Yearly Archives: 2012

Zoolights!

if you haven’t been yet, there’s still time to see the Zoolights at the National Zoo. it is another one of the awesome free things to do in DC that comes around every holiday season. you can read more about it here. it is over at the end of the month, so find a nice […]

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Spider Holster: Field Testing

my initial review of the spider holster was very promising for the recent wedding season. The current setup is a 5D3 with a 24-70mm f/2.8 L and a 5D2 with a 70-200mm IS f/2.8 L, this is coupled with a 15mm f/2.8 Fisheye and a 100mm f/2.8 Macro and a pair of speedlights to match. […]

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Ridiculousness at Work

I present you with the most ridiculous email I’ve received at work, and some quick tips on how not present yourself as an ass to your entire department. the staff at work received the following email (names have been replaced to maintain anonymity) written by one of our Clinical Specialist pharmacists. this is the email […]

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Is Mass Transit Eco-Friendly?

As part of my regular podcast routine, I got to the Freakonomics podcast and it was on one of my favorite topics: mass transit/public transportation. I’ve always thought intuitively that mass transit/public transportation is better for the environment. I never really thought about it aside from a cost standpoint (where the DC area subway system […]

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Halloween 2012 – Domo

Halloween 2012 has come and gone, always seems too quick, doesn’t it? in light of last year’s hit halloween costume of Racing Teddy, I wanted to make another giant head. there were some improvements to be made, though. The Teddy head was a shoulder-mounted design where my forehead counterbalanced a bit of webbing that hooked […]

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Get Home Bag – Hurricane Edition

Hurricane Sandy is bearing down on the east coast and wouldn’t you know it? work wants me to come in still. this isn’t the first time work has asked me to come in during inclement weather. the last time, I wore my snowboarding pants to work and had to hoof it to the subway station […]

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T – 1 Month

Halloween is just around the corner, as you may have noticed with the awkwardly early store displays or the chilly evenings we’ve been having. Last year about this time, I was working on my Teddy Roosevelt head: and as I considered options for this upcoming halloween, I can’t get over wanting to make another giant […]

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On the Road Again

So I missed my transfer at metro center today, and while waiting on the platform and backtracking, I thought of a little metro song. I don’t know why, but Willie Nelson’s On the Road Again popped into my head. for those of you who don’t know it, here it is for your listening pleasure: but […]

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Sorry Frank

Found a couple weeks ago: I will be getting married on october 19th , I need someone for four hours from 4pm to 8pm to take pictures, I can pay you 100 dollars plus dinner and transportation, please call me @ 1-302-xxx-xxxx ask for frank, thanks. Hopefully this person gets some responses from photographers with […]

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Great Advice

it’s hard to come by good advice, but you you find it, share it. This is one of the best summaries of good advice I’ve read in a long time.

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