Taming Wall Street

I have always thought that a return to a per-transaction tax on Wall Street was a great idea.  After all, isn’t that how they make their money off their customers?  http://www.startribune.com/opinion/commentaries/181911491.html

FDA recalls drug after 5 years of side-effects and approval without testing.

This is really scary, and yet not surprising.   Apparently the FDA approved a generic version of Wellbutrine XL 5 years ago.  This generic version came in both 150mg and 300mg versions.  Immediately after patients started to use the generic version of this popular drug, complaints of side-effects and ineffectiveness started rolling in for the …

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New Site Design!

I have been reading quite a bit about what photo editors and buyers look for in Photography website designs and wanted to try and incorporate some of that research into my website. I decided I wanted to try and make a much cleaner site design that focuses on my photographic work. The idea is a …

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It’s official! Two day workshop with Joe McNally, July 31st/Aug 1st

It’s official! Joe McNally is coming to Portland, Oregon this summer to teach a two day intensive workshop on July 31st, August 1st. This workshop is going to be amazing, and is limited to just 15 people to give you a chance to have personal instruction and practice with Joe. Instruction will be split between …

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AlterEgos is a “pub crawl” organized by AlterEgosSociety each year in Portland, Oregon where the city’s Heroes face off against the Villains with fun prizes, competitions, and of course lots fun and socializing. Participants don their own unique super-hero or super-villain outfit, complete with props and special powers. Some of the creations included, “The Red …

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Mobile Edition

NXTFoto.com now has a mobile edition of the site. Now any time you come to the site on your mobile phone you will see a simplified version made just for your phone. You still have the option to see the full site too.

Fight Club!

This weekend I helped to organize another meetup for the Portland Strobist Group (www.pdxstrobist.org) with a theme of “Fight Club.” It was a great event where I found them an abandoned looking building and we were able to cram 40 photographers, 2 makeup artists, and 6 models into its expanses. It is always fun working …

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Salton Sea

Being a night photographer I have to admire the work of Troy Paiva of Lost America fame, so when I got a chance to visit a place that I had seen in some of his photos I jumped at it.  The Salton Sea is a lake that has no drainage and at one time …

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Massage Website

Did a shoot today for a client that needed some photography done for a website they are making for their massage business. Seemed like a pretty straight forward shoot but then when I got to the house I was taken into the massage studio in the basement.  While most people love a darker environment …

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