Another year gone by, we step into the future. As a videographer, I take a lot of footage throughout the year, and one perplexing question that results is: What to do with all of that video? A simple Year in Review, that’s what. Minimal editing, just a mix of shots and places and people and [...]
The death of Steve Jobs hit me like a stack of lumber to the chest. I knew his health was poor, though naively believed that someone of his importance would receive extraordinary medical care that would cure him. He was just as human as the rest of us, despite his incredible mark he’s left on [...]
For all of the talk of recession these days, corporations and businesses are making money, and many of them are sitting on huge piles of cash. It can’t help but conjur up images of Scrooge McDuck, swan diving into a giant swimming pool of gold. Despite all of that, unemployment is becoming a chronic plague [...]
The world sometimes seems like it’s so small. And at other times, it still manages to hold incredible wonders, secret gems that most of us have never even heard of, let alone visited. Here is a collection of five of those places. Rare, gorgeous, raw. And yes, this author knows the irony of showing and [...]
I do a fair bit of design work for a living, ranging from web design to identity/logo design to photo manipulation. One growing and fun category in the design world is infographics. Having evolved from simple graphs and charts, designers are rapidly realizing that we live in a visual society, and breaking information down (especially [...]
I recently spent a short while exploring Northern Europe with friends. Sweden, Denmark, and the Netherlands. A really nice part of the world.
Artistic genius, modernist, visionary. Charley Harper (1922-2007) was a well known American artist from Cincinnati. His work is immediately captivating, exuding both a playful sense of humor and an exacting eye for form and color. In a style he called “minimal realism”, Charley Harper captured the essence of his subjects with the fewest possible visual [...]
Monoliths, fins, and arches. Those are the formations that strike you when entering Arches National Park outside Moab, Utah. Not designated a national park until 1973, the 119 square mile Arches has become synonymous with Delicate Arch, the iconic (and amazing) rock formation that graces Utah’s license plates and state publicity. But a visit [...]