On Reading Books

Dear friend, I want to write you a letter about the importance of owning a few books instead of many.

Good Enough

Dear friend, How much is enough, and at what point do we know when to “settle”?

Laughing Lady: Collector’s Edition Print

Released from the Archives: “Laughing Lady” Collector’s Edition Print Straight from Eric Kim’s photography archive, we will release 40 numbered artist proofs of Eric Kim’s iconic “Laughing Lady” photograph.

How to Motivate Yourself

I’ve been studying a lot of physics (for fun), and have found all these lovely parallels between physics and “real life.”

MEMENTO VIVERE!

Memento Vivere (remember to live); the complementary partner to “Memento Mori” (remember you (must) die).

The 4 Things to Give Others

Never ask people for their preferences. Because most people don’t know what they “need” — they only know what they “want.”

The Zen of Shooting Film

Everyone knows that digital is more convenient than film photography. But a lot of people don’t know that film is more relaxing, zen, and pure bliss.

UNLOCK YOUR INNER-PHOTOGRAPHER

Dear friend, You have a sleeping giant of a photographer… lying dormant in your heart. Time to awaken your inner-photographer.

How to Overcome Resistance in Your Photography

Resistance: gravity which holds us to the earth. You are a spaceship, wanting to break free from the tyranny of gravity… expelling your powerful force to break free, to explore new creative galaxies, new horizons, and new potential futures for yourself.

Let Dissatisfaction Drive You Forward!

Dear friend, An idea: rather than trying to root dissatisfaction out of our lives, let us try to HARNESS dissatisfaction, and use dissatisfaction as a stimulus to DRIVE US FORWARD!

Embrace the Extremes

A theory of living a more interesting and creative life: embrace extremes and avoid the (boring) middle.

IKKO TANAKA

IKKO TANAKA: my new favorite Japanese Illustrator.

Shoot Freely!

Dear friend, When you’re shooting on the streets, dance.

MAKE MAKE MAKE!

MAKE MAKE MAKE CREATE CREATE CREATE CONCENTRATE TRATE TRATE