This summer I worked with my nephews Cole, Cade and their father and next door neighbor Brian to create their own YouTube Channel. They created a show about summer jobs. We learned about writing a script, acting, lighting, shooting and editing. It was a great project, so much fun to do and so great toContinue reading “Empty Pocket Jobs”
Re-published from 3rd Space Blog 1) How would you describe your vision for using photography as your creative medium? A photograph is a story that you choose to tell people. It is crafted to connect, to express emotion and everything in it must tell that story. If it anything in the photograph doesn’t add toContinue reading “3rd Space Interview”
Proposal for Local San Diego Author Consignment System Many local book stores struggle. Many local authors struggle. It seems to make sense for local book stores to carry local authors because the friends and family of local book stores will patron those stores and buy all sorts of books. Surprisingly, most local stores refuse toContinue reading “An Automated Consignment System”
It is September 11th, You can now ensure that Our Story is printed by, Pre-Ordering your copy of Our Story book Now. Please click on the IndieGoGo logo where you can pre-order the book. Enjoy the video and share the video with your friends and relatives you think would like the book.. Thank you forContinue reading “Publishing my first book! Pre-Order one with IndieGoGo”
To use Photoshop to enhance my picture or not is a continuous discussion amongst photographers. The question is less practical and more philosophical. The real question is what was your intent when taking the picture and what is your intent when displaying the picture. I rarely modify my pictures because I generally want people to haveContinue reading “Photographer’s Philosophy”
http://steelevisions.com/blog/how-to-sell-photos-to-a-book-publisher/ A great article how a request for free photographs ended up being a lucrative agreement that was fair to all party. This is what Steve Covey calls a Win-Win deal. The important thing is to respect each-other and each-others’ time. So be polite, be professional and be fair, yourself and others.
All humans are complex. Even when they see, simple on the outside, they had experiences and thoughts you never have. This is why taking a photograph is such an art. With painting you can spend a lot of time adding, subtracting, getting to know, looking until you finally get the right feeling of the person.Continue reading “On Taking a Photograph”
The important things to remember when it comes to photography ownership and licensing.
Designing New Site! I’m redesigning a site for Attorney Anton Lakshin from justiceinsd.com to justiceinsd.wordpress.com
I’m Sam and I have been involved with photography since I was 18 or so. I have traveled to 44 countries and I am currently working on a book showing how the world influenced Jewish diaspora. All types of photography, including magazine publications, are in my repertoire but earlier this year, my passion has expandedContinue reading “New Website”