Greetings to any and all that take the the time to read this. I truly appreciate all of the Favs-watches-Collections and Critters that I have received from my fellow members. I am still balancing on that line between Hobby and Career. Shooting at a pro level and being able to pay bills and commitments sometimes seem like two different unrelated world's. With that said, I am committed towards my application to the Magnum Photo agency. Based largely on my body of lifetime work, and the ways that I do and have responded to new environments. Plain and simple. And that is what I am planning out for my summer. A challenge so to speak, to myself, and I aim to find as many new elements as I can. Commercially ( $ ) abstract, nature and a desire to take a voyage into studying the body, something I thankfully, remain intrigued by.
COLOR magazine has featured another of my images in their 2012 Single Image Special Editions. That makes 3 issues consecutively of theirs, that I have been published in. Which is frickin awesome.
I have been asked to continue on as the photographer for the summer concert series that run in this area. Little monetary value, but great exposure for my work and unbelievable access to some amazing concerts. And I am trying to grow that circle too. Like by contacting people like Marilyn Manson and telling him that I will truly do him justice by letting me shoot his upcoming show in Grand Rapids.
And I am going to be putting another large print photo show together for a Funky restaurant here in Sarnia. The show will be hanging in LOLA's for at least the months of May/June. My first show there resulted in 2 sales, but generated a great amount of feedback, and the big punchy prints made the place glow. So it was well received. I am working on a theme now, and have a lot of options as to which parts of my cataloged to feature. I am pretty satisfied with the difficulty of this situation. Ie: too much subject matter to choose from.
And then there is my real job, which I look forward to trading in one of these days. But I cannot say too much about that right now, because I would have to Dance on this keyboard if I could announce it was over.
Bottom line, is that I am in constant motion, most of it is forward. I have too many good friends that I have not given any or enough attention to. And I feel like a kid still. My heart remains solid, and is aimed at one person.
Thanks for the feedback and critiques. I will be in touch.