This blog started as a photo-a-day blog in 2006, October 2009 it become an official WHAT-NOT blog and/or random thoughts from a Filmmaker blog.

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Steve's Pick of the Day "Duct Tape Surfing"

Duct Tape Surfing from Mark Tipple on Vimeo.

This is lovely. Worth 5 minutes of your time. I love her smile. The surfing dude is awesome. Great filmmaking and another great use of Duct Tape. (I had nothing to so with this film I just thing it is lovely) Happy Wednesday.

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Excuse My French, 2004 Tour de France

2004 Tour de France, trip of a lifetime, shooting stories of the fans of the Tour de France with Hans "No Way" Rey. I pitched the idea to OLN and couldn't believe it when they bought it. Without Lance Armstrong I don't think I would of made this trip, Thanks Lance!

Monday, June 24, 2013

First Descents (Turning Point clip)

First Descents - Turning Point (clip) from Solpin Films on Vimeo.

Here is a clip from one of my favorite projects ever, Turning Point. Here is clip from the First Descents show. First Descents is a organization that helps young adults dealing with cancer by teaching them adventure sports in a one week camp situation. I was director / director of photography on this episode. Enjoy and Happy Monday.

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Casey Neistat's studio - another look...

This goofball is a big influence on my world right now, I love his stuff and his world view. (i had nothing to do with this video, I just like it)

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Cute Girls Hairstyles, mini doc

Check out this week's mini doc. A little piece about YouTube superstars Cute Girls Hairstyles. I made this doc for ksl tv and they nice enough to give me permission to put it on my YouTube channel. Enjoy and Happy Tuesday!

Monday, June 17, 2013

10 years ago...

Old Sub. Dagger Kayak spot (feat. Brad Ludden) from Solpin Films on Vimeo.

10 years ago I was working on an OLN / Subaru campaign and met Brad Ludden. Years later I did a half hour doc on Brad and his camp called First Descents, a camp for young adults dealing with cancer. Brad is rad. Happy Monday.

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Breath Control

I really like this guy and I really like this video. I had nothing to do with it I just dig it. I did see this guy at the Holi Fest this year and liked him a lot. Happy Thursday!

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Lance Armstrong's Secret Plan

Check another video from the archives, shot with Hans "No Way" Rey in Liege, Belgium July 3, 2004.

Sunday, June 09, 2013

Ushio Shinohara, Boxing Painter

Mr. Shinohara Goes to Utah from Solpin Films on Vimeo.

Here is light and fluffy little art project I did about Boxing Painter Ushio Shinohara, for some reason I lot of people checked it out in the last few days, and now you can check it out too.

Saturday, June 08, 2013

Zippora Karz

I got to interview Zippora Karz for an upcoming documentary about ballet. She was an amazing interview, one of the best interviews I ever done with an artist, wow her passion and ideas! I will let you know when the film is done. cheers Steve O.

Tuesday, June 04, 2013

original art by Fiona Matisse Barney

Also check out the video called EVERYTHING IS ART MOM on my youtube channel.

Fiona Matisse Barney

This week's vid from The Talking Fly youtube project (short documentaries by Steve Olpin)is about Fiona Matisse Barney called EVERYTHING IS ART MOM.


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