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Getting Paid to Create

Rightly so, the relationship between creatives and clients is on a knife’s edge when it comes to money. Clients always want the creation that matches their vision. What clients don’t always want is to have to hand over cash for … Continue reading

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DIY: Cardboard Beauty Dish

For a while now I’ve kept up with sites like DIY Photo and Instructables, not because I ever make the projects presented there, but because the ideas often inspire me to try alternate methods for accomplishing my own projects. Last … Continue reading

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Magic Lantern Cropmarks

I use Magic Lantern Firmware on my Canon cameras. It’s not an absolute must-have for photography, but it does add some fun features that I enjoy using. One of those features is the custom cropmark overlays. Below is a link … Continue reading

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Sownow

A couple years ago I was living in Brooklyn and stifled by the “thick air” in the summer time. I had this great idea that I was going to start an epic campaign to help people lower their carbon footprint … Continue reading

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Creativity Challenge #005

Start a conversation with three different people who you have never talked to before. Try to learn more than just their name, job, or home town. Listening to at least one of their stories without interrupting them will do. Have … Continue reading

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Creativity Challenge #004

Let’s play a word game today. Use office e-mail if necessary (some environments require silence). Get as many people involved as possible for the best experience. The game rules are simple: 1. Say a two part name (first, surname) of … Continue reading

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Creativity Challenge #003

It’s been a long time since I’ve perceived a purchased item as perfect. Today let’s personalize something with that much desired modification. Extensive or minor adjustments are both adequate for this challenge, just so long as the modification is unique … Continue reading

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Creativity Challenge #002

Have you ever seen an unused door or hatch and thought, “I wonder where that leads?” Let’s find out the answer today.

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Creativity Challenge #001

I love technology. That’s a bit sad actually. This creative challenge is to put aside advanced technology for at least one project and use only paper, pencils, etc to do the calculations, speculations, or analysis. Good luck.

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Can photography be learned for free?

I recently had a conversation with an individual during one of my photowalks in Portland, Maine. The individual, let’s call her “Jane”, had been shooting photos for a while and had participated in a couple photo contests at a local … Continue reading

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