Nerdtour 2012 quickie: some tilt-shift fun

simulated tilt-shift processed photo of cars on highway taken from overhead

I figured I’d try the “tilt-shift” action in the latest Adobe Photoshop Elements, modifying one of my Nerdtour photos.

Nerdtour 2012: kaze wo hikimashita…

Urgh, I’m now on day 2 of a crappy head cold. It’s a little disheartening to learn the hard way that not all Japanese care enough about the people around them to cover their faces when they have a cold. In walking through crowds to and from stations, or standing … Continue reading

Nerdtour 2012: T-minus 80 hours and counting: All systems go!

Had a bit of a scare this past couple of days, with the pain in my poor, poor tooth getting worse and worse. Fortunately I called the dentist this afternoon after struggling with lunch, and he told me to come in right away, from the symptoms he said he needed … Continue reading

“Scary Beautiful”? I don’t think so…

When you randomly wander the Internet like I do, you occasionally stumble across things that not only make you go “hmmm”, you risk finding things that make you go “Lord, what are these people thinking?” One example: this video by Lyall Coburn called “Scary Beautiful”…

Nerdtour 2012: T-Minus 11 Days – AAAAAGGGHHH!

Well, I’ve now (finally) been hit with the pre-trip jitters, and it’s not fun! It was okay when I had 3 months to go, then two, even one month was not bad, but now that it’s less than two weeks to go, it’s “done got real”!

You’ll never hear dubstep the same way, ever again…

Believe me, I had no idea before watching this that a dubstep mashup like this was even possible. (Note: if you don’t know what dubstep is, or who Skrillex is, here’s a nice video of otters playing with cups: awwww)