Get A Life.

In Books, Influences, News & Stuff, Vision Is Better by David14 Comments

There’s this great story about William Shatner ( aka Capt Kirk aka the Priceline.com guy) at a Star Trek convention. Clearly a bit put off by his fans he yelled at them to “Get a life!” Ok, not much of a story, more like a cautionary tale about biting the hand that feeds you, but I’ve always liked it. And …

Within The Frame, Within Top Ten.

In Books, Just For Fun, News & Stuff, Within The Frame by David74 Comments

You could have knocked me over with a feather (whatever that means) when my publishing team emailed me yesterday morning to let me know that Within The Frame was chosen by Amazon.com as one of the best books of 2009 in Arts & Photography. It came in 5th, after Joe McNally’s Hotshoe Diaries, Scott Kelby’s Digital Photography Book, Volume 3, …

State Of The Blog Address

In Books, News & Stuff by David59 Comments

On Thursday the 22nd I attended a conference called Creative Mix Vancouver. It was the brainchild of my manager, Corwin Hiebert, and it was incredibly inspiring to me to see a room packed with creatives from an incredible cross-section of disciplines. We had writers and publishers, ad executives and musicians, video-game creators, film-makers, photographers, and a chef. Not to mention …

The Voices In My Head

In Books by David40 Comments

Would you learn photography from THIS man? Thanks to Chris Orwig for this uber-flattering photograph of me. Very nice. (the voices, the voices, make them stop!) I’ve heard it said that two of the largest influences on who we become are the people we spend time with and the books we read. I went to Photoshop World last week to …

VisionMongers Going To Press

In Books, News & Stuff, VisionMongers by David16 Comments

My second book, VisionMongers, Making a Life and a Living in Photography, is going to press in a week, earlier than originally planned. Why? Because y’all said you couldn’t wait and I’m not so patient myself. It means that the book will be released on November 16 and anyone who pre-ordered on Amazon.com will get theirs within a week of …

VisionMongers: Making a Life and a Living in Photography

In Books, Freelance and Business, Marketing, Self-Promotion, News & Stuff, VisionMongers by David55 Comments

Last week my new book got rolled out on Amazon.com, which means two things. Thing One: I can now talk about it. Thing Two: I guess I need to start writing this sucker now. Just kidding. Almost done, promise. VisionMongers: Making A Life and a Living in Photography is due out in November/December. Amazon lists it at December 25 just …