I work with Chee Yi at Expedia- we write Swift code for 8 hours every day and often discuss other topics and hobbies we have. We both have a love of photography. He had been planning on getting married to his long-time girlfriend Zen-Zi, and they decided to elope at the local county courthouse. He bought a… Continue reading I was asked to photograph my friend’s wedding…
I just noticed today that my photo of the Kirby Puckett statue outside Target Field was used last year in an SBNation article about baseball park statues! http://www.sbnation.com/2013/9/12/4717256/major-league-baseball-ballpark-stadium-statues
I had seats in the first row at the recent NFL football game between the Minnesota Vikings and the New England Patriots. I brought my camera and took as many shots as I could of the action since I was so close. I did my best impression of a sideline photographer. The game was at… Continue reading Vikings VS Patriots at TCF Bank Stadium
You may think that you do not want the midday sun behind your photography subjects. With the sun behind them, they would be in shadow. But then if you put the sun behind you and have your subjects face the sun, this photo is what you get. It was impossible for anyone to keep their… Continue reading Taking photos under a bright sun
Debtor version 1.5 is now available in the App Store. The keyboard functionality has changed in this version to use the full keyboard instead of the number pad keyboard. This way, I was able to eliminate the need for an accessory bar above the keyboard with Navigation and a Done button. This frees up more… Continue reading Debtor version 1.5 with support for iOS 8 and the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus is now available!
This update to Debtor for iPhone® or iPod Touch® includes some interface tweaks for the comparison feature introduced in version 1.2, along with bug fixes and an update to the Comparison and Results screens so that they have the same background as the main screen. Download it now!
Debtor version 1.2 has been approved for sale in the iTunes App Store. This version adds a compare feature. Compare the current monthly payment to any number of other payment scenarios, or compare the current number of months to any number of months. Debtor will show how much money can be saved by paying more per… Continue reading Debtor version 1.2 now available!
I saw Prometheus in glorious IMAX 3D on opening weekend, and thoroughly enjoyed the film. It starts off with sweeping vistas of pristine landscapes, which look beautiful on the big IMAX screen. There were a lot of callbacks to the original Alien movie, most of them subtle. Some as simple as the Prometheus having a… Continue reading Prometheus
As I have been working on Debtor, my iOS app, I’ve come to realize that half of the work of programming is done away from the computer. It’s a cycle, and it goes like this: I spend many minutes, perhaps hours, coding and reviewing API documentation to build my application. I get stuck on a… Continue reading The Art of Programming Without Programming
This latest trailer for Prometheus has some new footage of the Alien life form(s). It’s not a face hugger, but something different. I’m really looking forward to this movie, and I probably should make plans now so that I can see it on opening night.