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Pictures of People

Someone looking around my blog asked if I ever take pictures of people, and I can see why they might as such a question. Truth is, most of my photography expeditions happen on a whim, when I’m alone. On top of that, the people I spend time with...
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Taylor, UT 8/19/16

I hadn’t done photography in forever when I went out to take these pictures. To be honest, I was a bit rusty. Le Tree in Field   Le Fence made of Wood   Le Construction that Lasts Forever   Le Trees See the Future   Le Pipes Le...
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Living in Oblivion – “Drunk Film School”

Well this was a cool little thing that I learned about yesterday: Early this year I went to a UVU event called “Cineskype” to watch the film “Living in Oblivion” (which I LOVED–go buy it) and talk with the Director, Tom Dicillo about his process. Not only was the...
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May the list(s) go on: The Harvard Classics

In an attempt to fill some holes in my education, I figured I’d pick up “The Harvard Classics”. Published around the turn of the century, this was the president of Harvard’s challenge that if anyone wished to read all of these books, they would have an education equivalent...
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May the list(s) go on: PWNRank top 100 Video Games

I looked everywhere for what would be considered a list comparable to the “Sight and Sound Poll” but for Video Games… Unfortunately, there isn’t one. Instead I found a list which amalgamates tons of other published top-100 lists, basically ranking together what are considered “the essentials”. There are...
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Mmmm… China Balls

This is Bryce Jensen’s short, Kisaragi Station, which I believe is based upon some story an anonymous user posted online somewhere… Anyway, the one and only reason I, and many others, wanted to get on this shoot was that Bryce somehow got permission to shoot on a real-life...
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Pep Talk

The stress of making this short nearly gave me a heart attack. We were halfway through the semester before our group–which was myself, a dude named Danny, Nick Ricci and William Rowan–even had a script. Look, it had been a super-busy semester, for all of us. Having spit-balled...
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A Video Essay About Podcasting

For most of my life Documentaries were either shot on film or on something called “DV Tape”, which gave documentaries a very flat and realistic look. When 2004’s Metallica Documentary “Some Kind of Monster” gets released on Blu-Ray, one may buy it and wonder, wait a minute, there’s...
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Speak of the Yeti

This is Willam Rowan’s mockumentary short called “Speak of the Yeti”. I was the Director of Photography on this project, and it includes one of my favorite things I’ve ever shot in it. Roughly 5 minutes in, there’s a moment where I swung the camera over to the...
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