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In Ludens Veritas

I believe, assertively and profoundly, in play. So much I’m thinking about taglining my business with it.

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My New Thing

You become interested in new things as you become capable of making them.

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In Pursuit of an Ultra-Portable Studio

Last summer, my girlfriend and I discussed how I would shoot portraits after moving in with her. It took six months, and I’ve built an ultra-portable studio.

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A Basic Lens Guide for New Photographers

If you’re starting out, or not sure what to do with the gear you have, I hope this reflection on lenses will help you make sense of where to go next. I spent a lot longer than I needed to figuring this out, and most of a week putting it into language I haven’t seen […]

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I’m done with your bullshit Instagram advice

The web is brimming with Instagram advice, and it’s almost all nonsense. Only one thing separates failure from success in social media, and I don’t have it.

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Seeing Intentionally

I’m not exactly sure what seeing intentionally feels like, but I think I’m starting to.

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Inspiration is for Amateurs

This Chuck Close quote, “inspiration is for amateurs,” resurfaced recently. The full text isn’t long, but since you’re busy: Jump in, don’t wait for Muse, and trust in your process. I’m of two minds about this.