• Rainy Houston Morning

    Rainy Houston Morning

    As a weekend warrior, I typically don’t let the weather dissuade me from going out. This cool January morning had scattered showers rolling through all morning. Fortunately, I was prepared, and had a great time shooting. This was my first time at this particular location, and the blue hour light and clouds with the wet…


  • Tripods

    Tripods

    I just received my fourth tripod and third ball head. It’s my second tripod in as many months. Finding the right setup for my use has been an adventure. Like so many before me, my tripod journey started with a cheap tripod, then lead to an upgrade, then a serious upgrade, then the best fit,…


  • Ubiquiti Enterprise

    Ubiquiti Enterprise

    I have been working with technology since before gigabit networks were standard. I remembered transferring files just to see how fast they would go. Today, with Thunderbolt, and 10 Gbps or 20 Gbps USB gigabit ethernet seems so slow. I’ve been holding off on upgrades because the cost versus benefit didn’t seem worth it to…


  • My Cameras

    My Cameras

    I’m now on my fifth body. I started with the modest Olympus E-510. A 10 MP, 4/3rd system (Sensor & Mount). After a few years, I upgraded to the E-620, same 4/3rd system but with a 12 MP sensor and an upgraded AF system. I should have done some more research before that purchase though.…


  • WordPress on Synology

    WordPress on Synology

    I’m fond of Synology in general. It is an affordable and capable solution. I wanted to start a website, and although there are a lot of affordable hosting companies out there, this wasn’t really something I wanted to spend extra money on. I already had a Synology, and I knew they had web station, so…