Monthly Archives: June 2014

Instagram Celebrity

When I was living in Venice, California, a really good friend gave me some great advice. “Stay away from the film industry and you’ll stay sane.” I followed his advice, and I still have very positive memories of Southern California. … Continue reading

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Social Media Marketing Is Not Photography

A photographer produces photographs. These can be sold, and if you sell one, you are a professional photographer. Photography is a trade. A photographer uses sales and marketing skills (now often in the form of social media) to sell photographs. … Continue reading

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Milling About Court in Instagram

Following people on Instagram is very similar to what you would find at the Tudor court or in at a networking event in Silicon Valley. The people in corners do not need to mill about. They have the power, and … Continue reading

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No suggested users have followed me back

Yesterday I decided to try to follow all the suggested users by liking really good photos and leaving genuine and sincere comments. At least one of them would follow back, right? Zero followed back. I am ok with this because … Continue reading

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Kodak 120 Portra 400 Film

I really like this film. It’s great for random scenes that you might find while out for the day. The latitude on this film is very wide so you can shoot from ISO 400 to ISO 12000. Here is a … Continue reading

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My Instagram Process versus My Photographic Process

“Instagram is not photography… It is not a photograph unless you print it (on paper).” I first heard this idea from AndrĂ© Herman. This sort of photographic traditionalism or conservatism employs a subtle metaphysic. How could this be true? It … Continue reading

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