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Vince Dang
Attended California State University, Long Beach
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Red

I haven't been posting lately partly due to my crashed hard drive.  I almost lost 2 years worth of photos!  Fortunately I found a software to recover almost all the RAW files, but I had to filter and reprocess 16,177 from scratch.  

This was taken inside a quasi-museum in Scotland last Summer.  I forgot the name, but it looked like red a church from outside.  It was actually nearby the Edinburgh Castle.  I've been to the castle twice, but this was the first time I explored this structure.  Hopefully I'll begin to post more frequently now that things are starting to get back to normal.

#red #edinburgh #scotland  
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Simply rocks. Thank you for sharing the RED with  #allthingsred! ~Liz
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Sealed with a Kiss

Venice Canals, CA
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+Betty Manousos thank you ☺
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Purple Haze
The sun doesn't set until around 8:30PM in UK. I usually wandered around without looking at the time, then realized it was already 9PM when it got dark. The restaurants and bars were already crowded as I left Westfield Mall. This was what I saw up in the sky.
The beautiful rich hue from the sunset reminded me of the song, Purple Haze by Jimi Hendrix. In the process of looking it up on Youtube, I found this talented performer called Jess Greenberg doing a cover of it. Coincidentally Jimi wrote the song in London and Jess lives there too. Purple Haze - Jimi Hendrix (cover) Jess Greenberg
#westfieldmall   #london #purplehaze  
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Generation Gap

The older I get, the more I understand why my parents and people their age acted certain ways. But I still can't understand many of their logics. Although I've been a kid once, I wish the kids around me don't act foolishly like how I was at that age. I wish they grow up soon, or even skip that phase altogether to spare me the miseries. :-)

Seems like there will always be a generation gap regardless how old one is.
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Beautiful insightful pictures. Thank you for sharing.
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Sometimes I can be a little nutty. I originally wanted to build an album full of narrow alleys worldwide, but saw an opportunity for something fun with this one at The Royal Mile in Edinburgh. Yes I asked someone to snap it. Yes the man in back was unexpected, but it was a bonus :-) 
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I've been MIA for awhile, but have not lost touch with the art world. Is anyone planning to go museums hopping this Saturday? I'm itching for some clicking and drinking. 😁
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Should I trade my Canon 6D for a Sony a7? 
Has anyone taken advantage of this Amazon Trade-in program yet?  I'm debating whether to trade in my 6D for an a7.  I like the 6D and I think it's more robust than an a7, but the overall weight is an inconvenience as a daily driver.  Sony has a $255-$375 discount if you take advantage of this program.  Evidently this promo has been going on for awhile but I just found out yesterday.  Unfortunately it expires in a few days so I don't have much time to consider.  Please chime in if you've gone through the process.
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Thanks for all your input.  Since I'm not doing video, it will likely be a7 or a7r like +Ted G.Gil mentioned.  I've created a trade-in request with Amazon,  but haven't sent in my 6D yet.  I'm hesitating because I can't bear the thought of selling all my Canon gear at significant loss. =(  For now, photography is a hobby so I don't want to spend anymore to switch.  Do you know if Sony is in the habit of giving rebates to entice people to buy their products?  The current rebate is expiring 8/16 and I can't make up my mind.
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My selfie didn't work out as I expected, so let me tell you a little about the building in the background.  :-)  The pointy tower is called The Shard. It's the tallest building in the European Union currently at 1,004 ft! You can find out more here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Shard
#theshardlondon   #levitation  
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Of course! That's what I love. The atmosphere in the bar/lounge.
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London King's Cross train station is beautiful. A photo can't capture all the lines but a photosphere is the next best thing.
#londonkingscross #trainstation
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This doesn't do justice to the beautiful water architecture at Sheffield Railway Station. For bonus, you may find a little piece of me in this sphere :-) 
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So this is where the heart is.
#streetart #heart
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Education
  • California State University, Long Beach
    Business, MIS, 1994 - 2000
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Photo storyteller who enjoys eclectic music, guitar, drawing, technology, philosophy, and cultures.
Introduction
There are so many fascinating things in life, so there's always something to appreciate.  The majority of my posts are related to photography & music, but they may include a combination of the interests below:
  • Photography
  • Technology
  • Guitar
  • Eclectic music
  • Inspirations and Motivations
  • Psychology
  • Multiculturalism
  • Science
  • The little things in life that make you smile. =)  
Seeing so many inspirations around me, I started a personal effort to post something motivational or inspirational every week called Motivation Monday.  I don't know how many people find it useful, but I'm happy if just one person is moved by it.

I started a little project to showcase the beauty of Vietnam and its culture.  You may check it out at #RediscoverVietnam.

The question "How do you make fire from ice?" is quite powerful.  It forces me to think beyond what has an obvious answer of "It's not possible".  The result can be considered as creativity.

"When fate hands you a lemon, make lemonade." ~ Dale Carnegie
Bragging rights
Survived 7 days in the Pacific Ocean on a small fishing boat living on rationed dried bananas & 3 caps of rusty water daily at 10 years old. It was a life changing event!
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