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Drew Allen

Drew Allen

Director of Content Marketing. Managing Editor. Drummer. Husband. Father. Lover of good stories and great design.

High Five! Our 5 Favorite Links from April


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We hope you’re enjoying our curation of our 5 favorite things related to Art and Photography each month! If you have any suggestions, let us know on Twitter! 1. We had no idea  snail pics could be this cool. 2. We were inspired by the love in this mom’s story. 3. We think these photos are… Interstellar! (we had to). 4. We found a cheat sheet on how aperture, shutter speed, and ISO affect our photos. 5. We super-dug these examples of sunshine photography. Hey if you’re reading this on a …

The Fives of March

Sure, the Ides of March may be on the 15th of the month, but The Fives of March are happening right now! We hope you’re enjoying our curation of our 5 favorite things related to Art and Photography! If you have any suggestions, let us know on Twitter! 1. We confused these waves for mountains. 2. We picked our favorite Disney moments.   3. We enjoyed this photo from one of our customers. 4. We want to hug Missy Mwac for sharing our passion! 5. We found …

The Photo that Makes Kelly Smile and Think About Family

Fracture is lucky to have Kelly Logan as a photography intern this semester. Whether she is photographing our products or showing us the photography work she does outside of Fracture, Kelly never fails to amaze us with her skills. She recently placed a Fracture order and we would love to share more about the story behind her photo. Tell us about where and when this was taken. I took this photo outside my sister’s house in Montana.  We were leaving …

The Adventures of Bianca the Intern

Mountains loom over the lake, yet the sky looms over the mountains. The branches of the trees are not swaying in the wind, yet the clouds appear motionless. A connection to nature and sense of movement can be felt in these photos by our spring intern Bianca. We gave Bianca the chance to write about her crazy travels in Alaska and Hawaii and why she chose to Fracture these photos. We took a boat tour (in the Glacier Bay Basin, if …

Death to the Stock Photo! (An Interview with David Sherry)

At Fracture we love when a photo is gorgeous— composed well and an excellent shot overall.  But we also REALLY love when a photo tells a story and conveys an authentic emotion.  As a result of these two… We sorta have a love/hate relationship with stock photos. Click To Tweet   Often they are well-shot, well-lit, generally great photos of someone or a group of people or any number of things.  But often they also have this feeling of fakeness …

2014: Our Year in Numbers and Pictures

2014 was a crazy year.  And Fracture had some of that crazy ourselves this year.  We asked our CEO his thoughts on the adventures Fracture had in 2014. Here’s what he said: “Here it comes…that obligatory “Man! what a year it’s been! Let’s reflect on everything that’s happened….” post. Well, this isn’t going to be that kind of post. I’m pretty tired – just like the rest of the Fracture team. I just really want to take a long nap – like, …