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Everyday, I am getting fascinated more and more by the technology literally in the palm of my hands when I look at and use my cellular phone. Thanks to the ingenuity and vision of the makers of the Sony Ericsson K750i, I enjoy the features that make my life a little more enjoyable and bearable amidst the hectic schedule I have. Like the fact that I can actually access my email from my cellphone using IMAP4+TLS/SSL?! If only it wasn't so darned expensive to access information through the SMART's GPRS network...


Anyway, this is how my dad's cellphone looks like (treated at an angle up close and embarassingly personal). I wanted to see how it would turn out treated as a subject in black and white. I don't know why I feel that the omnipotence and omnipresence of anything is best captured using black and white photos. I feel that it preserves the object, but takes out the frills and color otherwise distractions to the scene. I feel that it also allows me to capture what is important -- rather than the details such as color in the pictures I take.

I promised a friend of mine that I'd take more cat pics, but somehow the cat wouldn't cooperate. So I have this stolen shot (badly done in my opinion) of the same cat sleeping on a denim pouch. Talk about getting the cat out of the bag. I wasn't to play the angles anymore and try again since shortly after snapping the photograph, the cat moved and I couldn't catch it again. I just wish I took the pic in sepia to capture the drama of the event -- but I was caught off guard, and took it in color instead.

And do you know how hard it is to take a picture of barely-2-month old rott pups? If you figure out a way to take pictures up close and personally (candidly) without stirring them into a licking and nibbling frenzy, I would gladly appreciate the advice. Until the time I can take decent pictures of those critters, I'll hold on to the out of focus badly taken photographs for now.

I'm posting a photograph one of my officemates snapped up (her site is here) using my camera phone. She took a picture of my other officemate "candidly" just to test out the resolution and the quality of the pictures the k750i can take. And to say the least, seeing the k750i made my other officemates want to have one too.


A lot has been happening lately -- turned 22 a few days ago, had a bash which most of my friends were able to attend, and a great break from the rigors of work and academics. But it's back to the real world again: when I wake up tomorrow, it's work and acads again until the next birthday bash for me. This picture is me after a looooooooooooong shower after a night without sleep.

Now I have work to do, so if you'll excuse me, I'll slave away for peanuts and work my arss off to be able to afford my wants and needs. After all, with great stuff comes great alimony -- or something like that.

CHill...

Comments

  1. Kawaii neko-chan! *giggles*

    More, more!

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  2. di ako nakapunta sa b-day bash.. T_T

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  3. waaah! sorry, hindi rin ako nakapunta! nagkaproblem the night you called me. di nga ako nakauwi ng lb nun e. :(

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  4. mik!..nice pics, kuha lang yan sa fone cam???

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  5. Clair: Thanks! I'll snap up more pics if I get to see the cat more often... And the rotts too one of these days.

    Nikki: I'm sorry I wasn't able to send you the map. Would have been nice to have you, cel, and the others in the swimming bash too. Next time, when another bash comes up, I'll definitely let you guys know.

    Nap: Sad to hear that. BTW, where do you hang out nowadays?

    Ayie: Yeah, more pics! And more to come too. :D

    Celedor: I miss the office na nga eh, I never really realized how much fun it was there until I've been gone from it 4 days a week.

    Anne: YES! And I love the fone cam a lot too. :D

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  6. nice shot of the cat pare. show that to me ann am sure she'll like it :)

    naks tlaga si bunnie may candid pose ;)

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