Author: Craig Michael Patrick

  • The Cost of Narrative

    In 2004, HBO aired a series called Deadwood, a Western-style show by creator David Milch. Milch’s vision of Deadwood trafficked in all the traditional tropes of the Wild West, but applied contemporary sensibilities to its numerous subplots, making for a compelling narrative. At the time, HBO was well on its way to transforming into a […]

  • Writing Meet Wall

    “You’ve gotta see some of the new stuff we’ve got. Dustin, show him the wall. I’m just calling it the wall.” – Mark Zuckerberg character as written by Aaron Sorkin in The Social Network Kevin Roose’s new book, Futureproof: 9 Rules for Humans in the Age of Automation sits in that marketing sweet spot — […]

  • ProRAW

    Kirk McElhearn has an excellent deconstruction of Apple’s new photographic format, ProRAW, which turns out to be mostly overzealous marketing lingo. More, McElhearn comprehensively unpacks what RAW is, how it works, and how ProRAW differs from the more traditional RAW formats used in modern DLSRs and mirrorless cameras. One of the key elements of raw […]

  • Annihilation

    Backyard shot. Typeface test.

  • The Foreboding Bench

  • Lilac

  • Toothy

  • Among The Dead

    Day 23: 16mm f/1.4 | ISO: 160 | SS: 2000

  • Peak

  • Fangman’s Shadow