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Lute and Pillage

05 May 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in Things

Cabers, haggis, Irn-Bru, and mushy peas were all within arms’ reach. The piercing drone of bagpipes floated far and wide. And I felt underdressed by not wearing a kilt.

You guessed it; We had traveled many miles to reach our destination … in Woodland, California.


Smartphone Saturday: Not Danny MacAskill

02 May 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in People, Places

This last day of the week is my day of rest from blogging. Ok, that’s a lie. I blog for about five minutes with my weekly Smartphone Saturday post. The photos are unedited, straight off of my Lumia 1020 smartphone.

Aside from photography, I enjoy quite a few other things. I love family. I love mountain biking. I love … lamp. This photo combines family and mountain biking on a day where my dad and I rented mountain bikes of the glorious Isle of Skye in Scotland. At this spot, we were enjoying the downhill run that comes after a climb, speeding past the sheep that grazed beyond these mossy stone walls. Though we were riding on Skye, nobody would possibly mistake us for Danny MacAskill.

Now do yourself a favor and watch the video of Danny’s ride on the Isle of Skye.

A Master Coach in the Classroom

01 May 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in People

Saturday morning had arrived. And instead of enjoying my usual doughnut-related pastime, I was shooting my first commercial photography gig.

I found myself at Western Seminary San Jose Campus with adrenaline flowing and a borrowed zoom lens … not to mention an unfortunate stomach bug. My goal? Capture photography of life on campus at this Christian theological school for use in promotional web and print communications.