Articles by: Jarred

Budget for Innovation

Budgeting for Innovation

In addition to photography, I also currently lead the multimedia design team at Webster University (among other things). I’ve been thinking about the word “innovation”, and how education stands in great need of it. The question that I’ve been trying to answer recently is, “How do you create innovation?” Even […]

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Bezier Pen Scan

Breaking out the Bezier Pen

It’s been a while since I’ve broken out the bezier pen. I used to work at a label company, creating artwork and tracing over really bad faxes that clients would send to us. I would prep the artwork to be printed. I traced with the pen in Illustrator day in […]

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Sometimes we just need to show up

Sometimes We Just Need to Show Up

I went out to shoot lightning the other night. I’d been chasing dry storm after dry storm, desperate for any kind of shot. I wasn’t going to go out on this particular evening, but decided I needed to at least get out and give it a try. On my way […]

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June 29th, 2016 Monsoon Timelapse

June 29th, 2016 Monsoon Timelapse

Here’s a quick timelapse I did of a monsoon storm over the Superstition Mountains in Arizona. I went out with 2 cameras that night. I just kind of left this one to shoot a timelapse, and then shot with my other camera. I kept coming back to this camera to […]

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A Conversation with my Inner Critic

A Conversation with my Inner Critic

I’ve been feeling a bit overwhelmed lately. Overwhelmed not only by what needs to be done, but by the competing theories and messages in my head regarding creativity, and my place as a professional. So, I looked back through my notes from Adobe Max this past Fall, and read my […]

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New Photo – Lightning in the Superstition Mountains

Celtic culture defines Thin Places as places where the distance from an individual to heaven is “thin”; within arm’s reach even.  The Superstition Mountains are one of my “Thin Places”. The Superstition Mountains during a monsoon storm are almost magical to me. I love getting out early and watching the storms […]

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The Illusion of Comfort and Security

While comfort and security are worthy goals and an import aspect to life – pursuing them as your main goals comes at the expense of growth. The illusion of comfort and security hamper positive change. Growth and change are not comfortable. They are also important, necessary parts of life. Pursuing comfort […]

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The False Allure of Doing Nothing

  There is a certain false allure of doing nothing. We give “nothing” a lot of different names- relaxing, chilling, vegging, Netflix, etc. While there is validity to having downtime, we attach a false & inflated value to doing nothing; like it should be the end-all goal of everything we do. […]

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