons and myself as a person even further.
Most of the photos seen in this post has been captured on my Samsung Galaxy S4 camera using the stock camera app, some were taken on my iPod Touch (5th gen) for times my phone was depleted of power and a considerable amount were taken on my Nikon D3300 DSLR.
So without further ado here is my second year of university photo diary!
Just thought I’d share some photos I took at the Bonfire Night event at Lewes I went to with my friends from my course back in November. I never realised how big of a deal the bonfire celebrations were in Lewes until I looked up on the history after event and suddenly seeing a giant effigy of a naked David Cameron with a pig’s head at the event.
Continuing on from my previous post, we move on to my second year of university collating all of the work I have completed.
I love taking photographs. Ever since the advent of cameras being integrated into mobile phones I was always fascinated how easy and accessible it was to be able to capture a timeless moment forever straight from your pocket. As the old saying goes “a picture is worth a thousand words”, this photo diary series of posts is a collection of noteworthy photographs to recount memories of a certain time, and in this case my first year of university.
My first year of university was quite the interesting experience as it was the first step in my life to become independent, move out of home and into a town 200 miles away and live in a giant halls of resident with people around my age whom I’ve never met.
Nearly all of the photos seen in this post has been captured on my Samsung Galaxy S4 (GT-I9505) camera using the stock Samsung camera app as well as my iPod Touch (5th gen). This was before I made my big purchase for the Nikon D3300 DSLR camera towards the end of the academic year.
As this is the first formal post on my website, what kind of a post wouldn’t be more fitting than starting from the very beginning; my first year of university. The first year really feels like a distant memory, a post I’ll save for later, but in reality it’s only been a little over two years since I began my university life at the time of writing.
As a way of collating past works I have done, this post is a record recounting of all the work I had produced in my first year at Bournemouth University studying BA (Hons) Computer Animation Arts.
Hello! My name is Eric Dam and at the time of writing I am an undergraduate studying Computer Animation Arts at Bournemouth University. I am working to become a generalist in Computer Animation while specialising into rigging and animation.
Personally I am British Born Chinese raised in England with a Chinese upbringing. Aside from animation my interests include graphic design, photography and Japanese culture!
This post and this website at last marks the beginning of my online presence as I begin gathering and uploading my work into one place.
This site will not only showcase my work and projects I’m working on, but it will also serve as kind of a life journal documenting milestones and key moments in my life as well as sharing any interesting things I do or stuff I come across on the internet.
Please take a look around my site as I will post more content very soon!