Creative: We Are Neighbors

You do good work and you will continue to get featured here.(This is a threat.) Featured to my MASSIVE following. I can hear all of you trending because I’M trending so hard. Justin comes to us from the ABQ. And … Read More

Creative: The Fuji File Magazine

The first issue of “The Fuji File” is here. This isn’t the OFFICIAL copy just yet but the test copy is in the bag. I’ve created upwards of 220+ publications with Blurb, dating back to 2007, but I still make … Read More

Creative: Notes on Photography, Episode 2

Dear loyal “Followers.” Actually, I don’t like that title, “followers.” I prefer “readers.” More participatory, and you all have an equal voice in this little blog.(In theory) I had a sinking suspicion this series would be a hit. Why? It’s … Read More

Creative: Notes on Photography Episode 1

Okay, look alive people. Uncle Danno has a whole new bag of tricks. A new series titled “Notes on Photography.” What is it you ask? Well, it’s just that, notes on photography. Literally. For some unknown and troubling reason I’m … Read More

Creative: Second XT2 and 50-140 2.8

Bought a second XT2 and 50-140 2.8. A little background. The Fuji XT2 is the first digital camera I’ve had that I actually really like. I got my first digital camera in 1997 and was shooting assignments with it within … Read More

Creative: Paul Joyce

I don’t even know what to say to Paul. “Thank you,” isn’t going to cut it, so let me give you a little background. Paul and I are online friends. He’s an Englishman living in Germany, so unfairly living the … Read More

Creative: Wim Jansen

Wim shoots his ass off. He’s ALWAYS doing things. And traveling, and making images, and covering the food world, and making prints and sending, mailing, packaging and writing. I’m not sure how he does it, but being Euro is a … Read More

Creative: Randall MacNEIL

So Randall (@randall_fm) is a friend from The Great White North. Canada. A place I’ve suggested we invade for at least a decade. I love Canada, and Canadians. And due to our shared border they have to put up with … Read More

Creative: Cover Design, Different Image

To follow my prior posts regarding cover design, I’ve gone one step further by showing you four covers with different designs and images. I want you to see and feel how dramatically different the publication feels while varying from image … Read More

Creative: Is Photography Still Worth It?

I have no special right to question the validity of modern photography outside of the fact I have basic rights to question almost anything, but this particular idea is front and center in my mind because I’ve had some time … Read More

Creative: Cover Design, Same Image

I’ve done cover design posts before, but I think this one is a good one. At least a good visual post. I created this post because I see a lot of bad covers coming through the Blurb network.(I see plenty … Read More

Creative: Using Templates

When I give talks and people ask about “tips and tricks” for putting your work in print the FIRST thing I always stay is START NOW. RIGHT NOW. TODAY. Create a default size publication, whether that be a 20-page Photobook … Read More

Creative: Loop, Flemming Bo Jensen

Most of you know FBJ. Jedi, partially deaf former DJ, photographer and man in perpetual motion. From time to time when the warp drive is broken he slows down long enough to print something.(Perhaps based on my shameless hounding of … Read More

Creative: From the Journal, Burbank

Dad is wearing loafers. Wealthy. The daughter somewhat lost but lives here in Burbank, or nearby, but is struggling to find herself. She wants to be an artist, but doesn’t need to suffer because of the safety net. She’s had … Read More

Creative: What? Can’t Hear You

So after my Blurb Q&A post I got several questions about the audio rig I was using. That same post had a photo at the end that showed my old rig and the new one. But, I’ve broken that out … Read More

Creative: The Fuji File Three

Yep, I took a selfie. In my own defense it was during test mode. Trying to figure out what all the buttons on the XT2 are actually for. Do you know this camera has autofocus? Wow, news to me. So … Read More

Creative: A Special Moment

I was invited on an early morning boat trip down the coast. The reason for the trip was very personal and not something I want to share here, but I do want to share a few of the images. I … Read More

Creative: Blurb Q&A 001

Okay folks a little change in the lineup here, just to keep in tradition with the ongoing World Series. I attempted a Vlog. I did. One attempt, one day and quickly realized I could never stomach the idea of filming … Read More