First things first: Ever since I contemplated doing video, Ganon Baker has been at the forefront of the subjects I wanted to take on. I've been going to the Nike Skills Academy for Girls in Beaverton, Ore., for several years now and Baker has been captivating that whole time. He crackles with energy, says funny things and is capable of mythologized physical feats.
It’s a Girl Thing
As thrilling as the advent of Web-accessible, high-definition video may be, I guess I’m old fashioned. I still prefer the moment-captured, visceral impact of a good photograph. Better yet that the photograph is set on top of good audio, not only making the picture worth even more than a thousand words, but imbuing an I-was-there …