Month: January 2009

  • Video From The Austrian Hospice In Jerusalem, Israel

    In January, after traveling through Turkey in December with Kirk Henderson and Stephanie Safdi, I went to spend a few days in Israel. I didn’t shoot much video, but here’s one good one, from the roof of the Austrian Hospice, in the Muslim Quarter of the Old City. Austrian Hospice Rooftop from Jeffrey D on…

  • Turkey 2008 – Video

    In December 2008, Kirk Henderson, Stephanie Safdi and I traveled through Turkey together. I brought along my excellent Canon G10 digital camera on the trip, and aside from taking about 1000 still photos, I also took about 30 minute of video from Turkey. I’ve edited down the video to a 12 minute reel, highlighting some…

  • CNN Making Facebook Status The Next Twitter?

    CNN Making Facebook Status The Next Twitter?

    CNN is pushing hard on their partnership with Facebook this morning. For the Obama inauguration, the two have paired up to allow users to watch the presidential inauguration live stream from CNN, while simultaneously monitoring the Facebook status updates of their friends, and the public. Users can even respond to friends status updates. This is…

  • The Facebook Reconnection Project: Calling Everyone

    The Facebook Reconnection Project: Calling Everyone

    Facebook is an amazing social networking platform that makes it easy to keep up with lots of people. Since I’ve started using Facebook, the number of people I’ve been able to connect with has been amazing – the list is at 633 right now.  I’ve generally tried to keep this list of friends to people…

  • Traveling Through Turkey and Israel – Photos

    Traveling Through Turkey and Israel – Photos

    Traveling through Turkey and Israel in December 2008, I managed to take roughly 1500 photos with my brand new Canon G10. The new camera was great, and the wide angle 28mm lens, ND filter, and full manual control were great to have in the field. I started the trip with 8gb and 2gb memory cards,…

  • KGB Launches

    KGB Launches

    KGB, one of my clients whom I work with at Morpheus Media was recently written up in Media Post. They just launched their new site, which we worked with them to develop and optimize for accessability and SEO.  Threre’s  a fair amount of buzz being generated around it – Check out the new KGB website,…

  • Blogging From The Field – Turkey and Israel 2008-2009

    Blogging From The Field – Turkey and Israel 2008-2009

    View all posts from Turkey and Israel One of the (many) objectives of my recent trek through Turkey and Israel was to experiment with blogging from the field. I didn’t a laptop with me, but I did take my iPhone, which is actually quite powerful. My plan was to use both my iPhone, as well…

  • Israel Day Five – Tel Aviv and NYC

    Israel Day Five – Tel Aviv and NYC

    Today was the last day of the trip – and an extremely long one. We woke up around 11, and Steph, Wills and I hung out around the apartment for a while, going through photos, making breakfast, and packing up. After that Steph and I walked through some parks to the Sherut to TelAviv, which…

  • Israel Day Four – Military Buildup

    Israel Day Four – Military Buildup

    Today was spent mostly walking around Jerusalem and getting to know the city better. Wills, Steph and I woke up mid morning, and Steph ran off to meetings for most of the day. I packed up my daypack, and set out walking across the city. After visiting a friend at a coffee shop, I went…

  • Israel Day Three – Uganda

    Israel Day Three – Uganda

    Today Steph and I took a good afternoon walking tour all over Jersusalem. We started by meeting up with some friends over at Uganda, and then went over to our friend’s print making studio. After that, we walked down to the old city, entering at the Jaffa gate, going past the Kotel, and exiting at…

  • Israel Day Two – Austrian Hospice

    Israel Day Two – Austrian Hospice

    Quick post for today. We woke up late, and Stephband I had a traditionl Israeli breakfast at a local diner. After that we did a quick lap around the old city, in the Jaffa gate, past my old home the Petra hostel, by the western wall, and finally up through the arab quarter to the…

  • Israel Day One – Protests In Tel Aviv

    Israel Day One – Protests In Tel Aviv

    Today was my first full day in Israel for this trip. Steph had meetings to go to for most of the morning, so I walked with her across Jerusalem to drop her off at her office, then went up Jaffa Road to hang out in a coffee shop for a while and catch up. After…

  • East Jerusalem To West Bank

    East Jerusalem To West Bank

    Arab minibusses in Palestinian controlled East Jerusalem loading up to travel to the West Bank.