Recent Posts 2018-04-08T20:16:23+00:00

East Downtown Houston Murals And Street Art Photography Part I

I love my city! Houston is vibrant and diverse. East downtown embodies this philosophy wholly as is evident by the numerous murals sprinkled throughout the area. These are some beautiful pieces of work. I wish I was half as talented as some of these folks, but I take great pleasure in documenting their works. [...]

By | Monday, May 22nd, 2017 - 10:36 AM|2 Comments

My Current Ear Candy Addiction: Royal Blood ‘Lights Out’

The other day, I was losing steam late in the evening. In the background, Spotify was playing on shuffle. I subscribe to a 'Discovery Weekly' playlist and Spotify's 'Release Radar'. I can't remember which one it was one, but Royal Blood's new song 'Lights Out' came on and a wave of energy came rushing right back into my veins. Her [...]

By | Sunday, May 7th, 2017 - 6:06 PM|3 Comments

Skateboarding Legend Rodney Mullen Crushes It

Today, I needed a little boost of inspiration. Naturally, I found myself browsing through some random Vimeo clips, mostly in the animated department.  Nothing was hitting home until I found this poetic narrative based on the wise words of skateboarding legend Rodney Mullen.It's a short video pertaining to the topic of success, fail [...]

By | Thursday, May 4th, 2017 - 9:53 PM|1 Comment

A Few Shots From Downtown Houston Near Main Street

I haven't posted any of the pictures I've shot recently. Hopefully, I'll find more time to get them online, but in the meantime here are a few shots from downtown Houston near Main Street. I love the ones with the 'bubble' characters. That's painting right outside of the Lawndale Art Center. [...]

By | Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017 - 12:20 PM|0 Comments

Canon 70D Camera And Lens Recommendations

The Canon 70D is my goto camera for photography and videography alike at the moment. That's mostly due to the fact that it's currently the best camera I have down the board for any application that requires photos or video. When I bought the camera, however, I wasn't exactly sure how I would be using it. Most of my needs were base [...]

By | Monday, May 1st, 2017 - 12:00 AM|0 Comments

April 2017 MyIdeaPark News + Updates!!

It's been another eventful month for MyIdeaPark. I've started gaining traction in a few important areas. Most notably, I've begun promoting the website on social media. I'll break down my progress right now in the April 2017 MyIdeaPark News + Updates!! After a long wait, I finally started promoting MyIdeaPark on Facebook, Instagra [...]

By | Sunday, April 30th, 2017 - 3:29 PM|0 Comments

Alcindo Soares Transforms Trash To Treasure

Alcindo Soares is an athlete. He's also a construction worker from Cape Verde who, after continually seeing trash wash up on the shores of his beach, decided to do something about it. I don't just mean that he threw it away, either. Alcindo Soares did something miraculous. He built a gym. Great Big Story shares his journey in the [...]

By | Friday, April 28th, 2017 - 12:48 PM|0 Comments

Feeling Good After Another Hearty Workout

I've been holding myself more accountable lately. After trying to jumpstart my fitness routine, I decided that I needed to take a more extreme approach towards getting fit and healthy. So I dove right back into weight training. I'm feeling good after another hearty workout. Of course, I've opted for lighter weight and I've mostly [...]

By | Thursday, April 27th, 2017 - 10:59 PM|0 Comments

‘Batman: The Man Who Laughs’ Masterfully Defines The Joker

Last month I started reading the 'Batman' series comics. First up was 'Batman: Year One' which I read as a result of a recommendation I got from a website I found, DC Database. I thoroughly enjoyed it. The second recommendation they suggested was 'Batman: The Man Who Laughs'. So I dove right in to find out if they could be right t [...]

By | Thursday, April 27th, 2017 - 3:51 PM|0 Comments

A Few Words Of Wisdom From Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin has had a huge impact on our culture over the years. Nearly a century after his start in cinema, his work still resonates with modern society. In particular, 'The Great Dictator' has always been one of my favorites. You can find a few words of wisdom from Charlie Chaplin throughout the film. Both lead roles, Dictat [...]

By | Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 - 10:46 AM|0 Comments