Category Archives: General

Anything that’s too general to be otherwise.

Licensed Music in Youtube Videos

As you might know, I’ve been submitting videos to Youtube for a while that are connected with my photography in some fashion. The channel is located here if you haven’t seen it before. I always strive to improve the quality and content of my videos. It’s been a great learning process with video/audio and just as rewarding and fun as photography. I had done quite a bit of video editing … Continue reading

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ACEN 2012 Photos Completed

I’m finished going through the entire ACEN photo set. Even though I took considerably less than 2011, it still took around a week due to having some contract work. My related articles: http://photographybanzai.com/2012/04/29/i-went-to-anime-central-2012-acen-photos-to-come/ http://photographybanzai.com/2012/05/02/acen-2012-sixh-opera-fashion-show/ http://photographybanzai.com/2012/05/02/acen-2012-private-photoshoots/ http://photographybanzai.com/2012/05/03/acen-2012-friday-photos/ http://photographybanzai.com/2012/05/04/acen-2012-saturday-photos/ http://photographybanzai.com/2012/05/05/acen-2012-sunday-photos/ My favorites and other honorable mentions I didn’t post before: With the big drop in quantity, I think I’ll have to try my best to stay at a hotel closer to the … Continue reading

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ACEN 2012: Sixh.OPERA Fashion Show

Besides private photoshoots, I just finished going through the pictures I took on Friday for the Sixh.OPERA event. This was an event where the Japanese designer named “Sixh” had a fashion show that was also mixed with his own live band music. It’s an interesting combination. Here are a few photos from the show: Equipment wise I was using the Pentax K-5 and FA* 85mm f1.4 lens. EXIF is visible … Continue reading

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I went to Anime Central 2012 (ACEN), photos to come…

I recently went to ACEN 2012. This is my 6th ACEN I’ve attended (first in 2003, skipped 2008-09). If you are unfamiliar with these events, they are Japanese Anime/culture events. They also include other topics like sci-fi media, comics, video games, Internet spawned forms of media, and costuming. I took quite a few photos, but it will take me a while to go through them (potentially a few weeks as … Continue reading

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Mitt Romney in Rockford, Illinois (Machine Shed Restaurant)

My family and I decided to attend an event Mitt Romney was hosting in Rockford, Illinois at the Machine Shed Restaurant. I took my camera along and tried to get a few decent photographs. This isn’t a political blog, (edit) though I consider myself someone who is not fond of the 2-party system and not especially fond of either party’s policies. I’d like to see a lot more cooperation and … Continue reading

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New Android app called the “No Nonsense Picture Viewer”

I made another android application. This time I took a suggestion from a thread on Flickr I started as a basic idea for the application. I used bits and pieces from some of my existing apps, but it was for the most part new code to deal with the image manipulation. I can’t stand those apps that unnecessarily require extreme permissions for their functionality. Sorry there isn’t any reason your … Continue reading

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Appreciation of all art forms (Ninja Turtles film)

I noticed a website http://www.ninjapizza.net/ by Rosemary, aka Roseangelo. She was having a comic coloring contest with the default prize of everyone getting a piece of film from the first Ninja Turtles film promotional video. As I’m a big fan on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles since childhood, I couldn’t pass that up (even though I don’t really color or draw). Pretty cool, isn’t it? The top two frames are Donatello … Continue reading

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Arizona Mile Markers Calendar (Photo & Video)

The work my uncle and I have done has started to come to fruition. This calendar that I put together from our photos (about half are my uncle’s) turned out pretty nice! CafePress seems to have nice high quality printers to output something like this. Their manufacturing costs are not priced that high either, so I can offer it for $20. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZOgCbx7r3EE Arizona Mile Markers Calendar …and the Wonders in … Continue reading

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