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: 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: 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: Audio Q&A, Personal vs Professional

Back with another Audio Q&A, this time covering the idea of personal vs professional. Or perhaps it’s not about “vs” but more about how these two things work hand it hand to create the person you really are. This is … Read More

Creative: Cuba Workshop Update Three

Images made while teaching workshops in Peru. Only the set of “standard” images I made. In addition these “general take” images, I had a secondary, smaller theme-Dogs Can’t Read– as well as a series of embeddable mobile phone stories with … Read More

Creative: Cuba Workshop Update Three

Still obsessing about the Cuba workshop. The gear has been sorted, the foundation of a technique is in place and now we wait…. But I wanted to touch on the idea of what this workshop might look like because of … Read More

Creative: Would you?

I have a question. Would you pay for the content on this site? Go ahead, take a minute to gather yourself. Take a deep breath. Be honest. My guess is no. The reason I ask is that I’m routinely questioned … 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: 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: 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

Read: Braving It

Books like Braving It are like candy to me. You open, start eating and suddenly you are on a serious sugar high. Alaska, father and daughter, epic conditions and the ever changing land and family relationships. I did a five-day … Read More

Adventure: California Training

I’m in big trouble. Real trouble. My brain is again feeling free. For the first time in four years. Not perfect, just free. I tend to change my life dramatically every five years or so, and I can feel another … Read More