Lasagna (April 18, 2007, 0) - One of the pictures I lost when I downloaded to /tmp/pictures instead
of ~/tmp/pictures (boo!) was a nicely-lit picture of the lasagna we
baked the other day.
The first lasagna we baked was pretty good (yay Parmesan!), but this
one was much better because of the cheese mixture and the texture of
the top. We followed the instructions on the
All’s well (August 17, 2006, 0) - I woke up at 1:15 to the sound of the fire alarm blaring. Stumbling
blearily out of bed, I grabbed a jacket, stuffed my laptop into the
bag, and slipped on my boots. The alarm showed no sign of abating, so
I took seven flights of stairs down to the ground.
Two fire engines were parked outside YMCA. A
Making people’s eyes shine with wonder (January 14, 2009, 2) - My dad is a darn good advertising photographer, but you know what I think his key expertise is? It’s not lighting cars to show off their curves or shooting food to make it pop off the page…
… it’s making people’s eyes light up with wonder.
He’s really good at finding ways to make people’s eyes *shine*.
Helping people find their voice (April 4, 2006, 0) - One of my friends scoffs at Toastmasters, but moments like this make
it definitely worthwhile.
Today one of the members brought his girlfriend to listen to his first
speech. The girl was painfully shy and clearly terrified of public
speaking, even during the Table Topics and guest comments section.
She approached me afterwards, though. And oh, the stories I could
Food photography attempt (October 9, 2007, 0) -
That’s what we had for Thanksgiving dinner. I borrowed W-’s camera to
take the shot, as his was already all set up. This picture used the
room light and an external flash unit placed diagonally in front of
the pan. I like how the background is nice and soft, the roast is
detailed, and the mashed potatoes are cheery