Category Archive: thoughts

Tech versus Art

Director Robert Rodriquez speaking about the process of editors working with the newly created process of digital editing (avid). They thought that’s not editing.  Editing is…(motions with his hands the movement of celluloid… Continue reading

Restriction breeds creativity

I recently heard a great interview between the musician Jack White and late night host Conan O’brien.  The crux of the discussion centered around Jack’s creative process and how he often uses restriction… Continue reading

The financial power of a creative idea…to the tune of 4.05 billion dollars…

Never let it be said that someone’s creativity isn’t economically viable! It was announced earlier today that Lucasfilm and several of it’s subsidiaries will be sold to the Disney corporation to the tune… Continue reading

Inspiration and how to bottle it

I just finished up back to back speaking engagements on my take on the photographic landscape and I had a couple of great questions that I wanted to delve into further.  What better… Continue reading

My most discerning client and how to deal with her

My daughter is at that age now where she is deciding what her likes and dislikes are.  Take for instance our daily lunchtime feeding.  She loves bananas, hates sweet peas, loves apples, hates… Continue reading

Does your vision match your technical skills?

Great post today over at the Chase Jarvis blog which really got my head spinning about creative vision. Lately it seems many a photographer is getting hung up on the tech and gadget… Continue reading

Big changes

So for those of you who don’t know me in person, there have been quite a few big changes in my life as of late. First and foremost, the soon to be addition… Continue reading

Pay it forward

I’m a big proponent of the idea of “paying it forward”. It’s something that really falls in line with my personal philosophy and I figure I can use all the good karma I… Continue reading

The Creative Funnel

Recently I’ve been giving a lot of thought to how I and others like me “create”.  The creative process is something that has always fascinated me and I love the myriad of ways… Continue reading