Do you walk? I’ve been walking most of my life. I’m pretty good at it now. “…the moment my legs begin to move, my thoughts begin to flow.” Thoreau When I was a kid I’d sneak out of my house after my parents were asleep to roam the neighborhood. Long into my living in urban … More Life’s a Path. Walk it.
I did a post about respect and responsibility, Manners Matter, which included a video, Good Behavior, featuring Sam. One segment, Tolerate, was about Sam meeting a mouse on the beach. People asked about the amazing wizarding powers involved in not only capturing the mouse and persuading it to sit with Sam, but, in preventing Sam from devouring the … More Manners Matter, Part 2: Sam and the Mouse
This is an assignment for my Media 115 class, an introductory video class, as I continue my pursuit of a multi media degree. Our task was to create a short video based on a theme. At first I had the idea of combining images of Buddhas and other religious icons that would culminate in a … More Birds in the Sky and the Creative Process
Among all the important things I’ve learned as a photographer, one stands out: T a k e t h e p h o t o n o w ! This has become my mantra. At times I’ve told myself, I’ll come back later because: The light isn’t right. Right now I’m tired, bored, lazy, uninspired (fill … More Why You Should Take the Photograph Now
I had a great experience with Adobe a while back. I’m a Creative Cloud customer. It began with my taking advantage of their student rates for the complete suite of products. At that time it was $17.99 a month for a year. I forgot about the year part of the equation until it was up and my bill more … More In the Cloud with Adobe
People have been telling stories visually since they found images could be drawn on a cave wall. This evolved to painting and drawing on other surfaces, to processing images on film via photography, then cinematography, now digitally. A photograph used to be documentary evidence of a reality. That truth is kept alive via photojournalism. However, with the … More Visual Storytelling
Is the cross a brand? In reading about what is generally considered the Christian cross I find that it’s use was rare prior to the fourth century. Then, Constantine the Great, Roman emperor from 306 to 337, implemented it as a symbol for his army, replacing the eagle that was the standard for the Roman … More Branded