Thoughts for Apr, 2007
Last Updated: Jan 6th, 2011
Industrial Designer? (Apr 28th, 2007)
I realized today what I want to do when I grow up : Industrial Design. Here's the def :

"Industrial Design is the field of developing physical solutions to meet a particular need. These physical solutions might include products, vehicles, machinery, and even environments."

I had previously called my machinations products of my '3D Design' services ... never knowing the 'Industrial' terminology. I've changed my Friday Photo portfolio to reflect.

Check it out

Oh yeah ... and I got a new Canon XL1 3CCD video camera.
canon xl1 digital video camcorder 3 ccd camera pal
Feline Fatale (Apr 16th, 2007)
Willow was dancing at a bigwig gala of sorts on the weekend. I was lucky enough to snag her afterwards for some studio fun.

I've re-organized and created more room in my shop recently and have been experimenting with using it as a studio. It works ok, would be better if I had mounts for my lights on the ceiling. Which wouldn't be hard to do. Just a bazillion other things ahead of it in the queue!
willow chandler pussy body paint tiger
Beach Dog (Apr 13th, 2007)
So today I got the scans from my first batch of medium format film. Still haven't seen the developed film or any of the proofs, but I'm moderately happy with the results. No good or bad surprises really, most of it turned out as I imagined it would. The part I'm looking forward to is the proofs of a selected few images that I've requested. Should probably get them next week.

Here's a shot from the batch. Raya waits patiently for me to be done goofing around with the Rollei so we can resume the hike.
raya beach dog german shepherd labrador retriever
First Ten (Apr 6th, 2007)
Next week I'll be sending in my first 10 rolls of medium format film to get developed. They were all precisely exposed with my new Rollei, which has been a real treat to work with from day one.

Film scans coming soon!
rolls of film fuji velvia fuji astia ilford fp4 colour slide black white film
Rhy Mac (Apr 1st, 2007)
How many 17 year-olds do you know who can play guitar and didgeridoo at the same time AND has a handful of original songs that can be performed flawlessly?

Well, I know of only one. Rhy McMillan. Check him out!

www.myspace.com/rhymcmillan

I had the pleasure of taking photos and digital recordings at a kick-ass all-ages concert on Quadra Island this weekend. So much talent, so few compact flash cards.
rhy mcmillan didgeridoo drums ucluelet

Thoughts Posts from Previous Months :

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Glasswares
Mar 18th, 2007
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Back to the Future
Feb 27th, 2007
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No Travel No Cry
Feb 12th, 2007

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Crystallized Bay
Jan 31st, 2007
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Not your Average Bookshelf
Jan 18th, 2007
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Snow Queen
Jan 13th, 2007


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