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Jul272015

McLeod One [Phantom 3]

I’ve already posted a couple of images from the new quad-copter but I thought you might be interested in the opening when she was still bright and shiny and new. Several miles and two trees...

Jul192015

Flying Over Chavis Park

Flight #2 and we’re in the air over Chavis Park in Raleigh. We went early to avoid flying over people and we flew in beginner mode still being very conservative. I don’t think most people...

Jul182015

First in Flight

Finally broke down and joined the world of aerial photography and this is the video from the test flight behind the house. The purpose of this flight was to practice take-offs, landings and testing...

Jul112015

Kitchen Gadgets from Sur La Ta...

I am a sucker for kitchen gadgets. Any tool that is going to make cooking easier and I am in. Recently I got the slice and dice garlic press from Sur La Table. This thing is awesome. They have two...

Jul052015

Elvis Baklava

After making Black Walnut Baklava the concept for something Elvis-themed seemed like the next logical step. Then again maybe not the next logical step but a step in both evolution of baklava and all...

Jul112015

Kitchen Gadgets from Sur La Ta...

I am a sucker for kitchen gadgets. Any tool that is going to make cooking easier and I am in. Recently I got the slice and dice garlic press from Sur La Table. This thing is awesome. They have two...

Jul052015

Elvis Baklava

After making Black Walnut Baklava the concept for something Elvis-themed seemed like the next logical step. Then again maybe not the next logical step but a step in both evolution of baklava and all...

Jul032015

Black Walnut Baklava

We were fortunate enough to have my dad give us a reasonable amount of Black Walnuts. We decided to make one of our favorite desserts with them. And here we have our first attempt at Black Walnut...

Jun172015

Pineapple Casserole

Great Pineapple Casserole recipe with surprising ingredients. Pineapple and cheese? Who knew? Pineapple Casserole ...

Jun062015

First Friday Fun [June 2015]

I love First Friday. The mood downtown is always festive and there are so many people that visit downtown for the evening. I also love it because each Friday I discover something new. This time we...

Jul272015

McLeod One [Phantom 3]

I’ve already posted a couple of images from the new quad-copter but I thought you might be interested in the opening when she was still bright and shiny and new. Several miles and two trees...

Jul192015

Flying Over Chavis Park

Flight #2 and we’re in the air over Chavis Park in Raleigh. We went early to avoid flying over people and we flew in beginner mode still being very conservative. I don’t think most people...

Jul182015

First in Flight

Finally broke down and joined the world of aerial photography and this is the video from the test flight behind the house. The purpose of this flight was to practice take-offs, landings and testing...

Mar282015

501st Legion Carolina Garrison

No this isn’t a re-run from Wizard World. These are pics from the Brick Universe event going on at the Convention Center now. This is the 501st Legion Carolina Garrison showing off their bricks...

Feb252015

Post Snowpocalypse Drive into ...

SNOWPOCALYPSE?!?! So this is the day after on a drive into work using the GoPro clipped to the dash. Pretty uneventful but fun anyway. Hopefully we’ll get some good pictures in tonight’s...

Jul012015

Tilt-shifted in Tracy Arm

Tried my hand at a tilt-shift in Tracy Arm Fjord. I liked the results –...

May112015

Dix Park

Dorthea Dix is becoming Dix Park today. I had the chance to take a couple of pictures and this one really seemed to give the sense of both the old the new and the path before us as Raleigh takes over...

Mar162015

RenPark Sunset

The sky exploded blues and pinks during this March sunset. Decided to take the D7100 and the Sigma 10-20 out to take a few pics of my favorite model the Renaissance Park...

Feb022015

NCBN Photo Contest - Two Entri...

Share your favorite places and things of the Tar Heel State. From landscapes, architecture… family, places to eat & visit… North Carolina is unique & special. We want to showcase...

Nov152014

Sunset at the Getty

Took this picture at the Getty Center in L.A. I went up some stairs and caught CaraDMc walking below. Nikon D7100 – Tamron 16-300mm shot at ISO100 – 16mm – f/8.0 –...

Jul272015

Jurassic Park Raleigh

RELEASE THE RAPTORS! Wait – is this Jurassic Park Raleigh? No but these are real raptors. Maybe distant relatives of the dinosaurs but no less amazing. It was awesome to see the folks from...

Jul242015

Cap'n Crunch Delights - Taco B...

Not your normal review from 919raleigh. This isn’t something local. It isn’t at a high-end restaurant or food festival. It isn’t something we found in a far away place. It...

Jul212015

Altitude 200'

Quick flight up above the ‘beginner’ ceiling of 100′ to a height of just over 200 to see the neighborhood and take a look around. Altitude 200′ straight above the house. The...

Jul172015

Punch Brothers at NCMA

An amazing evening of music outside under a cool sky? That doesn’t happen often in July but the Punch Brothers nailed the music and scored big on the weather. Another great night at the North...

Jul132015

Bitters, Tiki Drinks and Popco...

We went to a Tiki cocktails class that was offered through Crude Bitters. For those of you who don’t know about Crude Bitters, they are North Carolina’s only cocktail bitters company and...

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