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Amongst the Crowd

Landscape photography is often not about finding the hidden spot, it’s about your vision of whatever is in front of you and how you execute it. Recently I was back in the Yosemite, which always feels like coming home to me. When a place touches you like this it will always have that warm enveloping feeling like coming home to a Thanksgiving dinner or seeing an old friend and picking up the conversation where it was left years before.

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Deep Survival

There’s a book titled Deep Survival by Laurence Goncales. The book describes in detail the physiological progression of surviving, or not, a life and death situation. Essentially who lives and who dies. Oddly it has far less to do with a set of learned skills; ability to make fire, a shelter, gather water, and more to do with your mental state.

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Art as Object

Art is object. Ideas are born, worked on, developed and in the end given life. But ideas alone are not art, they're only seeds. Art is many things, one of which is the intersection it exists between craft and idea

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