Archive for the 'Photography' Category

Mastery and Constraint

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

Though I have a pretty smashing DSLR camera, I still frequently use the 3.2 megapixel camera that is integrated into my cell phone. Other than convenience, one of the reasons I do this is to foster creativity by intentionally engaging the constraints of such a medium. Well, perhaps in photography it is more accurate to [...]

A Power Station Secured

Sunday, July 11th, 2010

A few days ago, after a long period of thinking, research, desire, and anticipation, I bought a DSLR camera, a Nikon D5000 to be precise, and as I previously mentioned, I thought I would go out for an inaugural run  by getting a better picture of the neon cross that I previously took with my [...]

A (Neon) Light Shines in the Darkness

Friday, July 2nd, 2010

Ya gotta give me a break regarding the quality of this photo as it was done with my cell phone, which is not amenable to taking pictures in low light. It is my plan to go back with a better camera. For now, however, I wanted to post it, as I just plain like it. [...]

At A Swim Meet

Saturday, June 19th, 2010

It was 4:15 pm, and I had napped for about a half hour longer than I planned, and had about 15 minutes to get Joel ready, the appropriate stuff together, and google the directions  for a swim meet in Dinuba, which was about 45 minutes south towards the foothills of the Sierra Nevadas. All day [...]

My Two Feet

Friday, June 11th, 2010

I bought a new cell phone recently, which has a 3.2 megapixel camera, which in my mind is a kind of precursor to a DSLR camera that I hope to get in the near future. Yes, photography is on my mind. When I was a lad, I used to go on photo jaunts with my [...]

My Street

Saturday, November 28th, 2009

Fresno is a grid, a veritable checkerboard of a city. Except for the downtown area, all the streets either run east-west, or north-south, and they are long, stretching beyond the city proper, and out into the countryside, and the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. This post is about one such street in Fresno, [...]