Flash! Pow!

A lot of people hear the term “flash photography” and instantly think of pictures of people with their eyes glowing red and harsh shadows being cast.  It’s true – the typical interpretation of flash photography has a bunch of negative associated ideas about it, but that’s because most people are familiar with on-camera flash units and point and shoot flash photography that emits the flash straight out from the camera causing terrible shadows and glowing eyes and reflections and…  it’s just bad.  It’s unfortunate too that most cameras in their basic settings tend to automatically pop the...

Little Red E30

Before leaving for vacation I had washed this little red car and buffed the hood and fenders with compound.  I haven’t paid it much attention because I’ve got a number of other projects going on so I thought I should get some proper video of this car.  Its a 1987 325E 4-door but I’ve pulled the M20B27 out and replaced it with an M50B25TU.  I’ve also gone and cleaned everything up and powdercoated the valve cover, oil pain, and other bits.  Its a really clean swap.  All that remains is finishing up the exhaust really.  Ultimately I want to re-install the AC later but that can wait for now.  All in all its a fun...

Bahia Honda Park

Bahia Honda Park used to be a little island that people would drive through to get to Key West and other lower Keys.  The bridge that connects Bahia Honda to the rest of the Keys deteriorated beyond repair such that a new bridge was constructed.  People started to visit Bahia Honda for its...

Beach! Aug17

Beach!

  One thing the FL Key’s might be lacking is nice beaches.  Being from the Northeast, I sometimes take for granted the huge sandy beaches we have at the NJ Shore.  Luckily, though, there are a few nice beaches in the Key’s and today we visited one.  We drove down to Fort...