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Chasing the Holy Grail of Photography

Photography is a weird craft. It is easy to feel on top of the world one week to barely adequate the next. A famous photographer’s images can sometimes seem similar to your own work and sometimes their skill feels utterly unattainable. The thing about photography, and art, is this is a feeling you should embrace. What keeps me shooting is knowing that the …

Sunday Share – Martin Prihoda: The Trouble With Being Creative

Happy Sunday everybody!   Here in Edmonton we had a massive snow storm in the second half of this week. The first half was very busy and exciting for us since it was the first time Thomas and I had actually been able to work together in person in over 2 months! We did two creatives on Wednesday and the whole …

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5 Nightmares (if you’re a Photographer)

Happy Halloween! There’s a lots of scary stuff that can happen in the tech and logistic department when you’re a photographer, which is why SO many failsafes and backups are necessary if you’re doing this professionally, and even if it’s personal memories or fun snapshots (all photos hold value). We thought we’d celebrate the spooky holiday with a small collection of …

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Make The Image Only You Can Make

What is about you that makes you different and separates you from others within your craft? This is a very important question. What kind of responses do you first think of? Go ahead, write them down specific to you, I’ll wait. If you feel like it, share it in the comments below. For example, last week Thomas posted about his band, …

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The Northmen CD Release

Today I have successfully completed a goal I have had since I was 12 years old. My band, The Northmen, have released there first EP. I have played in a number of bands over the years as a hobby but for whatever reason never had the chance to record anything. Even though I have heard the songs numerous times it …

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Coolest Photographic Movie Posters

The marriage of the worlds of still photography and motion video can be an interesting thing to see. So similar, yet the differences are what you notice. No better case for this can be seen than in trying to make a creative photographic movie poster. Something that must boil down the movie into it’s core elements and grab and hold …

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The (super)Powers of Still Photography

There has been an argument coming up in the last couple of years about whether photography will still be alive and kicking for much longer. Video will do away with all that, much like it killed the radio star. What with HDDSLRs and people flocking to videography, it is a valid question. Why say it in a single frame when …

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Happy Holidays! + Photography Retrospection

Wishing you and yours a very happy holiday break. We’ll be resuming a regular blogging schedule for Tuesdays and Thursdays come the New Year. Thomas and I are very excited for 2014 and all the things it will bring. Here’s to photography, and the way it helps us capture our memories, emotions, ideas, and dreams. I always enjoy going back …