The setup Let me preface that gloriously click-baity title with this: somehow during the lockdown of early 2021, a perfect storm of learning and creativity hit. You see, I’ve played around with CGI work in the past, a brief interlude into the world of Blender. I made a donut, built a whisky glass and then…

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The right gear can really help you. Too much gear can slow you significantly. Not enough gear can prevent you from getting to where you wish to be. Focus on gear too much and you’ll remove the art. Ignore the gear and your art can suffer.   Welcome to the eternal struggle of the creative.…

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Isolated workflow If you’ve spent any time with me you’ve probably heard me recommend a book, or five. My number one recommendation for everyone is Tim Ferriss’s 4-hour workweek. This (eye-catching) gaudily named book holds a myriad of techniques and processes that allow for the reader to achieve the “4-hour workweek”. It allows them to…

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Movers and shakers Moving meditation I run. Running gives me time to reflect, build ideas in my mind, and understand the projects I undertake. Running today I had someone say as I passed them: “The movers and shakers are out today!” This comment stuck long into the run, and I considered a few simple options…

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Good press, bad press. The sense of someone close / looming was strong, the eyes of the family I was photographing* raised past my shoulder at an incoming interruption. I didn’t need to turn around, it’s not the first time I’ve been ejected from a location for asinine reasons. I grab 2 extra frames before…

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Stop running from yourself. Colour falls off the screen like a glow of otherworldly energy. Everything has become nuanced, details somehow become more pertinent and less obvious all at the same time. There comes a point where you’re so lost within the spectrum of light it feels like you’re floating in an abyss. Or drowning…

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T-G-I-F? Fridays. The rallying call. Celebrate the week that has gone. Congregate on the free time you earned. The weekend will hold much to do, but the time was freely booked by you, for you. With a smile and a nod to friends you raise a glass and drink to freedom. Fridays should be a…

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This post comes from future you Learn to see the future in a good light. Build a sense wonder about your events. Don’t let misfortunes from the past dictate how your day will be enjoyed. Learn¬† from mistakes but don’t make them again. Eat your cake, enjoy your cake. Don’t look into someone else’s bowl…

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