Full set from the Rhode Island Trip on flickr.
From Vegas of course:
Such aspirations are founded upon a disingenuous idea – that photography is democratic, and therefore everyone has a fighting, almost entrepreneurial chance to be a leading light in this ‘democratic medium’ – when in fact both these aspirations and the art market are not democratic whatsoever, but are about being the one lifted from the many.
Dear photographers. Luminance. Please stop it. #photography
The most exciting thing for the schipul crew today, besides being able to serve our clients who are the reason we exist, was definitely the Monster cover DrupalRap. Created by ahughes3, dstagg and bpotter in conjunction with a conspiracy to reduce productivity for the entire company last week, I think they did an awesome job. Check it here:
In other random news, one of my photos was used on Techcrunch and hit the twitters in volume. And the folks at redit got in a debate about a centaur that increased my flickr views by a few thousand for the day.
What can we take away from all of this? That the interwebs are a very strange place. And that video and photography are critically important skills for marketers to learn. Seriously.
“It’s things I’m encountering, but for the sake of encountering them… I don’t expect someone to look at this and have any particular sense of what I did in my life.” – Stephen Shore
“A Novel? No, I don’t have the endurance any more. To write a novel, you have to be like Atlas, holding up the whole world on your shoulders, and supporting it there for months and years, while its affairs work themselves out…”
– J. M. Coetzee, Diary of a Bad Year. (source)