Monthly Archives: January 2010

New photo of photo setup

I finally made myself a light box (also known as a light tent)  for taking some better photos of small objects, particularly watches.  I would rather spend money on watches than photographic equipment, so I followed these instructions. So, I … Continue reading

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5 for less than $500

Here are 5 watches under $500 that I really like (and don’t own): Orient 2ER00004D This one is just calling to me. I know it is a Rolex Submariner homage, but it is a pretty one. It is an Orient … Continue reading

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Industrial Designer + Seiko = Cool looking watch

Riki Watanabe is one of the most famous industrial designers in Japan.  He worked with Seiko/ALBA (yet another division of Seiko) to create this watch: It’s the Riki AAAA101.   The lines are so simple, yet elegant.  It is also powered … Continue reading

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Alternatives

Although the 2 or 3 handed watch/clock on a center pivot is the most commonly accepted form of time keeping, this was not always the case.  There are other ways to tell time.  My wife, Tiffany, and my older brother … Continue reading

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Lightbox

I finally made myself a light box (also known as a light tent)  for taking some better photos of small objects, particularly watches.  I would rather spend money on watches than photographic equipment, so I followed these instructions. Ironically, I … Continue reading

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