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Small picture in Alaska Airlines magazine

One of my pictures is featured in this month’s Alaska Airlines Magazine alongside a blurb about Save the Redwood League’s Plant a Redwood Seedling program. It was part of the magazine’s Holiday Gift Guide, in the section about cause-related gifts. It’s just a tiny picture, but it’s one of my favorites, so I’m glad they […]

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[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9WMxqrRkFRU] Redwoods: The Tallest TreesPhotographer Nick Nichols spent a year planning the nearly impossible: a top-to-bottom photograph of a 300-foot-tall redwood tree, featured in a five-page fold-out in the October issue of National Geographic Magazine. It’s on newsstands now. Buy it! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hxx2KcPWWZg] Amazing new design technologyWhoah, I need this app! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=21OH0wlkfbc] Bert and Ernie tries […]

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http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=5205463&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=&fullscreen=1 From Comic Book Panel to ScreenJust a week after I watched Hot Fuzz (hilarious, 5 stars) and learned that the director is the guy who’s adapting my favorite comic into a movie (Edgar Wright, who also did the amazing Shaun of the Dead), I randomly came across a film site featuring a video from […]

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45 Beautiful Motion Blur Photos [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iPelkGNjY5c] As if being a sports mascot wasn’t bad enough History of the browser user-agent stringAaron Andersen explains one of the many reasons why web developers get grumpy. Blogging from 25,000 feetVirgin introduces in-flight Wifi. Holy zeppelin!Airship Ventures offers rides over the Bay Area in a real zeppelin, taking off […]

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Introducing DianeChoplin.com

I spent much of this week coding and testing a new site for my friend (and client) Diane Choplin. Diane is a longtime friend whom I met through BAA, where she was the coordinator of the Schools Group for a year or so. These days she directs the documentary photography program at SF’s Academy of […]

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Yes We DidMoveOn’s pimping a commemorative “Yes We Did” poster and sticker by Shepard Fairey (of Obey Giant fame). You can get one sticker for free, although I’m pretty sure it’ll put you on MoveOn’s email list. I contributed $35 to get two posters. BTW, MoveOn’s new home page design is a leap forward, I […]

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[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vwM6f0liHpo] The Cat House on the Kings [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oH-yoJKSp60] SasquatchAnimated short by Graham Annable. Man decorates basement with $10 worth of Sharpie [via Jason]www.kentucky.com/181/story/532854.html 9 Reasons Your Pet Should Give Up Drinkingsnuzzy.com/9-reasons-drinking/ How To Use Vintage Lenses with Your DSLRphotojojo.com

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Lite Brite picture featured in podcast

One of my photos is featured (very briefly) in this podcast from Deke McClelland and O’Reilly Media, Inc., titled “Spirographs on Steroids.” The video, which describes an Adobe Illustrator technique, uses a high-energy production style that cuts to lots of images very quickly, including a picture from my photoblog called “Fun with Lite Brite”. And […]

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“The Streets of San Francisco” might get remadeThis was a great show, and it looks like CBS might remake it. The original made a star of Michael Douglas. But the best part was the theme song. Even today it still starts playing in my head whenever I drive around the hilly parts of SF. I […]

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MediaStorm.org features moving documentaries

MediaStorm is an interactive agency that specializes in storytelling. They’ve developed documentary-style content for clients such as Apple, National Geographic, and the Los Angeles Times. Their own site features a plethora of rich and moving documentaries, and I found this one touching: “One year ago Matt Eich, 20, and Melissa Turk, 19, were typical college […]

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