How To Take Great Portraits Interview w/ Darren Rowse

Darren Rowse interviewed me this week about taking photos of people – portrait photography specifically – for a new book he has coming out on the topic. Thanks a lot for including me Darren. You do great work and it’s an honor to be a part of it! Here’s a rough transcript of the interview:

Best LinkedIn Recommendation Evah!

Thx to friend and collegue Ryan Holmes for wrapping up my tenure as President of Raincity Studios so eloquently. 😉 “Kris is a dynamic figure, often seen scaling walls and crushing ice. He has been known to remodel train stations on his lunch breaks, making them more efficient in the areas of heat retention. He Read More …

Social Media Tools & Strategies for Event Planners & Organizers

I’m giving a talk tonight in Calgary to a group of event planners. They want to know how they can use new tools and strategies to plan and manage their events. I’m gonna start with a lil philosophical talk about citizen journalism & media making as well as particpatory group culture and principles and move Read More …

Who’s Gonna Come Geekout in Hawaii With Me?

(cross-posted from my photography blog.) My photograph studio Static Photography has had the opportunity to travel to many different conferences for awesome photographic opportunities! Whether it is shooting portraits at Microsoft Tech Days , or giving a photo recap talk at Gnomedex 2009 , or even heading back to Pop!Tech to be their official photographer, Read More …