Creative: The Simenson Series

I’ve featured Justin here before, but I’m doing it again because his work is worthy. Here is the funny thing. Justin is a big dude. Burly you might say. His middle name is THOR for s%$#$ sake. And he drives … Read More

Creative: Photography Advice, Sponsorship

Okay, this might be more of a public service announcement than anything else. Anyone who has worked for a company that can provide photographic sponsorship knows the peril of this reality. It can get ugly out there. The volume of … Read More

Creative: Blurb Tips 0011 Change Format Tool

Blurb Bookwright is a damn good software. I know it’s not sexy to think that about a free, downloadable anything but it’s true. I have InDesign, I’m learning InDesign and I both use and love InDesign, but there is something … Read More

Creative: The Leica File 29

Peru. Magic. Religion. Faith. Cold. Rain. Focus. TRI-X. Patience. Exposure. Walking these streets for days. Hunting the puzzle pieces that will gel to form…something. A book, magazine, stack of prints or maybe not. You pray you have enough. Through the … Read More

Creative: Newport Journal

Couple of old friends in town yesterday. Some of you might recognize them. Just strolling at sunset so we could talk photography, equipment, books, equipment, photography, equipment, gear, but primarily we focused on keeping to the topic at hand. Equipment. … Read More

Creative: More Blurb Mobile Books

I can’t stop myself. A new tool. Gotta test it out. Again and again. I’ve already posted about this new tool from Blurb, but I created more books and thought I’d post about them too. This time a barrage of … Read More

Creative: The Fuji File 1

I know what your thinking. “What the f%$# happened to the Leica file?” Don’t fear my brass loving friends. The Leica File is alive and well, but I wanted to expand horizons today. You have seen this image before, so … Read More

Creative: Photography Advice, Pillars

One of my favorite books is “The Seven Pillars of Wisdom” by T.E Lawrence. This book got me thinking about pillars of being a photographer. Three things quickly came to mind. A fourth thrown in for good measure. When I … Read More

Creative: Essay, Issue One, Update one

Yesterday was my first post in regard to my new series Essay. I started that post by saying that many things have changed. I wanted to document these changes because, in my experience, this is how all projects come about. … Read More

Creative: “ESSAY” the New Series

OKAY PEOPLE. I WROTE THIS POST WEEKS AGO. THIS SERIES IS GOING LIVE BUT SO MANY THINGS HAVE CHANGED. I’M GOING TO POST THIS POST ANYWAY THEN FILL YOU IN ON THE DETAILS AS I MOVE ALONG. AM AS EXCITED … Read More

Creative: Nick Tauro, New Mexico and New York

I love seeing a first book. A first trial and error. A first experiment. Today’s kudos go out to photographer Nick Tauro in the ABQ. Nick comes to us today with a Magcloud 8×8 publication. You could call it a … Read More

Creative: San Diego Diary Two

Ten thousand people. Adobe Max San Diego. And inside the bowels of the convention center is the Blurb booth. This is an interesting show. My second venture to AM. Technology, creativity. I know what you are thinking. “Milnor, how is … Read More

Creative: San Diego Diary

Irvine. The Train. Yes, a train. We have them here, but the platform is empty. Sitting isolated in what was once open land, then farmland and now a world of manmade madness. The intercom is broken. The trains aren’t marked … Read More

Creative: Blurb’s Mobile App

My posts for this week are backed up a few days because I wanted to let you know that Blurb launched a mobile bookmaking app. I know what you might be thinking. “Milnor, you are a techno-loser, what could you … Read More

Creative: Gylly Beach, First Collection

I’m guessing that many of you know who I’m talking about when I mention Mick Buston. Long time friend of Smogranch/Shifter and getting to be long time friend in real life although I THINK we have only met once in … Read More

Creative: The Leica File 28

Yes, I just posted this on my Instagram feed. It got a few likes so I thought I’d give you the backstory. This project was one of the most enjoyable things I ever worked on. I think about Sicily all … Read More