Create: Q&A 010

Bumper credit: Gledhill Back with more answers to more questions. One man, one opinion, take it for what it’s worth. I did not get through all the questions that have flown in over the past few months but I will, … Read More

Adventure: Everyday Expedition, Episode 004

Shout out to Kurt for the bumper. Much appreciated. Fifty-two percent of the state of New Mexico is now in what is considered to be “exceptional” drought. I begin to compile footage, stills, and copy in an attempt to tell … Read More

Create: Notes on Photography Episode 004

This started out as a basic “Notes on Photography” episode but quickly devolved into a storytelling session. However, the story of the how, the why, and the where is more important than the image itself. A little walk back into … Read More

Adventure: Everyday Expedition, Episode One

This is a test. This is only a test, of the emergency broadcast system. So, I’ve had this idea for quite some time. “Everyday Expedition,” those excursions that people like you and I can pull off with a nine-to-five job. … Read More

Creative: Notes on Photography 7

Ahhhh, Paris. The City of Light. And rightly so. I love, love, love this place. I could live in Paris. I would have to change my life a bit, but man would it be worth it. But I’m spoiled. Were … Read More

Creative: Notes on Photography with Wim Jansen

Wim Jansen is German which means he’s got his s%$# together. He’s stylish, always working and even has a website that is yellow/orange. Something I would never be able to pull off. He’s better than me. So, I’m jealous. Damn … Read More

Creative: Vlog 0007

Fall travel..engage. I should have known. “Milnor, you can’t do this by yourself,” a filmmaker friend told me when he found out I was headed into the motion world. He knew that I knew that he was correct, but he … Read More

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: Shifter Vlog 0005

“You know, you could edit that,” my wife said to me. “Ya, I could,” I replied.(The glitch in the voiceover, the motorcycle rumbling.) But before we go any further let me explain some things. I’m not entirely sure what I’m … 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: 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: 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 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: Documentum

The guy known for deleting his social media is posting about a publication dedicated to Instagram. But hear me out. One of my rubs with IG has always been how people consume the images. Typically it’s firehose style as opposed … Read More

Creative: The Leica File 24

[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/272811013?secret_token=s-sZbTd” params=”color=570000&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] Have a listen to the backstory that goes with this image and this series. Palermo, Paris, Tijuana and New York. All shot with Ze Leica. Poof I make a picture.

Creative: Blurb Tips 0008 Typography

Yet another tip in a long line of Blurb tips. Bookmaking is an art form that takes practice, study, skill and desire. But, you have to start somewhere and making mistakes is where the fun really begins. Today we talk … Read More

Print: Gig Magazine, Justin Thor Simenson

I’ve written about Justin and Gig Magazine before, but I wanted to feature him here on Shifter. Welcome to Gig Magazine. I dig the Hell out of this. One guy, a desire and boom….a magazine. I keep waiting to see … Read More