Creative: Sneak Peek ESSAY Issue #5

I would normally never do this, but I’m so excited about this story I’m giddy. Now, in typical Milnor fashion I’ve devised a way to torture myself. I can’t really access this story again until the fall. DAMNIT. This is … Read More

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: ESSAY Magazine, Issue Four

It’s alive. Issue Four. Really sorry it took this long. A lot going on in my life. You would think this magazine would be a priority but it’s far from it, at least at the moment. Having said that, it … 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: ESSAY, Issue Three Sneak Peek

Okay, I’m finding my stride. This feels really good now. Ideas, thoughts, test books, prints, experimentations, transgressions, etc. Issue Three, sneak peek. “Notes from California,” which will be an ongoing theme here at Shifter/ESSAY. Single shots, single servings. Journal notes. … Read More

Creative: ESSAY Issue Two

Issue Two Trade Issue Two Magazine I’m not a huge fan of this issue. How is that for a sales pitch? Yep, I said it. I told you I would be honest about my latest self-pub project. I got excited. … Read More

Creative: Old Friend, Old Idea

As you know I’ve been working on a new magazine series titled “ESSAY.” I’ve posted about it before, and I’m nearing the moment when I’ll release the first two issues. In an effort to continue this publishing series, and create … Read More

Creative: ESSAY Magazine, Issue One, Update Three

My second set of test copies. Getting closer. This project has been the most entertaining photo-related endeavor in a long, long time. And I didn’t even shoot anything new! I can’t stress this enough. You COULD, and in many cases, … 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

READ: Letters to Mom

Madre, Dad’s outfits were really bad. This should have been an indicator to all of us that he wasn’t well, but let’s face it, fashion knowledge, or sense, were not part of his skill set. I will forgive the 1970’s. … Read More

Read: Why I Deleted my Social Media Accounts

I just deleted several more of my social media accounts, as a birthday present to myself, something I really didn’t think much about, but seeing as yesterday was my birthday the resulting “panic” of me NOT being on Facebook led … Read More

Read: Half Awake to my LA

I heard the gunshots because a catfight woke me up. Just outside my open window, two neighborhood felines were having a falling out. My pseudo-apocalyptic dream, a reoccurring one, revolving around a modern-day photojournalist in Cambodia, was over, again, this … Read More