With each new day, you can guarantee that some very bright people are planning get-togethers designed to have massive impacts for everyone involved. The settings can be musical, artistic, creative, academic or business-focused; these are events you hear about before saying, “that sounds awesome,” and “sign me up.” This actively researched and updated blog series is my answer to helping people learn about ultimate events on a timely basis.
Coming up on February 12, leading international design blog Design Observer will host a symposium on the relationship between design and food. Held in the Los Angeles Theatre Center in downtown LA, TASTE will feature prominent speakers from around the world. Here is more of an introduction from the illustrious staff of Design Observer.
Agrarian economics. Dry farming. Engineered waste. Vaporized nutrition. Synthetic flavors. Moral food. How are any of these things a function of design? On the other hand: How could they be anything else? We’ll consider Read more
Owned and produced by Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the 2016 International CES will kick-off soon in Las Vegas, where it will run from Jan. 6 through Jan. 9. Well established as the essential annual gathering for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies, CES has served as the proving ground for innovators and their breakthroughs for more than 40 years. It’s truly a global stage, where the marketers behind next-generation innovations make great efforts to create splashes of epic proportions. With CEA standing as the technology trade association representing the $200+ billion U.S. consumer electronics industry, the media blitz we’ll witness provides amazing insights… proving that this largest hands-on event of its kind is extremely important in identifying and addressing this far-reaching industry’s key issues.
For access to more CES 2016 insider intelligence, keep your eyes on these pundits in the hours ahead. Read more
Together with my family, I am sending my warmest thoughts to many friends and colleagues worldwide, and feeling a lot of gratitude. I truly appreciate your help in sending daily clicks to http://hungersite.com, where our simple mouseclicks can benefit a number of vital causes each and every day.
I’m also especially thankful to Los Angeles-based imagemaker Tommy Ewasko and the individuals behind my client companies Cap Gun Collective, Cutters Studios, Leviathan, Sarofsky, Valiant Pictures and Wondersmith for their leadership and help in supporting the following heroic organizations. Read more
Featured Image: “Snow Nightfall” Park City, Utah, by imagemaker Tommy Ewasko.
Tommy writes: “My favorite professor at Rochester Institute of Technology, Wes Kemp, answered a question with a question one day, and it affected me forever. On that day, a fellow student complained, ‘Aww, why give us an assignment that has been photographed a million times?’ Prof. Kemp replied, ‘Yes it has, but have YOU ever photographed it?!’ Park City has been a destination for me since 1980, and I had never really tried to visually explain the phenomenon of the large snowflakes that fly to earth in the night to provide the abundant beautiful powder. Read more
Featured Image: “Mountain Rays” Angeles Crest, California, by imagemaker Tommy Ewasko.
Tommy writes: “This beautiful mountaintop view at campsite #23, with warm beaming rays of light, was waiting for me to compose its portrait. I am very grateful for the ability to bring you to this truly special place on earth. There is a lot to take in — enjoy! Happy Thanksgiving!”
We hope you enjoy this November image selection from brothers Tommy, Bill and Tony Ewasko and their united businesses, Ewasko Studio and Aloma Printing. Please contact Tommy(at)ewasko.com to request your copy of their spectacular wall calendar.
Click the image above to download a high-res November 2015 calendar for your desktop.
Featured Image: “Scarecrows of the Desert” Scottsdale, Arizona, by imagemaker Tommy Ewasko.
Tommy writes: “It is always quite an education to photograph the desert, a place where you quickly gain a huge respect for both wildlife and nature itself. All around Scottsdale, the Saguaro seem like sentries guarding the desertscape. Some may have been there for more than a century. Read more
Featured Image: “Serenity Dance” Outer Banks, North Carolina, by imagemaker Tommy Ewasko.
Tommy writes: “Early morning soft light and a warm breeze off the ocean provided a ballet of reeds dancing in front of me. As I looked through the viewfinder, I felt compelled to sway with the performers — and with a slow shutter-speed, tell a story and establish an emotional atmosphere. Are you there yet?”
We hope you enjoy this September image selection from brothers Tommy, Bill and Tony Ewasko and their united businesses, Ewasko Studio and Aloma Printing. Please contact Tommy(at)ewasko.com to request your copy of their spectacular wall calendar.
Click the image above to download a high-res September 2015 calendar for your desktop.
Featured Image: “Stardust Dusk” Las Vegas, Nevada, by imagemaker Tommy Ewasko.
Tommy writes: “When this image was created, I immediately knew it was a hero. Read more
Featured Image: “Red White & Blue” Sunland, California, by imagemaker Tommy Ewasko.
Tommy writes: “The canyons throughout Southern California have various terrains, and getting the most interesting perspective always takes a little homework. While perched on the top of a ridge on the birthday of this great country, I once again grabbed my favorite tripod, placed sandbags on the legs to anchor it properly and started the process of laying down exposures. Read more