My Best of Beakerhead 2015

I am not particularly fast at sorting through and developing photographs (yet), so a month went by while I worked an hour or two at a time to get through the more than a thousand photographs I made during the five days of Beakerhead 2015.

I was only about a third of the way through the process when the Beakerhead secretariat put together the official Best of Beakerhead 2015 flickr album. So once I was finally ready to stop tweaking the images in my Beakerhead 2015 photo library, I thought it would be a good exercise to assemble my own best of Beakerhead album. I was originally going to go with 10 images. But then I considered that the official Beakerhead “best of” album contains 32 images selected from more than 700 that were already each photographer’s “best of” images and I decided I needed to be even more selective.

I’m not sure whether to I prefer to label them them my best, my favourite or something else, but here are 5 images that I think are representative of my photographic work during Beakerhead 2015.


Photo Essay: First Snowfall

Since my introduction to urban poling, I’ve been more mindful of the exercise benefits of walking, especially interval walking. So I’ve been leaving my “real” camera at home, even though it’s a relatively small Olympus OM-D E-M5. I do carry my smartphone (a Samsung Galaxy S5, approaching 2 years old), which has a pretty decent…


2015 Lego Holiday Bonus Set

Mr. GeoK carefully plans his Lego shopping to best take advantage of bonus giveaways, loyalty points and discounts. Which means every November for the past several years he’s left a little gift on my desk – the annual holiday bonus set(s) from Lego! In 2014 and 2013 there were two holiday bonus sets available, so…