Create & Release

Create & Release 10: Knowing When to Pivot

If you counted up all of the hours I’ve spent recording conversations with photographers and artists — including six years worth of On Taking Pictures episodes — the number is somewhere north of a thousand hours talking about creativity and…

Create & Release 05: Hard Reset

“Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work.” — Gustave Flaubert On December 6, 2014, one of my favorite photographers, Richard Koci Hernandez, deleted all of his images from his…

Create & Release 04: My Platform, My Choice

I had every intention of sending out this issue yesterday, but my conversation with Sean Tucker on Clubhouse (we’re doing them weekly on Tuesdays, if you’re interested) actually inspired me to bump what I had started and write something new.…

Create & Release 02: A More Purposeful Practice

Over the past several years, I have learned to see everything I do creatively, whether we’re talking about podcasting, painting, writing, even taking photographs, as practice — with one caveat. It’s intentional practice. It’s purposeful practice. It’s practice with oversight.…