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Day 677 of 365 More.

There… The economy has been saved. Aren’t you glad? And with 4000 watts of studio power, it’s going to go really well, once I destroy the sun in a few weeks.

In other news, I got an IM from a friend of mine in the great state of Canada today, telling me to check out one of his favorite blogs. And imagine my surprise when I went there and saw someone raving about the awesomeness of my Secret Wars self-portrait. I dunno, it was just a small thing, and certainly not the first time someone has liked one of my shots, but somehow it just kinda made my day. So I did the only thing I could do, I left him a comic thanking him and pimping Cosmic Hellcats. A man’s gotta eat ya know? BTW, new episode out today so check it out.

My new lights shipped with one burnt out lightbulb. How weird is that. I have to remember to write them tomorrow and ask them to send me a replacement bulb.

365 days


10 comments for “6-18-08

  1. avatar
    June 19, 2008 at 1:23 am

    Yes please destroy the sun. It was a freaking 113 here today (though my car told me it was 118 at one point).

    Summer vacation starts Friday. Fan art forthcoming. 🙂

  2. avatar
    June 19, 2008 at 2:21 am

    What a nice little gift for you to discover today 🙂 It’s such a pleasure to find unsolicited and unexpected praise for work we’ve done. Glad you’re also aware of the many fans you have too. 😀
    Uh, erm, hmmmmmm . . . I’m going to vote against the destruction of the sun, however . . . I don’t know, call me crazy, but I think it’s a bit handy to have around.

  3. avatar
    June 19, 2008 at 9:42 am

    you can do what you like with the sun but the moon…..the moon is all mine muhahahahahahahaha

  4. avatar
    June 19, 2008 at 10:47 am

    I know you are a happy man with all of those new lights!

  5. avatar
    June 19, 2008 at 12:33 pm

    Diggin the new equipment, eh?

  6. avatar
    June 19, 2008 at 4:01 pm

    Those look like lots of fun. I need to pick up a couple shoot through umbrellas.

  7. avatar
    June 19, 2008 at 4:09 pm

    Don’t destroy the sun! Remember all the awfulness when Mr. Burns blocked it out on the Simpsons?

  8. avatar
    June 19, 2008 at 6:18 pm

    oh crap! Don’t destroy the sun NOW!!! Everything is OK now – GWB has saved the economy (and the world!) No more worries!!

    besides that – we’re gonna NEED the sun to power our hybrids, cause we sure can’t afford gas any longer…..(Damn, I’m truly saving my money to buy a hybrid car….)

    Seen in my contacts’ photos. (?)

  9. avatar
    June 19, 2008 at 8:48 pm

    ooooh, softboxes and brellies are a good choice. will help to soften and diffuse your subjects. did you picuk up any reflectors? those are excellent for adding up light, especially outside.

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    June 20, 2008 at 4:31 pm

    @adayinthelife: oh, plans are already in the works. Can’t wait to see the fan art.

    @Marazipan: yeah, it was kinda neat. And I’m sorry, but the sun is a goner.

    @disco~stu: that’s fair. I may be a criminal mastermind, but I’m not greedy.

    @lrayholly: yep. Quite pleased with them.

    @shockingbird: very much so.

    @Sick Little Monkey: oh, I’ve had the umbrellas for quite a while. And one softbox. All I got this week was three more softboxes. Umbrellas are hella versatile though.

    @365bunnies: I like to think I’ve learned from his mistakes.

    @Babs1696: Once the sun is gone, fossil fuels will be the least of your worries.

    @thomasean: I’ve had the umbrellas forever. And I had one softbox. Use them all the time. I don’t have any specific reflectos. Don’t shoot outside very often and I don’t have an assistant. The umbrellas work pretty well as reflectors in a pinch though.

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