Family Fun With The White Sox

by derek on July 9, 2010 · 20 comments

When it comes to baseball in Chicago there is only one choice – well, for those with any semblance of intelligence – and that choice is the Chicago White Sox. Being a lifelong fan, you can imagine how thrilled I was when a friend pulled a few strings for me and was able to set […]


Speedlinking – The Art Of Photography

by derek on December 15, 2008 · 32 comments

After spending the evening turning the spare bedroom into a make-shift photo studio as I attempted to capture a handful of images for a product review that I am writing, it is only fitting that this edition of Speedlinking be dedicated to the art of photography. In an effort to share a few new discoveries […]


Bug Out :: Playing With The Camera

by derek on November 14, 2008 · 35 comments

The other day it was time for me to break out the tool belt and complete a handful of tasks around the house – some which even included more fun with electricty. One of the tasks was the basic act of changing the light bulbs in the garage door opener. As I opened the housing […]


About this time last year, I had stumbled upon a treasure of photos on StumbleUpon and shared a few with all of you. Fast forward to Tuesday night when I took a look at a friend’s political blog, Pivot Politics and noticed a link to a site called The Big Picture. Little did I know […]


Round And Round :: Random Photos

by derek on May 20, 2008 · 16 comments

Ever since I took a photography class in college, I have been interested in photography and am trying to learn more as time permits. While developing my own black and white film was a lot of fun, shooting in digital is so much easier while trying to build your skills. You might remember that my […]