California Blvd and Monterey St. [Day 2079]


street intersection

Photo-a-Day: Year 6, Day 253 – Total Days: 2,079

Fuji X100S | ISO 3200 | 23 mm | f/2.0 | 1/60 sec

Driving home from a haircut this evening, when I stopped at an intersection and enjoyed the light from the Splash Cafe across the street. Fortunately, I had my X100S in the passenger seat, so it was easy enough to quickly grab it, flip the switch and fire off a shot. Added bonus, the exposure settings from yesterday night worked pretty well for this one.

downtown SLO @ night [Day 2078]


downtown SLO @ night

Photo-a-Day: Year 6, Day 252 – Total Days: 2,078

Fuji X100S | ISO 3200 | 23 mm | f/2.0 | 1/60 sec

D&D 5th Edition Player’s Handbook [Day 2077]


D&D 5th Edition Player's Handbook

Photo-a-Day: Year 6, Day 251 – Total Days: 2,077

Fuji X100S | ISO 800 | 23 mm | f/2.0 | 1/30 sec

I have been thoroughly enjoying the new Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition. I’ve been running a game for over a month now and even though I started before the Player’s Handbook was actually out (been running the Starter Set) it’s so nice to actually have the PH. It’s a really fantastic book, with production values that are second-to-none.

For this photo, I used the Fuji X100S’s “Toy Camera” processing mode, which was extra fun.

Central Coast Cancer Challenge Race [Day 2076]



Photo-a-Day: Year 6, Day 250 – Total Days: 2,076

iPhone 5S | ISO 32 | 4.12 mm | f/2.2 | 1/120 sec

Today was the Central Coast Cancer Challenge Race. I did the 10K and managed a personal record, coming in at 56:07. It was a great race for a great cause.

And just look at that awesome sea of runners at the start line!

Central Coast Cancer Challenge Race T-Shirts [Day 2075]


central coast cancer challenge race t-shirts

Photo-a-Day: Year 6, Day 249 – Total Days: 2,075

Fuji X100S | ISO 1600 | 23 mm | f/2.8 | 1/420 sec

Tomorrow morning I’ll be running in the Central Coast Cancer Challenge 10K through downtown San Luis Obispo. Today was packet and shirt pickup., so I made sure to get a few photos. Photo of the day is above, but there’s a few bonus ones below.

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The Yellow Pawn [Day 2074]


old desk with mail and playbill

Photo-a-Day: Year 6, Day 248 – Total Days: 2,074

Fuji X100S | ISO 1600 | 23 mm | f/2.8 | 1/1000 sec

Taken at the historic Dallidet Adobe building in San Luis Obispo, CA.

flyer, sunlight, and brick wall [Day 2073]


flyer, sunlight, and brick wall

Photo-a-Day: Year 6, Day 247 – Total Days: 2,073

Fuji X100S | ISO 500 | 23 mm | f/2.8 | 1/500 sec

The interesting thing about doing lots of photography is the way you start to notice light a lot more. Like the way the sunlight was coming down and hitting this flyer so perfectly. And the brick wall was such a fun texture as well.

Taken at The Sal Paradise sandwich shop in downtown San Luis Obispo.

down the road [Day 2072]


wooded road

Photo-a-Day: Year 6, Day 246 – Total Days: 2,072

Fuji X100S | ISO 200 | 23 mm | f/2.0 | 1/180 sec

Willow’s 1st Day Of Kindergarten [Day 2071]


willow's first day of kindergarten

Photo-a-Day: Year 6, Day 245 – Total Days: 2,071

Canon 6D | ISO 800 | 47 mm | f/8 | 1/640 sec

I was on hand this morning to commemorate the occasion of my friend’s daughter Willow starting her first day of Kindergarten. Congrats Willow!

Avjean/Parzanese Wedding



Last fall I photographed a wedding for my friends Lauren and Joe. It was quite exhausting, but a tremendous amount of fun too! It’s hard not to have a complete blast when at a wedding, especially for such great, stylish, fun people as Lauren and Joe :-)

While I made sure to get the photos delivered to them not too long after the wedding, I figured that it might be good to select a few of my favorites to share here as well. It was a wonderful event and I hope you enjoy these highlights!

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