I’m Not Really An Unintentional Luddite

[Confession] An Unintentional Luddite? by Reviewer Rob, from 5-29-16, 5:41 p.m. Right Now. Now I’m listening to this Sub Pop label sampler in my car CD player. This is going to sound rightfully dumb, but it is almost June 2016 and this is the very first time I have ever heard a compact disc in my car radio. Don’t bother […]

photo log, 5-29-16: La Jolla Villiage

[art and quiet] PHOTOS: La Jolla; The Athenaeum, Religious Iconography, Art & Books On Girard by Reviewer Rob Yesterday I rescheduled some work for Tuesday and went for a little Memorial Day weekend afternoon walk in La Jolla after cashing a customer’s check at the Wells Fargo in-store branch at Ralphs on Girard and Pearl, gotta love that Sunday service. […]

California Primary, June 7, mail in

[Democracy] Voting by Mail in California by Reviewer Rob So, I’m mailing in my California Democratic Primary ballot today. Participating in democracy has never been easier. I don’t know why they have that rule that says you have to be registered as a Democrat to participate in this election though. That doesn’t seem fair or democratic. What if someone has […]

on TTL-less high-speed lenses

[Update] photolog: 50mm f1.4 by Reviewer Rob I was shooting photos in a bar (Casbah SD) and on the street last night with 1970’s Nikon lens technology mounted on my sturdy D5200. Even before I went digital 11 years ago I preferred either 200mm or wide-angle fisheye lenses so this 50mm has been stored in my camera bag with only […]