Darn Dinosaurs! [Day 2031]


sticker that says, "darn dinosaurs" and has picture of t-rex eating a human

Photo-a-Day: Year 6, Day 205 – Total Days: 2,031

Ok, that’s odd… But hilarious!

DANGER [Day 2030]


Sign that says, "Danger: Ninjas and pirates and lasers and shit

Photo-a-Day: Year 6, Day 204 – Total Days: 2,030

A friend of mine runs his own business, Argent Data Systems, and I was over at his shop today helping him out with a giant order he recently received. While there, I noticed that he’s got one of the greatest warning signs I’ve ever seen. I mean, that’s some serious danger, right there. I probably should have worn a helmet or something.

Flowers on sidewalk [2029]


flowers on sidewalk

Photo-a-Day: Year 6, Day 203 – Total Days: 2,029

Not much to say here. Just some flowers I spotted on the sidewalk while walking over to a friend’s house for dinner…

D&D [Day 2028]


dungeons and dragons 5th edition starter set

Photo-a-Day: Year 6, Day 202 – Total Days: 2,028

I may be a photographer, but I’m also a total geek on the side. Yep, I’ve been known to play some Dungeons and Dragons on occasion. It’s been awhile though. But with the new 5th Edition coming out this year, I’ve just had to check it out. Picked up the new boxed Starter Set last week and was able to start running a game this evening for some friends.

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Chimney [Day 2027]



Photo-a-Day: Year 6, Day 201 – Total Days: 2,027

Naptime at the Ren Faire [Day 2026]


father and daughter sleeping at the ren faire

Photo-a-Day: Year 6, Day 200 – Total Days: 2,026

A day at the Renaissance Faire can be quite exhausting – as demonstrated by Rick and his daughter, Mary.

(It was amusing just how many people in the Hound’s Haven guild came up to me and pointed out this scene in order to make sure I got the shot. So Rick, if you’re pissed that there’s photographic evidence of you sleeping on the job, it’s all the guild’s fault! But of course, if you like the photo, I’ll take all the credit ;-)

Diego’s Umbrella [Day 2025]


Diego's Umbrella in concert

Photo-a-Day: Year 6, Day 199 – Total Days: 2,025

Went to the Concerts in the Plaza today where Diego’s Umbrella was playing, and it was packed! Clearly a very popular band. Made it much harder to get up close to grab a few shots, but I gave it a solid effort. One downside to my new 6D though is that it doesn’t work with my 250mm zoom. It’s the one lens I have that’s a smaller EF-S mount and the 6D is so fancy it only works with EF mount lenses. This means I can’t zoom in as much as I might like. Oh well… It’s good to practice shooting with a different style, but I’ll still definitely need to get a long zoom for this new camera.

As for the band, I was a little miffed that they had no umbrellas. Kinda doubt that anyone is even named Diego… Good music though! Gypsy rock they call it, and yes, that’s an apt description. Plenty of fun — I see why so many of my friends are big fans.

Bonus photos below:

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Warning! [Day 2024]


warning, unexploded ordnance sign

Photo-a-Day: Year 6, Day 198 – Total Days: 2,024

The dunes near Los Osos, California are a more exciting place than you might think…

Tiffany [Day 2023]


newborn baby

Photo-a-Day: Year 6, Day 197 – Total Days: 2,023

Last week I had the great honor of photographing Lauren and Joe’s new daughter, Tiffany, which I did on location over at their place. But today was extra cool because Lauren and Tiffany came over to my place where I could use the studio for a shoot with them. I love getting to use my off-camera flash setup and to have a plain backdrop to work with.

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Clouds at dawn [Day 2022]


clouds at dawn

Photo-a-Day: Year 6, Day 196 – Total Days: 2,022

It was nice to wake up rather early and instead of going back to bed for a change, deciding to get up and go out for a quick photowalk. The morning was lovely! So calm, with birds singing, an incredibly comfortable temperature, and some lovely light striking the clouds.

And as an added bonus, I’m now done with today’s photo before 7:30 am! I think it’s time to reward myself with some breakfast and coffee.

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