cinema 4d, Design, Motion Graphics

Animated Daily Logo Challenge

About one year ago I tried my hand at the Daily Logo Challenge. My approach (which you can read about here!) was to create 3d renderings from my sketches. After I started building the first few designs I realized that, if given the time, I could also animate the designs in a fun and whimsical… Continue reading Animated Daily Logo Challenge

Design, Uncategorized

Typographic Letter-Form Table

I've always felt that shape and form were powerful design elements. This most likely entered my conscience by looking through a camera lens and also by viewing the photographic works of Paul Strand. Years later I was reintroduced to this topic while viewing the design work of Malcom Grear who throughout his career mastered the… Continue reading Typographic Letter-Form Table

Photo Locations, Photography

Roger Williams Park

Roger Williams Park is comprised of a zoo and open park grounds. I’m not much into shooting zoo animals, but the park grounds are quite large. I think the best thing about this location is there are so many different visual subjects to photograph in a reasonably sized area. Some subjects to check out: a historic… Continue reading Roger Williams Park

Design, Motion Graphics

3d Typographic Experiments

The inspiration for the above animation was driven by handcrafted quill type. If you Google "paper quill type" you'll see samples and it's quite amazing. Before the animation was conceived I first tried my hand at making a static rendering. I made the 2d shapes in Illustrator and then brought them into Cinema 4D to… Continue reading 3d Typographic Experiments

Photography, Photography Tutorials, Tutorials

‘Tis the Season for Slow Sync Flash

With the holidays upon us and homes and streets extra illuminated for the season, now is a great time to demonstrate a feature on your camera called Slow Sync Flash. This is a incredibly easy feature to enable and will render significantly better results in your photographs. Take a quick look at the video below and then scroll down for a side-by-side recap. If you… Continue reading ‘Tis the Season for Slow Sync Flash