Category Archives: Digital video

A not very brave new world of storage

I just bought a pair of 4TB drives. I installed them in a LaCie RAID drive enclosure to make a single 8TB drive that will become my Time Machine back-up drive. Until I run out of space again. I know … Continue reading

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My Lytro camera comes today

I’ve been up all night checking the UPS web site, watching progress as my new blue Lytro camera makes its way from Indianapolis to San Luis Obispo. There were eight hours there where nothing happened at all (except that the … Continue reading

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Father-son bonding experience, part III

I’ve been back from the Bosque del Apache and the Very Large Array for ten days now, and (other than the temperature) I miss it. The Bosque is a magical place, with photo opportunities galore. Bird watchers take flight in … Continue reading

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The Very Large (and very cold) Array

The crack of dawn cracked especially hard this morning in Socorro, New Mexico. It was our day to go to the Very Large Array, a group of 27 radio telescopes spread across a mesa to the west of Socorro. I … Continue reading

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Father-son bonding experience, Part II

Sunrise comes early at The Bosque. Though the official sunrise was 7:11 a.m. today, the birds were very active at about 6:35 a.m. The big Sand Hill Cranes had already started taking off in flights of three or four when … Continue reading

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Father-son bonding experience, Part I

I’m in New Mexico, home of the Los Alamos National Laboratory, the White Sands Missile Range, and the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge. Among other things. I’m here with my son Patrick to take photos of migratory birds. There … Continue reading

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Get a Grip!

Wherein the Blognosticator acts as Key Grip for his son in a beautiful redwood forest My Son Patrick is a cinematographer in Los Angeles. You have probably seen his work if you watch music videos, or have looked through the … Continue reading

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