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Detroit has a Mardi Gras esque parade they've started up under the premise of trying to cast out a red dwarf (an impish devil who causes trouble) from the city.

There are some colorful and inventive costumes and a crazy fire-breathing skeletal dragon. Unfortunately it was a bitter windy 15 degrees and I could hardly feel my fingers by the time I left.

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If you live in Michigan you've probably seen the articles about the unique decorating touches that Quicken Loans puts into its buildings.  Even better is that they commission local artists wherever possible like this light sculpture on the wall of the Chrysler House basement.

The walls have all been left in their exposed concrete state and the twisted i-beams and curved neon fit in well.

There's a plaque stating this was created by Steven McShane: http://www.fortressstudiosdetroit.com/artists/current/mcshane-steven/viewer.php

Gear: HTC One and Camera Awesome
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Playing with my new LEGO kit:  Parisian Restaurant set #10243

The little nerdy guy is my own.

Shot with my HTC One and +Camera Awesome 
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Blimpyburger isn't gone - just hibernating.  Help find them a new "home":
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In SF for "An Event Apart" - I won't have a ton of time for writeups, but will be posting random comments and thoughts here and on Twitter.  Message me if you'd like detailed answers on the conference if you're interested in attending some time.  

Almost all photos are with my cell as that's the easiest to pop online immediately, though I have my full camera here too and will be taking lots of great shots throughout the week for later processing.
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I've signed up on a B&W project again.  My public stream will get the posts after the private group is done posting/reviewing.  Apologies for anyone circling both sections.

I'm trying to extra challenge myself to get a shot with both my cell and my dSLR, but not beat myself up if I only manage one posting per theme.

My first submission for the subject of still life was this found object.  A plant in a re-used tea bottle on the counter at work.  The glass tiles and under cabinet lighting made for a nice high key.  Considering this was taken with my cell phone and Camera Awesome, I'm more than pleased to add it to my portfolio.

If you can't be with the camera you love, love the one you're with!
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Developing a love for high key. Nicely done! 
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I've really enjoyed having full recipes delivered to my door.  Even if it's only 3 meals a week, it makes it way less stressful to figure out dinner.  On top of that, I've got some great new dishes to add to rotation.

Delicious recipes and ingredients with +HelloFresh US. Save $20 on your first order with my code Y6ZXJ5 at www.hellofresh.com

If you have questions - let me know!
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As a Kickstarter backer, I got a first peek at the finished film.  Let me say, it was a fun thing to watch.  If you're a fan of Sriracha you should check it out!
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Trying out Google Glass.  It's way lighter and less noticeable when worn than you would expect.  I still don't know about the current price tag - but I could see its usefulness in some situations.
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    I'm grateful that my photography work is still something that excites and inspires me and I get to work with the love of my life too. When not out capturing the world around me, I also maintain the website and blog, cook amazing food (and sometimes photograph it too), and assist with the art and storyline for whatever crazy new video game we're making. If you want to know more - visit www.disjointedimages.com
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I am a photographer - capturing people, landscapes, and various events. I shoot for myself - if I'm interested in what I see, I figure odds are other people will be too.

I'd say I've been a photographer my whole life. I was always the person with a camera in hand - starting with my little Vivitar 110 with the bar flash and working my way to a Pentax ME with a couple of lenses and a darkroom full of black and whites and finally to my current Canon DSLR. I love capturing the world around me and being able to share it with people who might not be able to see it otherwise.

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