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Conjuring Creative Permission from Our Tools

The feedback loop between our work and the objects around us

Craig Mod
Craig Mod
May 1, 2017 · 19 min read
Me and my GF1 just outside of Machhapuchhre base camp, November 2009.

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“The Americans,” by Robert Frank
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Kubrick and his Leica III.

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Shooting on the way to Annapurna.
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Notice: eye contact; night shots en route to base camp.
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Mishka Henner, ‘No Man’s Land.’
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Images from ‘No Man’s Land.’ Photos: Mishka Henner
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Three of the 51 military outposts. Photos: Mishka Henner
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Hello, Emperor. Photo: Google Maps
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The Espresso Book Machine, an all-in-one one-off bookmaking station. Photo: On Demand Books

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“Flipboard for iPhone” spread
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“Flipboard for iPhone,” the app as book
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“Flipboard for iPhone,” cover

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Light L16, a 16-lens camera. Photo: Light
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‘View from the Window at Le Gras,’ Nicéphore Niépce.


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Trevor Paglan’s ‘The Last Pictures.’
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The Voyager Interstellar Record. Photo: Wikipedia
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Katie Paterson’s ‘Earth Moon Earth’ before and after transmission.

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