I was finally able to get copies of the public records I requested from the Canyon County Prosecutors office regarding the cases against Schneider, Woods, Tracy, and Henkel in the murder and robbery of Steve Nelson. For the past two days I've been tasked with trying to transfer really bizarre video file types and to … Continue reading Public Records Digital Transfers
This evening I attended a presentation by Ken Sklute, a designated Canon Explorer of Light. His insights into knowing your gear, researching location and light, then being patient while you exploit depth was great. His talk focused on previsualization and achieving visual depth by looking through things in the foreground of an image. He discussed … Continue reading Ken Sklute Photography Workshop
Today I finally completed the interview with Kieran Donahue, the Sheriff of Canyon County. Mikey Huffstutler and I rigged the hotel room with bed skirts and throw blankets so there wouldn't be pink curtains in the background of our shots. Good thing, it wouldn't match the ten gallon hat. The content was excellent and I … Continue reading Sheriff Donahue Interview
I am thankful for the Latah Community Foundation's grant support of Idaho's LGBTQ oral history project. I'm excited to share the contemporary histories I've been collecting.
I continue to work on the film about the murder of Steven Nelson and have spent the past week interviewing his friends and former co-workers. Pictured here is Rose who thoughtfully discussed her opinions on the discrimination of the LGBTQ community in Idaho as well as her memories of Steve. All of the people I … Continue reading Interviewing Steve’s friends & co-workers
This week Devin Becker and Evan Williamson are giving an excellent immersive Digital Humanities workshop to the UI Library's Center For Digital Inquiry & Learning Summer Faculty Fellows. There's so much information you should check it out here. CDIL Summer Fellowship 2017
I spent the past week in Boise, Caldwell, Mountain Home and Nampa shooting the majority of my film about the murder of Steven Nelson. The above picture is from the interview with his oldest brother who instantly became emotional when discussing this horrific crime and his family's loss. I am grateful for his family's participation … Continue reading Shooting the Documentary Film about Steven Nelson