Monday, February 06, 2012

Disneyland 2012

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Disneyland 2012, a set on Flickr.

Here is a quick-link to our Disneyland 2012 photos. I will be blogging about it in the next few days! - Rob

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Alex's First Birthday

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A few weeks late on posting this, but here are the photos from Alexander's first birthday.
I'm trying this Flikr thing out to see if it helps me with uploading photos- so if you click on one of the above pics, you should be redirected to my Flikr page.....any opinions?

Monday, January 23, 2012

A new start

So, as I look over the blog here, I realize that more than a year has passed since anything was posted. I think this is largely due to the amount of free time that we had been wasting investing in Facebook. Over the past few months, the amount of time that I was wasting on devoting to Facebook became more and more troubling, so last week I decided that I had enough- so I pulled the plug on it. Oddly I found that I had much more free time that I remembered having. I even got my taxes done. But, I thought that with this newly found time, I could revive something that I actually enjoyed doing- blogging. So here we go- a new start.

For those of you who don't know what I do for a living, I work in law enforcement. I am employed by the state, and I am assigned to the Arizona State University, Tempe campus. We work three, 13.33 hour shifts per week, and I get to do mine on Fri, Sat, and Sun nights. A little background of ASU, so you can understand what a typical shift might entail: ASU is the largest university in the United States, with an enrollment this year of over 73,000 students. ASU has 4 campuses spread over the metro Phoenix area. Tempe, the main campus, has the bulk of students- and is located in Tempe which is near the center of the metro area.

I have decided to take my camera along to document the sights of a typical week. I plan on spreading this project over several months- and hope to chronicle my adventures (well, the ones I can share at least).


Lot 16 & 20
This is the main parking lot where all of the 2am action is. Its empty now, because its a sunday night- and the bars have closed.


Mill & University
Tempe Center. Apparently those "green lights" in the sky are internal reflections in the camera's lens. I need to figure out how to squash that.
Structure 3
The upper level of Parking Structure 3, a common O.P. for us on the weekends.
Tempe and Phoenix
Another Tempe skyline shot with Phoenix in the background.
L&L w/ Hayden Butte
This is one of my favorite ones of the night- Tempe skyline with Hayden Butte in the background.
The MU
The Memorial Union (North East corner)
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Another skyline  photo.
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Similar shot, but with exposure changes.
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The east saddle of Sun Devil Stadium. The green line and dot are my laser. Just curious how it would look in the photo.
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Lot 59 with the solar structure above/
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Sun Devil Stadium and Lot 59
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Sun Devil Stadium and Parking Structure 5
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Mona Plummer w/ a cool lens flare.
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Palo Verde residence Halls
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Parking Structure 5
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Another shot of Structure 5

And this last one I photoshopped. I have been trying to pull off the "Tilt shift" thing and make the photo look like a miniature model. How did I do?