Sorry I'm a bit MIA. Computer problems for one. Plus I've been heavy into the job hunt stuff. It's hard to get employed! So I started setting goals - apply to 10 places in photography, 10 in graphic design, 10 in barista. Oh and volunteering for the Obama campaign in the middle of all of that, and I'm also way behind editing client photos.
Don't forget to join my Marionette Militia! It's hard to tell since there are some multi-posters in the pool, but I think I have about 15-20 participants so far. And I'm greedy. I want more!! ....So join us. Get your artsy flickr friends to check it out, and bully them into joining too!
Listening to a lot of Brooke Fraser. I've loved her since I first heard her years ago when I was living in NZ. She's touring the US finally, but I'm missing her because of moves. I finally ordered her second CD. You should really go listen to Saving the World, and Albertine. It really makes me feel like I've lost touch. I really need to get out and do something bigger than me.
I got a gorillapod SLR zoom tripod.
And I got the nifty fifty (the one I had used was a gift for Brendan).
Biggest of all....I got a new flash - a 580 EX II. I'm learning to use it, but it's hard without a subject to work with. I did finally get the manual levels settings under control, so that's a big happy - means I can shoot full manual again.
so....Strobist: 580 EX II - 1/8th power, bounced at 75 degrees.