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The Ovallite Ringlight
December 30, 2009

Back when I was taking a look at Joey L's Sessions DVD, I noticed that he was using this light. Its a fluorescent (5400K) constant light that really works as an oversized ringlight. In the DVD, Joey mentions that he got it at a German website and had it shipped over. Turns out, I was able to find a company called Ovallite that sells it here in the US. I called up and ordered it and in a few days, it was at my doorstep. The light seems...

Barry Shwartz on Wisdom
December 29, 2009

While playing around on the internet, a buddy of mine Joey L. had tweeted a great speech from Barry Schwartz on our loss of Wisdom. He makes a great call for the return of Practical Wisdom. If you're not familiar with TED - it stands for Technology, Entertainment, and Design. It was a conference that brought these three fields together to speak at a conference and share ideas. Aside from the conference now they have something called...

My Mothers Computer Portrait
December 29, 2009

Her First Computer by RC Concepcion on 500px My mom Cristela. Cristela was raised poor in Mexico in a town called Piaxtla, in the state of Puebla. She spent all of her time in Mexico raising sheep and selling tamales on the street - 1 of 14 children. Back then, children were farmhands and education wasn't really something that was instilled in them. With no education, and few skills, she came to the US and met my dad Rafael...

Logan Rose at Miami Beach
December 21, 2009

This is a picture of Logan Rose, a very beautiful dancer attending the University of Miami. I met her through a mutual friend of my wife - and she was very keen on helping me out get a shot in a pinch. I was traveling and wanted to get a cool sunset shot. While I was happy with the shots that came out - it was the shots that I did after the sun went down that I was most happy with. In this shot, the sun is almost out, and it tinged the sky...