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Mar 9th


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The Created Image 2014


The Created Image conference went so well last year, we’re doing it again, and there’s room – after pre-sales to those who asked to be notified first – for about 10 more people.

These two intense days will change the way you make photographs. I’ve invited two close friends: National Geographic photographer and the only human being on the planet to be officially designated my Evil Twin, Ami Vitale will be speaking about the power of photography and visual story-telling and will kick off the conference with a keynote address before we all meet and greet over wine and cheese on Thursday evening, July 09. Piet van Den Eynde is coming from Belgium to lead 4 sessions about post-production, and I’ll be taking the other 4 sessions. Full curriculum descriptions can be found on the event page.

It’s going to be a small, intimate setting, with lots of chances to spend time with Ami, Piet, and I, and Vancouver’s a beautiful city so there’s plenty to explore in the early mornings and evenings with your camera. If you’re not looking to learn how to use the buttons and dials on your camera, but want to work on the stuff that makes us all the photographers we are, this is going to be an amazing couple of days. We’d love to see you here.

If you act before April 15, you can still get in on the Early Bird discount pricing, which will save you $100.

For more information on the Created Image 2014, or to register, visit the event page.

Anticipating the questions, yes, last year we filmed the presentations and we intend to do the same this year, to make at least some of the content available to those who can’t come, but there are no guarantees. Good chance you’ll be able to buy some of the sessions as downloadable content from Craft & Vision, but don’t let that stop you from coming.

The Created Image 2014

This July we’re inviting you back to Vancouver for The Created Image. It’s an intense workshop about the art of photography and the journey of craftsmanship that gets us there. And this year I’ve invited friends. Ami Vitale is, among other things, a National Geographic photographer and amazing human being, and she’ll be giving the […]

The Created Image Video Series, Vol 1.

When we decided to host an intimate, intensive weekend conference in Vancouver this summer, I was blown away by what an incredible experience it was. We spent two days together, and we all left exhausted, inspired, and changed. In all there were 10 sessions, and once we cut them and edited them together we had […]

Jun 24th


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SEVEN is shipping!

First, here’s a desktop wallpaper for July. This is quickly becoming one of my favourite photographs, and I don’t really do favourites. Click the image to make it big, then do the “Set as Desktop Wallpaper” thing by your favourite method. Now, the morning news, with apologies for being off the air so long… The […]

May 2nd


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The Path to Pro

We’ve put together a special VisionMongers event for anyone wanting to become a working photographer, or those currently making the transition, or struggling. Presentations by both my manager, and the author of Living the Dream, Corwin Hiebert, and myself, for those wanting a truly candid and highly actionable discussion about making money with your photography. […]

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