Monthly Archives: August 2014

blast from the past…

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These photos are from my first digital camera, the Fujifilm FinePix S7000.  I purchased the S7000 in 2004 and always enjoyed shooting with it.  It definitely had some speed problems, the shutter delay was awful and the battery life was short.  It was also slow to start up and had no burst mode.  The EVF was hard to manually focus but the auto focus seemed fine.  Still, the camera delivered some fine files and I liked the freedom digital photography had to offer.  The camera even shoots RAW files but I didn’t use it much because I didn’t have a RAW editor.  Both of these photos were shot on my first outing with the camera.  BTW, I still have it and it still works fine.

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a place to vent + mini movie review

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We all need a place (and a time) to vent.  Click on any photo to enter the gallery.

Today’s mini-movie review is – “Sharknado 2: The Second One”!  I recorded this feature earlier in the week but I have not seen it.  Yet, I feel qualified to review it based on my previous experience with the original Sharknado movie, which was not called “Sharknado 1: The First One” but simply and tastefully “Sharknado” , which also aired on the SyFy network.  Like the first, the second movie is aimed at those folks who do not place a great deal of  concern for acting, direction, intelligent dialog, a reasonably believable plot or any artistic merit.  In other words, it’s aimed at me.  Still, having not seen it (yet) I rate this at 5 stars (*****) (out of 11 stars).  Watch at your own risk, time well wasted.