11 July 2021 | Season 4 | 33 mins 32 secs
art, photography, poetry, zen
After 3 years of developing the vision here on this podcast, Rubin outlines the intersection of haiku and photography.
20 March 2020 | Season 4 | 21 mins 24 secs
art, covid, crafts, photography, projects, quarantine, workshop, zen
It's a bleak time for many, and insane stress for us all -- but there are a few advantages to being forced to stay in. Rubin has converted Neomodern from a retail business to a free program of projects to build people's photographic skills: not tech skills but creative ones. Using the content from his Zen Arts curriculum, daily projects designed to help folks stuck at home.
2 March 2020 | Season 4 | 32 mins 36 secs
art, philosophy, photography, zen
Rubin formally declares his upcoming book for beginners and pros -- finding a philosophical foundation for creative picture taking: the Zen Arts. There are lessons from haiku, kintsugi, enso, ikebana, bonsai and origami (and the principles of wabi-sabi) if you know how to find them. Not how to use photography to practice zen, but how to use zen arts to get better at photography!