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The Black Harbor The Black Harbor is an online account of the work, ideas, and inspiration of a tight-nit collective of creatives. Over the years we have created things together, attended school together, fought together, and partied together. We have grown beyond the simplicity of friendship. We are now a family. Our purpose is to celebrates the work of the collective and explore creative work in the world that truly inspires us driving us to be better at what we do. Our hope is that as we document our work, process, lives, and inspiration that you will also be inspired and share your work with us.
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Bill Baird (of Sunset) put out a rad new album this year that is a slight departure from his old stuff. Dig on it
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A playlist created by photographer and artist Eric Carroll relating to his Rayko Photo Center show titled Plato’s Home Movies.
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Your stressed out. You need to chill the fuck out and take this in.
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This album has been doing the trick for me lately. I’m a sucker for anything western and psychedelic.
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The Collective's Work
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I recently had the pleasure of working with Aza Raskin and his team at Massive Health to help visualize a plethora of data that they had gathered about the way we eat. Continue reading
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Here are some images from recent travels.  I have been on the road quite a lot at the beginning of this year.  Where ever assignments lead me I try to take time to do some work on my own.  I feel that some of this work has to wi ... Continue reading →
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Here’s a quick stop in to share a recent portrait session.  This is Karina.  She is a friend and a barnstormer. We shot near my houseboat in the Richardson Bay when the tide was out.  When the tide’s out it l ... Continue reading →
Last spring and spent a month house sitting on Belvedere Island, CA. I was focusing on the editing and scanning of a previous project with an eminent deadline, but didn’t want to stop making photographs while c ... Continue reading →
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Mxltiply is a personal project that will be a collaboration between Andrew Shepherd, Ryan Clark, and myself. To put it briefly for now, it will be a small, remote studio that will experiment with what it looks like to g ... Continue reading →
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These first two images are inspired by the print designs from Hermes scarves.  I love the playfulness of the patterns and the whimsy created by the color and objects. These two handsome beasts were photographed at a l ... Continue reading →
I’ve known of and have been following Michael Spitz ever since i’ve been an honored member of the dribbble community. I always think of Michael as the king of Dribbble. He’s an incredibly active m ... Continue reading →
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JooHee Yoon’s about page on her site is about as delightfully ambiguous as it gets. All I know about her is that she was born in another country and has lived on both coasts. But all you really need to know about her ... Continue reading →
Keepers of the Craft
A beautiful short documentary about the dying art of traditional sign painting.
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I love the work of Maricor/Maricar!This duo creates amazing hand crafted pieces with a wide breadth of all kinds of rawness from motion, to lettering, and beyond. Don’t start digging into their website unles ... Continue reading →
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Doyald always stresses the importance of sketching by hand, at actual size. He advocates, “Examine the drawing as carefully as a mother examines her new baby.” This obsessive dedication to excellenc ... Continue reading →
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Olimpia Zagnoli has one of those styles that is just able to transcend time…and maybe even space. She is based in milan and is killing it. Here website is filled with great stuff, but if you travel over to her flic ... Continue reading →