Saturday, August 17, 2019

Friday 5 for August 9: Scattergories, Part 9!

This is the annual Friday 5 that involves the Random Letter Generator. Questions are from Scrivener's Friday 5 site.

The letter that I stumbled on was "D".

1. What beverage do you enjoy but seldom have?

Drinking a nice thick chocolate or strawberry milk shake.

Digital cameras have allowed me to take more photos than ever before.
2. What’s better now than when you were a kid?

Digital photography is much better than film photography in relation to cost. While I enjoy the process of film photography, the medium is limiting as to how many images we can shoot per roll of 24 or 36 exposures. This was the only way to take photos from when I was a kid and clear into and beyond college.

In the early 2000's, I adopted digital, slowly but surely. By 2003 I was totally in digital, getting my first DSLR camera that year after plodding along with an older point and shoot digital camera.

Unlike my beloved film cameras, digital allows me to shoot photos almost like a drunken sailor in that you can shoot hundreds of pictures per session as long as you have enough flash memory to store it on.

Today digital is the accepted norm for all photographers. You rarely have to consider purchasing film or related digital media like SD cards, and almost all processing from digital is free vs. the processing and image printing cost for film photography.

Digital has made everyone a photographer including the millions who use their smartphones as their main and often, only camera.

3. Who makes you happy?

While it is not always so, my friend Daniel seems to be a happy guy.

4. Where do you go when you want to indulge?

Long long ago I used to shop at this record store called DJ's Sound City at Ala Moana Shopping Center. I love to look at records and other types of sound recordings. If I find something I like I will dish out a reasonable amount of money to get the recording under consideration.

5. Where’s a comfy place to sit?

On a "delightful" chair or couch if I had access to one. At this time I have no really delightful furniture in my home. Most of the furniture I own are a bit old and mostly utilitarian.              

Saturday, August 3, 2019

Friday 5 for August 2: Heartbreak Hotel

The five questions from Scrivener's Friday 5 site are as follows:

1. What’s down at the end of the Boulevard of Broken Dreams?

Green Day, No Cash, No Employment, Death

2. What’s down at the end of My Way? Your way!

3. What’s down at the end of Perfect Circle? 

It's either a new beginning or the same old same old.

4. What’s down at the end of Asian Avenue? North Korea!

5. What’s down at the end of Sunday Drive? 

Just another Manic Monday.

6. What’s down at the end of Stay in Your Lane?

Hopefully HOME in one piece. 

7. What’s down at the end of Any Place? 

Some place.... I hope.