The Season of Cambodia
Hello again. It's been a while — a long while, and I hope this note finds you well!
On my end, the years have passed fruitfully, and I'm... Read more
That Which Consumes Me
http://vanderbiltrepublic.com has the rest.
Once this is over, next Thursday, we'll resume our regularly scheduled Masters Pitch Book creation blog. I'm dying to sink my teeth into making that thing.... Read more
It is a unique honor to be able to say that I have authored the first comprehensive portrait library of Cambodia’s cultural icons.But the reality of that, and the... Read more
Collector's Edition Mailed!
For your support, trust, and patience: thank you, thank you, THANK YOU.
The Right Word
You've waited a while for your DIY Mechanical. For some, the delay crates impatience, and a desire to just make the damn thingwhen it finally arrives. If that's you,... Read more
Standard Edition Mailed!
Next up: the one sheet. That's going in the mail next Friday. No more delays, promise.
Though this was created to commemorate the fundraising success of “Masters”, I hope you all watch it with a certain pride. It's not what you start, it's what you finish.... Read more
DIY Kits Mailed!
Rain delays (literally: Becca was bailing her home out from a flood situation) forced the mailing of DIY kits back by one business day. But now that we've cleared acts... Read more
The same thing happened in Cambodia.
Aside from the personal affection I feel for the guys that run Kickstarter, one thing I’ve always loved about the platform is the name.... Read more
The Oldest Living Things in the World
A fairly old friend is attempting to document very old creatures,and I could devote the better part of a day to the importance of this. The endeavor is not... Read more
The Small Darkroom has been running my film since last friday.
I've been in the lab every day since with Robert Santiago—The Small Darkroom's photographic lab tech—paging negatives after he... Read more
And it starts with a bang. To you guys, the content isn't new, but that's because you're our supporters.
You'll always see everything first.You're what makes us happen. You're... Read more
Running a Kickstarter project is an enlightening experience.
The last time out, we were gunning to raise more than had ever been attempted on this platform, and in not-much time.... Read more
The One Sheet
The best design firms always produce variations on a client's brand.In part because they're mandated to extend the identity as far as possible. In part because they can't help... Read more
Good Cut/Bad Cut
A double-sided, accordion-folded book of photographs is an incredibly complex product. Ignoring the work involved with creating the material that the book showcases, the object itself presents many challenges.
I... Read more
Each contains 40+ sheets of carefully crafted, exposed film.
The earliest exposure dates to November 25th, four full months ago.
Film can theoretically retain a latent, unprocessed image for approximately... Read more
The First Thousand
Matthew J. Wetzler
To shamelessly quote myself... Read more