This project, in part, has been an exploration of crowfunding and the various options and successes and failures.
Today I launched a Kickstarter project to create a photo book (and other rewards) about how our senses & perceptions influence our photography and art (not just for photographers), showcasing the stunning and mysterious landscape of Scotland, which I’ll be visiting this summer.
Rewards for backing this project range from postcards mailed from Scotland, photographic prints, one-on-one photography instruction time with me, an 80+ page signed and numbered limited edition hardcover book, to a 4-day Idaho photo trip.
Please have a look at the project and support it if you can, at whatever level. If you can pass it on to your friends and any others who would be interested, I would appreciate it. Thank you!
Project Backers to date
A thank you to the supporters of this project. Unfortunately, it did not get fully funded. I initiated a second round at Indiegogo.com, and set it up to receive all funds contributed. I’ve detailed that effort in another post.
Betty and Ken Rodgers
Robert Vestal and Jyl Hoyt
Ben and Marcia Cartledge
Michael D. Margulies
James R Cummins
Clarence H King III
Leslie & Gary Green
This is the year to dive deep into your creative process, to explore and discover what makes you tick and what excites you as a photographer. 2015 is the Year of Why. I’ll be offering a series of what I call Why Workshops where we’ll explore how we use our senses to be more aware of and find meaningful subjects to photograph, how our senses and perception affect what and how we photograph, and what it is about us as individuals that inspires us to create what we do. Join me for one or more of these workshops for February – May. More information and registration on my Workshops page:
Practical Smartphone Photography
Basic Photoshop & Bridge
Senses & Perception: Portland, OR
March 6 – 8
Central Oregon Coast Workshop
April 14 – 21
Senses & Perception: Oregon Coast
April 22 – 24
Senses & Perception: Columbia River Gorge, OR
April 25 – 27
Senses & Perception: McCall, ID
May 8 – 10
Scotland: Isle of Skye & Highlands
October 5 – 17
These upcoming workshops are as much about helping you think about and consider your subject, yourself, your goals, as they are about technique and camera operation. I’m going to encourage you to push yourself, extend yourself, challenge yourself to do something different and interesting, to explore for yourself what it means to you to be a photographer. Join me and let’s see what happens.
Workshop Details and registration