Tag Archive | "Imagination"

Now … a Message from Karl Lagerfeld

Thursday, February 3, 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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Artificial Creativity

Tuesday, January 4, 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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Creativity is Interesting, Virtuosity is Inspiring

Monday, December 6, 2010

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Creativity is Interesting, Virtuosity is Inspiring

Well… to be honest, I’m getting little tired of hearing about how creative I must be; F%$# you, I’ll be who I am – you go and be fresh and new and different, I’m going to concentrate on being a better me. I want to be a virtuoso.

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Why Tell a Story Instead of Taking a Picture?

Thursday, September 23, 2010

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Why Tell a Story Instead of Taking a Picture?

Don’t you add photos after the story is written? Don’t book covers illustrate the book? My ongoing professional evolution as a photographer is from communicator to storyteller.

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WORD :: How Good Talk Makes Photography Better

Thursday, August 12, 2010

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WORD :: How Good Talk Makes Photography Better

This is where it begins; the 1000 words theoretically embedded in every photo. Art and photography depends on language translation. The narration begins in our heads as we create. Just as music rises above its mathematical roots, imagery is descriptive.

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Heightening or Cheating the Creative Encounter

Thursday, May 20, 2010

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Heightening or Cheating the Creative Encounter

Artistic creativity is an act of intimacy or not; it’s genuine art or it's artifact. Learn to manipulate tools and their crafty mechanisms so they become secondary or not.

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Photography from Emotion and Concept – w/ Renee Byer’s TEDx Presentation

Sunday, April 25, 2010

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Photography from Emotion and Concept – w/ Renee Byer’s TEDx Presentation

I can’t grip rational leverage on conceptual composites that look like photography but really aren’t even, though they defy any other category and have original photographic components. What are these things?

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You Need The Discipline to Daydream

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

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You Need The Discipline to Daydream

Ok, that’s it, you’re disrupting my musings, and this has got to stop, my creativity depends on it. I need the discipline to waste time purposely daydreaming.

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Yes and …

Thursday, February 18, 2010

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Yes and …

I live for the thrill – a captivating moment in the creative process when engagement turns exciting. Nothing else matters but refining how it sounds, looks, reads, feels. My concentration is off the immersion chart. It’s nothing like drilling for oil – more like sharing demonstrative dreams at 20 - 20,000 MHz.

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Permission To Suck Manifesto 16, 17, 18 …

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

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Permission To Suck Manifesto 16, 17, 18 …

This time, an addition of three items to the Permission To Suck Manifesto comes from my own attempts recently to reignite my passion for photography. It's not that I stopped enjoying the work but it's that I had forgotten what it felt like when everything felt new. Suspension of disbelief might be the answer - whatever works - but these three points have been rolling around in my head the past couple months.

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