I could not install the necessary plug-in to post 360 degree VR tours, so I moved my site to bhimagery.com. Thank you to the very few of you that actually took the time to post something. Note that this site will go dark in April. See you at bhimagery.com! 🙂
There is a line from the movie “The Last Sumarai,” in which Katsumoto states “The perfect blossom is a rare thing. You could spend your life looking for one, and it would not be a wasted life.” I find myself thinking about how that applies to photography as well.
Over the years I’ve generally become the team photographer at my kids’ games. During yesterday’s match, a parent commented “see the parent over there taking pictures? You need a lens like that!” I looked and yes, I immediately had “lensvy.”
I am torn as to what to write on my second post as it is sort of a chicken-and-the-egg scenario. I need to improve upon my current skills while learning new ones. Meanwhile, what skills need to be honed when I don’t know exactly what I want to do. Photo journalism? Freelance videography? Virtual Reality is primed to be the next big thing. However, shouldn’t I explore as many facets of photography / videography before deciding which direction to head? All I can say with certainty is that I am not plopping down substantial cash on higher quality glass and base until I know exactly what I want to do.
After 23 years of high-tech software and hardware experience, I can say with certainty that I have never really enjoyed it. Sure, the fat commission checks are great, however the lean quarters balance it out to a certain extent. Furthermore, I hate the “great job!” on days 90/180/275/365, only to be harangued on days 1/91/181/276 about “what have you done for me lately?” Continue reading “I: Career 2.0”