Creative: Blurb as Promo

I’m not entirely sure how many promotional pieces I created during my photography career but I’m guessing it was somewhere between fifty and one hundred. I’ve saved some but many are long lost to the annals of my tragic, flawed … 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: 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: Green Man Taught Me To Walk

When I first saw this book I asked the author “Who published that?” He looked at me a little funny and said “Blurb.” Oh. Oops. It’s not like I’ve been lurking around Blurb for TEN YEARS at this point. The … Read More

Latin America Trade 5×8

I posted about the 8×10 version of this book here, but I didn’t show the original book which led me to the “massive” mini trade books in the first place. So here it is! I THINK this baby was lifted … Read More

Print: Magic City Two

There is life before meeting Chloe Ferres and a different life after. A box of ingredients goes into the mail, travels across the seas to sunburned Australia, and what comes back is always a visual wonderland. “Magic City Two” is … Read More

Print: Pottergate Portraits, Mick Buston

I love receiving things in the mail, so a few days ago, when I cracked open the box, there sat a gift from Mick Buston. Simple, clean, to the point. A trade book, 5×8, softcover. A dedication page, to the … Read More