Once upon a time, there was an architectural photographer named Goldilocks. She went to a job in the forest to take three shots for a local architect. Pretty soon, after Siri took her down a few dead ends, she came upon the house. She knocked and, when no one answered, she walked right in, … More The Story of Goldilocks and the Three (Architectural) Shots
Need to save this quote for the next book…
The books have arrived! A semi truck rolled up and the driver asked, “You got a forklift?“… Uh, no. “Well I have a pallet of books,” … the books, which my Kickstarter campaign brought into the world, weigh in at 796 pounds. I printed a thousand with the KS pledges as seed money. This proved to … More 796 POUNDS o’ BOOKS
I just got news from my printer, Worzalla Book Manufacturing in Stevens Point, Wisconsin: the book is on press this week! Here are some book-geek details about the book that I’m proud of: The book uses recycled papers and boards that are Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified. Worzalla follows Chain-of-Custody Standards under the Forest Stewardship … More BOOKS ON PRESS!
Throughcracks feature http://throughcracks.com/not-become-professional-photographer/
I hope to see you at McConnell’s in Ventura on Friday Oct 23, at 6:15pm for some Fine Ice Cream to celebrate the success of the Kickstarter funding for the book DON’T SHOOT – 66 Reasons NOT to Become a Professional Photographer
Getting some great press as DigitalRev’s social media blog BOKEH puts us on the front page. http://bokeh.digitalrev.com/article/5-reasons-not-to-become-professional-photographer
Wow, my Backers are … wait let me look at the thesaurus… astonishing astounding surprising stunning breathtaking awesome awe-inspiring sensational remarkable spectacular stupendous phenomenal extraordinary incredible … And the list goes on …
I Have so many questions… where do I start?
Another quote from the book DON’T SHOOT | 66 Reasons NOT to become a Professional Photographer
An excerpt of Chapter 2 of the book: DON’T SHOOT | 66 Reasons NOT to become a Professional Photographer On Medium. Photographers note: IT GETS WORSE You know what sucks? You’ll never be as successful as you were on your first day taking pictures. The first time you pick up a camera you have no … More Chapter 2 up on Medium.
I’ve been away from the computer doing a HABS photography project at the Presidio of San Francisco and while I was away DON’T SHOOT | 66 Reasons NOT to become a Professional Photographer hit 51% funded today! Thanks to all my terrific backers and get ready foranother barrage of e-mails and social media for the … More 51% Funded!!!
Review copies going out to the press as we reach 35% funded!!!
Another quote from the book: DON’T SHOOT | 66 Reasons NOT to Become a Professional Photographer on Kickstarter: DONT BOOK link
“Photography is the easiest art, which perhaps makes it the hardest.” -Lissette Model Photography Quote from page 2 of the Don’t Shoot Book.
Eloquent Light, Craig Varjabedian’s Workshops in New Mexico, featured the DON’T SHOOT BOOK in their latest VIEWS & NEWS/GOOD PHOTOGRAPHS newsletter. Thanks Craig!
I told you DON’T SHOOT wasn’t about empowerment… Here’s the first quote of the book. Do you have the mania?
Here’s what we looked like on Kickstarter’s “new photography page” this morning at 9:14am. Only 31 days to go. Now it’s up to us to make this thing happen. Wish us luck (or better yet pledge as little as a dollar) to see the Don’t Shoot book come to fruition.