Pardon The Dust

If you’re seeing this post on www.lincolnbarbour.com, then you might notice things look differently around here. If you’re reading this through an RSS reader, you should check out the new look and feel of my website. I’m so stoked about it.

It’s still a work in progress, but the features you’ll see right away are:

  • A slick new wide layout that works/looks the same on your browser as it does on your iPhone/iPad.
  • A revamped blog that breaks it down into five main categories: News, Work / Tearsheets, Ides of May, and Best Practices. More on what all those mean later.
  • Speaking of Ides of May, it is still live at www.ides-of-may.com, but all future personal photo blog posts will come here. I will eventually port over all the old content to here, but that’ll be when I have some more time (i.e. hopefully sooner rather later)
  • Four new portfolios showcasing my best work ever.

What’s in the works includes:

  • Photoshelter powered Image Archive that will allow you to license photos, buy prints, and so much more.
  • A re-energized blog that will be updated daily with fresh content ranging from personal work to opinions to tearsheets.
  • Something I’m calling “Pro Tips” that will cover photo business topics, camera gear, photo software, and techniques.
  • Who knows what else? But I’m really excited to see what’s next.

I look forward to your comments and hear what you think of the site, what you’d like to see more of, and what can I do for you!



PhotoForce Exhibition to Support Oregon Food Bank – January 21, 2010

It’s my pleasure to announce to you a new photographic collaborative that I’ve helped form entitled PhotoForce. Our mission is to be a creative force for hire as well as a creative force for doing good with our photography. The current roster of photographers includes Daniel Root, Brian Lee, Steven Scardina, Stuart Mullenberg, and myself; Lincoln Barbour.

Over the past year, the five of us set out to document and illustrate the cycle of food at the Oregon Food Bank, a non-profit organization dedicated to alleviating hunger in Oregon. Each of us took a different approach photographically and literally went from farm to table to highlight every aspect of where the food comes from and where it goes. The body of work that we’ve created will be donated to the Oregon Food Bank to be used in their marketing and promotional materials.

25 selected photographs from the project will be on display as large-format prints for one night only on January 21, 2010 at Venue Pearl. Details below:

When: Thursday, January 21, 2010 from 5:00-10:00pm
Venue Pearl – 323 NW 13th Avenue Portland, OR 97209

I would like to personally invite you to come to this special exhibition. Please feel free to bring a guest and pass on this email. The event is free and open to the public. Music and refreshments will be provided. You’re encouraged to bring a canned good donation for the Oregon Food Bank.

I’d also like to thank our sponsors, Pro Photo Supply, Venue Pearl, House Spirits, Pushdot Studio, and Rogue Brewery. Collectively, they are providing prints, rental, refreshments, and a space for the event. Without them, we would not have been able to put on such a wonderful event.

For more information, visit http://www.photo-force.com/

For a sneak peak of the photographs, go to http://www.photo-force.com/2009/12/oregon-food-bank-preview/

Also, Click here for a PDF flyer to print off and put up in your office or school.

Hope to see you there!