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Cruz Allen Malbec

Sunday, March 8th, 2009 Posted in Things, strobist | 4 Comments »

What a very good bottle of wine. I got this as a gift for Valentine's day after I raved about a glass of Malbec my wife and I had at Ombu restaurant in Winston-Salem. Never having heard of Malbec before, ...

Chess pieces and a home made lightbox

Thursday, July 24th, 2008 Posted in Things, Equipment | No Comments »

I recently constructed a light box using foam board and a glue-gun. Nobody was harmed during construction, amazingly. For about $12, it works pretty good but I need to get one more thing...a piece of poster-board so that there is ...

Blackberry 8830 Wallpaper

Friday, February 29th, 2008 Posted in Things | 1 Comment »

I thought I'd take a few of my photos and make them available for people to pull in on their Blackberry...the 8830 in particular. I'll keep updating this post as I add more photos. Click below to get to the ...

Blackberry 8830 in macro

Saturday, February 2nd, 2008 Posted in Things, Macro | 1 Comment »

I was tooling around with some extension tubes a friend let me borrow and got a few shots of my Blackberry 8830. I'll have to see what they are like in spring when some flowers start blooming and some insects ...

Chess, part 2

Monday, January 8th, 2007 Posted in Things | No Comments »

After some comments I got on Nikonians I took another shot at the chessboard. Most of the respondants wanted me to get more depth of field and make the image a bit sharper overall. They were right. This was shot with ...


Saturday, December 9th, 2006 Posted in Things, Macro | No Comments »

Whenever I try out a new lens, I usually take a few shots of a chess set I have to see how sharp the lens is and just to get the feeling of how to handle it best. When I ...