Stages and Creativity part 1

  In reality, there were a number of reasons why we were there: digital marketing, creative collaborations, and this funny thing called art were all...

Creativity and Momentum

What inspires you?   I consider myself to be very lucky. I get inspired 99 days out of 100 to make something, whether that be...

Being Kind Of

I love writing in this Starbucks. There’s something about the corporate feel of the place that brings out my creativity. An instinctive desire for balance...

Meditation Medication: Martina Lin

Meditation is so hot right now. Actually, it’s been pretty popular since sometime around the 6th century B.C.E. when Siddhartha Gautama used it to become...

Star Power: Portraits, Styling, and You

     At the time of this writing, there are approximately 7.6 billion people living on this planet according to the Worldometers website. The United...

Gear Envy

There are a lot of great photographers in Santa Cruz. I think that it might be our strongest visual art. Santa Cruz County is such...

Moments and Memories

     Yesterday, I woke up at five to get some editing done. After working at my computer for an hour and a half, I...

Digital Photography and Honesty 

The word photoshop used to mean to alter in a fictional way. To say something was photoshopped was to suggest there was something invented or...

Two Hours a Day

This was from a year and a half ago, but it’s still relevant.   This morning, Monday morning the day after Valentine’s Day, I woke...

Hungry for Love

Thinking about the #WaterProtectors on this day dedicated to love, during the Hunger Moon-the coldest month of the year in this hemisphere. Only through our...