iPhoneography Photos From My Travels, 2014 – First Third

My extreme travels have continued into 2014 and it’s time for another photo update and commentary on the amazing places I have visited, food I have eaten, and people I have met.  My photo installments from 2013 are here (1st half) and here (2nd half). Nearly all of this travel saw me flying on JetBlue, of course.  (You’re not new here are you?)  All of the pictures were taken with my iPhone and I even added a new piece of equipment to my repertoire.  I’ve started playing with a series of physical lens attachments from… Read More

iPhoneography Photos From My Travels, 2013 – Second Half

One year of EXTREME travel complete.  I went through a transformation this year and decided to use the flexible (not necessarily free) time my PhD program afforded me to see the country.  I’ve been lucky.  Met amazing people.  Had great conversations and experiences.  Filled my soul. Below you will find a chronological journey through my trips during the second half of this year.  I’ve tried to include pictures of the friends whose couches I crashed on and the new ones I picked up along the way.  I posted the first half here,… Read More

Presentation Tip: Finding Free High Quality Images

A key part of a good presentation is finding and using the right images.  The Internet has made this incredibly easy… easy to steal images, that is.  When searching for images, most people go to the search engine of their choice and do an image search.  This makes sense as it is an incredibly easy and intuitive way to find images.  The problem with doing this is that (1) you tend to find a lot of junk, and (2) you are often taking images without regard for copyright and attribution. There is… Read More