Light Letter #5 – Fall Road Trips and European Masters

It’s Gavin Seim here with another issue of the Light Letter. It’s been too long and a very busy summer. We’ve been working on things like our new Power Workflow 4 presets and the Retouching Magic Workshop for photographers. Along with a portrait booth at the County fair and many other things keeping me and the crew on the run. Speaking of running, we’re on the road again for a month, working on a brand new miniseries.

 

Continue reading…

View Light Letter 005 in Browser

Or, Download the PDF Archive

 

Posted in newsletter | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Light Letter #004 – Freedom Calling, The Art of Independence

1.jpg (JPEG Image, 800 × 535 pixels)

I’m here spending the day with my family. Lighting fireworks with the kids, teaching them about gun safety and freedom. Thinking how America is a story like no other. Built on a solid foundation of values, we came into it with blood and tears.

Some things are worth fighting for. As I look at what America is become, I look at my children and wonder if there will be freedom left when they grow up.

Continue reading…

View Light Letter 004 in Browser

Or, Download the PDF Archive

 

Posted in newsletter | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Light Letter #003 – Mount St. Helens, Crazy Road Tripping & More

This month I want to rediscover an event that happened in my part of the world a few years before I was born. It’s something all the locals remember. One from which some unforgettable images were made and some tragic stories are told.

I’m speaking of course of MT St. Helens – At dawn on the 18th of May, 1980, an earthquake triggered the long-smoldering mountain. The entire north face of the mountain ripped free and slid down the valley….

Continue reading

View Light Letter 003 in your Browser

Or, Download PDF Archive

Posted in newsletter | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Light Letter #002 – Hudson River Era, Road Tripping & More

“Whether you make art or enjoy taking it in – I think this is a scene we can relate to. We’ve all been where this artist has once or twice. Where the light sings, the evening breeze whispers and memories are made. I have quite a story behind this image” – Continues…

View Light Letter 002 in your Browser

Or, Download PDF Archive

Posted in newsletter | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Light Letter – First Edition: Resting Place, Norman Rockwell

“Gavin here. This marks the first issue of what begin with with an idea of Content Freedom after my recent portrait, The Bath got me banned from Facebook for a time. Something I now refer to as a Facebook Spanking. That was not such a bad thing because it made me think about reaching people. About not relying so much on places like FB. Sure there’s other networks like G+ and I’m there too, but they could face the same problems in the future. Hence, The Light Letter. Yes, this is a journal about my latest work and ideas. But is more than that. It’s a study for artists and a journey for all of us who love art. Lets get rolling. Oh and if you’re new to the letter, you can learn more about me right here” – Continues…

View Light Letter #001 in your browser.

Or, Download PDF Archive.

 

Posted in newsletter | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment