Category Archives: Personal Work

Gasworks/Lake Union Fireworks Show ~ Seattle, WA ~ July 4, 2011

Happy 4th of July 2011!  After enjoying the sun with some friends at Lake Sammamish, I ended up watching the Gasworks/Lake Union Fireworks show from the rooftop deck of an apartment building in Wallingford.  It was an interesting view!  I was at a higher elevation than previous years (see the blog entry *here* for comparison),…

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Happy 4th of July!

In honor of Independence Day, I’ve decided to post some of my favorite 4th of July fireworks photos from the past few years. The photos from 2007 and 2008 were all taken at the City of Sammamish’s fireworks show, and the photos from 2009 and 2010 were all taken at a friend’s apartment in Wallingford…

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Fall Retreat & Playing with HDR

I’ve always been very intrigued by HDR (high dynamic range) photography.  Not only are the technical concepts behind HDR rather fascinating– the photos look cool! I’ve tried it out on numerous occasions but it’s usually been somewhat of a disappointment…  The techniques I tried were either too labor intensive or produced only mediocre results.  Fortunately,…

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From Blip to Blog

Exactly 3 years ago, I started my very first photo blog on blipfoto.com.  For those of you who don’t know, blipfoto is a daily photo journal that allows you to post only one photo a day.  It was a fantastic challenge:  it encouraged me to pick up my camera and do something creative almost every…

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