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Archive for June, 2008

Curse of The Black Gold

Ed Kashi and Brian Storm continue to push the cutting edge of multimedia photography with Curse of The Black Gold: 50 Years of Oil in the Niger Delta. An artful blend of still photography and audio interviews interspersed with text, Curse of the Black Gold, entertains and educates by immersing you in the sights and […]

Electrification and the Future of Digital Photography

This morning, I was listening to a lecture by Thomas Friedman, author of The World Is Flat, via MIT’s Open Courseware. In it, Mr. Friedman mentions that the productivity boost to industry provided by the discovery of electricity was not immediate. Instead, the real gains came after the factories had been redesigned for electric motors […]

Perfection Vs. Deadlines

We all face this tension between finishing a project to meet a deadline with the desire to make it perfect and realize our creative vision. Last night, I watched an episode of Iconoclasts with Mike Myers and Deepak Chopra. In it, Deepak Chopra describes how the god Siva destroys the world then takes time to […]

Launch Part 2

Last week’s initial blog launch was short lived as the contents of the blog were accidentally erased during the installation of a client’s site. This gives me another opportunity to highlight the reasons for creating this blog. To start a conversation on the ways technology affects the visual arts and influences the ways photographers, graphic […]