In photographs we sometimes glimpse that little spark of life in us. There’s something beyond perception, beyond what we can see with our eyes, that manifests. Our more subtle senses pick this up. In some photographs. How does this happen?
I think (and this is just a guess) that when two people agree to see each other something comes through from a realm of spirit. And that something transcends time, generations, form. We live in a time when if we can’t see it with our own eyes we don’t believe it’s true but what of all the truth that can’t be seen?
Not everything can be labeled, cataloged or numbered. Data is fine for stock markets and purchasing trends but can data capture the human soul? They say this is the era of ‘big data’ and perhaps that’s why we seem to be losing that sense of humanity, the sanity of human interaction, that helped us to know each other as individuals.
Maybe I’m probing too deeply for a photography blog. These essays are supposed to be about what sets my photograp...
When you're a hot, fast-growing tech company time flies at the speed of light. Your culture changes, people come and go, and before you know it, it's all just a blur of memories.
Each start-up, as it grows and evolves, develops its own brand of special magic. It's a combination of people, ideas and products that creates a living personality. It only happens once. And every one is unique.
GREE is one of the hottest mobile gaming companies in the world. Their San Francisco office is famously hip and fun to work in. When GREE approached The Light House to ask us to help them capture their culture we took one look at their spacious, fabulously appointed and well-lit office and said 'We're in.'
Last month we shot the GREE annual Halloween party, capturing employees and their families dressed up for what turned out to be an impressive costume contest. Above is the winner for most creative costume.
It's moments like these that we love. because we get to be part of the family...