Philosophy

Addiction to Photography

Flexing our muscles at Donna and my wedding.

This post is dedicated to my father-in-law, James Lombardo. Hello, my name is Jason Schlosberg.  And I have an addiction to photography. Yes, I feel incomplete without a camera nearby.  I get the jitters if I am unable to capture a beautiful scene because I left my trusty Canon at home.  While vacations are primarily […]


Skip the Zoo. Go on Safari.

Family of giraffes, Kruger National Park, South Africa

I’ve been spoiled.  After seeing the real deal, the miniature, packaged product has less appeal to me.  I would rather go on a safari than take a trip to the local zoo. Now, don’t get me wrong. The zoo is a wonderful place. It brings to our urban centers a piece of the natural world […]


Zen and the Art of Photography

Cool rider, Flatirons, Boulder, Colorado

There’s a great book from the ’70s called Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance.  The author, Robert Pirsig, purportedly knew nothing about such engineering, but used the storyline to promote a rather insightful philosophy: that to enjoy something fully, you must embrace its classical and romantic attributes.  In other words, appreciate the creative and […]


Future Photographer in Training?

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I would like to announce the newest member to the NegativeSpace family, Jocelyn Rose. Born on March 16th at 3:14 PM, and weighing in at 6 lbs 13 ounces, and 19.5″ long, she has immediately brought joy to our lives.  Mom, Dad and Jocelyn are all doing well. When provided advice (solicited or unsolicited), I […]


Pissing Off Jake Gyllenhaal

Credit: Photographer Unknown

At the SWSW festival Friday, an overexcited fan snapped a photo of Jake Gyllenhaal as he relieved himself at a urinal. While some report that a minor scuffle ensued, Gyllenhaal’s rep says, “There was no scuffle, it was an excited fan who tried to take his picture in the restroom. He asked the guy to […]


The Tao of Photography

Tao Te Ching

While I first began taking photography classes in high school, I started coming into my own during college.  In my freshman year, I happened to take an upper level course called Metaphysics.  While the word escapes definition, it is commonly understood as a branch of philosophy concerned with explaining the fundamental nature of being and […]