Changes…

Posted by on Feb 9, 2017 in My Business Adventures | 0 comments

Changes…

Heads-up I’m going to alter this site at some point in the near future. There are some technical issues about this one that’s been causing me some headache and I think it may be time for a refresh anyway. Expect something a little more basic…I just want to highlight my past work and maybe finally retire my blog. I had fun writing stuff on my blog for a good number of years. It was therapeutic to me at one time when I was spending a good deal of time working by myself in my office. But now…of course my working situation...

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Processing

Posted by on Nov 29, 2016 in Personal | 0 comments

Processing

It’s been hard to post anything lately. You know how mom & dad always used to teach us, “if you have nothing good to say….don’t say anything”?  No?   Yeah my mom & dad never said that shit but I’ve tried to follow that rule anyway. So flash forward to today’s world where we got endless wars in the Middle East, we got a giant ice cube melting quickly in the North, we got people voting emotionally against their own self-interest across multiple countries. It’s been hard to keep upbeat....

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Field trip to ‘Iolani Palace

Posted by on Aug 8, 2016 in Inspiration, LoweStudio Photos, Personal, Photography | 0 comments

Field trip to ‘Iolani Palace

When offered to go on a genuine work-related field trip to ‘Iolani Palace, I jumped at the opportunity. Here was my first real field trip (lunch included) opportunity since my elementary school days. Sure, I’ve chaperoned some of my child’s trips out recently…but here I was given the opportunity to check something out for my own benefit. I thought it would be the perfect chance to see how well my photography skills have progressed too…last time I visited the Palace they didn’t allow interior areas to be...

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Last trip for a while

Posted by on Jun 14, 2016 in LoweStudio Photos, Personal, Photography | 0 comments

Last trip for a while

Well, that’s officially IT for a while. No more trips for the family for the rest of the year. Two trips overseas within 3 months was somewhat of a stretch on our annual travel budget.  But at least that scratches another world location off my travel bucket list. This time? Vancouver, Canada. It wasn’t my first option when my wife asked me where we should go since she already had vacation blocked off this month. Oddly…and sadly…a trip to Canada actually turned out to be cheaper than a short hop to a neighbor island. It...

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Practicing photography

Posted by on Apr 8, 2016 in LoweStudio Photos, Personal, Photography | 0 comments

Practicing photography

This last trip to Melbourne represented the first time in a while where I came back pretty happy with most of the photos I took over there. Taking 20+ pounds of camera gear on a trip doesn’t start off feeling very heavy at first when the adrenaline is pumping, but right around the time you’ve spend 20 mins queuing up in an airport check-in line, you begin questioning the decision whether the iPhone camera might have been enough for the whole trip. As it turned out, I’m glad I took it all along with me. These sets of photos...

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World traveling shoes

Posted by on Apr 4, 2016 in Humor, Personal | 0 comments

World traveling shoes

I threw on my blue shoes this morning and started waxing nostalgic. I’ve realized lately these old shoes have traveled quite far with me. Back home they’ve been one of my daily travelers…they “walk” with me to the feet of Diamond Head on a near daily basis. But I took them with me on my recent trips over the last 4 or 5 years. I’m not sure why I take these…I think I just love the color combination and they’re easy to match with just about any outfit I’ve stuffed into my suitcase....

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Melbourne graffiti

Posted by on Apr 1, 2016 in Art, Design Finds, Personal, Photography | 0 comments

Melbourne graffiti

I’ve always loved graffiti. I’ve been meaning to return to our local downtown district to continue taking more shots…they have some awesome new street artwork going on down there being constantly replaced by new construction. I spotted a few gorgeous examples of street art in Melbourne. I love how artwork like this is slowly being embraced more and more in city...

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He’s a ham

Posted by on Apr 1, 2016 in LoweStudio Photos, Personal, Photography | 0 comments

He’s a ham

I’m not sure if he’s actually our child. Mom & dad are more on the serious side….but this child absolutely thrives on attention. It doesn’t even matter if it’s attention from a fellow classmate, or a public sidewalk full of people, he’ll do practically anything to get a laugh. That’s fine with me and all. Maybe one day that energy will turn into a career in acting? Let’s hope there will be more A-list asian actors in Hollywood by that time.

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Visiting Werribee Zoo

Posted by on Mar 27, 2016 in LoweStudio Photos, Personal, Photography | 0 comments

Visiting Werribee Zoo

We just got back from Melbourne, Australia. Expect to see more photos in the coming days. I think I took 32GB worth of photos…I don’t think I ever took that much before. This time I figured if I’d lug 20+lbs of camera along, I might as well shoot freely. Here’s a series of shots I took one day visiting the Werribee Zoo. It’s a bit like a mashup between a traditional zoo and a safari experience. So many of the non-dangerous animals are somewhat free to roam about and you can take these bus excursions through the...

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Rose-Ringed Parakeets

Posted by on Mar 14, 2016 in Art, LoweStudio Photos, Personal, Photography | 0 comments

Rose-Ringed Parakeets

The bushes and trees around my campus office is turning out to be quite a bird magnet. Not only have the Mana-O-Ku returned to nest another little fluffy bundle these past couple months…I found it there’s a small flock of Rose-Ringed Parakeets have made a daily visit to the small palm trees right next to my window. People have been so busy taking pictures of the little Tern baby, they haven’t bothered to just turn around and spot these other really colorful and gorgeous birds right behind their shoulder. I’ve been...

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