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Cosplay: N7 Armor Project – Day #2

I finally got the pattern printed out and sized in a way that feels about right on paper. This is all a bit trial and error, but I think that this should work. I cut out all the patterns and traced … Continue reading

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Steampunk Sconce Update

Way back when I first built the basement office, I put together five sconces with a distinct steampunk look. I’ve wanted to build a shade into them for a while now as the bare bulb concept is cool in theory … Continue reading

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DIY: Cardboard Beauty Dish

For a while now I’ve kept up with sites like DIY Photo and Instructables, not because I ever make the projects presented there, but because the ideas often inspire me to try alternate methods for accomplishing my own projects. Last … Continue reading

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Non-Rotary Ceiling Fan

I really wanted to have a ceiling fan in the basement studio, but the ceiling is only 7.5′ high. I didn’t want to keep catching my light-stands on it every time I set up to do a portrait shoot. Therefore, … Continue reading

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The Desk

A while back I wrote a post in which I was describing my attempt to build a workable basement office from scratch. I sort-of finished the structure (noting that I totally sucked at doing drywall) and went on to construct … Continue reading

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Quick Tip #18 – Lost time

One of the most exciting stages of the creative process is what I call “lost time”. If you’ve ever gotten into “the zone” or were “on a roll” you know what I’m talking about. “Lost time” for me is a … Continue reading

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Building a Basement Studio/Office

For the past few months, whenever I was home and not ill (had the flu one week), I’ve been pouring time into creating a finished office space in my townhouse basement. As I’ve assembled the elements to expand my photography … Continue reading

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Gettin’ Smurfed

In the late hours of Thursday evening two evil engineers toiled over a plan for microcosm domination and thus was a brilliant object of long reaching, epic proportions devised. Introducing the SMURF IN CARBONITE!!! Not long after, a smurf version … Continue reading

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