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Saturday, August 16, 2008

What has been accomplished [and not so far] in Summer 2008

photo by cherrymae jumoc

With the remainder of Summer 2008 dwindling down to about 2 weeks [school officially starts August 28 i believe?], I thought I'd track down what I was able to accomplish... and not accomplish so far in this summer.. they're categorized:

What I have done so far...

May:
- Travel: San Diego with family and girlfriend for cousin's girlfriend's graduation
- Book Signing: Mario Lopez @ Union Square
- Family: My first goddaughter's baptism
- Photography: Photo submission @ SF Arts Commission Gallery

June:
- Personal: Got out of my first Jury Duty due to work as a photography teacher for Daly City
- Photography: Held a $30k+ camera [Hasselblad H3DII] @ SF Calumet
- Photography: First gallery with my photos up at Bring Your Own Art event @ Fillmore Center
- Travel: Los Angeles with girlfriend for friend's graduation @ UCLA [Disneyland with my girlfriend!]
- Personal: Job denied @ Olive Garden
- Book Signing: Claire Lewis' "Exposed: Confessions of a Wedding Photographer" @ Books Inc. [Chestnut]
- Personal: Renewed my CPR certification
- Photography: Photoshoot with DJ Busy B

July:
- Too many online shopping to be mentioned...haha
- Book Signing: Dana Jacobi's "The Essential Best Foods Cookbook" @ Book Passage [Embacardero]
- Photography: Published two books for the students I taught in two elementary schools

August:
- Book Signing: Broke-Ass Stuart's "Guide to Living Cheaply in San Francisco" @ Booksmith [Haight]
- Photography: Bought one of my favorite cameras through Craigslist
- Photography: First photo work shop "Ferro Photo Tour" @ DoubleTree Hotel [Millbrae]
- Travel: Las Vegas
- Personal: Frida Kahlo exhibt @ SF MOMA
- Photography: Finished first CD Album [photography and design] for musical artist J-Ricz

photo by me

What I haven't done so far even though I thought I would for this summer...

- Travel: New York to meet up with my cousin's there
- Personal: Worked out enough to get a 6 pack [I'm still a work in progress!]
- Photography: Book project "Unidentified"
- Photography: Book project "Just In Case You Asked" (Photography Portfolio)
- Photography: Book project "Grounded"
- Photography: Multiple photo concepts!!!

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As you can see, I have a lot of photo-related projects and goals this summer.. so hopefully with the remaining 2 weeks [this is said with A LOT of hope] I'll get some stuff done! =P

2 comments:

den said...

Good job Beezy!!!! You've accomplished a lot in one year!!! Keep it up!

JJ Casas | jC Photography said...

hahah.. yyea i did as far as going places and such.. but my personal projects haven't really gone where i thought it would! all good though.. hopefully i can squeeze it in during school.. but no trips, school' the priority heheh