“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 …

‘Vancouver’s Got A Posse’ at South By Soutwest Interactive 2011

Once again that time of year has sprung upon us. If you haven’t noticed a strange influx of SXSW chatter on the internet, then you are one of the lucky ones. Geeks all around the world clamored for three strenuous weeks to pull together amazing and awe-inspiring proposals for potential panels during the 2011 SXSW Read More …

ReMixology — Thirst-Quenching Fresh Media Innovation!

We’re starting a monthly series of Fresh Media socials starting August 18th. These events will be an exciting gathering point for Vancouver’s leading media innovators. We’re limiting our first event to 50 people (300+ attended our fall festival). Register here: http://remixology.eventbrite.com Who? Featuring Kris Krug, acclaimed photographer – TEDxOilSpill and National Geographic

Top 20 Vancouver Twitter Peeps Based on Klout Score

Someone turned me onto a new tool called Klout that more or less manages your reach and influence on Twitter. They’ve got a fancy methodology for doing so… it’s very detailed. I only understand the basics and realize that these kinda things can be hard to measure and that a tool that ranked people based 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 …

What do you do when someone lets you evaluate a product, & wants you to write about, & the product sucks, & the person is your friend?

Having a blast here at SXSW with the awesome kids from Social Media Club. We’re staying at a palatial mansion on Lake Austin lovingly known as the Social Media Clubhouse. Lots of friends have been by and we’ve been having a blast both layin low out here by the lake and takin the Social Media Read More …

Deadline Quickly Approaching Have Photographs Included in Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics

The deadline is quickly approaching for the end of submissions to the Canada CODE website as part of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games. Canada CODE is part of the digital edition, CODE, of the 2010 Cultural Olympiad. CODE is made up of four parts: CODE Live, an 18 music and digital media festival, CODE Read More …

Tons Of Rad Music Coming to Vancouver As Part of the 2010 Olympics

With the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games right around the corner, the city is in a buzz with all the arts and culture programming that is scheduled for the 2010 Cultural Olympiad. For the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games, the Cultural Olympiad has a digital edition, otherwise known as CODE, that is split into four separate areas, Read More …

Best Media Art Installations Coming to Vancouver 2010 CODE Live Festival

The Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games are right around the corner and the town is buzzing. Every set of Olympic Games has a separate cultural line-up that showcases the country’s communities in the arts, theatre and music. This line-up is curated by the Cultural Olympiad by every host city and runs parallel to the official Read More …

Jeremy Crowle’s new show ‘tHere in Spirit’ showing at W2-Perel Gallery in DTES

We are very lucky in Vancouver to have such a rich and diverse art community that has really supportive galleries and spaces for a wide variety of shows. W2 Woodwards just recently opened their art space in the Perel Gallery in the DTES, which serves a multi-purpose art space for shows, performances and workshops. Their 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 …

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 …