This holiday season I am reflecting on the people in the industry we have lost.
Is there commercial work you would refuse?
If a job came in with fees of 50k, would you refuse to do the job if it was for cigarettes? Liquor? The Democratic Party?
During this holiday season, I
Some budgets for advertising shoots reach into hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Last month, a friend who works at Climate Central, a non-profit that acts as a clearinghouse for information about climate change, asked me to shoot an image for the cover of a new scientific report that would be distributed in Copenhagen. We had less than a week to cast a set of identical twin girls, pull together a crew willing to work pro bono, location scout, pull wardrobe, and shoot. We did it! (Though sadly, we could not get 30+ scientists to agree to use a narrative image rather than a graph as the report cover.)
The gist of the image is that 10 years ago, when the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its last major report (for which the authors won a Nobel), they all thought sea levels would only rise about 13″ by 2100.
NYT article from a few days ago, in case anyone missed it:
I can’t believe I missed this!