Create: Slack Tide (Magazine)

If the title of Alex Palumbo’s “Slack Tide” sounds familiar it’s because I just did another post about him and the original version of this material which began as a series of MagCloud Digest pubs. What you see here is … Read More

Create: Mic Warmington

Mic has been busy. You might remember another publication from him just a few short weeks ago. The pandemic means different things to different people. For me, more conference calls and spreadsheets than ever before, but far less creative work. … Read More

Create: Spanish Steps, Andrew Townsend

I run. Kinda. A lot of people run. And then you have people like Andrew Townsend who runs thousands of miles a year. I cycle thousands of miles a year but frankly can’t imagine running the same distance. Spanish Steps … Read More

Create: AG23 Contributor Series, Frank Jackson

Frank Jackson is an enigma. Or an anomaly. Or maybe he’s both? Where does he fit in? I don’t know and that is precisely why I find Frank so interesting. Want to know about analog photography? Talk to Frank. Want … Read More

Create: Learn by Seeing, Book Samples

I’ve given two talks over the past week and after completing the second I thought it might be worthwhile to share this presentation with a larger audience. I’ve made my share of books and magazines over the years, some say … Read More

Create: TOMORROWLAND, Sebastian Schlueter

I have to start this with a little tough love. (It’s the same tough love you have heard me provide again and again.) If you look at what Sebastian Schlueter has done with his magazine/book “TOMORROWLAND” and you still find … Read More

Create: begin vol 2, Michael Napper

How many photographer/artists do I know who obsess over things like Argentinian cafes and Sony minidisc players? The answer? One. But THE one also happens to be one of the most talented people I know and I know a lot … Read More

Create: Clematis, Andrew Molitor

I know when I get something from Andrew Molitor (The boy can seriously write.) it will have direction. That direction may be out of right field, but it is direction none the less and for this, I have great appreciation. … Read More

Create: Flemming Bo Jensen Magazine

For those of you who have been here for any length of time, you will recognize the name, Flemming Bo Jensen. Friend, lover of Inca Cola, Fuji cameras, rental cars with good stereos and sleeping through visits to Machu Picchu. … Read More

Create: Flemming Bo Jensen Magazine Test

I’ve featured a lot of publications here at Shifter and I will continue to do so. There are a myriad of reasons NOT to print. Most are complete nonsense. Most involved inabilities. Inability to edit. Inability to sequence. Inability to … Read More

Create: Albania Magazine, v1

Okay, now things are beginning to feel complete. Not quite fully complete, mind you, but we are getting closer. I’ve already posted in regard to my Albania project and the methodology, technique, and ideas I deployed to bring this baby … Read More

Creative: AG23 Zine, Prepare for Launch

I mentioned this a few months ago, but we are now dangerously close to liftoff. Let me just say this. This is NOT easy. Launching a Zine is a terribly complicated endeavor that is far more costly and time-consuming than … Read More

Creative: Alley, Rogue Photo

Andrew Molitor is a talented guy. Dual-threat. Writing and photography. And that’s just what he puts forth publically. He also reminds me of someone else I know, who not only looks like Andrew but also shares his mannerisms. I would … Read More

Creative: New Blurb Economy Magazine Paper

Dear Future Magazine Moguls, Let me just start by saying this. I LOVE Blurb’s Premium Magazine product. I think it just might be the sleeper of all sleepers, but anytime Blurb comes out with something new I always make a … Read More

Creative: A Road to Photography

So I got something new in the mail. As you know, I’m a sucker for all things analog post. Mathieu Chiasson is a relative newcomer to photography but is attempting to make up for lost time. I’ve never met Mathieu … Read More