Archive for the ‘Written Content’ Category
An image of one of my students was stolen from Flickr about a year ago and used on a tee shirt overseas and sold at a chain of department stores. I guess the company, “Reserved,” based in Poland, just thought stealing images from Flickr was OK. Notable from this story is the fact that the ...Read more.
I went to a Zac Arias lecture at Savannah College of Art and Design a few weeks ago. One thing that he reinforced (and there were many things that he talked about) is that photographers should have a life of service or serve others in some way. I’ve thought about that a lot. With the ...Read more.
Here’s the thing: when I get busy, really busy, it’s hard to keep up with the blog. I’m choosing right not to write this, instead of sending out a promo or making a phone call or updating my website. As I look around on the blogosphere, I wonder how many successful photographers are blogging? Also, ...Read more.
I LOVE photo consultants! OK, a little bit of sarcasm there. I have used photo consultants on occasion, and they are always very positive and upbeat people. And why wouldn’t they be??? If a Photo consultant said to you: “The Photo business is in the shitter right now, and I haven’t had many success stories ...Read more.
The following is a list of jobs currently or recently available in the photo industry. Go to the websites to apply: OnRequest Images in Seattle Washington seeks a Photo Retoucher Lauren Greenfield is seeking a Photography Assistant/Researcher: Harry & David is looking for a Producer/Photo Coordinator: Union Hill Photo Studio, who does a lot of ...Read more.
A former student tells the tale of how Annie kicked him off her property, by the side of the road, on River, St. in Rhinebeck, NY. Her house is currently up for sale. If I had been in Annie’s shoes, and yes, I have a child too, and yes, I’ve been to Rhinebeck and driven ...Read more.
This just in from an IT guy: We’ve had decent luck for low cost portable storage with Synology. You buy the device, then buy and populate it with the drives that you want…setting them up in a RAID will prevent loosing data due to a drive failure. At the 2tb size, I recommend that you ...Read more.
This just in from a current student: Hi Greg, I just got off the phone with the Business Team from my Apple Store in WI and they gave me a couple of options for solutions to your problem. First one being to look to IBM servers. They always play Mac + PC friendly and have ...Read more.
So this isn’t realistic! I have 6TB of data, which will take 1,536 days to backup over the internet to the home centers of backblaze.com, about 5 YEARS! I gotta check and see if I can send them a drive!
As a follow up to my last post: Moving down South and reducing overhead, diversifying my work, and shooting for clients I never dreamed of shooting for…. has all resulted in Profit!!!!!! I’m working, having fun, living 30 minutes from the beach, and teaching some excellent students. Life is good.