Create: The Nature of Water

I get some of the craziest things in the mail and when I say “crazy,” I mean “crazy good.” You can add “The Nature of Water,” to that list. This is a beast of a book and I can’t even … Read More

Create: Blog Update

I know using the word “blog,” often sets people off in an uncontrolled rage, especially those who are fond of getting their news from the classic institutions of truth, justice, and journalism. You know, like the New York Times, Breitbart, … Read More

Create: For What It’s Worth Episode 054

Bong rippers on YouTube. YouTube plagiarism, selling prints and books, and the joys of learning my new 360 camera. But wait, there is far, far more. A little advice for anti-kneelers, the reality of doing guest posts on MY sites, … Read More

Create: Don’t Rush to Judgement

The voice of right-wing radio is dead. Rush Limbaugh. Love him or hate him, he’s gone. But I’ve got a bone to pick with those spouting hate online in regard to his death. I’ve seen plenty of “Glad he’s dead,” … Read More

Create: For What It’s Worth Episode 053

Let’s channel our inner Bill Murray from Meatballs. It just doesn’t matter. Justice, bike tire width, Frontline China, and YouTube grifters. Why is it that dreaming is SO damn important? Why was the Super Bowl NOT the win America so … Read More

Create: Q&A 010

Bumper credit: Gledhill Back with more answers to more questions. One man, one opinion, take it for what it’s worth. I did not get through all the questions that have flown in over the past few months but I will, … Read More

Create: For What It’s Worth Episode 052

Remember, this is free. I could be charging tens of dollars for something like this but out of the kindness of my heart, I have foregone any betterment of my life. This is a damn good week. Heroes, winners, scum, … Read More

Create: Slack Tide (Magazine)

If the title of Alex Palumbo’s “Slack Tide” sounds familiar it’s because I just did another post about him and the original version of this material which began as a series of MagCloud Digest pubs. What you see here is … Read More

Create: For What It’s Worth Episode 051

Back again and not going away anytime soon. Heroes, goats, tech woes, and beyond. We talk media relations, MMA masterpieces, winter at high altitude, fossil fuels, and just how selfish I can be when I want something creative. But there’s … Read More

Create: Film Photography, Episode 002

Film is like language. You can study something your entire life and never quite get all of it. Nothing about film matters unless you use it. So talking about film and venturing down the rabbit hole of technicality doesn’t help … Read More

Create: Paul Shappirio (Mom)

This book is a total heart breaker but also a living testament to why print platforms are so important. I don’t know Paul Shappirio, nor did I know his mother, but I can tell you with certainty that based on … Read More

Create: Sonder

Damn Jeff, you did good. As many of you know, I’m not really a street photography person. I don’t seek out this kind of work, and most of what I see coming from this genre just simply isn’t that good. … Read More

Create: For What It’s Worth Episode 050

It’s going down in Washington right now but I’m inside, holed up, and belting it out. What is it? Not sure yet. Will keep you posted when I figure it out. Let’s talk parachute pants, sedition, and phone calls that … Read More

Create: Notes on Photography Episode 004

This started out as a basic “Notes on Photography” episode but quickly devolved into a storytelling session. However, the story of the how, the why, and the where is more important than the image itself. A little walk back into … Read More

Create: For What It’s Worth Episode 049

A rough week here in the states. But we can take our lumps and hopefully move on. Our underlying system of government is flawed. We need to fix it. Okay, now that we agree let’s get on with the savory … Read More

Create: Question and Answer 009

Nothing changed. Cameras, settings, location, and yet the focus is ALL OVER THE PLACE on this film. This is SO frustrating. No idea why this is happening. I finally got the exposure to remain constant by resetting everything in camera … Read More

Create: Making Sense of Me

I suck at landscape photography. My heart isn’t in it. My heart is the landscape, for sure, but not in the making of photographs depicting scenery. Why? Because even the best landscape photography pales in comparison to being there. So … Read More

Create: Just Make One

Just make one. As in books. This film was made for professional photographers who watch this channel if there are any. Many of us were brought up in a photo-culture that made us believe there was one way to make … Read More