Profile

Cover photo
Steven Marra
1,523 followers|181,547 views
AboutPostsPhotosYouTube+1's

Stream

Steven Marra

Shared publicly  - 
 
1st rule of Pewsday is...
4
Add a comment...

Steven Marra

Shared publicly  - 
 
"I love the people who made this. Korra is awesome."

- My 9 year old, and one of the things she and her 6 year old sister said when they realized, with great dismay, that there would be no more =(

#korra
3
Joe Noll's profile photo
 
I whole heartedly agree with your daughters. Koraa is a bright spot in the darkness that is American animation. I'll also miss it.
Add a comment...

Steven Marra

Shared publicly  - 
5
Matthew Lowe's profile photoChristopher Boyer's profile photo
4 comments
 
I watched far too many iterations of that video. I can't tell what changes.
Add a comment...

Steven Marra

Shared publicly  - 
 
For my veggie-loving friends, like +Christopher Boyer and +Eli Heady:

 
If the patty looks like meat, if it bleeds like meat and if it sizzles like meat... the patty can somehow be a plant-based vegetarian burger, just like the cheeseburger above. It's called the Impossible Cheeseburger and it's completely made from plants.
2
Christopher Boyer's profile photo
 
AFAIK Most vegetarians/vegans really only ever get them for the social aspect that surrounds cookouts... That said I'll take a good black bean burger over a real hamburger anyday.
Add a comment...

Steven Marra

Shared publicly  - 
 
My friend +Jessica Murphy wrote down a quote from a presentation I did yesterday, and my friend +Ron Davis made a poster.

Both made me smile.

The silliness of it makes me chuckle, and that it shows how far I am from where I was is... worth reflecting on.

I've got great friends, from 37 years past to recent.

I'm a lucky guy.
4
Christopher Boyer's profile photo
 
I don't. I shoot for average. Sometimes I accidentally over achieve.
Add a comment...

Steven Marra

Shared publicly  - 
 
No matter what he shoots, I love +Roman F's work.

Shots like this appear effortless, though I know they are not.

Thanks to +Roman Olynyk for calling me to the computer one morning to ask

'Do you follow this guy on G+? If not, you should.'
2
Add a comment...
Have them in circles
1,523 people
Ryan Nicholson's profile photo
Lanrete Li's profile photo
Kalliany Gopalapillai's profile photo
Sumit Rajput's profile photo
王平喜's profile photo
Abraham Jimenez's profile photo
Samantha OBrien's profile photo
Laurent Prouillac's profile photo
Dibyayan Das's profile photo

Steven Marra

Shared publicly  - 
 
Nerdtastic!

+Christopher Boyer made me a glow-in-the-dark X-Wing template holder/stand.

From Dot Matrix, Daisy Wheel, and Thermal, to 3D, what a journey in my lifetime for printing at home =)


3
Christopher Boyer's profile photo
 
150 micron, 50% infill, glow PLA if you want print specs
Add a comment...

Steven Marra

Shared publicly  - 
 
On the good stereo, before bed.

G'night G+

Where I lurk more, and share less =(


2
Steven Marra's profile photo
Add a comment...

Steven Marra

Shared publicly  - 
 
Thought +Brandon Foster and +Kent Nowviskie might like this image gallery.

The one with the bear is epic.
Concept Artist & Illustrator
2
Brandon Foster's profile photoPaul Gomes's profile photoSteven Marra's profile photo
3 comments
 
I love Battletech flavor =)

Now I want to play...

Related, but unrelated, I know Kent will get a kick out of these:

http://io9.com/the-incredibly-bizarre-world-of-animated-soviet-propaga-1644248684
Add a comment...

Steven Marra

Shared publicly  - 
 
Finally put the words in my brain to the image I made a couple of years ago.

Yes, I believe this sums it up nicely.
1
Add a comment...

Steven Marra

Shared publicly  - 
 
Lots of things contributed to my G+'ing falling off the map.

I lurk more now.

In May 2013 I finished my Masters. That took a chunk. My photography, for almost the whole year prior, was focused almost exclusively on (post)processing my photo doc.

Last August I started training as a Bowen Therapist, and started a new job (from tech teaching/training to Unix admin, that was a big kick in the brain).

And my laptop died right after I received my degree. At least it waited til I finished it =) Though, it's really hard to be a DSLR enthusiast without a machine capable of doing all the tweakwerk it requires =|

I iPhone most of my captures now. It's a convenience thing. The camera you have with you, and all that.

While I lurked, looking at the stats of some of my favorite photographers, I wondered if G+ is a hugely off-kilter popularity contest- where it's hard for the less popular kids to be as noticeable as the most popular ones.

I watch a few people, in particular, and wonder why their popularity hasn't grown much the past year. They're awesome. They deserve a lot more praise and a lot more interest in their work.

I'm not sure how G+ will fit in my life in the coming months.

I'll finish my anatomy class soon, and be a certified Bowen Therapist. 

I'll continue to learn more in my new job, and dream of Tron.

If I get a new computer, I may trade my D7000 in for a D300 (I really miss my D200, and I don't enjoy the D7000 as much), and maybe I'll get the urge to photograph like I used to.

And there are those writing projects I'm working on...

Not sure if G+ will give me the interaction and support I need for my hobbies and life.

We'll have to see.

As much as I hate about it, FB, at the least, provides more dialog. I don't have to compete, like the people I watch here, against the popular kids for interaction.

And on that reflection, enjoy some metal =)
1
Steven Marra's profile photoJoseph Yaworski's profile photoChristopher Boyer's profile photoRoman Olynyk's profile photo
5 comments
 
The bastards say Welcome.
Add a comment...

Steven Marra

Shared publicly  - 
 
Revisiting a picture.

Black and white, or color?

#monochromemonday   #nightscapes   #moodymonday
3
Christopher Boyer's profile photoJoseph Yaworski's profile photoAlisha Jozwick's profile photoKent Nowviskie's profile photo
4 comments
 
I also like color on this one.
Add a comment...
People
Have them in circles
1,523 people
Ryan Nicholson's profile photo
Lanrete Li's profile photo
Kalliany Gopalapillai's profile photo
Sumit Rajput's profile photo
王平喜's profile photo
Abraham Jimenez's profile photo
Samantha OBrien's profile photo
Laurent Prouillac's profile photo
Dibyayan Das's profile photo
Work
Skills
I work in IT (been a computer nerd since Micronauts, TI99/4A, and Merlin). I write (I do have that BA in English w/ a fiction writing emphasis). I take pictures (that Journalism MS is more about photo-documentary, diplomacy, and conflict resolution than it is about Journalism). I am training to be a Bowen Therapist. I'm a Jack of All Trades, Master of Some.
Story
Tagline
Life can get better.
Links
Steven Marra's +1's are the things they like, agree with, or want to recommend.
Clive Barker's Nightbreed Is Getting Turned Into A TV Series
io9.com

Remember Nightbreed,the totally insane Clive Barker monster movie centered around a pack of wonderfully gruesome monsters living under a cem

Shopping Cart - Online Gaming Store for Cards, Miniatures, Singles, Pack...
store.tcgplayer.com

Online Gaming Store for Cards, Miniatures, Singles, Packs & Booster Boxes

Fix Your Computer Hunch and Other Posture Problems in 30 Seconds
lifehacker.com

This one exercise can greatly improve your mobility and flexibility--and cure the many ills that come from sitting hunched in front of a scr

Scientists Revived 400-Year-Old Plants That Could Help Us Live on Mars
gizmodo.com

A recently uncovered, perfectly preserved, 400-year-old plant specimen might be the answer to our increasingly important colonization of oth

The Boy Who Played With Fusion | Popular Science
www.popsci.com

Taylor Wilson always dreamed of creating a star. Now he’s become one

The Year's Best Weird Internet Video Gets Its Viral Payoff
gawker.com

At the end of September, a video of a girl dancing, sword in hand, to electronic music, while an old woman and dog looked on, appeared on Yo

3 Computer Simulations that Changed The World (And 2 That Are on the Verge)
io9.com

Computer simulations have already massively transformed our ability to study complicated situations and events. We can study the effects of

The Day The LOLcats Died: The Ultimate SOPA Protest Song
gizmodo.com

There are many ways to stand up to SOPA. Websites like Wikipedia and BoingBoing are dark, there's a rally in New York, and people everywhere

snopes.com: Charley Reese - 545 People
www.snopes.com

Charley Reese penned an editorial about 545 people being 'responsible for the domestic problems that plague' the U.S.?

Plus One Collection
plus.google.com

Photography book created by Google+ community for charity

How to Choose the Perfect Pair of Headphones
lifehacker.com

Whether you're at home or on the go, many of us spend a lot of time listening to music on our headphones. If you're looking to get beyond th

Uncrashable Rolling Robot Takes To the Skies To Avoid Obstacles
gizmodo.com

Researchers at the Illinois Institute of Technology have developed a novel take on the rollcage-wrapped flying bot that does more than just

NASA: WATER FOUND ON MERCURY
www.huffingtonpost.com

NASA announced Thursday that its Messenger probe has discovered new evidence of water ice on Mercury. In the announcement, Sean Solomon, pri

A gorgeous retelling of Little Red Riding Hood, using silhouettes and pl...
io9.com

This is Red, a phenomenally atmospheric take on Little Red Riding Hood from directors Jorge Jaramillo and Carlo Guillot and composer Manuel

Ghosts
www.aljazeera.com

In east Java, men climb steep paths carrying heavy loads of sulphur rock from the mouth of a volcano.