It was a great experience sharing some of my photography and production knowledge with the passionate and enthusiastic students at the School of Visual Arts in New York. Thank you very much to all who came out that night, hope to see you at the next one. If you couldn’t make it, you can see the entire lecture on iTunes University.
I am speaking at the School of Visual Arts and I would like you to join me. While I was thinking of topics to speak about, I thought to myself ‘what does your audience really want to know…?’
What would you like to hear me share ?
Even if you are not able to attend, you can still take part, the talk will be available here on iTunes so please feel free to give me your input either via a comment here on the blog or send me an email.
As part of the SVA i3 : Images, Ideas, Inspiration Lecture series and Art in the First Person Lectures,
my talk starts at 7 pm sharp, is open to the public, in room 418 F at 136 West 21st St, between 6 and 7th Ave.
I love the water, the oceans and the seas and I love surfing.
Fellow photographer Steven Lippman is presenting his book in Los Angeles and a portion of the proceeds go to benefit A Walk on Water – a non-profit organization which provides water therapy to children with special needs through guided surf instruction.
The Artist’s Reception will take place on Thursday, March 21st, 2013 from 6-10pm @ 5th and Sunset Studios, 12322 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90064 For more info please go to stevenlippmanmoments.com
I wish I could say, see you there, but I will not be in LA this week. Enjoy !
All reason to smile, Garrett during a recent portrait session I had with him.
The height still has to be confirmed, but the word is around 100 feet. It would break his current world record of 78ft from last year November, see the video. Here’s a photo by surf photographer, Tó Mané, of Garrett on the wave in Nazaré, Portugal.
Have you ever been excited, full of joy and laughed so hard that you had to scream ?
Norwegian adventurer Aleksander Gamme hungry, having lost 55 pounds, after an 86 day solo trek to the South Pole in Antarctica is checking one of his last supply caches buried in the snow.
Radiolab on WNYC, one of my favorite radio shows, ran a Bliss segment on Dec 17th, 2012 with four Bliss stories, click here to listen to how Radiolab sets the scene for Alexander Gamme or download WNYC’s mobile app.
James Balog set out to record something very close to my heart. Nature’s progress. Please go and see this movie and get an idea on the acceleration our human culture has put on Earth’s history and the amazing grace and beauty it beholds in the process.
For show times during the New Year Celebration in Manhattan, goto Film Society at Lincoln Center, and in Brooklyn, at Indie Screen Cinema. For showings in your Country, State, City or Town visit chasingice.com/see-the-film/showtimes-2/. To get involved or learn more visit chasingice.com
Climate Change is happening Now and we all have a front row seat. No matter where we live, we will feel the impact. James Balog’s dedication and determination is a pure inspiration to ask yourself the question :
Out of the friendship between two famiies, the Chizzola’s, owners of the Westwind Orchard, an organic apple orchard and farm in Accord, NY and the Nanni’s, owners of Celestino a seafood restaurant in Bedstuy, Brooklyn, NY, with their love for organic produce, the care for the earth and their creativity in the kitchen this years harvest celebration set in-between the apple trees was born.
The attention to detail and taste is exceptional and nature set the tone during the day to night transition with a beautiful display of light and temperature changes. There is something unmatchable to sitting outside under the open sky surrounded by dear friends and family and their uncountable kids of all ages, it warms the soul.
I was so fortunate to see this film last night and I walked away with a smile on my face, there was a warm sense, somewhat uplifting, but I was also thoughtful.
Considering the deteriorating state of the human psyche, the stats are frightening, stress levels in children and adults are rising constantly, teenager suicide rates are increasing sharply and the amount of kids treated for depression has more then doubled in the last 5 years. By the year 2020, depression is projected to reach 2nd place in the global burden of disease.
Project Happiness is a very positive step into a brighter future. “Teaching social and emotional skills for a meaningful life.” This is a grassroots project. Starting with children and students, where adults are essential to join in.