As photographers we sell emotion not emulsion. the tools are immaterial, the resulting piece is all important.

- Jeff Adams


Note: We’ve got two hangouts next week — Lightroom is Thursday with Scott Kelby and Business with Justin and Mary Marantz on Wednesday. Don’t miss our next Google Hangout. The event is Wednesday, January 28, 2015.  It’s absolutely free to attend thanks to Adobe, SongFreedom and Drobo. It starts at 3PM Eastern/Noon Pacific.  Join Skip Cohen and Richard Harrington and special guests Justin and Mary Marantz. We’ll explore […]

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"Bright Bulb" by Steve Jurvetson

“What you do for a living is not be creative, what you do is ship.” — Seth Godin At the bottom of this post, you will find a video recently posted by a good friend of mine who owns small game publishing house. He and his partner are well-respected in their industry for delivering quality […]

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Photography can strip from the world that spiritual dust and grime with which our eyes have covered it.

– Alfred Bazin


Before I moved to the Pacific Northwest in 2011, I had never seen a waterfall. I suppose you wouldn’t expect to see one in the middle of Brooklyn or Manhattan, where I grew up. So, you could imagine my incredulous amazement when one of my colleagues from my former employer, onOne Software, took me to […]

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There are millions of photographers in the world. A good number of those are hobbyist or amateur photographers trying to break into the business. Others are full-time photographers. In an oversaturated market, how are you different? Why should you get hired? It’s not about the gear, or the settings, but your creative vision. After all, […]

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I watched the Kennedy Center Honors recently. It is an annual event where several iconic artists are recognized for lifetime achievement. The honors are named after President John F. Kennedy. (This is not about politics.) if you are reading this blog it’s highly likely you at least partly support the arts and if you don’t, […]

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