Saturday, September 27, 2008

wide mouth

wide mouth, originally uploaded by billaday.

I took a picture of this can last December. Someone recently tweaked it, and I've been thinking about how cool cans can be.

So here's a wide angle shot of a can. It's a good stock shot. The whiteground is my sink (it worked really well).

Day 292

Friday, September 26, 2008


factory, originally uploaded by billaday.

Driving home is pretty cool sometimes. I drove through Irwindale, where it's industrial and dirty. I've passed this building before, and the vintage-ness of it usually catches my eye. I wonder what this building is used for. It looks so old.

Day 291

Thursday, September 25, 2008


drip, originally uploaded by billaday.

Occasionally, it gets to be 8pm and I haven't taken a photo-a-day-type photo. This was one of those days. So I took my camera and marched into the bathroom. After taking some lame Q-tip photos, I saw my faucet drip. That was the A-ha moment. Yes, A-ha, as in "Take On Me."

Day 290

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

red light, green light, yellow light

No photoshop trickery here.

Exposure time: 6 seconds.

I guess this is why people can't save up time. They would end up crashing their cars at intersections.

Sorry, that joke wasn't funny. That was hardly even a joke. But the cool photo makes up for it.

Remember that childhood game, Red Light, Green Light? Yeah.

Day 289

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Fun with grain

Fun with grain, originally uploaded by billaday.

ok, honesty time.

I took some really cool pictures, but they were of my kindergarten students for our newsletter. On the way home, I realized that I hadn't taken any shots of stuff that I can post online. So I snapped this after depositing a check. Trust me, I had some other way better shots. However, I spent some time with a Photoshop plug-in Exposure, and added some nice grain.

Day 288

Monday, September 22, 2008

Isabelle on the phone

Isabelle on the phone, originally uploaded by billaday.

That's the wife. She was talking to a friend who is gonna have a baby soon. Her friend lives far away, so they talk on the phone (instead of in person). Isabelle was happy to hear from her friend, and I was happy to photograph it.

Day 287

Sunday, September 21, 2008

palm trees and animal fries

palm trees and animal fries, originally uploaded by billaday.

I really enjoy In-N-Out. Whenever I'm there, I want to take pictures. It's a mixture of having a really cool (and clean) looking place, and wanting to remember the smell of grilled onions. I've taken a few In-N-Out shots for my photo-a-day, so I was thinking of more interesting angles, and different ways of telling the In-N-Out story, if you will. I like the giant logo in the background.

Day 286