“In a lot of ways it was me choosing art over a person, which I didn’t necessarily know at the time. And feeling like, in order to do it how I need to do it, I need to be on my own. “ Let me put the water in the … Read More

Expired Holiday

RIP FP-100c (2016), FP-3000b(2014) and Polaroid Spectra !!! In 1944 when 3-year-old Jennifer Land asked to see the family vacation photo that her dad had just taken, the technology didn’t exist. So her dad, Edwin Land, invented it. Despite his brilliance, Land’s Polaroid Corporation eventually hit hard times in the … Read More

idea foundation

take small steps, but take those steps, everyday accept mistakes and welcome mistakes – in life you have an exam first, then you learn the lesson apply discipline – it is the empowering enabler to develop the idea focus more on the journey more than the destination it is the … Read More

NOT working

Artists don’t get down to work until the pain of working is exceeded by the pain of not working. –Stephen De Staebler

Who is Michael Jang?

“Jang embraced the grind of making a living, the grind that many art photographers might find degrading. He just tried to keep his head on straight while he did it. ‘Often your vision can become antiseptic,” Jang wrote. “You unconsciously start cleaning everything up. It’s too tempting to take out … Read More

How craving attention makes you less creative | Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Remembering this phenomena within my interactions with social media Tip: don’t see other creatives as competitors but as collaborators Joseph Gordon-Levitt has gotten more than his fair share of attention from his acting career. But as social media exploded over the past decade, he got addicted like the rest of … Read More

Zero 7 – Destiny

I lie awake I’ve gone to ground I’m watching porn In my hotel dressing gown Now I dream of you But I still believe There’s only enough for one in this lonely hotel suite The journey’s long And it feels so bad I’m thinking back to the last day we … Read More

Teju Cole Photography quote

Love this summation quote from Teju Cole, “Photography can remember for us what we didn’t think or were not able to remember for ourselves. I was in New York on Funch’s productive day, but I wasn’t at Grand Central. I know what I was thinking about that day because, quite … Read More

being practice visuals

beginning my practice up again visuals…wee ha! “To have faith is to trust yourself to the water. When you swim you don’t grab hold of the water, because if you do you will sink and drown, instead you relax and float.”-Alan Watts “We cannot change anything until we accept it. … Read More

Great talk on Visual Identity and Photography

Gibson’s photographs are included in over 170 museum collections around the world, and have appeared in hundreds of one man exhibitions. According to ArtDaily: “For Gibson, photography isn’t about capturing a special event or a certain moment but about making the most insignificant subject into a work of art”. Ralph … Read More