One Hour With “One Hour Photo”

  “One Hour Photo” is a new photography app for iPhone. The idea is simple (and I must admit I scoffed at it at first): You take pictures with the app, which has virtually no settings at all (it’s very much like shooting with a disposable camera or something). The screen turns white for a

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Mapping Transit in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Two years ago, while riding a city bus in Tulsa, I had a thought. I’d been riding the bus off and on for a while. The service itself was really great — the buses ran on time, were generally clean, affordable, the drivers friendly. I was, however, consistently frustrated by basically every element of the graphics,

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Seven days in New England

After being back under the Texas sun for a couple of weeks now, I’ve had time to mentally catch up after my amazing whirlwind of a trip two weeks ago. It also occurs to me that it all happened so quickly that I didn’t really get a chance to share (in any detail at least) what I was even doing on the road. Here’s my attempt to reconcile that.

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Live Free or Die

Tonight Lauren performed at New Hampshire State University. Met lots of fantastic progressive young minds — also felt a little old. College kids are pretty young these days.

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We Travel

“We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.”  – Anaïs Nin

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On the Road #2

Tuesday I spent time standing next to the ocean, listening to and recording sea birds and waves crashing on the shore. I drank good coffee, sketched storyboards for scenes, and attended a poetry slam. There was also lots of really, really good food. Portland, Maine is pretty amazing.

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On the Road

This week I’m tagging along with the amazingly talented Lauren Zuniga on the final leg of her tour throughout the Northeast and filming a short documentary. We had breakfast this morning at a giant wooden table at a coffeeshop  in Lawrence, Massachusetts, among what I could only describe as a sort of industrial ruin. I’ve been in

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Dallas

From an awesomely tiny road trip earlier this week.

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Afterlife

Emily Kai Bock’s jarringly gorgeous new video for Arcade Fire’s latest single Afterlife.

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Redbud

Spring, 2013. Medium-format film.

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