27 May 2011

The Hidden Power of Smiling

Smiling can help you live longer and with lower stress. Smile and have a great weekend.

25 May 2011

The Colour Clock

Unsure what time it is? Check of this website that displays your current time in hexadecimal color value. The colorful site also has a screensaver for fellow Mac users that you can download. Brighten your life and stay on schedule.

Eames Chair

Enjoy this archival video on how an Eames shell chair is build. The film show how a simple form becomes a design classic.

20 May 2011

Illustrated Type - Gallery Nucleus

Gallery Nucleus has an outstanding show of Illustrated Type running through June 6th at 210 East Main St, Alhambra CA. The show features work by Ed Fella, Jessica Hische, and Takashi Iwasaki among others. So if you are here in the LA area click here to get further info on hours or to make a purchase online.

19 May 2011

Yosemite National Park, a visit

A visit to Yosemite National Park (@YosemiteNPS) is a pleasure at anytime of the year but Spring brings not only Dogwoods blooming but falls that overflow with the Spring melt. Yosemite National Park is one of America's greatest parks and showcases the beauty of the country. Surrounded by granite cliffs and formations formed over the ages, your breath is taken away upon entering the majestic valley. A trip to Yosemite will refresh and inspire your soul. You start by getting everyday life to float away on a mountain stream. Soon you can smell the fresh pines, hear the falls thundering and feel the breath of mist on your face. Now you are in Yosemite. You gaze up high as you round a corner on a trail and see Yosemite Falls peaking through the branches and glance below to see a delicate mountain flower pink with delight. This is Yosemite, a place of beauty, life and wonder. I awoke the next morning to a Spring snow on the valley floor and cliffs dusted with beauty. This place has inspired over the years and the naturist John Muir spoke of this place of wonder and peace,
"Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves."
Come experience this wonderful cathedral of nature, a place of such wonder that you will dream and understand what really is important in life.

Learn more and plan your visit to Yosemite National Park at this link. Words and images can not explain her beauty, it must be experienced for oneself.

11 May 2011


The quality of iphone photography is growing leaps and bounds on a daily basis. One of the leaders is a great fun and free app instagr.am. instagr.am is a combination of photography program that lets you add several filters and effects to your photos and social meet up. You can download the app from the iTune store and get started right away. The app suggest followers from you twitter and facebook so you can see what your friends are shooting. The app allows you to upload to your Flickr and link to twitter. You can follow me @danielgross and I look forward to seeing your creative photography soon.

06 May 2011

What is Your Camera Setup?

I found this interesting set of post that asked photographers "what is your camera setup of choice and why?" There are two parts, Part 1 and Part 2, to gain an understanding and inspiration.

F*ck You. Pay Me.

2011/03 Mike Monteiro | F*ck You. Pay Me. from SanFrancisco/CreativeMornings on Vimeo.

Enjoy and learn from this informative video from the CreativeMorning - San Francisco talk by Mike Monteiro of Mule Design Studio. Now go out and do some work so you can get paid.