Category Archives: BLOG1

My website

I am in the process of updating my website and moving it to a new server.  In the mean time, I have forwarded it to my blog.      Advertisements

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All work and no play make John something, something

Before Saturday, I have not shot anything in a very long time.  I felt like a crack whore going though withdrawal.  Like I have said before, shooting is very important to me. It  brings balance to my life.  I wish that I … Continue reading

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Inspiration

I would have to say that the one of the biggest thing that inspires me to be a better photographer is a scene from the movie “Walk the Line.”  It is the scene when Johnny Cash and his band are attempting … Continue reading

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My personal photography rules (Remember in photography, rules aren’t laws)

1. Throw out the rule book. (Kind of an oxymoron here) 2. Follow your gut. I was doing a job for a client who wanted images taken of one of their trucks taken in front of their building. And when … Continue reading

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Shawshank Redemption

This is one of my favorite movies Shawshank Redemption,  There is a line here in the movie that most people miss.  When Andy says that he is going to get out of the prison Red tells him that it is … Continue reading

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IRA GLASS ON STORY TELLING

Below is a video of Ira Glass,  he is a veteran radio personality and host of This American Life on National Public Radio,  giving great advice to become a great story-teller. I think that Ira has an amazing insight.  I would recommend looking at … Continue reading

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A Darkness Visible: Afghanistan

Everyone talks about the war in Afghanistan  but few people take a look at whole thing at the human level. I think that  Seamus Murphy  does this extremely well in this documentary film produced by Media Storm

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