When Dad’s Toy Meets Son’s Toy

Date December 20, 2009

When we were camping over Thanksgiving, I introduced Benton to the idea of slow-shutter-speed photography. During that trip, it was waving lightsticks and sticks with glowing embers on the end of them. Ever since, Benton has been coming up with other ways to put the technique to use. Last night, he dug out a couple […]

WANTED: No longer needed/used DVD burner (busted is fine)

Date April 26, 2009

We’ve poked around on craigslist and eBay and are not finding the <$10 option we were hoping to find. Basically, Benton’s looking to convert a mini-mag light (flashlight) into a “high-powered laser” based on a video he found on the ‘net. The actual laser comes from the laser in a DVD burner. Unfortunately, I went […]