Category Archives: Photography

Hawaii Day Five – Pineapples and Chinese Hats

The Dole plantation was established around 65 years ago as a fruit stand. It became famous for its pineapples and as part of the ever expanding Dole empire. These days it is a popular tourist attraction on Oahu. We got an early start this … Continue reading

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Samsung W300 Sports Camera

While staying over at our house on the way back from Hawaii, Meaghan’s dad showed me a new sports camcorder they had bought for their trip. About the size of a smart phone, it is waterproof to 10 meters, shockproof … Continue reading

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Robin’s Nest

We’ve been loving our new house ever since we moved in a couple of months ago and it would seem that the local wildlife agrees that it’s a great place to live. In the rafters beneath our rear awning, a … Continue reading

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Nikon Coolpix S4100

The time had come for me to purchase a new point and shoot camera. For the past few years I’ve been using a Canon PowerShot A1000 IS. It’s been a faithful little camera that has been to concerts, brewpubs, beaches, … Continue reading

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Wedding Pictures

Our wedding pictures have arrived! A huge thanks to Michelle and Justin at Artistique Photographie for their absolutely superb work. They were amazing to work with and I would highly recommend them to anybody looking for a fantastic all-around photography … Continue reading

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Uploading Wedding Photos

While we do not yet have the final images from our professional photographers, I have started uploading the other pictures that I took during the wedding and the days leading up to the event.  As soon as I get the … Continue reading

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Fallen Tree – The Cleanup

The tree that fell onto a truck and two other cars parked at our apartment complex during the thunderstorm a couple of days ago has now been cleaned up.  With the foliage removed it is much easier to see the … Continue reading

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Photowalk around Marquam Nature Park

Yesterday afternoon, Meaghan and I went for a short walk around the Marquam Nature Park.  We’ve been going for weekend walks to parks around the area for the last month to take advantage of the gorgeous weather we’ve been having … Continue reading

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Beautiful Day

Today is one of the first truly beautiful days of summer.  The weather is absolutely incredible and reminds me why I love living in Oregon. This morning I met up with my best man to go tux shopping for the … Continue reading

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Photo Sharing Sites

I haven’t been blogging much lately.  A large part of why is that I’ve become quite enamored with photo sharing sites.  I’ve started sharing albums of the things Meaghan and I are doing together at: SmugMug: http://stuartthompson.smugmug.com Picasa: http://picasaweb.google.com/stuart.d.thompson Flickr: … Continue reading

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