Journal

Behind-the-scenes, project research, new ideas, and trip snippets.

Unique SF is a must go

..if you're into free things, DIY crafts, and putting a face to a name you see on etsy.I've heard of Renegade, Bazaar Bizarre, Maker Faire, but this was my first encounter with Unique SF.Word on the street is that due to the high popularity of...

Free $2 bills (stickers)

The same title attracted me, too. To your dismay, I'm not giving out these stickers, Casey Neistat (nice-tat) is. He's a film maker (vlogs with characters and distinctive organic style), traveler, New Yorker, and DIYer whose got a show on HBO(Neistat brothers) with his brother.And this is how...

DIY Twin Lens Reflex – Recesky

The Toys-R-Us version of the classy hipster Rolleiflex cameras you see around. As much as I want to be cool with the authentic TLR, I simply can't afford it ($300+ on Ebay?!) So instead, I snatched this one up from my trip to Taiwan, which...

DIY Miniature Trash Cans

It was a quick and spontaneous project and it all started here:On my way back home from running errands, I stopped by a garage sale. I've been looking for a trash can large enough to serve as the recycle container for the house. Voila, I...

Canonet struck again!

The feelings you get when you got your new toy. Except this toy's 40 years old and able to capture moments in a fashion that no digital toy of its kind can. It's been 3 days since I fixed this guy up and I've already...

The Napa Trip – Peju, Artesa, Domaine Carneros

If you're here to seek reviews of the wineries, you're at the wrong place.I've tried a handful of wines in my lifetime, some extraordinarily expensive and others cheaper than common soft drinks, but most of the time I couldn't tell the difference. I do, however,...

My Canon Canonet QL17 G-III.

Along side with the Yashika Electro 35 rangefinder, this beauty has also been named by many as "The Poor Man's Leica," due to its high image quality, durability, and aesthetics.Quick history: A series of Canonets were produced by Canon between 1960-1972. The Canon Canonet QL17 G-III...