Last month at my gym Northwest Crossfit, they held a Total Lift event. The purpose is to push yourself to the max and lift as much weight as possible for one rep. Over the last few months I've been really addicted to increasing that one rep max. I used to think it was stupid and pointless but I've really found that it's not about how much weight you lift, it's the fact that you're pushing yourself to the max.Read More
As many of you already know, I've had the pleasure of working with creativeLIVE as of late and this last project marks my highest score on the celebrity scale! I had the opportunity to work with Mr. Tim Ferriss! Tim is the author of The 4 Hour Work Week as well as The 4 Hour Body, which both made the NY Times Best Seller List. He's currently getting ready to release his third installment in the 4 hour series, The 4 Hour Chef on November 20th 2012. Tim will be teaching a FREE, two day workshop on November 14th & 15th on creativeLIVE, titled "The 4 Hour Life: Healthy, Wealthy & Wise".Read More
In my last post about Lewis Howes, I spoke of a great Seattle startup, CreativeLIVE. Over the last two years, they have brought some of the biggest and most influential names in photography to the computer screens of many for free workshops. Online learning continues to grow and so does CreativeLIVE. Chase had asked me to shoot a short interview with him and his co-founder, Craig Swanson breaking the news of their recent funding by Greylock. These guys have some awesome workshops coming up and I'm so excited to be on board helping promote them.Read More
A lesson learned while traveling to San Francisco to shoot video interviews with the Zaarly Team.Read More
From five years ago to today. This is where I want to be. This is what I want to be doing.Read More
First off, you're probably asking "what is Startup Weekend?" "Startup Weekend recruits a highly motivated group of developers, business managers, startup enthusiasts, marketing gurus, graphic artists and more to a 54 hour event that builds communities, companies and projects. It is an amazing opportunity to connect with other passionate and skilled individuals, and perhaps even find a co-founder or two to transform your idea into reality." Now that we have that out of the way, I'll tell you a bit about my experience. Early last week, my buddy Donald DeSantis invited me to come out to Startup Weekend Redmond. The last time I was invited as a photographer with the responsibility of capturing the event on camera. This time I was invited to take part in the creation of something new and never done before. I ended up getting recruited by Adam Philipp, a Seattle based Lawyer with the idea of CAMBadge. "CAMBadge is a digital name tag app that runs on your phone and utilizes the front facing camera to help put names with faces." Adam was the brains behind this idea and I helped with the design of the app/website. Lisa Song helped us out with getting the website up and running and lastly, Red Foundry we're our heroes for the weekend because they got this thing up and running on our phones in two days! Here are a couple of screen shots of our app.
I had a great time, learned a lot and met some awesome/incredibly smart humans. I decided to bring along my D200 for the event even though it's low light capabilities aren't really suitable for this type of setting. Shooting at 1000 ISO created a great vintage/film look which I really ended up linking! Below are some shots of life in a Startup Weekend box.