Monday, December 29, 2008

I have no Christmas photos.

Because I left my camera charger in Missouri. Super awesome!

Monday, December 22, 2008

Magic Tree!

There is a tree at a residence in Columbia, Mo. that has over 75,000 Christmas lights on it. It is awesome. I went with my fellow photo nerd Ivy one night to take photos- what photo nerd fun!

Thursday, December 4, 2008

Multiple Flash

Michelle Froese, public relations manager for MU Student Auxiliary Services, reads to a small gathering from The Tales of Beedle the Bard, at a midnight release party on December 3, 2008 at University Bookstore. The Tales of Beedle the Bard, a companion book to the bestselling Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling, is a collection of wizarding world fairy tales. 

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Thanksgiving Break, in Photos

1. Hi JakeMonster!
2. JakeMonster can fly!
3. I take photos of my shoes. It's a thing. 
4. A walk on the Lake Michigan beach on Thanksgiving. Brrrr. We love the lighthouse! Hi Big Red!
5. But, a beautiful sunset. 
6. My life in grad school: grading papers until my fingers bleed. 

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Multimedia Selections from NY Times

I'm a big fan of the New York Times. It's almost my only source of news- I read it online every day. But I have always had some issues with their audio-slideshows. they started to use reporter narration (which is a shortened version of the print story) of photos as the only audio, and I frankly think that's lazy. And then they tend to assign the interesting, hard news subjects to video or flash graphics while the audio slideshow is relegated to soft, fluffy and fashion- orientated subjects. 

And thus, to wit: