The other morning my cat was sitting in the sunlight streaming through the windows. I had to stop and take her photo. She is camera shy, or at least does not like having me stick strange black rectangular boxes in her face. That is ok, I don’t really like being photographed either. I probably should […]
I had lunch with my friend Mark K. today. These were the utensils I used.
The title for this post is not some profound thing I came up with to riff on, it is the title of an album by Ted Leo and the Pharmacists when I was trying to think of what this post will be about a song from that album, Dial Up, began playing on my computer. […]
One of my favorite photography terms is Circles of Confusion the Wikipedia page I linked to will describe the various formulas used to calculate how the effect is created in photography, way better than I can. When my daughter was in 8th grade or so, she had a physics assignment and chose a pinhole camera […]
In today’s print edition of the New York Times they had an interesting bit on what happens in the newsroom when a crazy story breaks after they have selected the day’s front page stories. I have been in newsrooms when a news event, sometimes a huge fire, unexpected sporting event result, sudden death of a […]
Sorry kids I could not resist. Good thing is no one looks at the Internet and as you said no one under 40 looks at blogs so you are safe from anyone seeing this.
This photo was made for a NY Times travel story about literary San Francisco. The story covered both the historical and current literary scene, and was quite interesting to work on. This bookstore is on the second floor of an old movie theater in the Mission District. There are several book sellers inside the building […]
Last night I had one of those “It is so cool to be alive” assignments. The photos were at an event called #designnight hosted by Autodesk. I am not totally sure how to explain what is going on in the photos, so someone please correct any errors. This is a flat screen table, about 3 […]
My son trying on the rental tux for his senior prom. Step 1. Have a son or daughter — Note, having a daughter might require a different outfit, my daughter is wearing a dress, and she picked out an amazing one. All credit to her mother on her taste in clothing, I sure don’t know […]