Jul 212014
 
Social Media for Photographers: Instagram

Social Media for Photographers Social Media for the Anti-Social Part 1: Instagram Introduction Social media is like the “rap music” of the last decade.  Do you remember when rap music came out?  When rap first became main stream it felt like the Right Wing of everything grew an extra three feet.  Deemed “Not music” by [more...]

Jul 152014
 
From Genres to Projects

From Genres to Projects A step most photographers never take Project Development Seminar New York City, USA Introduction From the first time we pick up a camera, we are all waiting for that first great picture.  It’s the moment when what you see, feel, and shoot, all line up into a picture that just knocks people [more...]

May 022014
 
Leica T System

Leica T System German Humor THE MOST BORING VIDEO EVER   Introduction As a frequent traveller, I have developed expectations of different countries around the globe.  Every country has its strengths and weaknesses.  Germany is no exception.  They are known for the relentless pursuit of precision, delicious beer, mediocre cuisine, and a sense of humor [more...]

Feb 032012
 
Leica Akademie with Adam Marelli

  | LEICA AKADEMIE | Today I have some very exciting news for everyone.  Leica invited me to be an instructor at the Leica Akademie NYC workshops.  The first Weekend Workshop will be this April 20th-22nd.  Amazingly the workshop has already sold out and Leica is considering adding additional workshops to the 2012 Spring calendar [more...]

Nov 042011
 
Danny Lyon

Photographer, Writer, & Bookmaker A photographer with an opinion is a dangerous combination.  It is the fear of any great regime that a single individual has access to the tools of propaganda, which can be used to call attention to the problems hiding under our noses.   Last Minute Change Its always confusing meeting someone [more...]

Dec 032010
 
Old World Masters: Shotaro Namuro & Yasuhiro Hirakawa

Shotaro Nomuro & Yasuhiro Hirakawa There are a few places left in the world, where things are made by hand.  Sakai Japan used to craft the worlds finest swords.  But even though the samurais have all disappeared, the tradition of turning lumps of iron into razor sharp blades remains virtually unchanged. What does knife making [more...]

Dec 012010
 
India ( Part II )

[ Public Beach, Private Bath ] Personal space is a rare commodity in India.  Much of a westerners morning routine takes place behind closed doors.  But for nearly 100,000 pilgrims to Vivekananda Rock, in Kanyakumari, everything takes place in broad daylight. -One in a Million Our wake up call was at 5:00 am.  Early mornings [more...]

Nov 282010
 
India ( Part I )

[ Kanyakumari ] The last time I went to India was on a return flight from Egypt.  I was in Chennai for just over two days.  The city was so overwhelming, I left my camera in the bag and never took a single picture. Eight months later I was on my way back and ready to [more...]

Nov 232010
 
From North to South: 180 South

JEFF JOHNSON 180° South Whenever we have a chance to speak to someone we admire, the hope is, they are thoughtful, sincere, and generous.  This is exactly what it was like to speak with photographer Jeff Johnson. Jeff has recently made headlines across the photography, surfing, and climbing communities with the film 180° South. Introduction [more...]