A Blog

Scott Williams

Written by Scott Williams who lives and works in sunny Phoenix, AZ. Twitter is also a place.

A Manual, Digital Camera?

09 October, 2009

One of the more revered basic film SLR’s is the Nikon FM2 . Same goes for some of the older Canon AE-1 or the ubiquitous student camera…

Last Day at Client

03 October, 2009

Location: Rula Bula. I will miss these people.

Music Pick: Streets

01 October, 2009

Kind of reminds me of The Hold Steady, with the way the lead singer “sings,” but british and more pop oriented. http://www.lala.com/#album…


30 September, 2009

First setup for staff portraits.

Music Of The Day: TV on the Radio

29 September, 2009

Solid stuff: http://www.lala.com/#album/432627039263998415/TV%20On%20The%20Radio/Dear%20Science

The Pursuit

28 September, 2009

I’ve posted a couple of quotes recently that on the surface seem to be a little depressing. However, it’s quotes like these that motivate me…

Alright, see you later!

28 September, 2009


Nothing Is More Common Than Unsuccessful People With Talent

28 September, 2009

In the same vein of applying harsh self criticism : Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is…

Your Photos are Boring

23 September, 2009

Via  Chase Jarvis , paraphrasing  Seth Godin . Sorry, someone had to say it. Your photos are predictable. Your insights are recycled. You…

Setting Up CouchDB on Windows

17 September, 2009

From their wiki : Install the cygwin environment. Install the MS C compiler. Install and possibly build a number of pre-requisites, such as…

Changing a Light Bulb

16 September, 2009

Super Risk

15 September, 2009

You know what would be an amazing iPhone app? Take a long turn based strategy game like  Risk . When you turn on multi-player have it detect…

My DR Thank You Letter

15 September, 2009

I’ve received some positive feedback here for the letter I composed thanking the people who supported me financially on my  short term…


11 September, 2009

I was looking for a replace sync cord for one of my Alien Bee triggers, and noticed this fantastic piece of usability on their website…

In the work fridge

10 September, 2009

If you drank me then I was not yours. Please replace me with a new one. No questions. -Soda Signing it as “Soda” was my favorite part.

Lighting setup

09 September, 2009

Found an interesting way to  diagram lighting setups . It’s a little clunky, but seems serviceable. That couch is probably about 5 times…


02 September, 2009

Found via  Twitter . Far funnier than it has any right to be.

The Eternal Punching Bag

01 September, 2009

“Hardcore geeks may be thinking of something like alt-tab-5 to jump to the sixth window in the list or some such, but at that point we have…

Where I 'live'

31 August, 2009

Photo Business Cards

31 August, 2009

I think I might want to print up some business cards for my photography . I sketched out some basic designs today and will scan them in…