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Wallpaper: June 2010

This month’s wallpaper is a fun image I shot in India while traveling by train from Delhi to Hardiwar. I...

What’s all this talk about vision?

I don’t even know where this post is going. Partly, I’m posting out of discipline. Partly, I’m posting because I...

Location Scouting

A very short (and late) post today.  This morning I went out with two friends scouting for locations for the...

Movin’ Like Crazy

That’s me, (not in the picture, in life) movin’ like crazy. I have a lot going on over the next...

A Promise is a Promise

The poet Robert Service once said, “A promise made is a debt unpaid“. I have several debts that need to...

And the SoundSlides Winner is…

So this was way, way more difficult than I expected. Everyone of you that entered the contest had amazing ideas...

Lumen Dei Trophies: Examples of SoundSlides by our Students

You still have till the end of the day here in Malaysia to enter the SoundSlides Plus giveaway. I will...

Depth of Field: Jasmine Star

Jasmine Star is a real person. By that I don’t mean to imply that she was thought to be some...

The Photo Essay: Give it Your Best Shot

Monday we started talking about photo essays. We began by looking at SoundSlides, a great product to use to help...

GIVEAWAY + Review: SoundSlides Plus

This week we will be looking at what it takes to create a well done and communicative multimedia photo essay....

Friday Wrap Up

It’s Friday and it’s been a long week. I don’t think you know, but my wife has been gone for...

In a Perfect World

This is a dangerous blog post. Partly because it might step on some people’s toes. Partly because I haven’t completed...

Multimedia: The Last Hat Maker

Living in Penang has been fun and compared to Kashmir quite easy. But, the one sad part for me is...

It’s Nice to Have Conflict

If you’re reading a story and everything goes according to plan, everyone gets along and there is no conflict at...

My New PhotoShelter Gallery

I am excited to draw your attention to my new PhotoShelter gallery.  I’m still uploading images, but you will get...

When We’re Simply Human

By Brian Hirschy Occasionally in the life of an NGO photographer things can hit too close to home. On April...

May’s Wallpaper

Here is your May Wallpaper. I am thrilled at the amount of downloads I have been receiving. Many folks have...

Multimedia: Wasim The Varanasi Sari Maker

One of the assignments we gave our last Lumen Dei workshop participants was to create a short, two minute multimedia...

Sadhu Portrait #2

Sadhu Portrait #2. Kumbh Mela, Hardiwar, India. This was shot with my favorite 85mm f1.2. I was talking the other...

Depth of Field: Trey Ratcliff

Meeting with Trey Ratcliff online for an interview was about as easy as pulling teeth. This guy is busy. I...

Burlap Elephant

I made it back home from Arizona today. I had some meetings in Phoenix that I was very apprehensive about,...
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