Kris Krug

Kris Krug

, British Columbia, and founder of photography studio [http://staticphotography.com/ Static Photography] .

He is an author, having co-written "BitTorrent for Dummies" with Susannah Gardner, and a technologist. He was also the president of Bryght (a Drupal development company) and founder of early web community spark-online.com. Now he is president of Raincity Studios who acquired bryght some months ago. Raincity studios is the A-Z supplier of web services from planning to development to implementation to hosting.

Krug is the organizer and founder of PhotoCamp, a photography unconference with BarCamp origins, and has organized 5 of them including Northern Voice 2006, BarCamp Shanghai, Barcamp Vancouver, Northern Voice 2007 and Northern Voice 2008.

Krug is a well known contributor to the Flickr photo sharing community website. His photographs have appeared in "JPG Magazine", ION Magazine, Business Week, Wired Magazine, and others. He has published interviews with technology personalities in "Digital Web" Magazine, and he has covered events as diverse as SXSW, the 2006 Winter Olympics, and the Consumer Electronics Show. He has been a regular guest on The Lab with Leo, a talk show devoted to technology and its effects on the G4Tech channel talking about topics like Facebook apps to the growing Chinese market. As a speaker, he has been invited to a number of media and technology events, such as SXSW. [ [http://2007.sxsw.com/interactive/programming/panels/?action=bio&id=106010 "2007 Interactive Panels Schedule" Accessed March 21, 2007.] ]

Kris was featured in an article on the spread of Creative Commons material and Flickr. [ [http://www.pbs.org/mediashift/2006/10/digging_deepercreative_commons.html "Creative Commons + Flickr = 22 Million Sharable Photos" MediaShift, October 18, 2006] ]

Kris' photography was brought to prominence by a bizarre situation where another user attributed his work as theirs. The subsequent blog posting was picked up by Digg (resulting in over 1700 diggs). After this incident, he has subsequently been invited to speak on the issue of copyright at events like Copycamp.Fact|date=October 2007

Krug is the co-founder of VanDigiCam, an association of photographers in Vancouver, BC, with over 300 current members.

Photographic Works

Krug's photographic style incorporates expired film, personal candids, angular combinations and body shots. He regularly collaborates with fashion designers to create visuals that push the limit of mainstream fashion photography. Besides fashion photography, he shoots urban landscapes and people and collaborates with international photographers and artists in the Gastown district of Vancouver.

References

External links

* [http://www.kriskrug.com KrisKrug.com] personal website
* [http://www.flickr.com/photos/kk Photos by kk+] at Flickr.com (also photos of kk+ under the [http://www.motleykrug.com MøtleyKrüg tag] )
* [http://www.spark-online.com Spark Online]
* [http://staticphotography.com/ Static Photography]
* [http://www.digital-web.com/articles/mena_trott/ Interview] with Mena Trott in "Digital Web" Magazine.
* [http://www.flickr.com/photos/raincitystudios/154250777/in/pool-15152354@N00 Kris Krug on the Great Wall of China]


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