Van Gogh & Fluid Dynamics

Did hacking off his own ear give Vincent Gogh insight into one of the most exciting puzzles confounding Math, Science and Physics? Yes. There’s a mystical quality to this painting so evident that everyone sees it. From the most educated art critic in New York to a farmer’s son in the Midwest, Starry Night captures…

Before They

Jimmy Nelson is a monster. Don’t get me wrong, I’m sure he’s a nice guy, but he’s a monster of photography and art and culture. I mean that in a nice respectful way, I promise.

Burning Man & The Great Ticket Shortage of 2012

Today, the Burning Man Organization will announce its new policies regarding tickets to this year’s event. Growth, permit concerns and an aging ticket system has taken its toll and has caused, what many burners see as a huge disaster. Many of the amazing and mind-blowing art and projects that makes Burning Man what it is…

Jesse Rosten’s iPad photo shoot.

I wish I had taken this shot. Better yet, I wish I had had this idea. Jesse Rosten, one of my favorite sources of inspiration for all things camera and video, came up with the idea of lighting an entire shoot with iPads. Turns out, he broke out the meter and at ISO800 1/60, he…

Expansion at Arbor Lofts Gallery

(For a slideshow of these images, please click here) Heather and I headed down to the Arbor Lofts to check out the Expansion show. Before we took two steps towards the door, we saw giant fireballs in the courtyard courtesy Rex Campbell. Here’s what we found….

Arbor Lofts

Artist lofts in Lancaster? Your stimulus dollars at work. A few weeks ago, my wife Heather went to downtown Lancaster, where once a month they shut down the street and have a small street fair. Heather went to image the fire dancers. They happened to perform right in front of this great building. Curious, she…