Creative: Map-Making

This is a beautiful book. I just visited one of the best photobook stores in the United States, and I could easily see this book living in that environment. If the economics were right. Or, I could see these authors … 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: 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: Audio Q&A, Art for Art’s Sake

I have to admit something. I love making these audio posts. I can’t explain my lust for all things audio. I know little to nothing about music, but I love sound. I love recording it, sharing it, etc. These little … Read More

Creative: Frank Jackson Journal

You gotta love Frank. Just doing his thing. And that thing varies depending on what hat he is wearing although I’ve never actually seem him wearing a hat. But don’t get distracted from the good. I’ve written about and featured … 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

Adventure: Altas Packs, Athlete Next Gen

The latest generation of the Atlas Athlete on the left and the prior generation on the right. The new bag is a large and the older version is a medium, hence the difference in height. This post straddles the “Creative” … Read More

Creative: Audio Q&A, Capturing and Preserving

Hello my children. Checking in with another Audio Q&A. This time we talk about capturing and preserving. What’s the best thing about this post? Well clearly it’s that you get to listen to my silky smooth voice. Think Barry White. … Read More

Adventure: Death Valley Redux

Where I am most of the time. So the new project is coming along nicely. Will anyone see this new project? Don’t know yet. Yesterday, someone asked me a question about photography, and a friend of mine was with me. … 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: Palm Springs Photo Festival Recap

Okay kids, so much has happened since we last spoke. I just slept ten hours. I’m still kinda groggy. The Palm Springs Photo Festival 2018 is now in the books, and I’m now attempting to dig out after being off … Read More

Creative: Palm Springs Photo Festival, Day Three

And then depression set in. There have been brief moments during my “career” that I thought “Hey, I think I’m a decent photographer,” or moments when I thought “I think I just made something good.” But then I went to … Read More

Creative: Palm Springs Photo Festival, Day Two

The earthquake, 4.6, woke me up at 4:49. Entire hotel was swaying and the noise that comes with these babies will definitely get your attention. So, out of bed at 6AM and up the mountain behind the museum. Dust, rock … Read More

Creative: Palm Springs Photo Festival, Day One

It’s not really day one. Yesterday was day one, but the “soft” day one is a slow burn ramp up to the “real” day one, which is today. Confused yet? Last night was also the opening reception which was PACKED, … Read More

Creative: Cuba Workshop Update Two

So I’m scheduled to teach in Cuba in December of this year. Havana and the countryside are the two main areas of focus. Personally, I wouldn’t care if we were only going to the airport. I’d still want to go. … Read More

Creative: Content is not Photography

Had an interesting conversation with a colleague at Blurb. She is a full-time writer but has a passion for photography that rivals anyone working today. In fact, she thinks about photography in a far more complex and in depth way … Read More

Adventure: Death Valley

Back from three days in Death Valley. 5000 square miles of harsh awesome. The tide is about to shift as summer approaches, a time when this place truly broils. Leaving at 5AM and in position by 9AM. Perched on a … Read More

Creative: LACP Talk and Panel

Yep, I was front and public center yesterday, once again, in my role as Blurb Evangelist. This time at the Los Angeles Center for Photography in Hollywood. I love public speaking. Not entirely sure why, other than I’ve done it … Read More