shallow thoughts

Look at Me!

I love web video where we can ask about “the rules” and change them so they make sense. It’s one of the reasons I shoot my interviews with the subject looking directly into the lens so they can better connect … Read More

14 Nov '11


The Power of Words in the Creative Process

I’ve long been a fan of Ira Glass. I also hate to admit that I feel like I suck more times than not. Good to know I’m not alone…


and I need to be producing more work.

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What sets YOU apart?

” Now everybody is a photographer, everybody is a film maker, everybody is a writer.”

So what will set YOU apart?

take a minute, yes, just a minute and check this trailer from the new film Press Pause Play.> ——–

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Internet = empowerment? censorship?

Brilliant!! (animated) storytelling about web, censorship and democracy by web scholar

Evgeny Morozov tries to put all the pieces together, visually.

Or what else you can do instead of showing a boring talking head.


and here a video … Read More

Repo Man

I’ve finally moved by old Phlog (short for PHoto bLOG) from WordPress. Now I can run hog wild on my own site…

If you’d like to see the millions of previous posts, check out my original wordpress site, sacha … Read More

How the Sausage is Made

The folks at the American Society of Picture Professionals asked me to come speak on Tuesday March 10, 2009 @6.30pm. I thought I’d be fun to follow the genesis of my first MediaStorm MultiMedia Piece: Bearing Witness. Details. Hope you … Read More

China, mon amour

Sunday’s New York Times hit my doorstep with a major package on China’s pollution crisis, headlined with a huge photo stretching across 4/5 of the top front page.

What caught my eye was a prominent notice under that Chang Lee … Read More

16 Aug '07


Just talkin: my Adobe Podcast

I love talking with interesting people. Last week I had breakfast with George Jardine, a very cool guy from Adobe who helped design Lightroom. We met at one of my favorite restaurants in NYC and talked about a few things … Read More

05 Aug '07


Photography in Modern Times: same as it ever was.

Last month in Rome, I visited Paolo Pellegrin’s Broken Landscapes, an excellent exhibition at Museo di Roma in Trastevere.

It’s a retrospective of sorts, work from 1995-today by a still young photographer who seems to have won every major journalism … Read More