Notebook
June 26th, 2011 by grant

Mary Ann (Bunny) wuz in town so we met her at Kalesa in Milpitas for lunch. Now we just ate at Gerry’s on Friday so it’s been a Filipino food marathon. I have acquired a taste for pork sisig and refuse to go to a Filipino restaurant that doesn’t serve it.

June 26th, 2011 by grant

Those ding dang noisy burds. Night Heron territorial disputes and what I think is a female Robin obviously nagging her husband about a lack of high quality food. He searches frantically as the wife is yelling at him in the background. It was probably a mother looking to feed her baby burd, but I like […]

June 25th, 2011 by grant

Okay this is the 3rd attempt @ shooting Noah. Unfortunately I’m trying to set up my lighting for a very controlled situation and Noah’s position keeps changing therefore my lighting is all wrong. I’m learning a lot. My PC also had it’s MBR corrupted so I had to reload Win 7 and Photoshop is not […]

June 23rd, 2011 by grant

It’s all about the light. Unfortunately a lot of my photos are in very dim restaurant lighting. The onboard flash is not the best solution because of the direction & angle. So today I got an LED video light from an Ebay supplier. It has 160 white LEDs that are dimmable. Now natural light for […]

June 15th, 2011 by grant

Yes another 24hrs in Honolulu. All this travel is killing me. Here’s some random stuff.

June 12th, 2011 by grant

I bought Sandy a blueberry plant and never took it out of the original pot thinking I would kill it. Today we got 1 whole blueberry. I am the man!

June 12th, 2011 by grant

While at the Tofu Festival yesterday I purchased a box of Harajuku Mochi Chocolat. This was based purely on its description–strawberry filled mochi with a dusting of chocolate. It looks like horse turds, but man this is a good find…

June 11th, 2011 by grant

Today we went into Japan Town in San Francisco to check out the Tofu Festival. Later we went to Sapporo-Ya for a Ramen lunch.

June 10th, 2011 by grant

I don’t recall for as long as we lived here, a whole flock (20 or so) of Egrets nesting in one of the trees on the island. It was difficult to get a good angle as they were so high.

June 6th, 2011 by grant

If you didn’t know, Sandy teaches Sunday school at the local church. Apparently on the last day of school one of her students presented her with a portrait. Uh I don’t know if I see the likeness, nonetheless it was very thoughtful.