September Currently

^ Random video of my dachshund, Titus, going down the stairs in slow motion. Those short little legs and floppy ears…

Feeling: Good. The weather has finally started to cool down and business is picking up. After living through insane heat and humidity, I’m looking forward to the mild fall and winter weather.

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Read // Food Photography & Lighting

Food Photography & Lighting: A Commercial Photographer’s Guide to Creating Irresistible Images
by: Teri Campbell

If you want to improve your photographs for your food blog or instagram feed, this isn’t the book for you. The book is aimed toward professional photographers looking to make a career in commercial food photography.

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Best Links: Nick Saban, Transformed Images, and Living on Mars

Music // Frank and I saw Incubus last week so in honor of that I thought I’d post this video. Technically this song was released in 2000 but it’s got that 90’s rock music video vibe. Ahh, alternative rock in the 90’s. A beautiful thing.

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Best Links: Kanye vs Freddie, Dolphins, and a Polaroid Mobile Printer

Funny// A Lot Of People Are Enjoying This Comparison Of Kanye West And Freddie Mercury’s Singing After Kanye proclaimed that he is “the greatest living rock star on the planet,” the rest of the world let out a collective ‘ugh’ accompanied by a fierce eye roll. I love Queen and Kanye is not even in the same building, let alone on the same level, as Freddie Mercury. I can’t sing, but I swear I sound better than Kanye singing “Bohemian Rhapsody”.

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FitBit Charge HR

I previously owned the FitBit Force but returned it once they announced their recall. Earlier this year FitBit released their new Fitbit Charge HR, so I decided to give them another look. I read reviews for several other fitness trackers as well including Garmin, Misfit, and Jawbone. (“I seen’t you break someone’s jawbone off.” Name that movie.) Most companies offer a variety of trackers ranging in price according to features. Ultimately I decided to go back with FitBit since I was happy with their previous product and the price is fair for the features.

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