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Archive : June 2010

June 23, 2010

As I mentioned in a previous post, this was the 1st year that I ever attended the Detroit fireworks. This occasion was also the 1st time that I photographed any fireworks & it was quite fun to do. Once I had my settings in place (each image was shot at f/16 with a 6 second

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June 22, 2010

If you’re an iPhone user, I’m willing to bet that you upgraded to the new version of the iPhone software iOS4 yesterday. If I’m a losing man on this bet, please take an IOU. One of the cool features in the new software is the ability to have custom images displayed as yo

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June 22, 2010

Last night I worked the Detroit Parade Company's "Flip Floppin Summer VIP Rooftop Party" & had an amazing time! The event was beyond belief from my POV as a photographer.  If I were a kid, I would have been in heaven because of all of the games, ice cream, cup cakes, chic

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June 21, 2010

It's officially summertime & no song gets me more excited about summer than Doug E Fresh's "Summertime." "Summertime" was released back in 1989 & I recall Detroit radio station 107.5 WGPR being the only station playing the hell out of this song. 1989 was also the year

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June 20, 2010

Happy Father's day to the men out there holding it down for your children while providing an example of what being a man is all about. As we all know, any man can father a child but it takes a real man to help that child grown & learn with love, patience, understanding &amp

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June 17, 2010

I stopped at the local farmers grocer today for some strawberries because I was in the mood & it’s picking season. Upon walking to the fruit section, I noticed two strawberry options; one from California & one from Michigan. The strawberries from California were huge

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June 15, 2010

So I get a call from my little cousin Precious Jules earlier saying, I think I see you daughter on a Citgo ad. I’m like no way. Minutes later I had a screen shot in my inbox. Upon opening, I was like OMG! Look at my baby snaggle toothed baby on a Citgo “Fueling Good” ad

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June 13, 2010 His First Big Birthday

Remember little Kellen? Well, he recently turned one. In Korean culture, the one year birthday or “Tol” is historically very significant. Way back when, due to Korea's climate, and many childhood illnesses, childhood mortality was extremely high. Many children unfortu

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June 10, 2010

When it comes to my macro floral photography, the closer & more abstract the better. Meet my new garden friend, a "panter pink cone flower."  The panther pink cone flower is supposed to be hardy in zones 5-8 so Im hoping that it actually makes it through the winter & f

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June 10, 2010

I used to love walking to my job at KFC (Highland Park, MI: Davison & Woodward) listening to my Crystal Waters "Making Happy" maxi single cassette back in the spring/summer of 1991. "Surprise" was & still is my jam. I had so many maxi cassettes & cassette singles

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