Archive for June 29, 2012

Shepard Fairey Installs 100-foot Mural

Shepard Fairey has a new installation in London’s Pleasure Gardens. The 10-story mural is part of the London Pleasure Garden’s vision of emulating the 17th and 19th Century tradition of ‘communal spaces where people from all walks of life converged to listen to music, admire paintings, stroll, drink, flirt and immerse themselves in the culture.’ As the world’s attention turns …

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Powerful Wildfire Photos from Colorado

Photo: Helen H. Richardson


Summer-time wildfires are a fact of life in the dry climates of the Rocky Mountain state.

However, the conditions in Colorado this summer have brought record breaking wildfires. There are currently three major fires burning at once. The High Park, Waldo Canyon and Flagstaff fires have consumed, by some estimates, over 100,000 acres and close to …

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Iconic Scenes Recycled from Old Movies

For those of you who have been reading the blog for awhile – you have probably seen many of my posts on Kirby Ferguson’s excellent series – "Everything is a Remix".  I think the series is incredibly well done and raises a lot of interesting points and questions concerning the nature of originality in art.  Its main thesis …

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J-Inks at the studio this morning @jinksmodel



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Bio of a Commercial Shoot: 9 Days in 4.5 Minutes

Last year during our winter photo/video campaign for REI, Chase asked me to shoot a few behind the scenes stills every day to contribute to his Diary of a Shoot blog series. The following is what he got in return. This is what happens when you ask the video guy to shoot stills.

Too fast for you? Take spin through …

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Tutorial: After Effects CS6 3D Camera Tracker

In the above video, Jon Carr, demonstrates the new 3D camera tracker in Adobe After Effects CS6.  The tutorial covers two different uses of the camera tracker: incorporating 3D text and also basic visual effects.

The 3D camera tracker is incredibly easy to use.  Once you have your clip imported and you have created a new composition with it, …

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Funny: DSLRs make a cameo on “Veep”

It’s always funny to see debates about HDSLRs making it out there in public… here’s a funny scene from HBO’s "Veep" that joins in on the conversation.  I thought you’d enjoy what several friends have forwarded me over the past few days so I thought I would share!


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60-Second Video Portrait of the Debonaire Mike Relm

Here’s another 60 Second Portrait, starring Mike Relm this time. I shot this after our recent episode of chasejarvisLIVE. If you dig it, check out the rest of my 60 Second Portraits here.


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Photos as Physical Art Objects — They’re Not Going Away

Photo: Michael Shindler

On Tuesday my post on backing up your digital data elicited hundreds of responses on the internet. Many of you had a good quip on a time-tested methodology on how to back up your most treasured memories: print them.

What a concept – the photo as an object. As our culture ebbs and, largely FLOWS to just …

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Marshall 9″ Monitor is Shipping

Two weeks ago I posted about Marshall’s expanding monitor line.  They had already begun shipping their V-LCD56MD, but now the larger version of this monitor – the V-LCD90MD – has started shipping this week.  I’ve been fortunate to have my hands on this monitor for a couple of weeks now – and it has quickly become one of my …

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