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greener pastures

Coming up with fresh blog content is an interminable, drawn-out process enough as it is; add the editing and laying out and formatting involved in making the post pretty, and all of a sudden it's a lot easier to put off updating. Read more [...]
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uglyfish

Another shot from this weekend’s visit to the Academy of Sciences. I have no idea what kind of fish this is, but he’s one ugly dude. The fake coral on top of his head makes him kinda punk rock, but he’s still ugly.

Not unlike Iggy Pop.

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obama

While I was out yesterday, I passed a film crew shooting a commercial for Fidelity. A few of us hung around in the back, watching the shooting and basically being lookie loos. As I was snapping shots of the crew, I noticed this sitting by the tools on one of the scaffolds. I thought it was funny how one sticker could say so much about a person. But just from looking at the sticker, seeing the wrinkles and tears and scratches; from looking at the tape measure, I could already tell something about Read more [...]
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little drummer boy

Took this while in the Powell area earlier today. A family was watching a street drummer play, and the kid was really getting into it, dancing and everything. I snapped when the drummer stopped to wave at the kid, who waved back. I thought it made for a nice picture. My d700 finally arrived. I had to sell my d300 and a couple of lenses (and then some) to pay for it, but it was worth it. This was also why it's been a few days since my last update. No camera equals no new photos. And I didn't wanna Read more [...]
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arby’s angels

Another shot from yesterday's session, also shot with the rented 14mm. The name comes courtesy of Marc, the one on the left. Personally I think it reminds me of those bad 80s Western Kung-Fu movies where, after defeating the evil master, they turn to go home and find their way blocked by a few dozen evil underlings. Looking at each other, they say something like "Let's do this!" and charge into the camera. This is the freezeframe the credits roll over. In other news, I may finally have found a Read more [...]