My little boy


Written on 7/30/2008 by Alan

This is my son. You can tell he loves his mother. He also rolled over for the first time today.

-- Nikon D80, 50mm f/1.8 lens, 1/60 at f/4.5, 50mm

Turning dark


Written on 7/29/2008 by Alan

I was in Sun Valley with my wife's family last week. We went for a walk as the sun was setting and this was one of my shots.

-- Nikon D80, 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 lens, 1/400 at f/8, 35mm

Bag of Crap


Written on 7/25/2008 by Alan

A bag of crap, you ask? it's actually 3 craps and one bag. At least, that's what I bought, this is what showed up.

So what's in the box?
1 - Belkin TuneSynce for iPod
1 - Targus Digital Memory Card case
1 - Porcelain Tootsie Pop collectible
4 - Logitech Xbox Live headsets
4 - Buzztime Home Trivia System game cartridges, History

So how much did all this stuff set me back?

And why would I pay that much for this.... crap?
It all boils down to fun really. There is this site called woot that has a deal every day. Sometimes, if you are lucky, you can purchase a bag of crap for $1. For an extra $2, you get an extra 2 craps. Shipping is $5, and they throw in the bag. The crap is basically whatever they want to send you that they have sitting around. It's usually something that no one wants to buy or is out-dated (or both).

This is my second bag of crap (BOC) from woot. I think it is better than my first one. While I have no idea what to do with for identical cartridges to a game system I will never own, $8 was a great price for the Belkin iPod dock/charger.

-- Nikon D80, 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 lens, 1/60 at f/4, 28mm

Because I can...


Written on 7/17/2008 by Alan

This is one of those posts where I just don't know what to say. I had fun, I learned a little, it's not necessarily a great composition, but you get to see my goofy mug.

-- Nikon D80, 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 lens, 2 at f/11, 18mm

Family Foto rev 2


Written on 7/17/2008 by Alan

I've cropped the photo in, as suggested by titanium_wombat. I definitely think it definitely makes for a better composition. Your thoughts?

Family Foto


Written on 7/16/2008 by Alan

This is me and my family. The photo was taken near my in-laws cabin which is up Weber canyon. This is a great spot for a photo, though, my son was not in any mood to get his picture taken. This is one that I salvaged.

I'd love to hear some critique on this, what went well, what should I work on next time?

-- Nikon D80, 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 lens, 1/8 at f/10, 58mm

Can I get a truck like that?


Written on 7/05/2008 by Alan

-- Nikon D80, 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 lens, 1/50 at f/11, 32mm

Balanced rock


Written on 7/02/2008 by Alan

-- Nikon D80, 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 lens, 1/60 at f/11, 22mm