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The Raccoons Demand Human Sacrifice

Never forget - they turn up when you least expect it, not to mention where you least expect it!

I live here:

An Olifactory Observation

McDonald's hashbrowns smell remarkably similar to tharsis's vomit.

Oringinal post:

Ode to <lj user="tharsis"> in Honour of his Birthday

His claws are long and his fangs are fearsome

— Even mighty squirrels won't come near him.

The survey says (and we agree)

That weiner dogs best let him be.

New Gear

I put a hold on buying any photography gear for the last couple of months. At first out of money concerns as my contract with Tolko was running out and nothing was lined up yet, then because of the Christmas "don't buy anything for yourself in December" rule. Both of those now gone, I picked up something I've been wanting for a while:

A reflector umbrella and slave flash.

The lights I picked up in the summer are good and will have their place, but this is for bringing to Sin City and other places where a always-on, blaring-hot, 1000 Watts of glaring light is not a good thing. I also picked up a 4" x 6" photo printer for a stupidly good price (75% off - new and from a major retailer,  otherwise I'd think it was hot at that price!) so I will be selling pictures at Sin City on New Year's Eve. I've been wanting to do this since I got back from Convergence 11 where they had someone set up in the club selling pictures.

Naturally, once I got everything set up today "animal testing" ensued.

TTL-BlitzKabel für BlitzSchuh

A new bit of gear I won on eBay arrived today, just in time for the Red Chair shoot:

It's a cable that allows me to use the flash up to five feet away from the camera. This gives me all sorts of improved lighting possibilities.

Of course the cats were conscripted as test subjects:


We are not amused.


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