On The Constant Moment: The Future Of Photography

May 15th, 2013 | people I know, researchmaterial

“It is the creation of art through the curation of time.”

A great essay by Clayton Cubitt.

Curation, curation everywhere. And what of photographers? The curation of moments. Of perspectives. Of angles. This has always been so, although the technical limitations of primitive photographic technology falsely imposed a performance art aspect on the medium, a "dance" if you will. The notion that a large part of the creativity of the medium was the ability to recognize and capture moments in real-time was the central conceit of the Decisive Moment. But in fact, much of what Cartier-Bresson describes is not about the art, but mainly about the tools that he had access to…

Latex Belt Pocket

May 8th, 2013 | people I know

I love that Ego Assassin describe their heavy latex belt pocket as “just the right size to carry a phone, cigarettes, and a wallet.”  Jodi and James understand the essentials.  Retail is $40 at their site, but I don’t know if that’s USD or CAN (they’re based in Toronto).

Demented Scroobius Pip Mask T-Shirt

May 7th, 2013 | people I know

As you can see.  Pull it over your head and wear the visage of Scroobius Pip as a mask.  Insane.  Also, frankly, a bit disturbing when they’re the first thing you see on Instagram in the morning.

Buy them here.  Scroobius notes that, although they’re a men’s cut, “The girls in the shoot were liking the small and mediums.”

You all know Scroobius Pip, right?


May 6th, 2013 | people I know

The day I can do without a keyboard case for the iPad, I’m getting one of Miranda’s Moodycases.  These things just look gorgeous.

Ellen Rogers: The Esper Shoot

December 3rd, 2012 | people I know, photography

I love Ellen.  She did my author headshots.  With a bit of luck, I’ll be seeing her this month.  You can see more of this shoot at her site.