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"shamir" Discussed on All Songs Considered
"Hamilton lighthouser and Kevin moorby and their new collaboration titled Virginia Beach. They're tour kicks off October 14th, in Richmond, Virginia. I'll take you out now with the creative sounds of the artists shamir. The song gay agenda was written and inspired by his collaboration with producer hollow comet. Here's shamir to take us to gay agenda. Oh, and do watch the antler adorned shamir in this video. And I'll post all the videos for this week's show on the all songs considered page here at NPR music. I'm bob boyland. It's all songs considered. The agenda came about pretty quickly. It was basically one of the first songs I kind of wrote from a loop, normally I write from guitar and up to that point, everything I had made with my producer hollow comment was me writing a guitar and then sending him the stems and kind of just like doing his thing around my songs for like the stems, but I think gay agenda became the fourth song in that we were working on after he had sent me the loop. And I was just instantly inspired by it. And I really, really loved it and loved how throwback and industrial and just kind of varying our face it was. So I wrote it pretty quickly. Basically in one night and just all kind of poured out and I remember after I wrote it, it's intended to stems, and he kind of did a whole arrangement of it. It was actually I think on Halloween and I remember it kind of like been very blessed by that spooky energy..
"shamir" Discussed on All Songs Considered
"Dry. Same here same here. That's Doran and the song old moon from their debut album, which is out November 5th on spinster sounds. It's always a thrill to see and hear mutual admiration among musicians. In this case, between Hamilton lighthouser of the Walkman and Kevin Moore B there are about to go on tour together and they've collaborated on a new song Virginia Beach and here they are to tell the tale. Hello, this is Kevin morby. This is Hamilton lighthouser. And we're excited for you to hear a new song, Virginia Beach. It's a song that I started the music for last winter. In the darkness of my parents basement where I was living for the quarantine and I got pretty far with it, but once I sang on it, I was really unhappy with the sound of my voice. I kind of got in my own head. And I thought of Kevin as someone who maybe could take it in a new direction. And I as a longtime fan of Hamilton was excited to write some lyrics over some music he had made, and we collaborated with the lyrical content and it's about some of the lost cities of America, and we recorded it separately in our own homes, but wrote it together. We're excited for you to hear it. Yeah. But.
"shamir" Discussed on All Songs Considered
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"shamir" Discussed on All Songs Considered
"For NPR music, you're connected to all songs considered I'm bob boylan. In 2019, mitsuki seemingly walked away from her creative career as a performer and songwriter..
Aaron Van Discusses Food Photography and Telling "Craveable" Stories
"Of the things that i noticed when i looked at all your images and shamir made a comment about your portfolio one online and and i mean that's just the tip of the iceberg in terms of everything. You've photographed. What are some of the ingredients that you work with when you've got when you've got some students or just other photographers whose work you're looking at. What are some of the ingredients that photographers tend to miss that. That make that image crave -able well. My background in advertising has definitely helped to form in shape. My my i and my take on food photography Also my background in advertising has helped me to work with my clients and work with ad agencies and understanding what they need what they want. What their deliverables. Far as far as the look and feel of an image and what. I'm you know there are one of the things that i think makes a big difference. Is that You can take a photograph of food with some decent light and be done like you. Can you can put a camera over good-looking dish Some decent light on it and have a good photograph. But i think what makes a great photograph is the details and it's in those details it's in those millimeters of movement sits in making sure that there's no tangents visible in a shot. It's the psychology of how an eye moves through a photograph and the composition that photographers in general really need to know and understand and learn over time. There's a such a psychological element to how the mind moves through an image. And i think that one of the things that makes is the thing that pushes an image to the next level is knowing those things and getting it right in the image to a point where somebody would look at that and not know that it was wrong in the first place it just all works it. Just all comes together And it were an your eye flows through it so effortlessly that that the crave ability of the food that you're photographing comes through effortlessly
Automatic Identification of Outlier Galaxy Images
"Shamir from kansas state university. I invited you on to talk about the paper automatic identification of outliers in hubble space telescope galaxy images. So a lot of fun stuff to get into maybe to start. I think everybody knows a little bit about the hubble telescope. Could you tell us about the data we get back from it. Are these just. Png files or what are you. Start from caso. It will happen space. says civil instruments on hubble space telescope not just the main camera but it collects all sorts of the we know the hubble deep field which is when freeing that was one segment of the sky was going for civil days very long exposure goldie but other surveys done by hubble space telescope and i was i into the cosmos survey of several shirley lodge survey covering a relatively large part of the sky explains the cosmos was to score degrees. Doesn't sound but in help terms this. Because bill goes really deep deeper than guam-based those scopes. So that's what. I covered the data that you get his image data that i used incomes informants feats debts former. That is very common in a strong meets. Not very common outside feels strongly but that's the standard format of astronomy eats. Uniqueness is that it allows to make the metric measurements for the day dining j. peg form. It's like that we often use. I know in image netease like that. We cannot remake safety for to metric measurements because the dynamic range. Compression away the feeds. That's a each week. Salihi is represented by in algebra. Be in one by twitch channel but actually it's quite a day name. Acquaintances allows medical measurements.
Riley Arthur shares journalism and publishing tips
"This schmear young. And i'm joined by my co host. Who's dealing with the frigid. Fifty degree weather in florida right now. Skip cohen own. Showing you get not. I mean it's hysterical. Because it's the way we dress down here like today. I've got on shorts flip flops and a flannel shirt that makes no sense and if the fashion police came by most of us would be arrested. So that is. Let's get into today's program because you end. Our guest are both hanging out in a very cold place in the country right now when it's perfectly appropriate to do a hot podcast. How's that that sounds great because it is twelve degrees right now. Right things that. I'll i'll do my best not complain about having to put the top up. Okay hey seriously. Riley joins us today and she is a testimonial to a combination of the grapevine and social media. And here's the fun aspect of how i got to know riley. A good buddy of mine in boston sent me an. I am and a link to her work and said hey you need to go talk to her so a phone call later. That opened the door to this michigan based documentary photographer. She's an art director. She's an accomplished author. She's a big believer especially in themed projects like her diners of new york. Which is a a personal favourite of hers. And i happen to love the just to if you've lived in the new jersey new york area. Then you know that diners are just an incredible Concept she's a national geographic explorer. She's a fulbright fellow and her work has been published in numerous magazines and is in the permanent collections of seven. Different museums nine. Oh there's probably nothing. Riley can't photograph but as a journalist. What i love most about her work is. it's just about the simplicity of life And sometimes obviously more complex than a complex and less simple in any event riley. If i haven't screwed up something in technology here welcome to the mind. Your own business podcast. Thanks for having me well. It's good to have you here and i really am. I'm outnumbered today. Because i'm always complaining about the weather or or making shamir aware that she's in the coldest place in the country right now and now. The two of you can share that misery law like complaint. It's nice to have some company. Let me tell you and and riley. I'm so excited to chat with you because it sounds like you've had a very interesting journey. And we were kind of chatting in the pre interview chat and it was interesting to learn that you are not originally from michigan. But from the lemme say this right. American samoa correct yes. Correct soren and raised. That's somehow you ended up here in michigan. Where we're just happy to be in the double digits today and so kind of. Let's kick things off by having you kind of tell us about your background. how you ended up doing what you're doing today and just how you got here well since you mentioned where i was Warren raised american saw. I think that would be a great place to start off so you guys might know. American simul from a number of things like you know american football players to you know a variety of other cultural touch points. But you know the first person to make american samoa on the mainstream was the anthropologist margaret mead and some of her photographs and writings about american samoa. so you know and Independent som- so you know. When i was young american sama as i told you earlier is the third wettest is place in the world gets a tremendous amount of rain and one of the things that happens is that mold grows on just about anything including photographs and vhs tapes. You know back when there while people are using those so we had a you know a a system where we would take photographs When our film was ready would send it off to get you know in the mail to get back in the day and we get our photographs back. My mom would fill a photo album and then she sent it off to our grandparents the store because if we kept them on island they would mold in a number of years. We'd have no relics of our family. History so i became kind of fascinated by sort of documenting a place in time and the fact that where we were from. We couldn't really keep our photographs if we wanted them to actually survive more than say three years so that sort of drive to document is really becoming a leading charge in fascination with documenting things and being sort of for that picks niche interests. That might be sort of going away. So that's sort of a long answer to your question How i got started in my career was. I had my senior thesis in my undergraduate degree. I interned at the oregon shakespeare festival as a theatre photographer
"shamir" Discussed on Brothers of the Serpent Podcast
"Great. Yeah i don't know where my papers. I lost weight is here. It is right so you guys can get hold of his brother. The serpent at go dot com check out the website brothers of the serpent dot com. That's where all of our pool podcasts. Related stuff is and i want to say the archive feed is now available. So does you know there's many ways you can get the archive of the back catalogue of shows that no longer shows up in the current standard podcast feed One way is on the website every show. Is there just kind of you got to kind of go through the back catalogue there or you can go to the archive page on the website. And there's a whole list of links along with links to other things like spoof commercials and other fun stuff we've made but at the top of the archive page now is a link to an r. s. file. And you can just copy paste that into your podcast or your feed reader or whatever and that will give you episodes that will give you a feed of episodes two through ninety two and I've got confirmation that this works. I've tested a kyle. Tested out and put it in the discordance. You've got a bunch of driver's already so that feed will never change. It's just it's just all the shows from episode two to ninety two and then eventually ought to make another one that has episodes ninety three to whatever and so on and so forth but others keep putting the links there on the archive page. So that just makes it easier for people who normally listen to podcasts. With a podcast apple. Now you can get the archive in your feet in your app and that way with all the descriptions and the pictures.
"shamir" Discussed on Brothers of the Serpent Podcast
"The name of a well-known eastern plant sesame orientale so that probably in the original form of the persian tail absorbed into the arabian nights. A flower was employed to give admission to the mountain but classic antiquity has also. It's rock breaking plant. The sex of fraga whose tender rootlets penetrate and dissolve the hardest stones with a force for which the ancients were unable to account. That is a really cool connection. Right sesame open sesame. It's the same story. Yeah that's awesome. I love his stuff. Yeah i'm sure. I think that was just an italian guy. Telling the door to open open sesame. Hey open sesame. Yeah yes so it goes on. There's a whole bunch of stuff in here with a lot of hebrew words which it's going to be good reading especially for me but Anyway there's so from there. I went to the the pico flower. Now there's a whole bunch of renditions of that in the south american stuff. But but from from what i could tell. This all came for percy fawcett. Now i i would assume that he was hearing this from the locals the story of the bird because people you know the script cards are out there like duisburg does not exist and it's like yeah okay so now. He's hearing like what seems to be. It's the same story. Yeah the bird makes its nest in the rocks and it takes this leaf of this flower and it rubs the rocks with the leaf and it's often the rocks and it allows the bird to dig out and make little holes. Yeah and in one of the one of the things. he's he talks about finding a giant. Well i don't know how big it was but a Terra cotta jar. That had some strange liquid in it that it leaked out on the floor and just softened the whole floor. It was a stone floor. Yeah so there's a bunch of debate about that..
"shamir" Discussed on Brothers of the Serpent Podcast
"Invisible can at a wish provide himself with as much stock fish and corn brandy. As he made his. I can raise the dead cure disease and break bolts and bars in order to obtain this prize. One must hard. Boil an egg from the raven's nest. Then replace it and secrete one secret ones secret spelled with an e. at the end a secret. Yeah yeah right. But it's the context. I think is to secret oneself until the mother bird. Finding one of her eggs resists all her endeavors to infuse warmth into it flies off and brings back a black pebble in her beak with which she touches the boiled egg and restore it to its former condition. At this moment she must be shot and that stone be secured. How many people have tried the okay. Okay i did not know that the shamir could make endless amounts of brandy night. We need a tool because brandy so far proven to be hard man in this form of the superstition. The shamir has the power of giving life. There's probably connects with these with these those stories. So rife in the middle ages of birds or weasels which were able to restore the dead to life by means of a mysterious plant. Abbas reports in his eighth book of animals that it was related to him by a faithful old band that he had seen two little birds squabbling and that one was overcome it therefore retired in eight of a certain herb then it returned to the onslaught which when the old man observed frequently he took away the herb and when the bird came and found the plant gone it's set up a great cry and died and this plant was lack to aggressiveness. I dunno it's kind of a well. You know what this reminds me of two again. We need to take a break here but again going back to manly p hall. He talked about how he talks. How in the secret teachings that stories like these would be spread on purpose because they contained hidden. Al clinical information People who understand them in other words they were telling you things about nature i mean. I'm not an activist. So i don't know what they were telling you in other words. And he also described how these people would write. Stories fanciful tales or even biographies of each other or people that didn't exist in anybody reading. It would think it's just a fairytale or it's a biography of some person but actually it's full of symbols. That's right another alchemist slash natural philosopher slash person who studies mysteries would understand. Yup and i. I would say that as you read through all this stuff it it starts to take on. You can see the similarities in the epic of gilgamesh. Yeah there's this plant hidden in the bottom of the ocean and he goes and gets it in the snake comes and takes it right. Yeah it's almost the reverse. Yeah but.
"shamir" Discussed on Brothers of the Serpent Podcast
"Thomas. Quietness became a saint. Yep and the reason acquaintance became the saint was because alberta handed like basically even though they had this rivalry or something that alberta's taught him all the magic he knew. Yeah in in manly p hall's a secret teachings the ages he talks about. Does he mention the shamir in there. I don't remember. I haven't come across it yet. I'm going through the whole thing right now. Okay so here's another one. Konrad von meghan berg relates. There is a bird which in latin is called mirror ups but which we in german term bom hickel which nests in In high trees and when one covers children with something to impede the approach of the bird it brings an urban and holds it over the obstacle and it gives way the plant is called erba miro pius or woodpecker plant and is called in magical books. Cora or chore us h. o. r. a. in normandy. The swallow knows how to find upon the sea beach pebble which has the marvelous power of restoring sight to the blind. The peasants tell of a certain way of obtaining possession of this stone. You must put out the eyes of the swallows young whereupon the mother bird will immediately go in quest of the stone when she has founded in applied it. She will endeavor to make away with detail talisman that none may discover it but if one has taken the precaution to spread a piece of scarlet cloth below the nest the swallow mistaking it for a fire will drop the stone upon it. It's so strange. All these are spread out and all the same story. It's this thing i mean. Sort of the symbolism is the same. Yeah you you where does this. Why do they put a piece of glass over the birds that one thing. I've always wondered. Why does it matter right. The jews the jewish legends very specific of glass or a piece of crystal has over the nest. So the other concede the season can't get to them can't get to them. But in all the stories the bird goes and fetches some hidden object brings it back and you trick it in some way or kill it or whatever object to get the object. Yeah that's so strange. Do you think it's this is star quality. I mean are we looking at how we need to talk about that. Sure we have them on all right. I met with the story in iceland. And i don't know who is speaking here there. The natives tell that there is a stone of such wondrous power that the possessor can can walk..
"shamir" Discussed on Brothers of the Serpent Podcast
"Is from. i don't know what. This website is. An kabbalah kabbalah online. I guess it's this. This section is just called the true essence of the shamir and says the mishna relates that the shamir was created on the sixth day of creation at the twilight of sabbath eve This elaborate on the significance of this point. The entire physical world created during the six days as governed by the laws of nature not having been created exactly within this timeframe the shamir is therefore supernatural the other exceptional phenomena created during the first sabbath twilight relate in some way to the shamir and these include the demons the ram which abraham sacrificed in place of isaac the first pair of tongs which were then used to make other instruments moses staff adam and eve's clothes fire and the mouth of bombs donkey the pillar of fire and the pillar of cloud that lead the children of israel through the desert and the vessel in which the manno was preserved in the holy of holies in the temple. See again this. This is like it. All these very old symbols reminds me of like think of this idea of a knowledge keeper brotherhood. Or whatever it is. They don't they're not going to go to the temple and try to tell the priests like hey. You need to like this. This is very reminiscent of the the. What are the stories. The stories of jesus tells for example parables right. These are stories for the people and so it seems like they're given this these set of symbols these repeating symbols. yes and that's what preserves them. It's it's cool weird story. Yeah and i'm sure like some kids like here and they're like okay. Let's go put this glass over the birds. They're trying to do this stuff literally. Yeah but there's there's a hidden esoteric meaning to it all. Yeah and also. I would just say what part of what makes me think of this. You know what. I'm hearing these things like this was created in a period that wasn't part of creation. You know i mean. I started thinking science fiction back the high. Go right there you go. That's good you know. And so there's there's plenty of not even theoretical but incredibly hypothetical objects that that come about due to modern physics And the idea of the creation of the universe and the the the the stuff that happens at the very you know in the instances after the big bang.
"shamir" Discussed on Brothers of the Serpent Podcast
"These things as well as just talking about rabbinical fantasy. Okay so it says the shamir is not in early. Rabbinical fable a worm. The treaties soda gives the first indication of its being regarded as something more than a stone by terming it. a creature so Here's a quote. Our rabbis taught us that shammar is a creature as big as a barley created in the heck salmon and that nothing can resist it. The heck salmon being the six nutty twilight then. Maybe that's right. Yeah how is it preserved. It is wrapped in a wisp of wool and kept in a leaden box full of small grains like barley. Yeah after build. After the building of the temple the shamir vanished. And so from here the story pass to the greeks and so. I'm not sure how to pronounce this guy's name but it sounds like alien a l. i. n. relates of the some greek word or happy hoopoe. Which is i. Guess it's the bird. Is the bird bird. Had once a nest in an old wall in which there was a rent. The proprietor plastered over this crack. The hoopoe hoopoe finding that she could not get to her. Young flew away in quest of the plant greek word which she sought an applied to the plaster walls once gave away and admitted her to her young then she went forth to seek food and the man again stopped up the hole but once more the hoopoe removed the obstacle by the same means and this took place a third time again. What alien relates of the hoopoe pliny tells of the woodpecker this bird he says brings up its young in holes and if the entrance to them be plugged up never never so tight plugged up ever so tight yet. The bird is able to make the plug burst out in the english guests to romanorum is the following story. There lived in rome a noble emperor who loved the virtue of compassion above everything therefore he desired to know which of all the birds was most. Kindly affection towards. Its young one day. The emperor was wandering in the forest when he lit upon the nest of a great bird called the ostrich in which was the mother with her young. The king took the nest along with the pulse to his palace. And put it into a glass vessel. This mother. the mother bird saw and unable to reach her little one she returned to the would and after an absence of three days came back with a worm in her beak called through maher This she dropped on the glass. And by the power of the worm the glass was shivered and the young flew away after their mother. When the emperor saw this he highly commended both the affection and the sagacity or suggests sagacity sagacity of the ostrich on which we may remark that a portion of that sagacity was wanting to those who applied the myth to that bird. Which all others is singularly deficient in the qualities. With which the king created it accredited. This assists confusing. Let's see let's see so the burgas bart and he was to get for being smart sort of okay. That's kind of what he was saying. I think and everybody else should be that smart. That were okay. The point is the symbolism right yes in the comparative legends. I guess it's this is not really. I guess this is really mythology. This is legendary legendary spoken words of apple. It's not really in the ancient in the in the literary texts but this is like collections of stories from from the proletariate. Yeah i wanna bring up some of this stuff about the before you go on there about this. Sixth twilight.
"shamir" Discussed on Brothers of the Serpent Podcast
"Carver. If solomon desires to possess himself of the worm which the shamir's in in this part of the story is talked about as a living worm. That's tiny he must find the nest of the more hand and cover it with a plate of glass so that the mother bird could not get at her young without breaking the glass. She would seek the shamir for this purpose. And the worm must be obtained from her so it goes on to describe sends out some flunky. They do just that right it. I it tells you exactly what you have to do. And then it tells you how they did exactly all of those things and so the in this one that he. He terrifies the bird. After it breaks glass with it in the bird drops the worm and then flees and he gets the shamir and then it says afterwards that the more was so distressed at having broken her oath to the prince of the see that she slew herself. Yeah that's right. I saw that in a lot of the stories to the which the bird is so upset when it's stolen that she kills herself and i don't i think that's the only one of the stories that has that that part which is interesting. Let me skip ahead to find the next next one okay. So so in. Another story solomon went to his fountain where he found the demon supercar whom he captured by a ruse and chain down solomon pressed his ring to the chains and sakarov cry so shrill that the earthquake te qualify sullivan. Fear not shall restore you to liberty if you will tell me how to burrow noiselessly after minerals and metals and he says i know not how to but the raven can tell you place over her eggs a sheet of crystal and you shall see how the mother will break it solomon did so and the mother brought a stone and shattered the crystal wince. Got you that stone as solomon because obviously he can speak to all the animals because he got wisdom stone semler answered the raven and that one's spelled s. Am you are. It comes from a desert in the utmost east so the monarch solomon since some giants to follow the raven and bring him of stones. Bring me stones giants. Coding which stones by lloyd all of them according to another version. The bird is an eagle and the shami ear is the stone of wisdom possessed of this shamir. Solomon rock the stones for his temple so then it goes on and He talks about the rabbis arguing about various aspects. Yes i saw a lot of that interesting. It also i started again began to think of quad stuff..
"shamir" Discussed on Brothers of the Serpent Podcast
"The curious myths of the middle ages slash shamir. It's spelled in on this website s. h. a. m. i r. which it has multiple different spellings yet some different words And i don't think this was written by someone who English was their first language. It seems a little strange out the paraphrase it some of it. Yeah but i wanted to go through some of these. Because the i think there's some i think that the there's a lot of symbolism in the stories about that surround the shamir and i'm curious about what you know. What analyzing that. What could that mean. What could these these symbols mean so. Ads solomon was about to build the temple without the use of iron which was the command by god. Yeah they'll iron can be used as weapons bloodshed lead shed and everything so he wasn't allowed to use any iron on the on the on the stones of the temple because it was a place of peace so his wiseman drew his attention to the stones of the high priests breastplate which had been cut and polished by something harder than themselves. This was the shamir which was able to cut where ironwood not bite. Thereupon solomon some the spirits to inform him of the whereabouts of the substance. They told him. The shamir was a worm of the size of a barley corn but so powerful that the hardest flint could not resist him. The spirits advised solomon to seek asmus king of the demons who would give him further information when solomon inquired whereas modena's was to be met with they replied that on a distant mountain dug a huge cistern out of which he daily drank that. I should skip all this. It just goes off on this whole thing about how he gets. He tricks is modena's drunk and stuff. let's see are. They spiked the sister. Yeah yeah okay. So so Okay so as moody's eventually he tells solomon that the shamir was the property of the prince of the sea and that prince entrusted none with the mysterious worm except the more hin had taken an oath of fidelity to him. So i also saw this. When i was looking into this. That bird referred to as the wood grouse. Yes okay and you're going to see that there's a lot of different. It's always a bird. Yeah this one of the symbols right. Yeah i looked up originally. When i've found this story i looked up to see if like. Okay what does it do for its behavior. But i didn't realize at the time that it was so many different birds throughout the different iterations of the story so basically bird is the symbol. Silliest pacific kind yeah yeah and i don't know the prince of the c is but i think somewhere they talk about that poseidon was maybe okay. So the more hen takes the shammar with her to the tops of the mountains splits them and injects seeds which grow and cover the naked rocks. Where for the bird is called nagar to tura.
"shamir" Discussed on Brothers of the Serpent Podcast
"Was able to cut stone or a tool used for building. And i couldn't find there was basically one other reference to something like that that was in south america. Yeah and that was the the pico bird bird. The bird or something. And that reference was from percy fawcett. Yeah use the plant or something yes hollow out over those of you don't know about the the main you know the the jewish story of the shamir it was supposedly used to build. Solomon's temple solomon found out about it because according to their tails their stories the shamir was created during the six days of creation. Yeah on the twilight of the six day which was like a special which was like a various special twilight in which all the demons and other magical creatures were created the they all showed up right at that same time in some of them had very specific purposes for creation. The future shamir being one of them. Yeah yeah and so the shamir was maybe a worm or maybe a plant But it it was no no hard thing was able to withstand it basically. It was able to cut anything so and it would burst metal and all that. Yeah so. I think moses. I used it to engrave. The twelve tribes of israel onto the stones that were in the breastplate the and it was said that he wrote on them with an ink and then he held the shamir over them and And the ink sank into the stones. Yeah so it's kinda got this idea of it it either cut stone or it softens it. It's it's not exactly how it works and in other legends. They say you can take it and draw a line and the stone would split along that line. Line very cleanly like without didn't cut it was like a An iron could not withstand it a glass. There's all kinds of the just place it on things and it would shatter them. It would it would it it. couldn't you know the all these materials chatter. That's right so i had this website. That has just this really interesting collection of the different ways. This story was told..
"shamir" Discussed on Brothers of the Serpent Podcast
"Is realizing you are pretty much almost always wrong. That's right that does expand the brain so next up shamir. That's the official shamir's right. Yeah you know you wanna oh you wanna make a giant box out of that that mountain box. I need the nothing machine. So i stumbled upon this show mayor thing in when reading through ancient texts texts dot org in their legends of the jews which is actually just a fantastic read. Yeah this is really strange stuff. But it's it's not so much in you know in verse like Like a lot of other ancient texts seemed to be like in this weird sort of reverse. Which was this is kind of an aside. But i think when we had that last meeting with dave matheson.
"shamir" Discussed on Brothers of the Serpent Podcast
"It's a weird story but you know you you read any like any. There's plenty of places where you can go and find people proving quote unquote that this didn't this isn't real. There's no actual reports and you know there was no village there and this guy this guy that supposedly reported it didn't actually exist and all that kind of stuff so i don't know i'm not to say which is the nature of these tail. Yeah this is from birch. He says hey brothers. Did y'all get the box i sent you. I was worried that the beers exploded on route. Nope they exploded in the queue explode there was it was good. Yeah he probably heard by now Yeah maybe well he says. He's enjoying the uncharted series. So he's must be skipping stuff. Skipper skipper man. I we drink those beers on the show. Yeah and thank you so much. It was awesome. Yeah the pipe tool. All that stuff and smokes. Yeah he says like dang it was. That was really awesome. Buddy he says. I am enjoying the uncharted series. Stasis boxes any check on the resonant frequency of the insides of these boxes wavelength is sustained by the boxes. Are they different for each box. It's crazy it does seem to be a way to preserve something or someone until danger passes best birch very interesting stuff an enigma. Okay and one where future data is possible. That's right this is one of the reasons why i latch onto. I just gives you hope. More research can be done. That's right. yeah and there's and it's easy to see it. It's not like it's also not like a you know where you're like. Well what else can we do to figure this out like so little attention has been paid to this place. You can come up with all kinds of stuff. yeah okay. Do you have the bribes to be able to get it done. Yeah just need yousef. That's okay.
Tom Curley discusses sowing the seeds for an amazing 2021
"We have a great show today and i guess it's do i get to introduce our guest. Now ask please. We've done yeah. We have the perfect guest to wrap up twenty twenties. Podcast series Tom curley joins us today. And what a background. He said the date is still having he and i have worked together for years. Going back to is fuji film days and then panasonic lumix and the ambassador program and now in the world of travel photography and education. He's one of the most approachable guys in the industry. Always there to help. Artists raise the bar on the quality of their business. It might be marketing and sometimes it might even be Their skill set in terms of how they're shooting what they're doing best of all. He loves imaging and while he doesn't earn his living as a working photographer. He's built a bran based on everything else takes a stellar reputation and stay focused on the end game instead of everything that gets in our way all the time during the process. He's also my best example of what i love most about our industry. It's the friendships that come out of everyone's love for the craft. So hey buddy. If i haven't screwed something up technically shamir will have to fix. This is the cue for your lips to move. Welcome to mind your own. Business will thank you. Skip a thrilled to be here today. I love the show. Thank you chamara. i'm not sure. What makes me the perfect guest but thank you anyway. Well i'll tell you. What makes you the perfect guest. It's the diversity in your background and the number of photographers. You have worked with over the years that that. Appreciate everything you've ever done and even a few out there that maybe didn't appreciate it at the time but sure did later on. I mean you really have been a tremendous help to so many people in this industry so i am blessed to have been able to work with so many people so many talented people with passion for photography and i hope to continue that for a long long time for us tom. Everybody in the in the industry speaks so highly of you. And that's gotta be for a reason right you know. That's why we're so excited to have you on the on the show our guest today in skip mentioned the diversity in your background and you know i want to kick us off with your with our favorite first question about your background. Can you tell us how you got started in. The photography industry will sure like so many of us in the in the industry. We started off with a camera in our hands. Probably on the you know the high school yearbook Committee as the photographer that was me. I knew i loved photography at the time and planned to go to college to pursue an education but wasn't quite sure i wanted to be behind the camera As a primary objective. So i got into the boat the science and the business management side of it so i knew i would be Involved in the photo industry If not taking pictures What i ended up doing Was getting a degree in Photofinishing technology at the time. The primary objective was to make four by six prince photos as efficiently and economically as possible. And that's what we did for a long long time. Think about it now. When's the last time you had four by six made. Maybe maybe we have but Most people these days aren't printing like we used to remember twin prints. You got to four by six prints with every exposure on your role of film. Okay well enough about that. Obviously i had to pivot. I did kind of fast forwarding. Really quickly here. What i found is that With the don of digital photography. I saw something on the horizon that i couldn't quite put into focus. And that was the tech side of it computers so i started early on and it wasn't cheap. I remember my first. The desktop computer I think it cost me three thousand dollars. I might have had twenty Make a bite hard drive. But we learn computers earned digital so by the time that rolled around in the nineties I felt that i was in a comfortable space to get out of optical analog printing photography that is and Put away the developer tanks. You know and. I'm on the computer
Sherry Hagerman Discusses the Importance of Education
"This Shamir young and I'm joined by my co host in of Florida. Skip calling Florida. This is really good because our guest today. Her parents live about five miles away. I don't want them to know that. I'm the King of Florida. Think that so. Yeah all right. I'll be the King of Florida. Just for the PODCAST. Cast how are you? I'm wonderful. I have some Florida envy right now. Here in Michigan is pouring rain. So I'm a little jealous of you Floridians while we had the storm this morning and got all the rain and now it's gone. Let's talk about one aspect of Plata pod. That's become very very cool if you think about it whether it's the Max or the ultra once you've got the base. It's kind of a blank canvas to do anything you want. What and I was looking at some of the things the other day and seeing some of the images on the instagram page that that Plateau pod shares and on the blog That are that are being shared. And it's very cool because everybody is taking things like the goose necks with additional lighting or changing up the kind of ball. They're using more. We've got that that I love that little square jellyfish phone holder. Because I've used that on an ultra of myself and while you could go out and you could get if you wanted something. Just hold your phone. They're a dime a dozen everywhere. But when you talk about putting the square jellyfish on Your Planet Pot and then you Wanna be able to do other things with it in terms of recording with your phone It it just changes the diversity of the product which would which are some of your favorite accessories. You know it's I. I love the goose next and I have to add by the way you know. We all have extra time right now with with everything going on with pandemic and it's the perfect time to experiment and explore with your style and creative projects and it's just very very cool and so I'm loving playing with goose necks and I mean just looking at stuff. That people are posting it so inspiring. You mentioned the blog. We've got toy photography up there. We've got Frozen FRUIT OF FROZEN FRUIT TO`real freezing fruit and getting really cool artistic shots. Someone else posted about. They were capturing images of their city from their car like not even leaving their car and the platypus helping with that. It's just it's very cool the different things that you can do and especially with the accessories available now well right now and you said it. We've all got. We've all got time so being able to play with this stuff and go from from a macro to anything with your cell phone and tie it all in together it just becomes one of these really diverse little tools that you've got to play with and it takes up no room and I don't want to turn this into more of an infomercial but you and I are both for for our listeners. Shamir and I are both involved in working on different plateau pod projects but were involved because we believe in the in the product and especially especially Larry doctor Dr t who is the founder and was down a looking for new application. So and here we go. Let's talk about today's guest. Let's get to it. We've got Sherry Hager. Men in the House and my friendship was Sherry. Our friendship is testimonial to an industry. That we all loved dearly. Sherri is an award-winning very successful. Winning and portrait photographer. But these days she's best known for a much bigger role and that's founder of Click on now just to give you some history on Sherri Sherri and I met I think it was either two thousand nine or two thousand ten when she attended skip summer school and that was a workshop series. I was doing that. Went all the way through two thousand thirteen. We've been involved in numerous projects. We spoke at different conferences together. Sherry and her husband. Jeremy and Sheila and I have all been out to dinner together. I love working with her and I especially love working with her team on. Click con- now click. Con- kicked off last summer with their first annual event Chicago. They broke all records with. I mean they just had this incredibly diverse educational and trade show event and it was amazing because you could feel the electricity in the air and I know that sounds Kinda. Hokey and sappy. But sometimes you go to a conference where it's kind of flat like a soda. That's spent left open all day long. It's got color. It's got flavor but no phys while this one had phys had a little of everything and people were so excited to be there. This year click on was scheduled to start About a month and a half August eleven so actually no. It's about two months away but like everything in our lives. The pandemic changed all of that. Now here's the cool thing team. Click con- isn't going to slow down so while this year show has been postponed to August tenth. Twenty twenty one. They're launching click con- nation on the same day that this you show was supposed to start August eleventh. The pandemic may have changed everything in our lives but moving to online couldn't be more perfect for the management team also known as the heart of Click on. So we're going to talk about education. We're GONNA talk about expanding your skill set. The challenge is building your business back in today's in in today's environment and who knows what else will come up on the PODCAST and I know I've gone a little bit too long. But it's hard not to do when you've gotta guess that you know so well so Sherry. Welcome to beyond technique. Hi. I'm really excited to be here today. And talk to your listeners and give them some good information call. We are so excited to have you. Thank you is on you now. Good information. Wow we have a lot I think between the three of us we can really figure out some good stuff here for sure for sure and you know. Let's start with our favorite first question. Just our listeners can get to know you a bit more. Tell us about yourself. Share your background and how you ended up doing what you're doing today. Well my goodness we're going really far back now so I started a while. I've been doing photography since I was six years old had a little. I don't know if you guys remember those Kodak. One ten cameras. I got one of those for my birthday but I didn't really ever take photography serious until I was out of college during college. I had taken a ton of photography courses because I loved it. I got my first real. Dsl are when. I was eighteen for graduation from high school graduation and When I graduated college I was actually going to become a Animation artists and work on movies Lake Toy Story and things like that for Pixar But I ended up shooting. Somebody's wedding and I fell in love with it so I became a wedding photographer. Spent about sixteen years now. But I've been doing that and I absolutely love it. I had a hard time coming out of the gate. Which skipped can attest to. And that's how I met skip. I actually attended skipped summer. School in That's pretty much. What gave me my left or my push and also really gave me the wants to educate other people so I think skipped summer. School is really where the photography part of it came out where I started catching on to pricing myself. Right and doing things right as well as wanting to get back to the community so both of them actually started right there with with his show that he had had But yes sixteen years. I'm number two in the. Us number one in the Midwest and Voted number six in the world.
"shamir" Discussed on Case Study With David King
"Honest then media is just means an institution. She requested information so putting them together. Shamir compensation to be a community of people predicted by media platform insurance. So shall we say wow? That's very very nice breakdown. Social media you know when when I to which he when I two Mondays it's GonNa it's GonNa be very very very very delightful segments. I I knew what I was saying what I was saying. That's very very interesting. Way Defiance issue made you so since you've told us what social media means what you think are the uses. I what you uses of social media air to from definition as H. It's just a MEDIUM SOCIETY TO BE MEDIA. Platform has improved commissions differentiate rigid from connected and like the leaf together. When you certainly get in touch with each other and also they mention employees we employees Social Media Nathan.
Beyond Technique: Charles and Jennifer Maring Discuss Growing Outside of Your Comfort Zone
"This is Shamir Young. And I'm joined by my co host and social distancing buddy. Skip Cohen. Boy. Isn't that the truth? I got I got all excited yesterday. Because our daughter-in-law Us handmade masks. I'm serious that's so sweet. Mine is a pirate and she has got bumblebees. So the fun thing about the pirate is living in Florida. It looks like it's the Buccaneer logo so I have a feeling that I can't wait to go into a non-social distancing mode and having run to the supermarket and where my new mask. I don't know about you but through this pandemic I am constantly looking for something to fill in a gap on timewise. Now because I'm a writer and I do podcast and blog and all that stuff. I'm probably a little busier than most people are right now but on the other side of the coin. I am having so much fun. Just following some of the some of our own content over at Plata pod dot com on the blog and also on instagram. Oh for sure you know. It's a lot of photographers have downtime right now. Needless to say and one of the things that we can be doing is projects at home to stay creative. And you're absolutely right. Plata pod is putting out a bunch of cool content on their blog about project ideas that we as photographers and creatives can do at home so I highly encourage listeners to go check out. Platypus DOT com slash blog. Just yesterday we posted about macro photography that you can do in your own home another photographer. Joe Pelicans Own. We have a blog post from him about how. You don't even need to leave your car to take some cool photos. We've got some Lego photography as well on the blog is just a ton of cool ideas that we can do to stay creative right now and then if you run out of what you're reading on the blog wander over to instagram because Hilmar Smith is sharing something every single day over on the instagram page. And it's just it's from photographers from and they're not necessarily professional summer. Just good strong serious. Hobbyists others are working professionals. And they're all things that they're doing to change their perspective on the way they're capturing images and there's some very cool and fun ideas there especially to take advantage of during this pandemic near inspiring. So let's get this show on the road because we've got a great one today. Yes we have got Charles Jennifer marring with us today and this is truly a kick and I use that expression alive but this one really is a kick They have been friends of mine for a whole lot of years going back to my early early. Wpi days both of them are artists. Photographers there podcasters. Their writers educators and they couldn't be more diverse in their focus on business. They're also both Panasonic Bloomberg's ambassadors and they were to the very first artist take prototypes of the new Plateau Ball Ball head out for field review right after. Wpi most important of all and the reason joining us on beyond techniques today is the way they've changed their business over the years today. Marring visuals regularly demonstrates their commitment to imaging but together in style comes of wide variety of lifestyle topics well beyond just photography now right now. We're all going through the same challenge and your diversity and you skill set as a photographer has never been more important. The pandemic has changed all our lives. But we're not going to be hunkered down forever and we WANNA help you with ideas. So you hit the ground running when things get back to some level of normalcy. And maybe there's some things that are gonNA come up today in the conversation that'll help you change some of the things you're doing right now while you are hunker down so Charleston Jennifer. If I didn't totally screw up technology here. Welcome to beyond technique. Hi How are you guys today? Be here it's good to have you guys. We're so excited to have you both you. Two are definitely the dynamic duo of creativity and you know we like to kick things off with our favorite first question and this is to the both of you or either one that wants to take it. But could you just kind of enlighten us on how you got started? Give us your background and kind of evolution of high. You got to what you're doing today Yes so you know. I'm a second generation photographer. My Dad was a photo enthusiast growing up that built a darkroom in the house. And about the time I was seven years old and so just seeing I print come to life As a young child it's like it's like magic and so I learned to print long before I picked up a camera and then In my high school years I started picking up the camera and moving forward with it and It's just evolved from there and My my father. Photographs of weddings and portrait's When I was in high school but then I just Kinda took all of that and ran with it and so It's been an evolution. Starting at that point very cool and myself I mean I. I've always been really interested in arts and photography and I mean Charlie. I met when I was like literally eighteen years old. So it's been quite a journey over you know two decades together and you know it's it's really cool to be involved in something that you know as a young person you've dreamed of and then as an adult you see everything kind of coming to fruition. Well it's interesting because the two of you are both out there together as educators. You're both out there together as photographers artists. And there's so many things that you share and just before this podcast started for our listeners. We were talking about when when I remember my. I guess my first presentation broadcast or Ashley wouldn't have been broadcast. I think it was just a A blog post from together in style and Jennifer. You're talking about ideas for entertaining over the December holidays and that diversity. His you guys have stayed true to that constantly constantly but continually changing and morphing into some other aspect of our lifestyle development. And I. I'd love to hear where did Or or when did Together in style. Start to take shape and also and also. Let's talk about where you see it going because right now it's so relevant where everybody is hunkered down. But as I've reminded everybody and other podcasts and blog posts hunkered down. Doesn't mean hunkered down from Your Business what you've got to do to stay safe and healthy. So let's talk about a little bit about together in style and also things you guys are doing now. Well I think You know we've been surrounded by surrounded by so much lifestyle work organically We photographed many different books with celebrity party. Planner David Tara early on and we were just constantly lifestyle driven work and what we realized along. The Way with that was that we were bringing to the table. A lot of creativity to the photo shoots and we realized that we had our own knack for the vision of lifestyle and so as we started to interact and started to move more towards video. We felt like we should be sharing this so that we can build trust with our clients on a deeper level than I'm congested. A camera actually someone who has a sense of style and so I think that's where it kind of evolved from. Yeah an interesting enough. We've always been a the type of people that have embraced change we've always Seek new opportunities whether it was in photography or expanding our own availabilities in sharing our ideas with our clients and know sharing ourselves as lifestyle Experts and other avenues Such as like home decor or recipes or Just particular you know we would do little inspirational shoots and basically gave our clients at different perspective of who we were and it also challenged US personally to come up with specific ideas in T- them come to life you know I'm curious about you just mentioned The word challenge and one of my favorite things that I love to ask is about an artist's challenge photographers challenges. The challenges that we all face as we grow businesses and develop as as artists. And so I'm curious as you've gone through this evolution Of Imaging video and together in style are there any challenges that you kind of stumbled on along the way? And how did you overcome that? I think daily we have challenges and it's one of those things that is a part of everyday life and it's a growing pain And I'm happy to have them because ultimately it ends up in something that Either learned a lesson One way or another and And it's really a cool thing to do. It's it's interesting to go outside your comfort zone and to start to recognize the potential in living. I'm without feeling a
Beyond Technique: Relationship Building in Music Photography with Steve Brazill
"This Shamir young and I'm joined by my co host and expert of Excellence Skip Cohen. That's a heavy one of excellence standard. You hold very high standard. At least my goal is to hold that. Let's talk just for a second about the excitement around Plateau ball planned. You have been involved working with the team at Plata pod Oh I guess we started last September and you were especially involved in a lot of the Behind the scenes work and putting together the kickstarter campaign. But I just WanNa make one comment. This is an experience that I've never been involved with before in terms of a kickstarter campaign. But it's one thing to do a campaign it's another thing to have a product that is so well designed and thought out and I know the tagline for Plateau pod his ban you know returning the upside down because Dr T. invented a ball head. That literally is upside down from the standard ball head. And there's so many BENEFA- no it's it's so fascinating and it has been humbling and so inspiring at the same time to see the interest that that's been flooding in for this Plateau Ball. I mean photographers. They're placing their orders. They can't wait and they're simply excited about how much easier this new plan ball is going to make their lives. When they're out in the field shooting I mean it is literally like you mentioned. It's redesigned from the ground up. Well the part of this. That's so cool is that we're coming up on. Fourteen hundred photographers that are backers of the product and their backers one because of the quality too because Plata pod has always delivered and kept their promises in past kick starters and three. Because there's a big savings whether you're going with the Ergo or the elite which has the electronic level indicator Built in and it's just been it's just been exciting and I just want to remind everybody we don't WanNa turn this into a full-blown infomercial. Even though it is but the fun thing about working with with plateau pod and DR T- This is a company that really believes in supporting the industry. And it's a it's a mom and pop company with great design and great ideas and if you're at W. PPI next week because this airs before Wpi come by booth ten twenty nine because plateau ball both of them will be set up and demonstrated along with the entire Plateau pod line and we also want to make sure people know to check it out. Plant at plannable DOT com. So if you go to play dot com right now the kickstarter page will show up and you can look at all the cool features of this brand new ball head from its twenty two pound capacities accurate to half a degree. I mean it has one touch controls a really it becomes an extension of your hand so plottable dot com. Check it out so this is going to be a kick today because this podcast is going to hit that. Excellent level known as the rats on K. C. A. L. F. M. We'VE GOT STEVE RAZZLE JOINING US Today. And he's a well respected radio personality. He's alive music photographer. And he hosts. What's become one of my favorite podcasts? Called behind the shot now. The Fun thing about Steve is that he was able to put his love for music and photography together. And I guess you'd say the rest is you know simply history but it's great history. We're going to talk about his career as an artist the importance of relationship building. And who knows what else is gonNA come up along the way now the other part of this that I love and this is you know for our listeners out there you know cyberspace can be a very bizarre place sometimes but what a kick of out of when you look at the friendships that come out of cyberspace. And that's what's happened with me and Stephen we're kind of testimonial to that. I called Steve after the interview. Dr t the founder of Plata pod. After last year's Photoshop World in Las Vegas and I wanted to be able to take a segment of that clip Of His interview with with Dr T. and be able to share it and a blog post That we were doing on the plateau pod DOT COM ball Blog while that led to a few more conversations and next week we're finally going to catch up for dinner together during the PPI show and it's a kick everybody when you've only known somebody online and you finally get to sit down with him in person. So hey buddy if I haven't gone too long and screwed up technology here. This is the for your lips to move. Welcome to be on technique. I thank you both for having me very much and there is there is so much. I want to answer to what you just said. First of all The Master of excellence that you are really. You need to be the interview The the Plata pod relationship the way I met you through Dr T. Is still one of my favorite things. That's ever happened to me online. And one of my shows on behind the shot is because of that relationship. So that's really a good place to go today as well sounds good us definitely see. We are so thrilled to have you. And before we get into the juicy details you know it's an your experience is impressive during FM personality. You're a journalist. You're a music photographer. You're a podcast. Can you tell us about your journey and how you got into what you're doing today especially with photography? Yeah it it. I think started probably like a lot of people in that when my son was born. I should back up and stay that my background my training. I'm an IT person. So I'm always around technology. I'm a Geek by heart when my son was born and we wanted pictures. I started taking pictures with whatever camera was around but when he was in high school in marching band and he was out on a high school football field and marching around playing drums. I went into a camera store and I said to somebody. My son's marching band is marching around faraway. I'm up in the stands trying to photograph him. What do I need to get pictures of my son and the person behind the camera a counter? This was at one of the old Ritz. Camera's if you remember the chain Ritz camera and they said to me. Well you know. Here's a and here's a cannon you could take either one and I picked cannon simply because it was more comfortable in my hand it was an old cannon at Ti and he said okay. You're going to need some different lenses. So here's a seventy two three hundred F. Three point five two five six or a seventy two two hundred F two point eight and my response. Not knowing anything about photography was well that one is a three hundred and that one's a two hundred zero three hundred 's better and the camera's black and the lenses white they don't match so the seventy two three hundred is better. It's the largest mistake I've ever made in photography choosing that Lens and yet that really is where my love of photography started because as a Geek. I had to sit down and figure out why when I'm sitting up in football stands photographing my son on a football field I would be at seventy millimeters exposed perfectly. I would zoom into three hundred and all my shots were wrong and it was because it was a variable aperture Lens. I had to learn very quickly. What an exposure triangle was. Because I made the mistake of buying a lens that didn't fit my needs necessarily and that's really where my love of photography started was was that. Wow this is so great. I never thought you would be the one that I would meet that at one time in his life really didn't know the difference between an F stop and a bus stop. I it's I had no idea and it's I joked now that if I had known when I was younger that really photography is Geeky I would have been doing it all my life but I really had no idea the detail that you could get into if you wanted. But you don't have to if you don't want and I fell in love with it very very quickly and again to me. The analysis portion of trying to figure out why is my exposure changing. Just because I zoomed just taught me so much. It forced me to learn photography the right way to capture the good pictures of my son marching in in marching band and literally at that. That thing changed my life.
Mind Your Own Business: Deb Sandidge discusses the process of creativity
"Shamir young and I'm joined by my co host and King of creative content. Skip Cohen schedule. My God by the way I think sometime over the last ninety nine podcast together. You've used King of creative content Z and I was wondering duplicating them but it all today say king of content king of creative content. How about king of a quest for creative because that's what this is all about and man we've got a great podcast today. Yes we do. Let's get to it. We've got deb. Sands joining us today. And it's just going to be a fun one and it's mostly because she's one of the most creative artists imaging and since we're unscripted who knows where creativity is gonNA take us now. If you don't know Dab she's an icon Basseterre with a focus on travel but I don't think there's anything she can't photograph probably hasn't she's also an artist and instructor speaker and a great friend to a lot of us in the industry and I haven't known very long but we've had a number of phone conversations. We share a whole bunch of mutual friends. And she's one of those people who comes into your life and then you don't remember when she wasn't there so best of all out of all of this she never stops pushing the edge of the creative envelope in fact one of her signatures is long exposures. And if you missed it check out the image. We recently shared on the skip Cone University blog in the Y series because it was a four minute exposure in. It's absolutely stunning so on that note. Deb This is the cue for your lips to move. Welcome to my business. Well thank you very much for having me on my own business. I'm excited to be here and talk about everything creative photography industry and we're excited to have you here deb and just to kick it off. Can you explain to us kind of describe how you got started? Wister background origin story. As far as what? You're doing today. That the great question. I think one of the things that really led me to be balled into what I was doing. Very interested in infrared photography. Because it's not so literal you see a lot of pictures and in color but input was really really different so that came somewhat of a passion or of an obsession. I wanted to learn everything about it. So it became very well versed on how to work with long exposure. So what happened? Was that a company noticed. It was widely Publisher books. They asked me to write a book about infrared so that was a huge step for me. So it's was working the crap learning the craft Working with my creative outlet stare and then writing it down which is another voice altogether other than just speaking or talking about it but writing it so people could get it and understand so that was a lot of fun so that book I would say it was a calling card to really working towards the future. Getting my work noticed since So it's still something I'm really passionate about but I have a few of the things I you know. I love the do now. What was just curious. What was your first paid? Client and photography or what type of job was it. Not really who is the first so is far as a position or are spicing anything. I mean where you had a love for photography. What turned it into a business. I was asked to be part of an interview so it was about a photo I had taken. It was something that was done very passionate about at the time so it was actually a bird photography and you probably have never seen any of my birth vote. It was. It was something that was super interested in but they like the shot. There was something about the shot. It was the grace the gentleness the expression of the birds wings as Sheikh Senator Wings in the really a story in that shot so that's what they WANNA do. They wrote a story about it and then that sort of stepped into something else and then there was asked to do other projects so it was just something that built on itself so again contacted to work with the lifestyle projects which was really an interesting thing. So I think big thing is just Getting noticed and in getting work out there and again that will go do something. We'll probably talk a little bit Social Media. Well one of your signatures. That I mentioned the beginning is creativity and the great portrait photographer. Which sadly too many of our listeners never had a chance Would've never had a chance to meet. Would've is Don Blair and Don used to say you have to know the rules before you're allowed to break them and he broke them all the time whether it was the rule of thirds composition. Whatever whatever it was dom was always trying to push the envelope and this is all pre digital. And I'm just curious 'cause you you clearly know the rules but your signature has become breaking them. People will look at an image. It's it. It's like the image of the lifeguard house on featured on why and that life got stand is a four minute exposure and it's lit by the lights of the city behind you and it's just so beautiful. Where did that quest to just go out and mix up the recipe? Come from Oh thinking about that. That's because it's such a pleasure to meet to be able to shoot and have something come from the heart and that's like feel that happened to you know. I think there's there's a point in the beginning where you're practicing you're learning the craft and you're mastering the technique and then you're expanding on ideas and really you're dedicating yourself to learning all that you can learn about something and you find that you are finding your place in seem to have a lot of passion and then there's that. Steffi on imagination creativity were an I'm thinking about. I'm shooting basically a same subject you know. I've been to many times but the situation change may be different clouds and I think you know I didn't think of Rules. I think of them as guidelines and and they're sort of subconscious to what. I'm doing the bigger picture is. How can we make this uniquely my shot you know? What is it that I can do to create something? That's really from the heart spirit different and that hasn't been said before is that seemed story so I think just sort of come to me. So that's really where imagination and creativity coming in. So if I'm in front of a beautiful bridge seascape or a landscaper. Just thinking about how. What is it that I can do to take it to the next level so much the rules? I'm thinking what do I have with me? Maybe there's a neutral density filter or maybe just use the darkness of night or something different. So I I see things that have been photograph many many times before so I'd like to see them presented in a different way and I think that's where the creative spirit comes in so one of the things that menfolk struggle with including myself. I'll use myself as an example. Sometimes it's hard to find the motivation to pursue creative projects. Or maybe I should say a personal projects. Special projects were client is not paying us to do it. Because we get so caught up in the day to day business he stuff of you know paying those Pesky bills and trying to find more clients and so as far as you finding the time and the motivation to pursue these special projects. Especially when you don't necessarily know you know where you'll end up or if anyone will see these images that you make Or get noticed. So how do you find the time and the motivation? How do you carve out time during your week to pursue these special projects? That's a great question so I think that along the way with regular work that you and I would have to. Do I try to find time to do to build in something because I think what I do? As far as being again experimental and experiential works into the creative aspect he'll like that expands my work. I mean one thing leads to another I may I may shoot something more literal. Maybe it's for client on then. Maybe I'll have some time and I'll work in something that I wanna do. It was like okay well. This is from the shot Louis but what happens with these clouds. What happens if I create a time lapse. What happens if I stack these images? What happens if I create a slow motion video for example? So there's a lot of things that pop up in my head as I'm shooting and embiid just GonNa try new idea. Maybe I want to work with the idea of long exposures. We'll try the NATO density filter so when I have a great subject are really weren't able to work that subject as much as possible so I'll try different things to see what happens. This is what happens if this sort of my motto is what happens if I get that neutral density filter what happened to the make a series of exposures so there's a lot of different options as shoot so try to build that into my
Mark Regev: Israel's Modern Story
"Has been in post since April twenty sixteen prior to that he was the chief spokesman for the Prime Minister of Israel. A position he held for eight years. He joined Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Nineteen Ninety seven his deputy chief of mission of the Consulate General in Hong Kong and spokesman at the Israeli Embassy in Beijing. He also served a spokesman at the embassy in DC and he was the spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Jerusalem from two thousand and four to two thousand and seven. He also said as a combat soldier in the whole brigade the idea originally from Melbourne Australia. Mock Fry bug as he wants back then moved to Israel as a twenty two year old no significant family or contacts his progress to embassador shows. How flat Israeli society is. This is one of a number of Israeli related episodes in the series of Johnny Goad Jewish. State scroll down to find biographer of Lord Balfour and the historian of the decades leading up to the formation of the state of Israel. Lord Leslie Turn Bug that's episode the Teen and life in Shin Bets with its former chief Yaacov Peri. That's episode ten so his ambassador again have and we started by unpacking that Australian background. Who is the way out of this world competition belief against me? It's not a competition and busted a regular. Thank you very much feel time and agreeing to the interview today. Here on Johnny Jewish state. I'm happy to be with you so now. Your background. Which is very interesting. I think to the Anglo Saxon. Speaking world of jewelry is that you're Australian correct. I was born in Melbourne Australia. In nineteen sixty and my father was born in Australia. He was a what they call in Australia. Postwar refugee he was a survivor dollar cost originally born in Germany. My Mother's family. She was born in Australia. They were Polish Jews who were lucky enough smart enough to get out of the nineteen twenties and they They arrived in Australia. I think even the last year of that decade and I remember my grandmother always saying that. Save the family. Had they stayed in Poland their fate would have been the fate of Polish Jews which was not good. And how did they Australia? Unity family story so I know on on both sides on my mother's side. My grandfather was on a train some going from Poland to Germany where he was studying engineering. Things were pretty GLIMP- for Jews in Poland in the nineteen twenties and he read an article in a magazine that Australia is the country of the future on the other on the German side of the family. I think after the Holocaust people say what is the furtherest place away from Europe Austria qualified. Freiburg was the family name Going back to the rations my head this thing at the age of twenty one I had. I said these people tried to kill us. Do I really want to German. Name for the rest of my life retrospectively. Now I know I made a mistake because I I very. He never said anything to me. But I offended my father very greatly but at the time at the age of twenty one twenty two when I did it. I was convinced that this was the right thing to do. I'm aware of how Ashkenazim took on the name of the town where they came from and of course a lot of the early. Zionists took their Ashkenazi names and totally he. Bray is did correct David. Ben-gurion is probably the prime example. I Prime Minister Shamir also Menachem Begin. Correct having said that though I suppose it was if it was part of me becoming an Israeli though. Part of what you said isn't correct. 'cause Freiburg the place in Germany is U. R. G. And my family was always. Rg so I'm not sure. It was connected to that physical location in Germany. Look when you head. Brewer is a name different ways of doing it so Freiberg is in English. It's free and Burgers mountain so I could have taken the Hebrew accrued of innocent played with that and I did and nothing successful came out but I was going out at the time with a woman who was studying literature at the Hebrew University. And she said you can also do it by playing with the letters so Freiberg in Hebrew is pay raise bait and you can play with the letters and rig of came out very nicely. Well I think it's It was an intriguing name when I first came across all those years ago. I'm glad to this question. Lazy Lane so now being an Anglo Saxon speaker is a real asset to Israel in the modern media world to explain Israel across borders to billions of people. Whose language is. It's their mother tongue or their second. Language is a huge asset. And something if I might say that has been quite a glaring omission from Israel's diplomatic mission in early years of the Jewish state so I think if you look at the people who held the position that I hold now we've had some English speakers of native born English speakers and And those Israelis who held the role of also had mother tongue English run persona had still has of course grading this. He is the son of a diplomat himself and as a result he went to school abroad. And so. But you're right I think The ability to speak English at mother tongue is a crucial element. If you want to successfully make the case for Israeli and international audiences it is a prerequisite but in itself. It's not enough like I sometimes made in my previous job in Israel when I was the spokesman for the prime minister is to meet a young immigrants with mother tongue English mark. I'd like a job like yours. How do I get it right and I would explain to them so good? English is important. But it's as I say it's a necessary prerequisite but it's not in itself enough. You have to know the issues backwards. You have to read everything that is relevant. After the politics you have to know the history you have to understand the issues and I think that is just as important if not more important than having a strong command of the language because he my early teens. I used to despair at some of these really politicians who were fairly Broosk in their approach and even their attire to media interviews with the BBC and others. I don't think that really helped. So this new generation I think led by the Prime Minister himself who speaks in. I think the best way to describe these fluent American. Well I believe. The current prime minister did grow up in Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and his father was a visiting professor and he he he grew up there returning to Israel to do. His Army Service is to mother tongue languages. He had both burning which is a marvellous advantage to have and but I think to be over. Critical of the founding generation because that founding generation includes people like our Evan who was an amazing spokesman for his very articulate People say that he's speeches. Go down in history as some of the most awful speeches in English in the twentieth century thousands of years ago a people land language came together in Israel birth and the cost of Man's life and thought was lifted to a new point of elevation. Then for centuries this pattern was split asunder. The people the land of the language were separated and tragedy and danger befell of the mall separated each from the other. None of these three achieved the creative potent sit which they each knew when they lived together. What IS MODERN ISRAEL? Except the reunion of this people land and language in the sublime fulfillment of history cycle a bridge thrown across the Gulf of continents and generations to symbolize the unity ofo historic experienced. Many people will know you from your competitive interviews with snow during the Gaza offenses being the media spokesman for the prime minister a hugely different communications brief to that of being an ambassador. I was arrested by that idea that when you became the ambassador it was a completely different communications brief almost a different personality from the attack dog to John. Snow on on media so being spokesman I had responsibility over specific areas and as ambassador. You have a much more general responsibility as spokesman. My job was to make sure that the people in international audiences understand Israeli government behavior is government policy and so forth and so that was done through communications as ambassador. That's part of your job as well but you have many other facets economic relationship cultural ties government to government discussions. Him obviously as ambassador. I'M STILL THE PUBLIC FACE FOR ISRAEL. I will do interviews. I will give talks. I will brief and so forth but A. I'm also doing things as ambassador that were not part of my portfolio when I was the government spokesperson. It's a more broad range of of job.
"shamir" Discussed on WTOP
"Hot wings making the wing Shamir brown she says those cooked one's head to the table where does the sauces are waiting all sitting toss it is what we call it pro tip from brown you're going to get solved in Gaithersburg Mike Morello WTOP news this past week governor Larry Hogan has announced a plan to get the state's twenty four school districts to start on the same day after Labor Day in twenty sixteen governor Larry Hogan issued an executive order mandating a post Labor Day start for all schools last year lawmakers reverse that and now the governor is trying again he announced his legislation that the board of public works meeting and got the support of comptroller Peter French show who said parents are confused by varying school calendars January February March some ad hoc half day all full day off and they inexplicably arrived without any warning generally in Montgomery County the state's largest school district school calendars are set in December for example the twenty twenty one calendar was adopted on December third Kate Ryan WTOP news are struggling grocery store chain is now closing a big distribution center in our area the parent company of Safeway is shutting down its distribution center in prince George's county a move that eliminates five hundred twenty jobs it says the move will quote fuel the company's investments recently Safeway stores in the area have closed or been sold at stores like legal in all the expand David I a new chief president and CEO of the prince George's county economic development corporation says he's called disturbed by the decision safe we honor Albertson says he will try to place the workers losing their jobs in other facilities Kyle Cooper WTOP news there's something bizarre today is two two twenty twenty now if you could picture the digits that would be to to to to so that's the same forwards and backwards it's the first palindrome days in more than nine hundred years the last one was eleven eleven eleven eleven and the next palindrome date something that's right the same forwards and backwards we'll be December twelfth twenty one twenty one and March third thirty thirty so there you have it I had in just a moment we're going to check out the Superbowl seven fourteen iron rich McKenzie owner of metropolitan bathroom tile have you ever heard the term aging in place it just simply means living out your golden years in the house that you're currently living in did you ever think that someday you might have to move to a one story house or even an assisted living facility because you're worried about being able to climb the steps or get in and out of the tub or shower safely well being an aging baby boomer myself I think about it a lot I love my two story house in the last thing I would want to.
Poland accuses Israeli official of "racist" remarks, bails on summit
"A summit between east European leaders and Israel has fallen apart. The summit was cancelled after Poland pulled out today as Teri Schultz reports or saw announced its boycott in protest of comments made by Israeli leaders about polish complicity in the holocaust. This summit will now just be meetings between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his Czech Hungarian and Slovakian counterparts polish prime minister Matteo motive yet ski had already downgraded his country's representation to his foreign minister after Netanyahu suggested last week that pulls cooperated with Nazi Germany and the holocaust then on Sunday. Israel's newly appointed. Interim foreign minister Yisrael Katz repeated this and said he could never forgive and forget it going further to quote, former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir saying every poll suckled anti-semitism with his mother's milk. What have yet ski called the comments racist and unacceptable and cancelled all polish
Shamir Island, Delta Airlines And Beijing discussed on Jim Bohannon
"Washington. The Delta Airlines flight had to make an emergency landing on a remote island in Alaska's Aleutian chain. The Anchorage daily news reports the flight from Beijing to Seattle landed Monday at a military base on Shamir island because of a potential engineers, you another aircraft was sent to pick up the one hundred ninety four
‘Miracle Workers’ First Trailer: Steve Buscemi Is God in Angel Workplace Comedy
"Up and Steve Buscemi is God in a miracle workers to see Bush EMMY takes on a heavenly role four workplace. Comedy miracle workers Shamir's is guy who seems more concerned with property tycoon instead of the damaging effect, it would have someone that goes wishy washy you're spending spending anthology series is based on what in God's name and it star Daniel Radcliffe Craig low level angel responsible for handling all humanities prayers. Got us. Pretty much checked out to focus on his favorite hobbies to prevent earth's destruction. Craig and his fellow angel must answer a seemingly impossible prayer helped to humans, Lauren. Sam fall in love this series