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Battle Royale – Flickr vs. Smugmug

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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

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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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Pano

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Less than a mile’s walk from my front door are the Buena Vista and Corona Heights parks. Albeit, a mile of steep hill climbing, the views of the city from the top are well worth it. I’ve recently created a few panoramas from photos taken at these locations. Hopefully they give a sense of the expansive […]

March 22, 2009 / By / Post a Comment
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Inanimate February

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Another month into the year means that many more days of 365 pictures. February was filled with rainy days. It’s a fact that can be evidenced by the large number of shots of (mostly) inanimate household objects. The limited opportunities for shooting excursions often challenged me to find interesting material in my local environment. There was […]

March 5, 2009 / By / Post a Comment
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Pillow Talk

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Almost everyone has hated Valentine’s Day at one time or another in their life. It’s most likely out of these deep feelings of love scorned masked by a disdain for corporate holidays that the great Pillow Fight was borne. This year marked the fourth anniversary of the San Francisco Pillow Fight. The rules were simple. You should […]

February 19, 2009 / By / Post a Comment