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Monterey Getaway

Travel

While recently assembling the brew log page, I realized that I haven’t written about anything other than brewing beer in quite a while. When I initially started writing I had four primary concepts in mind – a blend of food, beer, travel, and photography. Over time it seems some of these have fallen by the […]

February 24, 2011 / By / Post a Comment
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Pretty Good Year

Video

My last vacation back to Missouri was for Thanksgiving last year. Here is a short video composed of snippets of footage I shot while spending time with the family. Everything was shot with a Canon 5D Mark II outfitted with a Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM Lens and then edited together with Final Cut Pro […]

June 20, 2010 / By / Post a Comment
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Battle Royale – Flickr vs. Smugmug

Photography

I spent a year with a pro Smugmug subscription. When it came time for renewal, I decided to make the switch over to Flickr. In my year with Smugmug I had uploaded somewhere around 1500 photos. It would be no easy task to migrate this number of images between services while maintaining their organization and […]

December 22, 2009 / By / Post a Comment
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Black/White

Photography

The end of June marks the end of the first half of a year in pictures. It also signifies the end of a month-long experiment in black & white photography for my 365 project. I’ve never really appreciated working in the B&W format. If anything, I prefer to treat my images with a dialed down vibrance […]

July 6, 2009 / By / Post a Comment
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The Mother Road

Travel

At the end of April, I took a bit of vacation time and spent five days driving from San Francisco, CA to my hometown of Springfield, MO. While large portions of the journey were spent mindlessly blazing down the interstate on autopilot, some sections were devoted to sightseeing along the historic Route 66. The 2300 mile adventure […]

June 1, 2009 / By / Post a Comment