Friday, April 30, 2010

Drift + Taylor Steele

A quickie post to send you over to Drift Magazine to check out the first ever interview with Taylor Steele about his upcoming film Castles in the Sky.  Drift is a surf oriented online magazine (that I am proud to contribute to from time to time) and it's fantastic to see that they were given the honor of publishing the first interview with Taylor over traditional media and other more "tiger beat" online surf outlets.  Its a great indication that they're here to stay and hopefully this can help push them to the next level.

Surfing in Indiana...only kidding, but that's what it felt like sometimes! 
Iceland, by unknown photographer via this article.

Anyway, just wanted to spread the word and celebrate this achievement for my friends at Drift.  Woot woot!
Check it out here.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

advantures

I can't believe I almost let a whole month go by without posting, but never fear! I'm checking in with days to spare.  This month as been a little hectic for me, but to keep myself going photographically I decided to make my amazing husband a book for his birthday (yesterday).  He has a strong affinity for vans, RV's, VW buses...pretty much anything you could pack up, sleep in and find adventure with.

Thinking back to some projects I'd seen on the interweb recently, I became inspired to make an accordion style book celebrating such vehicles.   Below are some of my favorite images from this little project, which was so much fun: 



The contact sheets are a digital creation [how I wish I could make a REAL darkroom contact sheet again!] but I thought it'd be a good way to include more photos and decorate the inside of my covers.

I'm one to give credit where credit is due.  I saw this website a long time ago and it was a big source of inspiration for me to make my own version for Greg's gift. I don't have a picture of the book I made yet, but seeing this post inspired me to go to book form for my project.  I really admire J. Bennett Fitts' work, and his book is very well done.

Hopefully you'll hear from me more frequently next month.  Happy spring :)