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 […]
I have been fortunate to be able to travel on occasion for clients, this photo is from a five-day shoot in Kyoto, Japan. It was incredible, looking forward to the next opportunity. This photo was on a river boat which was taking us to an exclusive resort just outside of Kyoto, it was raining but […]
Peoole do things for many different reasons, which is probably the most obvious thing I have ever written. For some reason it seems rather profound to me at the moment. I was walking with my brother Sean to a surfing supply shop about a mile from my house. As we were walking and talking I noticed […]
You got what you paid for with this one. Your welcome.