DWS Filmmakers' Co-Op Manifesto

From here:

1. Doesn't matter what camera you have. The camera you have at that moment is the right one for the job.

2. Don't let talk or pop sings tell your story. Let images and sounds (which is more than just dialogue and music) speak for themselves.

3. If I can't understand your film with the sound turned all the way down, then your images are failing the movie.

4. On the other hand, good quality sound is actually more important than good looking images. People will forgive a scene that is too dark or a tad out of focus, but even God won't forgive amateurish sound.

5. A film that is far from perfect in your hands is still a hundred times better than the perfect film which exists only in your head.

6. Lesson from Robert Bresson: never two things when one is enough.

7. Every limitation is in reality an opportunity to prove your true creativity. Real creativity comes froma restriction of choice not an unlimited supply.

8. When your actors and your friends who were supposed to help fail to show, still shoot something. Anything. The trees, the sky, the people waiting to get on the bus. Yes, film is supposed to be a collaborative medium, but the camera can also act as a pen, as an instrument for pure self expression.

9. Stop worrying if it's any good. The process is far more important than the result.

10. Borrowing from your influences is a good place to start, but remember you have a story that no one else, only you, can tell.

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Love and Peace on Royal Street in the Marigny

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ARKYD: A Space Telescope For Everyone

Space Advocates: For All Humanity - Spirit of Apollo

Ginger Mint Julep?

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"Whose funeral is it?"


Neil deGrasse Tyson: We Live In A Cosmic Shooting Gallery

Random Pics From Walking Around the French Quarter This Morning

Justice League Display At Target

Finally Warner Brothers and DC Comics get their act together:


Our Current Garden Flag

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Muhammad Ali vs Jim Kelly

Easily one of the coolest pictures ever:

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Neil deGrasse Tyson: Don't Sit Around Waiting For A Sputnik Moment

Neil deGrasse Tyson: Your Ego and The Cosmic Perspective

Mecha Hopzilla


This is apparently what I look like playing the awesome boat racing game at Chuck E. Cheese:

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Neil deGrasse Tyson: Get Out Of The Way

Neil deGrasse Tyson: Be Yourself.

Movies in 2013

1. Young Adult
2. Jeff, Who Lives At Home
3. Gosford Park
4. The Guard
5. Battle Beyond the Stars
6. Almost Famous
7. Ice Age: Continental Drift
8. G.I. Joe The Movie
9. The Rundown
10. Beasts of the Southern Wild
11. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
12. Oz, the Great and Powerful
13. The Avengers
14. Captain America: The First Avenger
15. Argo
16. The Hobbit
17. Stick
18. Heat
19. The Goonies
20. The Bay
21. Jurassic Park 3D
22. Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang
23. Iron Man Three
24. Zero Dark Thirty
25. Django
26. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

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New NASA T-Shirt from Target


Burgundy Street at Evening

Last Bit of Marigny Color

More Marigny Color

All About The Color

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Another Fleur De Lis Fence

This time on Dauphine in the Marigny:

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NOLA At Night Under A Full Moon

Burgundy St in the Marigny At Night

This one was taken with no filters:

This one was taken with Hipstamatic:

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Latest Amazon Shipment

Suburb Marigny

Why is this sign in the middle of the neutral ground on Elysian Fields where no one can see it or read it?

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Marigny Street

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Elysian Fields Avenue This Morning

The Jungle on the Esplanade Ave Neutral Ground

Hipstamatic makes it look ominous:

Here it is with no filter:

I like to think this is the last glimpse of what New Orleans looked like when people first came here.

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