UI Photog

UI Photog

Lately I’ve been busy.  One of my regular annual gigs came up with a short turn around time, and I had to take care of that and then the UI (University of Idaho) was able to give me some regular hours again.  So I’ve been busy over the last few weeks. I...
Don’t Wash Your Hair So Much

Don’t Wash Your Hair So Much

Ok, I’m going to branch out a bit.  Consider this a bit of a PSA (Public Service Announcement).  When I was growing up I saw my grandpa and my uncle using hair gel.  I believed it was the only way to keep my unruly hair from “poofing” and because of...
Pray About It

Pray About It

We say “I’ll pray about it” when we don’t want to give an answer.  Isn’t that the starkest truth of the matter? If we knew for sure, or if we could win the argument wouldn’t we just pursue it?  “I’ll pray about it”...
Photog Class 8: Personal Vision

Photog Class 8: Personal Vision

In this final installment of the crash course in photography I want to discuss the goal, the end game, what the point of all the efforts in photography really are.  On first review, photography is more or less about making nice or beautiful pictures.  But what makes...
Photog Class 7: Tools and Tasks

Photog Class 7: Tools and Tasks

So now that you know the fundamentals of photography and you are able to practice this art, we come to some of the more practical matters.  What common tasks must you perform and what kinds of tools are available to you today for doing them. First, you have to capture...

Information/Idea Advantage

Is there any benefit to keeping a good idea to yourself anymore?  One of the tropes of our internet age is the story of the first person in a particular market or industry vector who discovers that keeping the secrets isn’t going to work anymore, because of the...