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Best Attitude: Forever a beginner

11. January 2012

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Best Attitude: Forever a beginner

Beyond story, I started watching movies differently; noticing technical things like camera movement, transitions, editing points and most importantly, how they all that make me feel about a scene. Damn – now THESE guys are masters.

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Love it beyond reason ’cause any resonable person would quit.

7. December 2011

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Love it beyond reason ’cause any resonable person would quit.

"Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart." - Steve Jobs

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When Are Ideas More Caught Than Taught?

14. March 2011

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When Are Ideas More Caught Than Taught?

During the chase for ideas, information is more caught than taught, but if we're to make practicable ideas on our own, it’s time to go old school. Once the chase is over it’s time to go analog.

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The Art of Idea Execution

3. March 2011

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The Art of Idea Execution

According to Frans Johansson, research tells us that the single strongest correlation between innovator success is the number of ideas they try to make happen. Example: Einstein published 240 unreferenced papers. That’s 240:1.

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“Stand the Test” – music video

18. February 2011

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“Stand the Test” – music video

It’s unavoidable really. Whenever I picked up my iPhone, point and shoot, or DSLR as a still shooter, I also had a video camera in my hand. There is good and bad of course but that really doesn’t matter does it? It just is. Deal with it. The old adage, “if you can’t beat’em, join’em” gets new life.

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Now … a Message from Karl Lagerfeld

3. February 2011

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Now … a Message from Karl Lagerfeld

"The minute you think the past was better, your present is second hand - yourself becomes vintage. It's OK for cloths, not so great for people."

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Why It’s So Hard To Make Things From Scratch

24. January 2011

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Why It’s So Hard To Make Things From Scratch

It’s easy to be obsessed with building a toaster and forget that all we need is toasted bread.

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Brene Brown on The Power of Vulnerability

11. January 2011

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Brene Brown on The Power of Vulnerability

Leaning into discomfort, it’s what the creative professional does if they plan to be successful. Brene Brown, researcher, storyteller and TED presenter, helps explain why we’re so miserable except for when we do.

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Artificial Creativity

4. January 2011

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Artificial Creativity

The Good: Crowd accelerated innovation. The Bad: An elevation of mediocrity and low expectations. The time of creation comes treacherously close to the duration of consumption.

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Hamilton Jewelers DSLR Video Shoot w/ Director’s Production Notes

14. December 2010

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Hamilton Jewelers DSLR Video Shoot w/ Director’s Production Notes

In this post, friend to Permission to Suck, Director/DP David McCarty describes in detail a micro budget DSLR shoot he Directed for Hamilton Jewelry complete with the finished video.

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