I’ve decided to start posting some of the many pictures I take with my new dSLR Nikon camera. I own the D90 with the 18 – 105mm kit lens as well as the 55 – 200mm VR lens. I’ve been taking pictures for years since I was a teen (a lifetime ago) and have always used the Nikon and Canon brands. I learned photography using 35mm film cameras like the Nikon FG and Nikon F1. When I moved on to digital years later, I exclusively used the Canon G-series (the last one I owned was the excellent G8). For the … Continue reading Homeless, Puppies in Paris
For the past few weeks I’ve been busy working on a new blog I created for a project my best friend (and former Marvel Comics illustrator/inker) and I created over ten years ago. Ever since he moved back to New York City, we’ve been discussing teaming up and finally publishing an idea he came up with back in 1998: a noir comic based on a regular private investigator living in a world full of superheroes with questionable morals. Although I already have an origins story “in the can” for Harry Hawkins, I am struggling as a writer to create new … Continue reading Crime Buster, inc.
Last night I went with my best friend to see the highly anticipated Peter Jackson production, District 9. Ever since I saw a teaser for this movie months ago, I knew it was going to be something special. Initially the preview reminded me of Alien Nation but when the alien captive at the end of the clip simply stated, “We just want to go home,” I said to myself that this was going to be a very original movie. This summer we saw the tepid, over-hyped Terminator Salvation (is it only me but am I the only one getting so … Continue reading Best Movie This Summer