Category Archives: Inspiration

A final assessment

Did I laugh? Did I love? Did I matter? Brandon Bouchard Advertisements

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A little Friday Fun

OK Go is a pop music group from Chicago and LA, known for their catchy tunes but even more so for their creative music videos.  This video was just released and is definitely worth 5 minutes of your time to … Continue reading

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Two views on “the sands of time”

Lives of great men all remind us, we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us, footprints on the sands of time.  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow And, While it is well enough to leave footprints on the sands of … Continue reading

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And God saw that it was good

Then God said, “Let the land produce vegetation: seed-bearing plants and trees on the land that bear fruit with seed in it, according to their various kinds.” And it was so. The land produced vegetation: plants bearing seed according to … Continue reading

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The simple

“It is always the simple that produces the marvelous.” Amelia Barr Iphone5, New Durham, NH

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The wilderness necessity

“Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out going to the mountains is going home; that wilderness is a necessity…” — John Muir

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Weekend Inspiration: Have you ever been Bob?

From Pixar’s wonderful, The Incredibles.  If you’re not familiar with the plot line, the main character here is a Superman-like superhero who has lost the ability to serve as superhero.  So, he finds himself with a desk job, staring out … Continue reading

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Celebrating the First 100 Years of Photography

Here’s an interesting little film that encapsulates the progress made in the first 100 years of photography.  Watch it and be impressed with the advancements that have been made.   And what’s most amazing is that this film was made … Continue reading

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The moments we set aside

“Perhaps nothing helps us make the movement from our little selves to a larger world than remembering God in gratitude.  Such a perspective puts God in view in all of life, not just in the moments we set aside for … Continue reading

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Photographers on Photography, by National Geographic

If you’ve got 5 minutes to spare, watch this. Then watch it again. Now pick up that camera and show us what you really care about…

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Weekend Inspiration: Time Lapse Done Good, Real Good

Here is a time lapse video compilation by Taiwanese photographer, Stan Chang.  According to Mr. Chang: “One family, 2 cameras*, 30 countries, 60 flights, 1000+ time lapse videos, 200,000+ images – almost 20 terabytes of data!”  These are clips shot … Continue reading

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We are Boston…

… and never have I been so proud to call it home. A year ago.  By definition, an act of terrorism is meant to disrupt.  To introduce fear and panic into situations normal and to prompt doubt.  So that we … Continue reading

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Lukewarm and superficial

  I’ve had these thoughts rumbling around in my mind, like gathering gray clouds. I departed my first business trip of this new endeavor, headed toward my home, thinking about what I had just taken on.  My iPhone camera positioned. … Continue reading

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Read this if you suffer from G.A.S.

No, not that kind of gas.  I’m talking about Gear Acquisition Syndrome, that malady that affects many, many photographers, who are drawn to the myriad of websites that review, compare, sell and discuss every new camera and accessory.  And are … Continue reading

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In his own words

  Landscape photography?  Ansel Adams. Portraits?  Yousuf Karsh. Street photography?  Henri Cartier-Bresson.  Of course. This video is 18 minutes long but you owe it to yourself.  Hear him describe his intentions and purpose.  It’s worth it…

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Mary, Queen of the Universe

In October, 2013, we visited the Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe in Orlando, Florida. This beautiful 2,000 seat Roman Catholic Church opened its doors in 1993, and is dedicated to Mary, Mother of God. … Continue reading

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Romantic moments…

Happy Valentine’s Day from 2 Guys Photo!

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And we remember

Montgomery, 1958.  Martin Luther King is forced down upon the police station front desk as his wife looks on.  He was arrested for loitering at the Montgomery Courthouse. Occasionally, there are those who change the world… and us.  Their words, … Continue reading

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Weekend Inspiration: Now this is a hero!

This left me speechless.  And it helped me to recalibrate myself in a very good way.  Hope it has the same effect on you…

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Shoot like it’s 1979

In 1979, I owned a Pentax K1000 film (of course) SLR camera with a Pentax 50/1.8 lens and a Vivitar 70-300 tele-zoom.  It was all the kit I ever thought I’d need and because I was headed off to college, where … Continue reading

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