“We all want to be the best. And if you want to be the best, it takes everything you have.” ~ Doug Menuez Last month I posted “Act 1” of my short film documentary series about commercial photographer Doug Menuez. In this episode Doug shares his thoughts and wisdom about making it in this business. […]Read more "Do You Have the Fortitude to Be the Best? Menuez on Manhattan – Act 2"
In the summer of 2009, I traveled to the Big Apple to create a short film about renown editorial, commercial and stock photographer Doug Menuez. I first “met” Doug as a guest on my podcast F-Stop Beyond. Till this day it remains as one of my favorite interviews. Once you watch this video, you’ll understand […]Read more "Menuez on Manhattan – Adventures in Filming with an 85mm Lens"
I’m torn. Two of my favorite films are Woody Allen’s classics, Manhattan and Crimes and Misdemeanors. As a filmmaker I love the writing, the cinematography, editing, all the things that made Allen a worldclass filmmaker with a style all his own. However, as a devoted father and husband who takes seriously marriage vows and fidelity, […]Read more "Can You Separate the Art from the Sins of the Artist"
So last week I’m working on this video for a client and as is often the case, I need some inspiration to kick start the old creative juices. I’m about to type in the URL of any of the number of amazing filmmakers and colleagues whose work I admire when it dawns on me, “Hmmm, […]Read more "Getting Inspiration from Yourself"