Creative: Journaling

How many of you keep a journal? For those of you who do, kudos. For those of you who don’t, why not? Journaling is addictive, but it’s also fun, strategic, helpful and therapeutic. I started a daily journal in the … Read More

Creative: Using MagCloud to Support Blurb, Flyer

Hey Kids, Me again. Everyone knows about Magcloud right? You’ve heard me talk about it again and again, but just to be sure….. You can see a few of my Magcloud publications here and here. In short, Magcloud is another … Read More

Creative: Art, Oppression, & Activism

Just a quick post here about a few people and places you should know about. Was able to attend a lecture at Santa Fe College of Art and Design. The lecture was about Art, Oppression, & Activism and was put … Read More

Creative: Just Make Pictures 9

Micheal Jarecki did it again. He made me eat my own words. I’ve been telling you all for the last five years that small books are often more impactful than large books. I’ve been telling you how the attention span … Read More

Creative: Art Feel

I’m lucky. Many of my friends are creative people. Some are artists, others are photographers while others still just look at life in a different way. Being around these people is inspiring. Even after all these years and all these … Read More

Creative: Beyond/Além

UPDATE: Over the past few days I’ve become more and more convinced about the value and relevance of photo/publishing projects like this. Personal, time specific and affordable allowing the creators to finalize the project, sell it out and move on. … Read More

Creative: ESSAY, Issue Three

It’s live. Issue Three Trade Issue Three Magazine This issue is better than the first two, but I think the fourth issue is even better than this one. Just to remind everyone, this entire undertaking was done to inspire people … Read More

Creative: Creative Pro Week Day Four and Goodbye

Yep, it’s over. We have packed up from our fruitful week of POD books, custom offset books, magazines, eBooks, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and as you can see, lots and lots and lots of cake and Coke. Not me eating these … Read More

Creative: Creative Pro Week Day Three

Okay, so these images have nothing to do with Creative Pro Week which is going really well, but I spent most of my time talking yesterday and didn’t make any new images. I did carry my camera around all day … Read More

Creative: Creative Pro Week Day Two

(Turn any city into Stalingrad via Lightroom!) The world unraveling, or so it seems, but people power on. Here in Atlanta the day calls for creative thoughts, education, sharing and further understanding of the electronic backbone of our creative culture…software. … Read More

Creative: Creative Pro Week Day One

A muggy sameness. Outside the hotel. 11:15PM and 6:15AM precisely the same. A blanket of humidity. Void of movement. Dark patches splintered by light. Flashing security lights from a vacant mall. The broken chatter of guards trying to come down … Read More

Creative: ESSAY Magazine Previews

Hey Team, First two issues are live and up for grabs. Issue three is coming soon. I wanted to post previews just for fun and to test something. I’m also trying to decide what Issue Five is going to be. … Read More

Creative: A Few Things I’ve Learned

1. There is no time to wait. Whatever it is you are doing, do it now. Publishing, photography, projects, experimentations. You have people who talk and wait for the perfect moment, and you have others who just do. The doers … Read More

Creative: Morning Festival Journal

“Friday morning is always about what is left of the people who went big after the sun fell behind the mountain. Voices gone, bad colds, alcohol laden bodies. Survivors of free wine and borrowed spirits. With friends, hair down, just … Read More

Creative: PSPF Day Four

Look, I’m a bigshot! Fact. Our art book class was off the hook. The students brought great work, made prints, brought glue and scissors and dove into their blank books with abandon. By 2PM they left with working samples of … Read More

Creative: PSPF Day Three

Michelle adding my name to the signage… Today was about one thing. Books. Co-teaching with Michelle Dunn Marsh, we dove into day one of our art book class. I’m lucky to be able to teach with Michelle. The morning session … Read More

Creative: PSPF Day Two

I’m not beyond a shameless plug. Day Two. On the move. Remember in Crocodile Dundee Two when the bad guys are camping and Mick comes running through camp in the middle of the night with a giant snake? You don’t … Read More

Creative: PSPF Day One

This isn’t a normal life, nor is the speed in which the festival sucks you in. Home to car to highway to parking lot to hotel to festival to warp speed. Minutes, seconds. Friends. Scenarios. Deals. Partnerships. Collaborations. Potential. So … Read More