Monthly Archives: October 2010

Review: CoCo Flash Adapter

As you may already know, finding the perfect light modifier for the flashgun/hot shoe flash is tricky. there are a lot of options out there. they all have their strengths and weaknesses, the one I want to focus on is the CoCo Flash Adapter.

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The Date Lab Experience

So it finally happened. I went on a blind date. not just any blind date, this date was set up by the pros from Washington Post Date Lab. In case you don’t read WaPo, there is a column called “Date Lab” where applicants give all sorts of personal information and then the Date Lab gurus […]

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Wedding Photography: Do’s and Don’ts

DO: scout the location of possible, or at least make the drive between any photo locations you are going to (eg, hotel, venue, scenic stops) DON’T: be a pansy when it comes to posing people or getting people out of your shot. especially with outdoor weddings – you’re fighting the sunlight/sunset. you need to move […]

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Crazy-Hot Scale v2.0-beta

This is not a new concept. It has been written about here, here, and featured in an episode of HIMYM. The basic idea is that you can essentially chart everyone on a graph based on 2 criteria: how hot they are and how crazy they are. This makes a few assumptions: Assumption 1: you do […]

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Another Year

— fortune cookie from birthday dinner

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Tips on Planning a High School Reunion

Compile a master email list You need a master email/contact list to be able to send out mass messages. Call people, talk to people, use Facebook and Linked in. Use any means necessary to get in contact with as many people as possible. Send surveys Surveys do two very important things. They (1) glean lots […]

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PSA: Poutine

It has recently come to my attention that a lot of people do not know what poutine is, nor would be able to recognize it. This is my PSA for poutine: it is a popular dish in Canada that is a gloriously layered meal consisting of french fries, gravy, and cheese curds. Alternatives include the […]

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Laurel and Mark’s Wedding

This may have been the most fun wedding I’ve ever been to. It wasn’t necessarily that the wedding itself was moving or particularly fun, but I think the combination of two large groups of family and friends who liked to have fun along with the accommodations being almost perfect made this wedding weekend one of […]

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