Creative: An Event, circa 2018

For most of my adult life, I was “the” guy when it came to events. I don’t mean I was better than everyone else, only that when it came time for an event, either professional or personal, I was the … Read More

Read: Powering the Dream

I love the idea of renewable energy and green technology. I think about it all the time. And I don’t even really know that much about it. I love solar, wind, waves, etc.I ride my bike almost everywhere, to offset … Read More

Creative: Photoville 2018

I love photography. I’m pretty sure you do too. I don’t love the industry of photography, and I believe the entire field needs to be rethought, redone and redesigned, but nobody is asking for my opinion. I left photography behind … Read More

Creative: New York Art Book Fair

People, if you gonna make books you might wanna go look at books. The entity that is the art book fair has EXPLODED in recent years. Many of the major cities now have annual gatherings. But wait, don’t go thinking … Read More

Creative: Vlog 0007

Fall travel..engage. I should have known. “Milnor, you can’t do this by yourself,” a filmmaker friend told me when he found out I was headed into the motion world. He knew that I knew that he was correct, but he … Read More

Creative: New York State of Mind

“I shoot pictures like that too,” my friend said as he watched me stop and make this image. These little puzzles are mind games, but I think they play a key part in knowing who you are as a photographer. … Read More

Creative: Shifter Vlog 0006

This was all about speed. How fast can I shoot, download, edit, cut, upload and publish. Nothing new here, or that interesting, but I did this baby in NO TIME. I need to be able to do real-time postings. Imagine … Read More

Creative: Shifter Vlog 0005

“You know, you could edit that,” my wife said to me. “Ya, I could,” I replied.(The glitch in the voiceover, the motorcycle rumbling.) But before we go any further let me explain some things. I’m not entirely sure what I’m … Read More

Creative: Notes on Photography

What could be better than dissecting one of my images? Dissecting one of YOURS. In this case, Flemming Bo Jensen is on the chopping block. But not really as there isn’t much about this image I don’t like. Flemming is … Read More

Creative: Vlog 0004

Ya, okay. Me again. Better get used to seeing my mangled head. I’m not entirely sure why, but for some reason, I am LOVING this motion study experiment. Yes, it’s my job now, and perhaps that has something to do … Read More

Creative: Blurb Tips 0013, Be Real

Keep it real friends. A self-help post here, for sure. I’ve seen too many people put too many completely and utterly unrealistic bookselling stresses on themselves and in the process ruin their entire bookmaking experience. Be real. Be real and … Read More

Creative: Vlog 0003

Yes, I’ve taken “test” out of the title, but make no mistake, I’m still feeling my way around. My life has taken on a new level of chaos at the moment. Personal, family-related issues, which I’ll spare you as well … Read More

Creative: Notes on Photography Test

In the middle of a wide range of tests. Looking at the future of Shifter. No idea where I’m going. Hands are NOT at ten and two. Radio is on. At least thirty miles an hour over the speed limit. … Read More

Creative: Vlog Test 0002

I know, too long. But I’m TESTING. Damn you short attention span humans. I’m awesome. When are you going to realize this? I have to say, I’m loving the IDEA of filmmaking. I never wanted to learn this stuff, but … Read More

Creative: New Blurb Economy Magazine Paper

Dear Future Magazine Moguls, Let me just start by saying this. I LOVE Blurb’s Premium Magazine product. I think it just might be the sleeper of all sleepers, but anytime Blurb comes out with something new I always make a … Read More

Creative: Shifter Vlog Test

This is a test. This is only a test, of the Emergency Vlogcast System. If this were a real emergency you would be in deep s%$#.> I know, I know. The depths of my hypocrisy are considerable, but there is … Read More