Daniel = 12

Happy Birthday Daniel!  We had a great afternoon at the part playing laser tag and then came back home for backyard dinner and ice cream cake before settling down to watch Monty Python’s Search for the Holy Grail.  Fun day!

  • June 9, 2017

Colin = 10

After a sleep-over with a smaller group of kids, Colin and his friends went to Driven in Fairfield to continue celebrating his 10th birthday.  A good day for racing.  And the Minecraft cake turned out pretty good!

  • May 14, 2017

Willy Wonka

Daniel and his friends in a fantastic production of Willy Wonka.  Daniel was Grandpa George and one of the Oompa Loompas

  • April 9, 2017

Milan – La Scala

Decided to make full use of the week-end in Zurich and leave for Milan (a 3-hour train ride) to go to a concert at La Scala.  Beautiful place.  Concert was a 150 year anniversary concert for Toscanini and was conducted…

  • March 26, 2017

Ricoh GR in San Francisco

Enjoyed taking a few snapshots with the Ricoh GR while waiting for my Swiss visa in the city.

  • February 15, 2017

Northstar

iPhone footage of our Northstar trip at the end of January.  We had a blast.  The weather was perfect and the snow was really awesome.  The kids also had a half-day lesson (with Hudson) and learned some new good skills.…

  • January 30, 2017

Murmuration

This was shot on my iPhone through the hotel window in Houston.

  • January 22, 2017

Norman Rose

We had a fun evening at Norman Rose, a lovely tavern in downtown Napa.  Took some pictures with the 30mm f/2.8 Sigma lens on my Sony a7rii.

  • January 14, 2017

iPhone 7 Plus vs. Sony RX100 iv

I am trying out the Sony RX100 IV camera.  The question for me is whether it is worth carrying around a small camera vs. just using the iPhone 7 for casual pictures.  The camera on the iPhone 7 Plus is…

  • January 7, 2017

Sigma 30mm f/2.8 on Sony a7rii

I was looking for a small, relatively cheap lens to use on my a7rii.  I tried a few manual focus options like the Voigtlander Nokton Classic 40mm with a Leica adapter (I have the excellent Yeenon adapter), but that was not…

  • January 1, 2017