Stellardrone

To aid me with my neverending task to actually more or less frequently listen to all the music that I have, I created an auto-playlist in foobar2000 (my audio player of choice*) that shows me all music that I haven’t

Stellardrone

To aid me with my neverending task to actually more or less frequently listen to all the music that I have, I created an auto-playlist in foobar2000 (my audio player of choice*) that shows me all music that I haven’t

Alio Die/Robert Rich - Fissures Front Cover

Robert Rich/Alio Die – Fissures (1997)

Alio Die (Stefano Musso) and Robert Rich are both insanely prolific musicians with an impressive catalog of releases. I can’t really tell you how I first heard of Alio Die (Italian for “another day”, btw.) and why I ended up

Alio Die/Robert Rich - Fissures Front Cover

Robert Rich/Alio Die – Fissures (1997)

Alio Die (Stefano Musso) and Robert Rich are both insanely prolific musicians with an impressive catalog of releases. I can’t really tell you how I first heard of Alio Die (Italian for “another day”, btw.) and why I ended up

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What am I? (solved)

Here’s a new quiz for you… what is that? First one to answer it will be officially awesome. :)

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What am I? (solved)

Here’s a new quiz for you… what is that? First one to answer it will be officially awesome. :)

Chamise Info Sign, Black Mountain Open Space Preserve, San Diego, CA. June 2015.
/ Misc

What is wrong with this sign?

I took a slow and relaxed walk with Toni and the camera at Black Mountain Open Space Preserve this morning. A deep marine layer nicely cooled the area, there was a light drizzle, and at the highest point of the

Chamise Info Sign, Black Mountain Open Space Preserve, San Diego, CA. June 2015.
/ Misc

What is wrong with this sign?

I took a slow and relaxed walk with Toni and the camera at Black Mountain Open Space Preserve this morning. A deep marine layer nicely cooled the area, there was a light drizzle, and at the highest point of the

Cellphone long exposure photo

The Wave of the Future

Look at the four long exposure seascape photos below. What do you notice? Yes, they are InstaGram flavored, square cropped and with filter effects. :) What’s more though… they are cellphone photos – made with an iOS app called “Slow

Cellphone long exposure photo

The Wave of the Future

Look at the four long exposure seascape photos below. What do you notice? Yes, they are InstaGram flavored, square cropped and with filter effects. :) What’s more though… they are cellphone photos – made with an iOS app called “Slow

No Bikes sign

Dear MTB riders…

…at Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve (and anywhere else for that matter, I guess): if you do not comprehend what these signs mean, please get off that bike.

No Bikes sign

Dear MTB riders…

…at Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve (and anywhere else for that matter, I guess): if you do not comprehend what these signs mean, please get off that bike.

Dewdrops on a leaf.

Macro Photography

Alexander’s rule of outdoor macro photography: once you’ve found good framing and perfect focus, nature will test your patience with multiple puffs of wind.

Dewdrops on a leaf.

Macro Photography

Alexander’s rule of outdoor macro photography: once you’ve found good framing and perfect focus, nature will test your patience with multiple puffs of wind.

Borrego Springs Road between Highway 78 and Borrego Springs

Shifting Perspective

The latest addition to my box of photographic toys is a 24mm tilt-shift lens. It’s the Samyang (aka Rokinon, Bower) 24mm/f3.5 TS. This is a fully manual lens, which means you need to adjust both the aperture and the focus

Borrego Springs Road between Highway 78 and Borrego Springs

Shifting Perspective

The latest addition to my box of photographic toys is a 24mm tilt-shift lens. It’s the Samyang (aka Rokinon, Bower) 24mm/f3.5 TS. This is a fully manual lens, which means you need to adjust both the aperture and the focus

Little Wind Arch -- Anza Borrego Desert State Park, San Diego County, CA

Desert Rain in May!

It’s been a while since I last hiked on Fridays with my friend Fred. When the weather forecast predicted rain and low temperatures for San Diego (included the deserts!), it appeared to be an unexpected treat – normally, the temperatures

Little Wind Arch -- Anza Borrego Desert State Park, San Diego County, CA

Desert Rain in May!

It’s been a while since I last hiked on Fridays with my friend Fred. When the weather forecast predicted rain and low temperatures for San Diego (included the deserts!), it appeared to be an unexpected treat – normally, the temperatures

Stevie Be Zet - Archaic Modulation (1993) - Front Cover

Stevie Be Zet – Archaic Modulation (1993)

Stevie Be Zet’s “Archaic Modulation” is definitely on the lighter side of ambient, veering into the “New Age” genre probably. It features the at-that-time quite typical, relatively “clean” synthesizer sound that I associate with the Trance genre releases from the

Stevie Be Zet - Archaic Modulation (1993) - Front Cover

Stevie Be Zet – Archaic Modulation (1993)

Stevie Be Zet’s “Archaic Modulation” is definitely on the lighter side of ambient, veering into the “New Age” genre probably. It features the at-that-time quite typical, relatively “clean” synthesizer sound that I associate with the Trance genre releases from the