Here is the village there is a constant battle to avoid giving any information away. From a ds106 Assignments should come with information, a prisoner106 dilemma?

To start making good the many assignments with a lack of supporting information here, I’ve made a few brief tests on exporting gifs and the dither and loss settings.

I usually use FireWorks for creating gifs, with the occasional dip into Photoshop for selection tools. In FireWorks the export options look like this:


In Photoshop 5.5 the export dialog:



In Both it is easy to adjust both dither and loss:

I took a gif I made a few posts ago and exported it at different settings, you can see the result here: Gif Loss and Gif Dither.

Personally I usually go for small size over quality but hopefully not too mindlessly.



Dreaming of Tina

Last night Tina put an idea in my head.

We escaped



Then have a radio road trip:


Rocking along to #DS106Radio

When I woke up I rubbed my eyes and went to the window:

No information, this assignment is not a number.

(I miss the opportunity to change the car number plate…)

I remembered this Sequencing with Google Street View | Use All Five so Me & Tina Rocking the DS106 Radio around Portmeirion

Update 2: adding tags AnimatedGIFAssignments & AnimatedGIFAssignments1744 for the new ds106 Assignments: Animating #Prisoner106

Prisoner 106 in a spin

I guess this is ds106 Assignments: Say It Like the Peanut Butter.

I am not going to describe my methods, as I’ve done that before.
Tools: Handbrake, MPEGStreamclip, Fireworks.

I’ve not really touched base with others in the village, I am now 4 episodes in, head in a spin:


Wondering if I am going to be left hanging, or is there a chance of escape?the-prisoner-ep-4-swing

I am caught in a rut, need a new plan

Be Seeing You.