I've officially set gmail's 'vacation responder.' I'm off for a week of backpacking in Death Valley – the lowest altitude in North America!
It will be a much needed break from the internets. I've been dying for a backpacking trip for months now, and I can't recommend it enough to all of us who spend our lives living and dying by wifi access.
To celebrate I'm (finally) publishing part of my take from my last excursion on flickr – which I've now adopted as my means of publishing photos. Combined with the flickr export plugin for Lightroom, putting up photos immediately after a take is really easy, and the online interface rocks!
Fair warning: uploading through the plugin failed on me for the first time on this take. …Meh, I'll deal with it when I get back.
One other note: I've been working a lot (and officially taken over "Business Development") with CoPress recently. We're working very hard to see to it that college media has a future in this internet evolution. Please come check us out!
I'll end by saying this: I've been trying to check more and more items off my seemingly endless todo list, and finally got around to compiling this monstrosity. Try not to laugh at my poor sense of 'nifty' or hair too hard.
Newspaper Clippings Time Lapse from Joey Baker on Vimeo.
I've got a new year's resolution to get back to blogging more, so expect to see less of this stupid I-feel-obligatied-to-post-this-housekeeping-BS-just-to-have-something-up-there. And more real content.
I'm working on a piece that has the working title: "Print isn't dead, It's a luxury good."
Merry New Year's!