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Goodbye 2010: a quick review

Ah, 2010. Goodbye. We spent a lot of time together working on somethings. I'm looking forward to 2011 and investing some more time and energy into a few personal projects that I'm excited about. I'm blessed to be surrounded by a wealth of friends who set a high bar with their personal work. I think with the abundance of images in the world it's critical to have a sense of authorship as a photographer, or anyone adding to the cultural noise that is media. It reminds me of a quote I saw recently: "Beneath every good word is an even greater silence." If you're going to supplant the silence, it should be done with some craft/style/grace. A few of the highlights:

-completing a 5 day continuous nightwalk through Austin -collaborating with the Gulf Coast Community Design Studio in Biloxi, MS on an exhibition -SXSW -covering the Deepwater Horizon oil spill -producing a multi-media piece for the National Parks Conservation Association -assisting Brent Humphreys with his development of the Ziddel House -hiking the Grand Canyon rim-to-rim-to-rim for Boys' Life magazine -acquiring a 1948 Boles-Aero travel trailer which will be the foundation for a deployable hermitage/studio

Onward to 2011.