Archive for the ‘photography’ Category

mom’s retirement party

we celebrated mom’s retirement at tom ham’s lighthouse on sunday… it was a hot day and i couldn’t eat the crab legs, but it was still a good time.

congrats mom. we’re proud of you

note: took a bunch of pics, broke them into parts (click through the pages at the bottom of post)

Read the rest of this entry »

chaunce’s birthday at local habit

the gang got together to celebrate chaunce’s birthday at the local habit. good food, great beer, excellent people. i just love seeing friends talking and laughing around a table.

oh and the cake was ridiculously good… kicks costco’s carrot cake’s ass…

photos

Read the rest of this entry »

padres vs astros

took matty to the padres game today and dennis took andy. i didn’t expect much from the team. they’ve been hit with so much bad luck this year — i thought they were going to be middle of the pack at least, not bottom of the barrel.

anyways, this is the first time i brought my nex-3 to the ballpark… enjoy!

thanks to andy for the bomb seats!

photos

yonder alonso

Read the rest of this entry »

scripps ranch little league all-stars

matty and andy played in their respective little league all star games today. andy made some great plays on the field and matt threw a 6-pitch, 1-2-3, 6th to get the save for his team.

you’ll notice i’ve put a filter on my pics… just wanted to experiment with some new toy: nik color efex pro. i ran the pics through its film efex: fuji 800z filter. it gives it a near realistic film look… i need to play with that app a little more Read the rest of this entry »

Dez & Tam Ridealong – Reception

reception: imperial palace, pasadena, california

the venue for the reception was amazing. you hear the name “imperial palace” and think of a scary las vegas hotel/casino where people get shanked, but this one was classy. huge space with a nice dance floor and top-class lighting and sound.

it was a fun reception, though all my shots turned out purple because of the LED lights

oh yea… and this:

Read the rest of this entry »