A few days in Korea

Posted in Photography, Projects, Travel at 11:39 pm by mattjackets

korea_mapRecently, I had the chance to spend a few days in Seoul and Daejeon Korea to work directly with one of our customers.  It had been about a year since I was overseas last, so my travel bug was starting to surface once again.  So off I went, on a Delta 777 that sounded like it was about to fall apart.  Most of my days were tied up in meetings being productive, which isn’t the best way to explore a new country.  Next time I’ll have to see if I can stay for an extra few days.  Korea was an interesting place.  There are multiple alphabets in use, nearly everyone has a new car loaded with tons of after-market electronic gadgetry, and you can get by surprisingly well without knowing a single word of Korean! The food was a challenge at times for those who can’t deal with seafood well, but that’s no excuse to be rude….try it, you might like it. I had a chance to do a little geocaching while I was in Seoul. This included my first intercontinental transport of a travel bug!

As always, you can follow me on my journey via my extension to the google maps API by clicking here.

Oh, and before I forget: Beware the toilets.


OpenInterval project posted at last

Posted in Photography, Projects at 8:19 pm by mattjackets

OpenInterval is an older project of mine to create a universal IR interval timer that can support any camera capable of accepting remote control input. I left it at the point where it supports my Nikon D70s, and that’s where it sat since 2007. The only inkling the web got of this project was it’s git repository, it’s about time the project saw the light of day. So, here’s to OpenInterval, and all the photos it will take! Cheers!

Self portrait

More info on OpenInterval here.


Two weeks in Egypt

Posted in Photography, Projects, Travel at 10:35 pm by mattjackets

Egypt has far too many sites to see, with more being discovered all the time.  I’ve never been so amazed and exhausted with a trip.  You can follow us on our voyage with my extension to the Google Maps API.