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Fall Back

DST ends this weekend.

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Humberto Swell Saturday September 21, 2019

I woke up at the crack of dawn Saturday because the surf was supposed to be pretty good and I thought it would be a good day to get a few shots in. Well, the surf wasn’t all that great, but there were quite a few folks out making the best of it so here […]

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Logo Design: Skilled Trade Up

Two unchosen iterations and the final winner.

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This Is How I Work: Jim Cantore

In the wake of Hurricane Dorian, a look at Jim Cantore and his daily routine which may or may not include summoning tropical cyclones to his current location.

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Visually Impaired Surf Camp

Summer is a busy time around here and fortunately a lot of that busy goes on at the beach providing photo support for the best surf school around and that’s Indo Jax. (Disclaimer: Indo Jax is a client and and friend, so, I’m biased. I’m also right) Last night wrapped up the Visually Impaired Camp […]

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New Logos for Carolina Christian Radio

New Logos shipped last week for Carolina Christian Radio.

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Posing Men

Photographer Julia Trotti gives us some tips on how to pose men for photos. One of the first things she covers is what to do with your hands. Not knowing what to do with my hands is my first awkward realization when getting my picture taken and it all just goes downhill from there. I […]

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WordPress Themes

Wordpress Themes are great for a quick, inexpensive way to start your website, but there are things to consider.

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BK Superbowl Spot

The story goes that Andy actually preferred McDonalds.

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Instagram Hiding Posts?

I am, by no means, not a master of Instagram. However, I know a social media false info campaign when I see one…

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SVG Animations

I’ve been carving out time for exploration and learning new skills this year. Most of that has been spent developing my skills in Illustrator further, but I’ve been working on some coding things as well. I came across some javascript animation frameworks and settled on anime.js as the one I wanted to work with because […]

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Happy New Year!

There’s still some businesses that haven’t returned and a lot of those blue tarps across our neighborhoods. In Pender County there’s still people’s lives sitting in piles on the side of the road while they live in campers & trailers. We’re still not quite at 100% yet. Heck, one of the elevators in the Market […]

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Instagram, Millennials, & Blanding

I came across this article on FastCo. about why there’s a cluster of brands on Instagram that all look alike: a simple line of products with clean, clear design and branding. Detractors refer to this as “blanding”, but the prophet of good modern design, Dieter Rams, says that the best design is as little design […]

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Free Tool for Removing Backgrounds

remove.bg is a free online tool that removes backgrounds from your image and returns it to you in a .png format.   It works pretty well, but the maximum height or width will be a low-ish 500 pixels and the other dimension will be proportional. If you’re viewing this on a desktop or laptop, you can […]

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Z Rack Whiteboards

This is a great, flexible DIY solution to limited wall space. Found via Core77

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Hate Us On Yelp

One restaurant’s frustration with Yelp let to a creative approach.

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Time to Uninstall Quicktime for Windows

Engadget is reporting that Homeland security says to uninstall Quicktime and Apple has confirmed that they are no longer supporting it on Windows. link: Engadget

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Akira Camera?

Spotted by my friend Scott Davis somewhere in Virginia.

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