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Point Reyes – Lighthouse

Monday, November 30th, 2009 No Comments »

Finally had a chance to visit Point Reyes National Seashore this past weekend after a very long time. It’s about 1.5 – 2 hours north of San Francisco. These pictures are of the lighthouse and surroundings.


 
 
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AAU Spring Show 2009

Saturday, May 30th, 2009 No Comments »

At the end of each spring semester, the Academy of Art has their annual spring show which showcases the best student work. We produced some really great Visual Effects and Animation work this year. If anyone lives in San Francisco, definitely check it out. It’s open house for all, but hurry since the show closes on June 11th, 2009.


 
 
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VFX Cine – RED One shoot – Marina

Sunday, March 29th, 2009 No Comments »

For our second field trip, the school rented a RED One Camera and we shot a few plates in the Marina district of San Franscisco. There has been a lot of hype about the RED so it was really nice to be able to mess around with it. I have to say, it can be quite intimidating at first with all the options that are available on it. The great thing about the red is that you completely bypass any film processing as the files are stored digitally onto either a harddrive or memory card. We shot a few items at high frame rate at 160fps.


 
 
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VFX Cine – 35mm shoot – Treasure Island

Saturday, February 28th, 2009 No Comments »

This was the first field trip in my VFX Cinematography class. The location is Treasure Island in between San Francisco and the East Bay. We used a 35mm Film Camera and we also had a Panasonic HPX 500 digital camera. This was the first time most of us ever used a 35mm camera so this was quite a treat.


 
 
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Red Bull Soap Box Race

Saturday, October 18th, 2008 No Comments »

There was event today in the mission district of San Francisco – The Red Bull soap box race. I imagined it was going to be a small event, but it actually turned to be huge – estimated about 75,000 people.


 
 
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Fleet Week – Blue Angels

Saturday, October 11th, 2008 No Comments »

The air show is happening right now this weekend in San Francisco. I had a chance to see the test runs by the Blue Angels fighter jets yesterday. Here are some photos:


 
 
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San Diego

Monday, August 18th, 2008 No Comments »

I went to San Diego for the first time this past weekend. I went to the famous San Digeo zoo of course, along will some touring around the city.


 
 
The sunsets were simply breathtaking.

Thailand – Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Phuket

Friday, June 13th, 2008 No Comments »

I took an incredible trip to Thailand for two weeks with my brother. After another long semester, it was a well deserved break. My brother lives in NY, so we actually flew separately and met up in the hotel at Bangkok. The first week, we toured through the mainland from Bankgok, all the way up north to Chiang Mai. The cities we stopped along the way were Nakom Pathom, Kanchanaburi, Ayuttaya, Sukhothai, and Phitsanulok. While in Chiang Mai, We took a tour further north to Chiang Rai and to the Golden Triangle. This is where Burma, Loas, and Thailand intersect, and there is an interesting history behind this regarding opium production (wikipedia article). The final week, we flew south to the island of Phuket and relaxed at the JW Marriot resort (my brother used one of his time shares). The resort was phenomenal to say the least. It was with […]


 
 
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New York City

Wednesday, August 16th, 2006 No Comments »

My friend Kevin came to visit me in New York. I took him through a small tour of of the city (Battery park, World Trade Center, Wall Street, and Empire State building).


 
 
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Meiji Jinto Shrine

Monday, June 26th, 2006 No Comments »