Category Archives: Photography

Slideshow from January 2012 dailies

Each month during my Photo a day project I use Animoto.com(Yes, that’s an affiliate link I’m a huge fan of this simple video creation service.) to create a video slideshow. For some reason it helps to keep me going. Here’s the clip, a whole month in two minutes! Continue Reading

Sun Behind the Clouds- Picture a day #43

There are rumors that a storm is on the way to the desert. I’ll believe the rain reports when I see it but will enjoy the clouds while they’re here.   Taken with an iPhone 4s: ISO 64 ƒ/2.4 T 1/5052 Here’s the original version emailed from my phone: I let Aperture(Mac App Link) automatically… Continue Reading

Wynn Hotel Las Vegas-Photo #42

Met some friends for lunch today and found this view of the Wynn and Encore Hotels. It was a breezy but beautiful day!   ISO 1000 ƒ/14 T 1/800 I didn’t do too much to this image but removed a few dust spots and applied the Kryptonite filter in Perfect Photo Suite 6(yes that is… Continue Reading

Palm Tree Trunk-Photo #41

So I had a few minutes this afternoon to poke around outside and found these two palm trees with the sun directly behind the tree on the left. I didn’t have a strobe with me so i had an idea in my head to try something in post. A mini 2 image HDR.   ISO… Continue Reading

Who Needs a Kiss-Photo 40

Apparently there’s another holiday around the corner…. At least that’s what the bag of chocolates says.   ISO 1000 ƒ/3.2 T 1/100 The original image was poorly lit by the dining room chandelier as you can see in this saved jpg from the RAW file: Very nice yellow cast that doesn’t look very good. I… Continue Reading

Shooting Hoops, sort of… PAD 39

This is what you do when you don’t have a basketball hoop at home… You shoot at the door frame and pray the ball doesn’t go through the window above the front door!     ISO 1000 ƒ/2.8 T 1/20 Here’s the saved jpg from the RAW file: Wasn’t thrilled with the colors here, the… Continue Reading

Asparagus for Dinner-PAD #37

Getting dinner ready on Monday’s are always a challenge since it’s a full work and school day…. So by the time we start thinking about dinner it’s close to 7pm. So tonight we steamed some asparagus and made a quick veggie stew in a bit pot that was ready in a few minutes. The Epicurean… Continue Reading

Grizzly Prickly Pear Cactus-Picture a day #35

We spent the day at Springs Preserve(http://www.springspreserve.org). Beautiful weather warranted being outside. Springs Preserve is located in the heart of Las Vegas. It’s water source was the reason that Las Vegas began as a watering hole for weary traveler’s years ago. They also have cactus gardens and gardens of other plants and trees that do… Continue Reading

Building A Tribe around Cupcakes

So the other day, my wife was searching Google for cupcakes in our area, she loves cupcakes. One thing led to another and 3 days later were stopping by Retro Bakery in the far Northwest part of Las Vegas…. we live in the Southwest part of Las Vegas… It’s a good 25 minute drive from…

Email Communication tips

A google search for “Email Marketing Tips” leads to 22 million pages. There are lots of answers to how to effectively market using the medium of email. So what are the questions? I stumbled on 5 Tips for Winning the Inbox Contest 2009, an article discussing the current state of Email Marketing. I’ll focus on…

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