Journal

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

For All-Star—Design Process

[aside] Project: All-Star Inspired Design Collaborator: Marvin King Client: Self-initiated [/aside] Bringing together some of top players in league on the Eastern and Western conference to ball out for the All Star trophy! Marvin and I have put together this design to highlight the starters of the 2014 All Star game....

Miami—Day 1

[aside] Location: Miami, FL Photo cred: Michelle & Benson Camera1: Olympus OMD EM5 Lens: Lumix 20mm f1.7 Camera2: Canon D20 Camera3: iPhone 5s [/aside] Miami isn't exactly what I expected. I attribute my false standard of Miami to rap videos and movie industries. They make Miami look like it's any drug lord's getaway, but...

Fort Drum, the place between Orlando and Miami

[aside] Location: Between Orlando & Miami, FL Photo cred: Michelle & Benson Camera1: Olympus OMD EM5 Lens: Lumix 20mm f1.7 [/aside] To squeeze the most out of the trip, we decided to drive down to Miami and spend the remaining days there before we head back to California. Orlando weather hasn't...

Daily—Animal Kingdom

[aside] Location: Orlando, FL Photo cred: Michelle & Benson Camera1: Olympus OMD EM5 Lens: Lumix 20mm f1.7 Camera2: Canon Powershot D20 [/aside] Orlando Day 2. Continue to spend time inside the belly of Disney World. Animal Kingdom is the biggest park amongst the rest; just the wildlife safari area can fit the entire...

Daily—Magic Kingdom

[aside] Location: Orlando, FL Photo cred: Michelle & Benson Camera1: Olympus OMD EM5 Camera2: iPhone 5s Lens: Lumix 20mm f1.7 [/aside] This post is certainly way past due. After spending the New Years over at the Big Apple, we flew down to Orlando to enjoy some sun. Turnout, thanks to the polar vortex, the...

Daily—New York City Day 8

Today's fairly short, for I've spent most of the day in bed recovering from New Year's Eve. Last evening in NYC, visited a couple more restaurants and bought last minute souvenirs for friends and fam. [su_heading]5:40PM[/su_heading] [su_heading]6:25PM[/su_heading] Wanted to wrap up the trip with one of New York's most remarkable...

Daily—New York Day 7 (NYE)

I typically do the daily-writeup at the end of each day, but I had to delay this entry till now: I've spent half of the day making up sleep from an eventful New Year's Eve. Ironically, not a lot of photos were taken during the event....

Daily—New York City Day 6

Started out at 45 degree and ended with 32. I'll never get used to the cold. Today's been rather anti-climatic; New York's treated me delightfully well this past couple of days, which consequently left me with a fairly high expectations to all the places that I'm...

Daily—New York City Day 5

Almost spent a week here in New York, and while I'm out exploring from one spot to another 8-9 hours each day, I've only seen the tip of an iceberg. New York's grand, and I've been enjoying every minute of it here. (except when it...