Get A Life.

In Books, Influences, News & Stuff, Quoted, 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 …

Paint With Time – Darwin Wiggett

In Influences, News & Stuff, Thoughts & Theory, Tutorials &Technique, Vision Is Better by David9 Comments

My friend Darwin Wiggett is one of those impossibly talented photographers whose work I can look at for hours. Very different from my own work, his landscape work is gorgeous and always moves me. After yesterday’s post I thought I’d go back to Darwin’s site and spend some time there – particularily looking at the way in which he uses …

Go Back To Oz

In Books, Images, Influences, News & Stuff, Photographs & Photoshopping by David3 Comments

One of my favourite how-to books is Vincent Versace’s excellent Welcome To Oz, A Cinematic Approach to Digital Still Photography with Photoshop. (For the book go HERE, for the DVD series, look HERE. ) It’s unlike anything else out there and was a real eye-opener for me. If you’re not familiar with it, or with Vincent Versace, I suggest you …

Monday Resource Roundup – Updated

In GEAR, Influences, News & Stuff by David3 Comments

A hodge-podge to start the week. Photoshop World in Boston is over. And I missed it. And friends like RC kept twittering about what a great time they were having. Way to rub it in. Anyways, PSW happens on the west coast in Las Vegas this September October and I’m plannig to be there. Now that PSW Boston is wrapped …

Hot Shoes Hot Off Press; Yours For Free.

In Books, Giveaways, Influences by David

Joe McNally has been slaving away on his recent book. It’s now done and only weeks away from being released. I share the same publisher as luminaries like Joe, Vincent Versace, and Scott Kelby. How I got past the selection committee for this club I have no idea, but if I keep my head down and not make too much …

Bruce Percy

In Images, Influences, Travel by David9 Comments

It’s not often I look at a landscape photographer’s work and am possessed by an immediate desire to see all of it, travel with him, learn from him, but yesterday I watched a podcast by Bruce Percy on his travels in Patagonia and I’ve been able to think of nothing else. He does a workshop in Patagonia that dovetails with …

Mitchell Kanashkevich Joins The Blogosphere

In Images, Influences, Travel by DavidLeave a Comment

I got an email today from a photographer I deeply respect – Mitchell Kanashkevich is an uber-talented photographer with vision in spades – and he’s joining the blog world. I’m excited to get a window into his images and thinking; his work is so good I know his blog will be a treat. You can find his work online HERE …

Inspired.

In Images, Influences, Thoughts & Theory, Travel by David17 Comments

I’ve spent the last 2 mornings at what has quickly become my favourite place in Kathmandu. Where it is doesn’t matter, and truth be known I’m not sure it’s the kind of place that would benefit by being over-run with photographers. In broad strokes it’s a place where people go to spend their last days. I hesitated to go in, …