RiP! A Remix Manifesto

Snow day! In class today we’re gonna watch my very favorite geeky film RiP! A Remix Manifesto by Brett Gaylor and featuring many hero-worthy geeks including Larry Lessig and Cory Doctorow. We’ll use this film as a foundation for our discussions on copyright, sharing, remix culture, and Creative Commons. “Created over a period of six Read More …

The Waldorf Hotel & The Beatty Street Mural

Here’s a couple local Vancouver projects that inspire me. I’ve documented each of them as they’ve developed over the past several months and recently published these editorials. The Waldorf Hotel “The Waldorf is a creative hub in the heart of East Vancouver where contemporary art, music, food and culture convene under one roof. The programming Read More …

“So Whatcha Been Up To?” – Summer Photography Update 2010

Static Photography has been very busy these past summer months. Every day is a constant hustle at our studio in Vancouver, BC but we get shoot some really awesome gigs. Photographer Kris Krug has the ability to transform his photography and capture vital elements within vastly different experiences, from photojournalism to weddings, from flowers to live concerts. Here Read More …

TED x Oil Spill EXPEDITION: Headed to New Orleans & The Gulf of Mexico

With a broken heart and fists clenched in anger I prepare to head on down to the Gulf of Mexico to document the US worst ever environmental tragedy. One that is getting worse and worse each day. Copied from my photography blog, here’s some of the details about the trip. Currently the entire world has Read More …

Doin’ It For The Love – Reflections On The Future At ‘Journalism That Matters’ Conference

This weekend I’m in Seattle for the Journalism that Matters conference taking place at the University of Washington in Seattle. Journalists, photographers, media-makers and documentarians will gather for this three day event, to discuss issues that are effecting the world today. This conference is set-up as an open space, “un-conference” where the participants determine the Read More …

PHOTO ESSAY: Streets of Copenhagen – COP15 United Nations Climate Change Summit

THIS IS A DRAFT I’M PREPARING To FILE WITH GRANVILLE MAG AND PROJECT BLUE SKY. LINKS, CRITIQUE, AND SUGGESTIONS WELCOME. kk+ There’s a ton of interesting stuff going on inside the negotiations at the UN Climate Change Summit in Copenhagen but there is also a ton taking place on the streets. Those of us working Read More …

PHOTO ESSAY – Inside The Negotiations – COP15 United Nations Climate Change Summit

THIS IS A DRAFT I’M PREPARING To FILE WITH GRANVILLE MAG AND PROJECT BLUE SKY. LINKS, CRITIQUE, AND SUGGESTIONS WELCOME. kk+ The UN Climate Change Summit is in full swing in here in Copenhagen. The first week is over, most of the delegates are here and working hard, and many of the world leaders arrive Read More …

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 translates 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 …