Building SEVEN: It’s coming!

In Books, Craft & Vision, News & Stuff, SEVEN by David21 Comments

Next week I’m releasing my fine-art book, SEVEN, for pre-orders. Tuesday, March 26 is your chance to reserve your copy. On Wednesday we’ll be telling the world but it seems only right that you folks get your chance first. And if you reserve your copy within the first 7 days, you can save $15 on either edition. I’ll spill the …

PHOTOGRAPH – Issue Two

In Books, Craft & Vision, Creativity and Inspiration, e-books, PHOTOGRAPH Magazine by David7 Comments

BUY ISSUE TWO [hana-code-insert name=’BUY – PQ 2′ /] Today we’re launching Issue Two of PHOTOGRAPH, A Digital Quarterly Magazine for Creative Photographers. It’s 122 spreads long, and it’s gorgeous! The featured portfolios come from Martin Bailey, Andy Biggs, and Chris Orwig, and are followed up with short interviews. We have great columns from John Paul Caponigro (Creative Composition), Younes …

New eBook: Growing The VisionMonger 2

In Books, Craft & Vision, e-books, Freelance and Business, VisionMongers by David3 Comments

I’m in Kenya right now but before I left my elves hit the publish button on our latest eBook and they’re rolling it out today. Growing The VisionMonger 2, A Kick-Ass Guide For the Photographic Entrepreneur,  is the overdue follow-up to Corwin Hiebert’s first, and equally poetically-titled, Growing The VisionMonger. Anyone that’s been here long knows that Corwin is my …

The Gift of Inspiration

In Books, Creativity and Inspiration by David12 Comments

Ah, Christmas time, that precious time of year once set aside to celebrate love, peace, and forgiveness. It’s also that time of year when the blogs get full to bustin’ with “official” gift guides (it’s true, they register them down at town hall.) for photographers who need more clever gimmicks and plastic crap like they need a wet tongue on …

New eBook – Andrew S. Gibson’s SLOW

In Books, Craft & Vision, e-books by David2 Comments

When I first picked up a camera the fastest shutter speeds got all the glory. My Pentax Spotmatic had a top shutter speed of 1/1000. It absolutely BLEW MY MIND when cameras began to go to speeds of 1/8000. I never had a need for such speed, but I liked to know I could freeze drops of water and stuff …

New eBook: Shoot + Share

In Books, Craft & Vision, Creativity and Inspiration, e-books by David5 Comments

I’ve been on a tear about sharing lately. Earlier this month I did a webinar with the Manfrotto School of Excellence and while my topic concerned so-called Going Pro issues, I still managed to get hung up on the idea that the most foundational concerns of the photographer are creating and sharing photographs. The rest is peripheral. And yet somehow …