David Crandall

Month: January 2017

Don't buy the NES Classic
January 12, 2017

The NES Classic was announced last year and released just a few months ago, and everyone -- including myself -- was excited. Finally, all (30) of those classic games you played every day 20 years ago are now packaged in a small, nostalgic package. But, it may not be worth your hard earned money. See, while it retails at about $60 - quite a steal for 30 fantastic games, you're unlikely to find it at that price in any store nearby, or ready to...

Photography tips and tricks
January 9, 2017

I'm no professional photographer, meaning I never make money taking photos. However, photography is something I LOVE. I'm an artist and designer at heart, so photography is great fit for me. Over the last few years, I've taken up photography as a hobby, and I have to say I've enjoyed it. Most of my work is from attending anime and comic conventions. These cons are great for photographers, because you have a large number people in well crafted...

Welcome, 2017
January 9, 2017

It's 2017. A brand new year. 2016 was quite a ride. A lot of great things happened, and a lot of really really REALLY crappy things happened. We lost a lot of great icons - David Bowie, Prince, Carrie Fisher, Alan Rickman to name 0.5%. Trump is president. A lot of bad things just seemed to happen. Non stop. But a lot of good happened, too. Especially on a personal level, for me. And I want to keep that in mind as I enter into 2017. In terms of...