Mr. Matthew Monkey Pants

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I was practicing piano for a new show earlier, and Matthew was quietly (well, not so quietly) playing with some of his new percussion instruments behind me.  (He has an uncanny sense of rhythm, so this was not as hard as it sounds.)  Halfway through the piece I suddenly realized he’d gotten all quiet. And giggly. … [Read more…]

Strong Museum

Our school district appeared to be the only local one with all of today off – most everyone else had a half day – so we took a chance and went to Strong Museum. I’m still trying to work with my new 28mm lens, and since this was one of the places it was hard … [Read more…]

Camera Talk

I am in love with my Canon 50mm f/1.8 lens. It lives on my camera 99.5% of the time. But since I have a crop sensor on my camera, it’s a little long for indoors and I find that sometimes I even have to step out of the room my subject is in to fit … [Read more…]