oh, and happy, happy friday.

so, this is my very first attempt at making a video. short and sweet, and yes, it could have been a whole lot better, but sadly i lost all the footage i shot during my class at blogshop video, and this was all i had left! regardless, it was fun to make and i learned a lot (i know, hard to tell from this, but i did splice, add fades, add music and color — so there’s... 
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up up and away!

geronimo-ballons

yesterday i heard from the Los Angeles creative duo Hunter & Fox, aka erin rivera and Frankie Pimentel, sharing their video portrait series, which was created to show how words are not enough when it comes to creative expression. The only thing that matters in two minutes or less is close-ups, color, and amazing craftsmanship…Oh and good music! i’m fascinated... 
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blogshop video: coming to san francisco.

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have you heard? blogshop video is coming to san francisco! i signed up for this video making class the minute i heard about and had hoped to take the los angeles class, but then news of my move happened and i had to postpone. but i’m so psyched to be taking the class here in san francisco. i’ve been really hoping to create more original content and share some video... 
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oh, and happy, happy friday.

Ira Glass on Storytelling from David Shiyang Liu on Vimeo. i love ira, he’s a hero of mine — so i wanted to share. happy friday everyone. have an inspiring weekend! for more ira glass, listen to this american life. you can catch up on their podcasts too.  
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tuesday’s girl: adele.

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the beautiful and powerfully gifted adele graces the cover of vogue this march and she’s never looked more lovely. now, i know what you’re thinking…retouched. but hey, i’d like them to retouch me up a bit so i’d look this, especially if i were going to be in the pages of vogue. and regardless of any retouching here, i think it’s safe to... 
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