I suppose they wouldn't be called challenges otherwise, right? So how do we tackle them? What makes them so... challenging? Methinks it has to do with the things I'm about to write. They're not groundbreaking, and I don't think they're new, but they're worth stating. First, we should remember that our attitude determines our altitude. … Continue reading Why are challenges a challenge?
A parachutist from New Zealand by the name of Michael Holmes somehow survived a major parachute malfunction from several thousand feet with only a broken ankle, a collapsed lung, and a broken nose. And on top of it all, he wanted to keep jumping afterwards... Talk about not learning your lesson. The first part is … Continue reading Amazing survivor of parachute malfunction
For the past month, I've been testing out the E-500 DSLR from Olympus. It's an entry-level DSLR with impressive specs for its class. These past 30 days or so, it has been my primary camera. It's been everywhere with me, every day. I've used it in all sorts of conditions (indoors, outdoors, daylight, nights, cold, … Continue reading Camera review: Olympus EVOLT E-500 DSLR
It's so easy to spread yourself thin these modern times... You've got news up the wazoo, 24x7, from a gazillion sources. On top of that, you've got blogs, with experts expounding on the virtues of this and that, and why it should matter to you, and you've got feeds of all sorts you can subscribe … Continue reading Keeping up with the news
I find Corrie Haffly's book, "The Photoshop Anthology", to be very useful to me. Being a web developer, involved in all aspects of site design and coding, her book is a great resource as I work on a design. In it, she teaches the readers how to use Photoshop to their advantage, for the specific … Continue reading The Photoshop Anthology, by Corrie Haffly