Are Creative Pros Going to Have to Force-Quit Apple?

“So if Apple just becomes a place where computers are a commodity item and where the romance is gone, and where people forget that computers are the most incredible invention that man has ever invented, then I’ll feel I have lost Apple. But if I’m a million miles away and all those people still feel those things and they’re still working to make the next great personal computer, then I will feel that my genes are still in there.” ~Steve Jobs

Source: Newsweek, Sep. 29 1985

This particular blog post really should be a letter to Apple CEO, Tim Cook. And maybe when I’m done writing it, I’ll decide to send it to him.

Photo Daily: 1953 Ghost Train (Short Film)

A little departure from the Photo Daily today. Not really a photo. Not really a film. Somewhere in between. The 1953 Ghost Train. I was finishing up work a couple Fridays ago, walking out of the studio with a producer friend of mine. Her boyfriend was picking her up and he mentioned that a vintage …

A Public Service Announcement about Passwords, the Cloud, Your Computer and Your Phone

If you follow these sorts of nerdy tech things, you may have heard about the Wired reporter who had his entire online life hacked a few days ago. Mat Honan freely admits he should have known better, but he was like too many people who are increasingly putting their lives online in ever connecting ways. …

Jimmy and Billy Silently Discuss the Recent Oscar Nominations

Another in a series of Short iPhone Films by Billy Sheahan. This time, Jimmy and Billy excitedly discuss this morning’s 84th Academy Awards™ nominations. Photographed and edited by Billy Sheahan using the iPhone 4 and Premiere Pro. Cast: Man……. James Helm Other Man……. Billy Sheahan Music: A Public Domain Recording of “Les Jeux d’Eaux a …

It Snowed Today

Another in my series of short iPhone films, usually created during a few hours of downtime, waiting for client feedback on other projects. A short personal challenge to create a film using my iPhone in a limited amount of time. The B&W vintage film look is realized in camera with the iPhone, using the 8mm …

Henri Cartier-Bresson… last days in Chicago

If you are at all a lover of imagery, art, photography or the human spirit, do yourself a favor and check out the Henri Cartier-Bresson – The Modern Century photography exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago before it closes after this weekend. Cartier-Bresson is on a very short list of photographers who have had …

Taking time to think

My friend Rachael is visiting this weekend. We’ve been looking for a nice few days of uninterrupted time to catch up and maybe create some new art for both of us. But it seems like I’ve been moving at 100mph the last few months and I find myself needing some time to just pause for …

Billy Sheahan Photography iPhone App Now Available

Billy Sheahan Photography iPhone App is now available from Billy Sheahan on Vimeo. The Billy Sheahan Photography iPhone App is Now available as a free download from the iTunes Store. (Link opens iTunes)