So, Tell Me Again?

"So, tell me again," he said, "exactly what do you do?" You would think that as many times as I am asked what I'd do, I'd have a definitive answer. I do. More or less. Or, well, never mind. Yes, well, there should be world peace too and no child should ever go to bed hungry. But the world - life - isn't just. And

So, Tell Me Again?2018-04-09T16:23:04+00:00

Some Things You Can’t Automate

Some Things You Can't Automate   by Brian Watkins These days it seems like everything is becoming automated. Automated teller machines, automated checkout lines in grocery stores, auto photo settings on point-and-shoot cameras. In a lot of ways this is useful for everyone. Some transactions are simple enough that human interaction is unnecessary. But when it comes to snapping photos, the ease of

Some Things You Can’t Automate2017-06-08T18:11:50+00:00

The Eye of Commercial Photography

Eye of Commercial Photography by Brian Watkins Anyone who's sold property before can tell you that presentation is everything. A carpet stain can sully an otherwise great impression, and a dull-looking room prevents a feeling of connection. But getting this right involves some careful thought, and is the core of commercial photography. Everything from the angle of the shot to the light balance plays

The Eye of Commercial Photography2017-06-08T18:11:34+00:00

A Brand Mistake

If you haven't seen the mess Burger King got into recently, just click here. In the digital world, a really good idea can go terribly wrong if you don't understand either the technology or its implications. On the surface, it was a great idea. Use Google's Voice Assistant to read the Wikipedia definition of a Whopper Burger. Except, as those of us who are tech

A Brand Mistake2017-04-19T01:18:52+00:00