today in shinjuku

September 27th, 2014 by admin

Out and about.. eating average tasting noodles.. taking a walk at one of the local Shrines

Back at the home town I pretty much just ate Del taco. I’ve never had the means to be a foodie, “so-so” food don’t  bother me to much I guess.

Always running into peoples, caught my boy Tada in the streets,  seeing friends kids grow up has become my reality at 44 years old. ..  

Getting old in tokyo town has begun it’s creep…#oldmanboogie

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my simple subtitle work flow

June 4th, 2014 by admin

The part of the edit that always haunts me  is the dam sub inserts. It takes time and alot of concentration. You can NOT screw this up and i don’t want any late night emails from talent pissed off  and calling me out…

There is several ways to make sub title insert happen but for me the simple but, time consuming way is to use BORIS Tittle 3D.

1. get the translations done.

***HINT*** Type out the english side for the translator, it helps them and from what i learned the more you can help your translator, the faster your going to get it back to you. Than in turn you can get the edit wrapped up!!! No matter how native you think your translator is, english is still a bitch.. slang and teenagers don’t make any easier either man…

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2.Past the  text into Borris tittle 3D effect.

I go with Borris because a normal text effect tends to  gets lost, so i take the extra time and work with Borris 3D. I know it takes time for the editor to spool up, but its well worth it!! white on white never read so well!! haha… . .I also adjust shadow throw to a 1.. but thats on you… try out different ones and see what reads best..

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3.  Lay out Subs in main timeline…

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4. export and bamm…


Happy Bday Ruben Romano…

June 3rd, 2014 by admin

When I first began shooting as a pro (meaning I was getting payed to snap) I was lucky enough to have friends in bands. RUBEN ROMANO being one of them and unknown to him and I at the time these early years would shape everything I have become today.

With a quickness I can light up and shoot in-side the darkest of locations and pull focus with a quickness.. No matter how advanced a camera gets, nothing shoots perfect on a dark stage.. You have to know distance and now to work your focus ring…

There is no beating around it, your going to have to get on stage and make sure not to step on cords, trip over mic stands and most of all be fucking QUICK about it. Bands dont need others hanging out on stage with them.  After all in a typical venue your gonna have the band, the dudes handling sound and some roadies already up there.. and none of them want you up there to fuck up the 1 hour of work that everyone has prepared for.

SO I made a major amount of mistakes shooting. I  blew shit out, blurry, bad composition.. the whole 9!!. But that never stopped me cuz bands man, they will forgive all that.. Bands let me keep trying for some reason… and especially Ruben Romano. The dude always got me on the list and let me shoot all day everyday… and for that shit man, thanks!!

So to you mr happy b-day man… its been a lovely life knowing a dude like you!! Thank you for good times and all rock-a- rola man.

1 snap of Ruben Romano club in Oosaka late 90’s


Eddie Glass from the same night same club

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and I leave ya with a Nebula lyric :

“…Everything is beautiful and nothing hurts When your time comes, nothing hurts Everything is beautiful So it goes…”   SO IT GOES

howard made me do it…

June 1st, 2014 by admin

man howard kelly kicked off a blog called THINK MOTORCYCLES  a while back and i find my self reading and checking it all the time now…

Combine the fact that I’m  tired of my endless scrawling of my instagram feed with its infinite sameness and rich dudes flexin’ with there toys and silly chicks posing with there new outfits…

time to get my blog on… time to start stalkin” and postin”..



Dudes at the park

May 11th, 2013 by admin

cool to meet all these dudes.. Getting to knows them all is rad..

Much respects..