THE OPEN: $50,000 SEARCH FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS →
theopen: THE OPEN is a worldwide search for the greatest photographers of our generation. It features both online and live events and delivers one of the largest prize purses ever offered in the photo industry: $50,000US. THE OPEN is an exposure powerhouse that connects photographers with a global…
It’s become so overused in the creative community that the word “unique” seems much less meaningful. In a world so full of people, how can one person even be unique? There are just too many of us. And while too many creatives struggle to be truly unique, there are always voices that sing louder or more beautifully than the rest; there are always artists whose vision is so...
If an artist tries consciously to do something to others, it is to stretch their...– Henry Moore (via 667sanjuan)
The best day of your life is the one on which you decide your life is your own....– Bob Moawad (via joshsolar)
Creativity is a drug, I cannot live without– Cecil B. DeMille (via le0nardo)
Feeding the creative...
jelanihasan: “Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while. That’s because they were able to connect experiences they’ve had and synthesize new things. And the reason they were able to do that was that they’ve had more...
In many ways, what makes the Googles of the world exceptional begins in the...– What Schools Can Learn From Google, IDEO, and Pixar | Co. Design As the parent of 3 school-age children who ostensibly are attending a “very good” school, I am increasingly frustrated by the 19th/20th century “industrial age” educational paradigm and sometimes despair at the lack of foresight and...
How often do you ask that question? Really ask it? And if you ask, WHAT IF how often do you follow through with your idea? I’m guessing there are a lot of great “what ifs” and a lot of them get lost in the minutiae of daily life. Heck, we have a whole series of notebooks devoted to this very thing. We call them our Idea Books, and after 12 years in this business, we have...
Living the Dream
You hear a lot of talk about Living the Dream…don’t you need to know what the dream is before you can live it? Just saying.
It’s called a rat race for a reason - too many people in the race are...– via What If Conference on Twitter
WHCC - Headliner at What If!! →
A photo lab, a family-run show, a place for photographers and other visual artists to make have just about anything made. Small prints, press printed products, and more. You’ll see them at the Conference, but visit them ahead of time (online) and say ‘HI!’
Treat your ears right. Listen to this album. INNOVATOR: Jesh de Rox
Kicking Ass and Taking Names: Sarah + Chris... →
Wedding Photographer phenoms turned Commercial World Darlings - these two have turned a successful wedding photography business into a raging commercial photogrophy success. We’re excited to say “we knew them when…” as they grow into this super-awesome place!
Not everything you try is going to work, but everything you don’t try will...– jen bebb via twitter