Month: October 2012

  • The Donenfeld Siblings say hello from Loveland Pass!!

    See this image in my Flickr Photostream.

  • Video: Hurricane Sandy – A View From Above

    Video: Hurricane Sandy – A View From Above

    The New York Times posted this incredible timelapse video of Hurricane Sandy’s roll through NYC. Incredible footage.. Watching the hurricane from the 51st floor of the New York Times building.

  • Photography Field Guide: 10 Essential Shots for Covering a Weather Disaster

    Photography Field Guide: 10 Essential Shots for Covering a Weather Disaster

    What good is a freakishly large hurricane bearing down on NYC if you can’t photograph it? Now, thanks to Scientific American’s Compound Eye Science Photography blog, we have a concise guide to the key shots for covering the hurricane, or any disaster. It’s certainly an interesting explanation of each shot, and goes the illustrate the…

  • Infographic: XKCD’s A History Of The United States Congress

    Infographic: XKCD’s A History Of The United States Congress

    Great big infographic from favourite cartoonist Randal Munroe of XKCD. A look at american politics over the years..

  • Roasted Chilis at the Boulder Farmers Market

    Yum, I love these things…

  • Cross Country Skiing In My Backyard…

    After last night’s beautiful snow in Boulder, I awoke to find Boulderites cross country skiing around North Boulder Park, right next to my house. So very nice in the snow!

  • First Snow, North Boulder Park

    The season’s first snow in Boulder, Colorado. Peaceful after midnight in the park, before morning tracks… See this image in my Flickr Photostream.

  • CU Buffs Charging Station

    A sure sign of the times – CU has installed small charging station stands all over campus. Now all they have to do is upgrade them with Lightening connectors…

  • Video: Paramotor Sky Racers

    Paramotor Sky Racers – Parabatix – YouTube.

  • Political Photo Ops

    Political Photo Ops

    Today a great article from the Washington Post on political photo ops. Generally, photographers embedded on a campaign don’t see the logistics that go into these moments; they’re led off the bus when it’s time to start shooting, said David Ake, Washington photo chief for the Associated Press. But they’ll scramble for the right shot,…

  • Google’s Influence on Photography – Street View and Beyond

    Google’s Influence on Photography – Street View and Beyond

    Following up on yesterday’s post on Google Street View in the Grand Canyon, here’s a great article from LightBox. It goes over the incredible impact of Google’s Street View experiement, and what it’s done for mapping and photography. From the article: In the catalogue to the show Exposed: Voyeurism, Surveillance, and the Camera since 1870,…

  • Google Street View in the Grand Canyon: Google Trekker

    Google Street View in the Grand Canyon: Google Trekker

    Introducing Google Trekker in the Grand Canyon – what a great use of Google’s street view tech: Today, demonstrating the rocky and rugged paths we’ll travel to make Google Maps even more complete, we’re collecting imagery from a place no car, trike or snowmobile has ever been before. On its first official outing, the Street…

  • How To Prepare For The Gran Fondo NY 100 Mile Bike Race

    How To Prepare For The Gran Fondo NY 100 Mile Bike Race

    This past year Chris and I did the 110 Mile Gran Fondo Bike Race – my full race report is here: Biking the 110 Mile Gran Fondo NY. Recently a reader asked me for some tips in preparing for the event, so hre are a few tips and thoughts on it… Overall, I didn’t do a…

  • My New Favorite Shopping Site: The Wirecutter

    My New Favorite Shopping Site: The Wirecutter

    No researching, no clicking all over the web collecing opinions – just The Wirecutter. This is by far my favorite new tech review site, because it doesn’t give options. You want the best bluetooth speaker? Here you go. It’s this one, not any others. Job, done. The Wirecutter.

  • Everything You Need to Know About Kitchen Knives

    Everything You Need to Know About Kitchen Knives

    Need a new kitchen knife? Here’s everything you need to know. I love these all inclusive guides, because they give me the tools to make a solid, informed decision. I try not to buy a lot of stuff, but when I do buy something, I like to know exactly what I’m getting, and make sure…

  • The iPhone 5 Is the Best Smartphone | The Wirecutter

    The iPhone 5 Is the Best Smartphone | The Wirecutter

    Good blurb from Brian Lam at The Wirecutter on the logic of upgrading your phone when the current one is “fine”. It’s “The One Thing That’s Always Within Arms Reach”, and has such an increasingly large effect on our lives that it’s the one thing worth shelling out to keep upgraded. I’m in complete agreement.…

  • Apple Picking Weekend 2012

    Apple Picking Weekend 2012

    This past weekend we had our annual Apple Picking Weekend. After starting the tradition with my family when I was growing up, I’m very excited to continue it on with a great group of friends. This is our 3rd annual trip, out to Minard Farms, just outside of New Paltz, NY. This year in addition…

  • Good Evening from Lake Minnewaska

    Taken with 360 Panorama on iPhone5

  • Campfire Cooking at The Gunks Multiple Use Area
  • A Train, NYC