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March 13th, 2012

Pinterest…and the end of Everything

Posted By Kevin Schafer
Aurora Borealis, NW Territories, Canada
With staggering regularity, someone comes along with a new idea, a new website, and a new way to channel social media in bold, new directions. One of the latest of these is Pinterest – which allows users to showcase and share things they like. Simple enough- and enormously powerful. Suddenly anything cool can go global …
 
May 25th, 2010

Creativity and Copying

Posted By Kevin Schafer
Brown Bear, (Grizzly), (Ursus arctos) USA, Alaska, Katmai Nation
In previous posts I have talked about the issue of what I call “chasing icons,” the inclination of many of us to chase after existing images already taken by other photographers. I want to talk about this subject some more, and to introduce the discussion I will start with a picture of my own – …