August in Thailand and Cambodia

As you can probably tell, I had a thing for Thailand and Cambodia. These shots were taken in Koh Tao, Bangkok, Sihanoukville in Cambodia, and Phnom Penh, Cambodia. I was carrying everything I owned in my Jansport Odyssey, a 39-liter King of Backpacks. While other backpacks ripped and fell apart, the Jansport is with me to this day. For the …

Back to Southeast Asia

For certain other reasons, I had decided to remove my current operating system from my laptop and replace it with Ubuntu. This meant transitioning to GIMP and a new work method. There were a few bugs and hassles to overcome: for example, I couldn’t plug my Canon directly into my PC via USB. Ubuntu wouldn’t recognize it, so I had …

Explorations in HDR Toning

Now begins the next phase of my photographic journey: HDR toning. I’m already a big fan of surrealism and creative photographic effects, and that’s what HDR does best. These shots were taken around Tempe after Halloween. As you can see, I’m having fun with my new High Definition Range tools.