Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Cheese & Crackers

Another shot from another Thanksgiving meal I had.

So, whatever I did to request invites to Ingress has resulted in me receiving multiple activation codes. I suppose I should wait until iPhone users can play so that I can give them to my friends. But that's assuming iPhone will be able to get it eventually. Who knows?

Monday, November 26, 2012

Thanksgiving Weekend

I have so much to be grateful for this year. :D

I'm thankful that I had TWO Thanksgiving dinners to attend this year ON THE SAME DAY -- which inevitably was a mistake as evidenced by my aching belly immediately afterward (thank you so much M+A and G!).

Secondly, I've had a chance to play Ingress on my phone after finally upgrading from Froyo. Ha!

Lastly, my family came back and all was well.

I'm now thoroughly excited as to what December will bring.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Travel: Palm Springs - Wind Power Generators

I spotted these on the way to Palm Springs, I believe after my friends and I missed our exit or near the exit off the 10. I shot this from the moving car (going just at the speed limit, of course). It's good being a passenger!

I think I shot these same wind power generators when I went to Joshua Tree National Park a few years ago as well. Maybe not?

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Travel: Cabazon - More Dinosaurs!

Here's another shot from last weekend. This particular dinosaur was taller than the one in yesterday's shot so I couldn't get at eye level to see his glowing red eyes. But it was fun shooting him from multiple angles. Most of the other tourists were shooting his feet and I wanted to exclude them from my shot so I figured "why not shoot up?"

Monday, November 12, 2012

Travel: Cabazon - Dinosaurs!

I don't know my dinosaurs too well, so I'm not actually sure if this is a t-rex, but I think it is one! :)

Anyway, I shot this at a pit stop while on a quick road trip that my friends and I did yesterday. We went to Palm Springs to watch the Veteran's Day Parade (photos to follow this week, I hope) and ate near these dinosaurs (more photos of these guys to follow as well)! 

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

LA: West Hollywood - Vote 2012

Here's another from my West Hollywood (WeHo) 2012 Halloween Carnaval/Carnival shots. I thought it was appropriate since it is Election Day today in America (GO OUT AND VOTE!). ;) It was either that or Mitt Romeny's binders full of women shots (there were several of those!). Anyway, not my best shot by far (waaay too blurry for my taste), but definitely still funny. :)

Monday, November 5, 2012

Variety (B&W)

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B and I had a spent an afternoon at LACMA where I shot this picture above. I made two quick edits in Photoshop and voila! Not entirely sure why there's a blown out part on the left side considering that the sun was on the opposite side (it was late afternoon). Oh well. I like it. :)

Thursday, November 1, 2012

LA - West Hollywood - Costume Carnaval 2012

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Last night was I think my 10th time going to the West Hollywood's Halloween Costume Carnaval (2012) and it was the most crowded I'd ever seen it (I'm guessing easily 1/2 million people have showed up). I took a few shots but, as I suspected, without a flash, many of my shots were blurry. It created interesting effects, so I'll see which ones I can salvage.

The shot above was a single, quick point and shoot type of shot (using my dslr, of course). After walking for miles midst the throngs of people, I was exhausted and saw people just dying for a place where they could sit down. The added bonus here were the costumed people eating.