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Pick Pocket – a Vancouver shor…

January 31st, 2011
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Pick Pocket – a Vancouver short film by Geoff Peters bit.ly/g9QMus #langaracollege #videojournalism #vancouver #creative #satire

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RT @findinteresting: Where Fla…

January 28th, 2011
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RT @findinteresting: Where Flamenco music meets jazz – brilliant performance by pianist Chano Domínguez and his group. youtu.be/hNnhNhsBcgQ

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My film is a top 10 finalist i…

January 21st, 2011
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My film is a top 10 finalist in #N8DirectandProject!! Win decided by no. of views and likes. Thanks for support! youtu.be/F2zw5rYc8hg

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Waking Up

January 19th, 2011
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In my favorite book, On Photography (1977), Susan Sontag changed how I think about photography, and reality, forever.

A photograph is a freeze-frame, a thin discrete slice isolated and preserved out of continuous, relentless time. For me, photographs of people carry an inescapable sadness about them. This is because the real person will continue aging and changing, and will eventually pass away. But the photograph remains frozen, the visible traces of that once-present moment still as clear as when the photo was taken. Photographs remind us about the past, but they also invite us to romanticize the past. I find that looking at a photo taken at any time in my life creates a longing to somehow return to the exact moment when the shutter was pressed.

I am increasingly reminded how brief, transitory, and beautiful our lives are on this earth. I feel a sense of urgency that I must focus on doing things which really matter. Today someone asked me what I want to do with my life. I am still not sure if I have a single goal in mind, but to me the most important thing is to form and nurture deep, loving relationships with my family, my partner, and eventually – if life takes me down that path – my children. I also want to have a positive impact on the world – to provide tools through the creative output that I produce to allow people to lead better lives. I am gifted with a creative spirit, and I feel one purpose of my life is to utilize this gift, through software development, design, music, video, and photography to create products, works of art or interaction that people will enjoy using and experiencing, and will allow them to better achieve their goals.

-Geoff Peters, January 19th 2011

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My photo of Hot and Sour Soup,…

January 18th, 2011
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My photo of Hot and Sour Soup, featured on Vegan.com‘s blog. www.vegan.com/blog/2011/01/18/vegan-hot-and-sour-soup/ #vegan #vancouver

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Neat product for people with c…

January 17th, 2011
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Neat product for people with color blindness. www.seekey.se/indexUK.htm #colorblind #blindness #color #cool #tools

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RT @findinteresting: I love St…

January 17th, 2011
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RT @findinteresting: I love Sting’s rendition of My One and Only Love. So romantic and his voice is exquisite. youtu.be/lEkJoMNFP

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RT @okadajiro: RT @sylvia_tan:…

January 4th, 2011
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RT @okadajiro: RT @sylvia_tan: Wow, this is very pretty: Stream graph of 2010’s top grossing movies, sized by $ per week: j.mp/gP2AYb

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RT @findinteresting: Baby Donu…

January 4th, 2011
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RT @findinteresting: Baby Donut – a funny short about an ESL teacher and his romantic relationships. youtu.be/iiFWGhIjyXQ #shortf …

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Video of a new song I wrote, c…

January 2nd, 2011
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Video of a new song I wrote, called G Whiz. geoffmobile.com/blog/?p=710 hope you enjoy it! #music #vancouver #bc #canada #musicvideo

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