I took the camera and tripod to the Pearland library, which has a decent view of “The Rig” at Pearland High School, where the city fireworks show was this year. My first ever attempt at shooting fireworks (I have made similar photos of lightning). The results are not too bad. What you see below is [...]
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Summer and I went to the barn this afternoon to take care of the horses. I grabbed my camera and snapped a few random shots. Except for the first and last photos, these were all shot at the barn or on the way there.
Summer’s photos for Assignment: Houston were this photo and this one. (Summer does not allow reposting of her Flickr photos, so I cannot embed them here.)
Over at Flickr is a photo group called Assignment Houston hosted by Houston-area photographer and blogger Laurie Ballesteros. Laurie is a friend, and when she found out that Summer and I have new Sony digital SLRs, she challenged us to become involved in her group. The premise of Assignment Houston is that once per month [...]
We took a bunch of pictures in December and early January; here are some of the best.
A happier New Orleans just eight months ago.
Our hotel was at the corner of Bourbon and Canal.
This is the most complex Premier project I’ve ever attempted. Seven layers. Over a hundred different clips. Alpha blends. Motion blur. Drop shadows. It’s taking hours to render just six minutes of video.
Update, Monday morning: last night I discovered three different mistakes, and Wendy spotted a fourth. Then I didn’t like the size of the [...]
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Update: I took this photo, cropped it, boosted the contrast to make it spooky, and it’s now a nifty buddy icon for my Flickr account.
One of these days, my daughters will learn: if you take silly photos of yourself – or have a friend take them – delete them from the camera after you’ve had your laughs! If you don’t, Dad will publish the photos on his weblog.
Oh, the humanity!
We drove to Seguin last night and stayed in a local hotel so we could arrive on time for the 9 AM show at Blue Streak Stables. It looked like a well organized camp; the camp leader would yell out "Heyhey!" and all the campers would holler back "Bluuuuue Streak!" They put on a show [...]