Sky Stories

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Each sky has its own story.

Everyday, you have your story too.

Just take the time to look.

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Fujifilm X-Pro 1 + XF 18mm f/2

Fall Night Lights

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Most people carry expensive cameras nowadays. It’s only natural to be scared not to use it when it’s raining. However, sometimes you just gotta risk it to get that shot. It’s so satisfying sometimes to get out of your comfort zone.

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Fujifilm X-Pro 1 + XF18mm f/2 + XF35mm f/1.4

On My Own

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Today, I decided to be a little more adventurous. With various necessities to pick up, I made an adventure out of what would have been considered as chores/errands. I made the time to pass through town and take some snaps with my handy Fujifilm X-Pro 1.DSCF5006 DSCF5007 DSCF5008 DSCF5010 DSCF5016 DSCF5019 DSCF5023 DSCF5024 DSCF5034 DSCF5044

I really love the lighting during this time. The slight haze really makes the light interesting. I love the way the shadows hit the buildings. To me, natural light really is best.

The same goes for pictures in black and white. There’s that classic feel about black and white on street photography that really inspires me and I love how this lighting gives lots of contrast.

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Everyday, we encounter tedious, stressful, and time consuming situations. I’d like to think it’s all in the mind, though. The saying, “using time wisely” is usually associated with time management, or scheduling. Perhaps there’s more to it than that. Perhaps it’s also making the best of time by enjoying it. What matters is that there is a positive drive because the truth is, there is excitement around every corner. There is adventure and surprises anywhere you go.

You never know who or what you will run into next, even if I’m on my own.

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Fujifilm X-Pro 1 + XF18mm f/2

Our Sunday

We started out our Sunday by going to the park at the south-end of Boston. Neither of us have been to The Arnold Arboretum, so it was a real joy in seeing the life here. It just so happened we arrived around the time when the sun was about to set. The fall foliage was absolutely stunning and so calming.tich1

After our walk in the park, we went back to the north end of Boston for dinner. After dinner, we decided to stop by the popular Mike’s Pastry. Yum!

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It was a wonderful way to spend my Sunday. I’m truly grateful for today.

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Canon Powershot S110

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Lighting This City

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Fujifilm X-Pro 1 + XF 18mm f/2

The Sunset of Boston

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I will be leaving Boston to go back home in California tomorrow. I’m enjoying the time I have left with the person I love.

Keep warm everyone.

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Canon Powershot S110

Disregarding the Cold?

Yesterday, I promised Emily we could go outside (we were still recovering from the flu). It somewhat backfired because the temperature dropped to >21° F. It was so cold, my Fujifilm felt colder than a block of ice and became almost unbearable to hold. Nevertheless, we both had a good time.

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I’d like to say that it was a beautiful day, but it was just too cold to disregard it… At least I came home with a new scarf, new pictures, and a lovely smile on my lover’s face.

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Fujifilm X100