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19 Jun 2009

Review: Samsung Memoir T929

I’ve been meaning to post up my review of this phone since it replaced my venerable Sony Ericsson w810i a few months ago. My old phone is still going strong is Kyle’s hands, and I still miss it to a certain extent. However, when I found out that this new Samsung Memoir not only had an 8 Megapixel camera (yes that’s correct, 8MP) but also 3G internet browsing, it was a pretty quick decision for me. There’s definitely more technical […]

18 Jun 2009

Great retouching tutorial for portraits

My friend RJ showed this to me today while I was at work and I finally got around to watching it.  Good stuff!  I’m definitely going to keep these simple but very effective techniques in mind 🙂 Christy Schuler’s Retouching Tutorials

18 Jun 2009

Graduation Season

It’s June, and that means it’s Graduation Season. My cousins Mike and Margaret graduated from Seattle University and Seattle Vocational Institute, respectively. I’m very proud of both of them, with Mike graduating Cum Laude in Fine Arts and Humanities double major, and Margaret landing a a solid, well-paying Medical Assistant job well before graduating and the University of Washington Medical Center. Good job, you guys! My D200’s high ISO noise is really starting to show its age in these photos, […]

14 Jun 2009

I hate coding

I was having some stupid problems with the tabs at the top of the page…one pixel was leftover underneath the tab image, causing that to highlight with mouseover.  After several hours, I finally found the solutions here: http://www.nixer.org/css-space-underneath-image I hate coding…argh!  But it’s fixed…and it’s probably something no one else would’ve cared about too :/

13 Jun 2009

Marathon session complete

I was on a mission to get this conversion to WordPress finished today, and now I’m proud to say it’s just about how I want it! I’ll be playing around with more plugins and widgets here and there, but everything is working right. If you guys see any typos or links that don’t work, please let me know! I hope to really be updating this blog regularly, since I also have it cross-posting to Facebook’s notes automatically via RSS feed. […]