Shadow Mission exhibit at my Indianapolis studio

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I’m having a show at my Indy studio June 6 that gets into some of the work I do with other men in the Mankind Project.  I call it Shadow Mission, after the process by which men in the MKP come to terms with the dark impulses that drive their behavior and keep them from being their truest selves.

I’ll have a bit more explanation at the show, so if you stop by, you’ll be able to see what these men have shared about themselves and how they use their insight to create a better world for themselves and everyone else.

20 photographs of 10 men.  All are invited, and all will leave challenged and changed.

 

 

Got that slow internet feeling? Here’s what you look like.

Everybody knows this feeling, right?  Well there’s a company out there called Ubiquiti that has a solution — a new way to deliver the internet to rural areas, urban areas, wherever areas, with fast service and good coverage.  Too sciency for my limited abilities, here’s a link to their site — you do the thinky-thinky.

Meanwhile, me and Jim Riddle of DGWB in Santa Ana created these images for a campaign Ubiquiti will be running soon –

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The campaign focuses on the unpleasant wait times many internet surfers have to suffer through in areas with slow service.  Did I even have to say that?  No — we did such a good job conveying the message and emotion, I didn’t have to say that.

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Sprint shoot pops up, makes me think

Worked recently with the good folks at Digitas Chicago and New York on project for Sprint’s mobile learning app.  Shot everything at the York Community High School, a beautiful old building in Elmhurst that offered great locations throughout.  Here’s one of of the images we did for this project, which was printed into a 3D popup with four views –

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Sprint_PopUp_ClassroomShooting this required background plates, foreground plates and some spatial pre-visualization that required I get rid of my gum before I could think it through.  This direct mail piece went to education professionals.

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Producer Judith Gatesman’s solid leadership kept the fast-paced shoot running smoothly, and we finished on time, on budget and in good spirits.  Thanks to the staff at York and thanks to a great production team from Digitas: Senior Producer Noah Wilker and senior art director Ryan Ruark.

Graphis includes me in their 2014 online photography annual. Me happy.

Some recent work made it into Graphis’ new photo annual online — my campaign for LaCrosse Footwear (see all three of the series at the link under the photo) —

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http://www.graphis.com/entry/1e0dd274-f0b8-11e2-b3b6-f23c91dffdec/

And this image from my personal sports series –

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http://www.graphis.com/entry/b75c2362-10df-11e3-abd5-f23c91dffdec/

Great to be included in this, it’s one of the very best annual collections out there!

Work by other photographers in the annual that caught my eye:

Here’s a series on twins from photographer Tim Macpherson that I think is just brilliant (click on the link to see them all) —

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http://www.graphis.com/entry/f6216103-7423-4860-b604-2573b19da8c1/

And this shot by James Haefner –

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And then, from Jack Anderson, there’s this! –

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APA Midwest & APA San Francisco both exhibiting recent work

This Friday, APA Midwest will be exhibiting their Artist’s Perspectives show at the Chicago Art Department on Halstead.  I am honored to be selected for that show as well as APA San Francisco’s Something Personal Exhibition, taking place this Saturday at Leftspace in San Francisco.  A big thank you to both organizations, it’s an honor to be among such a select group of artists!

ImageAPA Midwest & APA SF select  ©HaroldLeeMiller 2013

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APA Midwest Select   ©HaroldLeeMiller 2013