The National Geographic post “Halloween Costume Pictures: Spooky Styles a Century Ago” inspired my own photo essay. National Geo credits the first image “photograph copyright DaZo Vintage Stock Photos, Images.com, Corbis”. The other images also […]
Over the weekend, I did some research on the Leica X1 compact digital camera, which is just now shipping. Digital Photogtaphy Review’s highly technical review gave the X1 mixed marks. I found Steve Huff’s X1 review to be much more interesting and useful—as it’s more real world. The amazing image above is the first taken by Steve using the X1; digital compacts simply don’t produce such detail.
Before there was Twitter or before Facebook gained popularity, I followed people online directly through their Websites or RSS feeds. I’ve long favored personal blogs over professional news sites. The best stories are told by and are about people.
Fast forward five years, people are what make the social Web work so well, and why my profession, journalism, is in state of chaos. Why read something filtered by a reporter/editor when the single, or even crowd, source is available? Interaction is more personal and direct.
A rare sighting of clouds. Yeah, it really sucks living in San Diego.
Who says that a dumb phone can’t be smart? Yesterday, I switched from iPhone 3G to Nokia N96. I love iPhone for its applications, but I want to create rather than consume content. This is […]
Boots, Spring Valley Swap Meet, taken with Sigma DP1.
I took this photo during the National Cherry Blossom Parade 2007, in Washington, DC. This year’s parade is in two days, April 12. I live in San Diego now. Sigh. I used Canon EOS 20D […]
Sigma DP1 ISO 800 test: My daughter and coach watch the Skate La Grande on March 28, 2008, in San Diego.