Loyola New Orleans, freshman year: My first work-study job was as a student office assistant in the English department. In my spare time, I fixed the Apple ][ personal computers … Continue reading What drives me? Mission.
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Since the turn of the millennium, drawing conclusions from tried and true experience doesn’t always result something expected. We live in a world of options, change and constant acceleration, so … Continue reading Rigid thinking? Disrupt yourself
The camera and lens combination for this experiential review is my Sony A6500 mated to a Nikon AF-S DX 17-55mm f/2.8 IF-ED zoom lens adapted via a Fotodiox Pro Fusion … Continue reading Perspective: Nikon AF-S DX 17-55mm f/2.8 + Sony A6500
The camera and lens combination for this experiential review is my Sony A6500 mated to a Contax G 45mm f/2.0 rangefinder lens. Unlike other vintage lenses, this combination requires the … Continue reading Perspective: Contax G 45mm + Sony A6500
A while ago, I completed an intensive technical certification program. The quality instructor guided a wide range of participants from recent college grads to seasoned folks like me through the … Continue reading Value, return and the liberal arts
The camera and lens combination for this experiential review is my Sony A6500 mated to a Zeiss Touit 32mm f/1.8 lens with a native E-mount. I am not a pixel-peeper; … Continue reading Perspective: Zeiss Touit 32mm + Sony A6500
North Dakota, 1980s. Chuck Klosterman and I were both in high school on the high plains (and a little over 110 miles apart). Mitch Gallagher had just graduated a few … Continue reading Vintage synth journey
Back in 2008, I authored a set of cloud/SaaS-focused articles for the higher education online magazine, The Greentree Gazette. In the four-part series, I explored the potential shift of a broad range … Continue reading All that matters is getting things done.
The “look” of anamorphic video and photography intrigues me. There’s just something about distorted out of focus areas and ultrawide panoramas that creatively draws my attention (and interest). Ever since … Continue reading Anamorphic “Moment” on an iPhoneX
Back in the days of film (“in the long, long ago”), every photographer talked camera systems. I learned to shoot on my dad’s Minolta system using his SRT-201 and stayed … Continue reading Used camera gear, different creative path
My history with digital photography extends back to the dawn of the consumer digital camera age with the Apple QuickTake 100. When I was introduced to the QuickTake, I had … Continue reading Still mirrorless, but now APS-C
Now living on the California coast, I am being introduced to surfboards and surf culture. I know that surfers are a tightly knit group, but I hadn’t thought surfing would … Continue reading Complacency and a wave of disruptive innovation