Archive for October, 2008

James Nachtwey’s Wish: XDR-TB Awareness

Sorry for the delay on this post, but I thought it was still important to write about and spread the word.  With the financial crisis and the election going on, I feel like this story will be buried and ignored too easily. If you missed my previous post, I let you know about Jim Nachtwey’s […]

Paul – BW$P

I recently started the Black and White Dollar Portrait (BW$P) Project. The gist is, I will offer anyone who asks me for money $1 in exchange for their portrait. Every portrait I take will be converted and processed in black and white. This project is a spin off of Thomas Hawk’s $2 Portrait Project. Meet […]

Categorized: Projects

Out of the Darkness Walk 2008

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) held their annual Out of the Darkness Community Walk just over a week ago and I was asked to volunteer my photography services to them.  The Out of the Darkness Community Walks raise money to help support research to improve the understanding of biological, genetic and psychosocial factors […]

Categorized: Events & Gigs

Meter 523 and 525 [Photo]

Description: This shot was not as planned out as it may seem.  After taking a dozen or so pictures of these meters, I realized I really like how it looked when there was some blur from the cars behind them.  After waiting around awhile waiting for the next set of cars to come by, it […]

Categorized: Photo Share

12th Annual California Classic

The Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) had their 12th annual California Wine Classic last week to raise money for medical research and support programs.  I have been volunteering my photography services to CCFA for a year or two now and have a great time at every event. Till next time…

Categorized: Events & Gigs

James Nachtwey’s Wish to Change the World

I’m not sure how I have missed TED all of these years.  Taken directly from their about page, “The TED Prize is designed to leverage the TED community’s exceptional array of talent and resources. It is awarded annually to three exceptional individuals who each receive $100,000 and, much more important, the granting of ‘One Wish […]

What the &@#$ is Happening? Are You Informed?

If you haven’t noticed already, there is a lot of “stuff” (for lack of a better word right now) going on in the US right now.  There is a presidential election on the horizon, there is a housing problem, well known banks are closing or going bankrupt, volatility in the stock market has hit record […]

Categorized: News Around Town