I remember reading the above link and finding it curious that not one single woman made a post. I decided that I would be the first digital woman to show you guys how it's done by me. anyway. The thread was dead...so I am reviving it.
This is my workspace. There is a 250GB external hard drive under the bed with all my pics. There is also usually a little girl next to me watching the Disney Channel. In case you're wondering, the mug says, "The best part of any kid's day is the part with MOM in it." I am a stay at home Mom who thoroughly enjoys taking photos with her D100. When I find one worthy, I take this little computer to the family room and hook her up to the Epson Ultra-Chrome 7600 and make an Archival Print.
My favorite guys space, by the way has got to be Rick D's. It's traditional and I like that!
Marvelous Idea! I think the blue does clash a bit! Maybe a sepia toned family portrait would do nicely. I'll have to work on that!
btw: I only do this at my little girls bedtime, she likes to "snuggle" with Mom while she watches her shows. This is the 15" PowerBook w/ superdrive, 1ghz ram, 60gb hard drive. The whole world is my "workspace" since I got this. I can take her anywhere! I Love It!
It looks like we have a lot of new D100 members...so...let's see your workspace.
. . . after giving it some thought, here is an example of my portable workspace, a four year old G3 PowerBook, that's used for downloading D1 images from CF cards and decimal degree encoded tracks from the Garmin GPS-III receiver, when I'm on long trips. The 'screen photo' of the Garmin unit shows my Boxster's track in the Talladega hills of Alabama, where my nephew took the photo of the data transfer process shown at the right.
This is of course at night when I don't want to wake anyone and still want to read Nikonians. Missing from the picture is my iPod. I synch my palm with this computer, and synch the computer with iSync. Great system for keeping track of things on multiple computers.
Kathleen, What are you talking about? Your set-up is awesome! I want a hard drive under my bed now! Seriously, your setup is wonderful! Please tell me that you have a Airport card in your computer, and are wireless? Powerbooks are meant for wireless! Also, I like the picture with your blue background on your screen, it gives it a nice contrast of the comfort that's surrounds it. And as you know, Mac Powerbooks are LOOK AT ME systems anyway.
I'm only a lurker here in the Digital forum - and I now see the fun you guys have...
So I'll share my office space as well.
A solarium in my apartment.
You get to see the drawers for slides, boxes with more slides, some of my books, telescopes (8" newtonian) and on the other picture, LCD screen (ViewSonic 18"), other telescope (NexStar 5), wine boxes etc...
My equipment (most under the table) Scanning station (laptop on 1st picture, on the desk - P4 512ram) and ED4000/SF-200, External 220Gb HD, S9000 printer, Epson 2200, Firewire HD, Workstation (2000XP, 2Gb RAM, 276GB HD RAID and other goodies), Sun Ultra 10 Server, 1Gb attached to the 220 external HD, and my 3 Dell laptops arround the house in the case I like to sit somewhere else to read Nikonians! thanks to my 802.11
I had my garage converted about 3 weeks ago into the final resting place of my home studio/office. So far so good (and if anyone can tell me about my newly aquired enlarger, I would greatly be interested)
Looks like you got a old Bogen or Argus enlarger, fun to use, change the lens! If I could make a suggestion to your studio, look for a wall boom. It'll get the light stands off the floor, and give you much needed floor space. It will also give you much more flexablity in lighting. What a great space!
CONGRATULATIONS on your new studio! I hope that it brings you a lot of pleasure in the years to come. I also would like to start doing some still life in a studio setting but I'll have to wait for our family to grow a little smaller.
Loren That's just beautiful! It must be very nice to have it right at home too! I also really enjoyed viewing the photos. Do you submit them to clients like this so they can choose? I am afraid I don't have the personality for Portraiture. It really takes a lot of energy and I admire you for your obvious success!
Thanks for the compliment. We just launched our new digital photography business in May (after a 20 year hiatus doing other things like lawyering and technology). So far it seems to be picking up steam... one wedding, two graduation sittings, two kid sittings and three commercial bizcard shoots booked today... our busiest day yet!
I'll have to post some updated pics now that the last of the studio enhancements are in place a all the muslins are hung. I was able to incorporate some nice features like a separate circuit for my monolights, so with the flip of a switch all my studio lights come on.
Yes, I deliver my proofs digitally via the web (and on CD, if requested), usually the same day or within a day of the shoot. So far clients seem to really appreciate the speedy turn-around.
I love the digital era....Hasselblad just sits on the shelf looking lonely... at least until I can afford a PhaseOne H20 back for it!
That's what we like to call it. Some might call it a den, but it looks more like a pit where all kinds of misc. things get dumped there. I like all the workspaces and how neat they are. This, however, is a whole other catagory. Your neat spaces make a mockery of this. This is not just a workspace, this is a peek into the MIND of BRIAN. BEWARE ALL WHO ENTER.
Dell Dimension 8200 2ghz. 512mb RAM 90gb harddrive Packing PS6 and 7, Elements 1 and 2 Nikon view, Capture and Capture Editor Epson 1280 HP 890C (workhorse) Sony Trinitron 19" (tuned to my favorite site!)
Also visable (a relative term): 40gb Tripper Large amount of cash (for a quick getaway) Air freshener (top back left) Altec Lansing 200watt THX sound system Adding machine (to compute and diagnose my NAS) Wall calander (to know what I missed) Painting of the Tabernacle in the midst of the camp of Israel in the wilderness at night (reminder of Who is in charge) Photo of the Rev. James Stalker (no relation) Drum head signed by Dave Weckl (top right next to the clock) Clock (to know how late it is) Blue plastic bag with cinnamon jelly beans.
You wanted to see workspaces, bet you never thought you'd see such desolation and despair. A place where dreams might have come true, but now, only the ruins of a mind gone mad. No longer able to function in a "normal" world, it has retreated into itself, lost and lonely, with only it's camera for a friend. Once tall and proud, the whole world bright and shining stretched out before it with all the promises that each new day holds. Only, fallen, dark, dank, and the haunt of jackals and other scavengers. Echoing the sounds of what could have been, my workspace.
I herby submit for my own public humiliation, Brian
Awsome space! And it looks strangely organized! Looking at the list of the things on your desk, they're in plain sight and easy to get to! Really can't ask for more than that! The thing that made me laugh from your description though, was the blue bag of jelly beans...that's a big a** bag of jelly beans! Your obviously having much more fun than I am!
Ha! Thanks for easing my pain. The jelly beans are from "Jelly Belly" and are called "sizzling cinnamon". It is actually a big bag with a few beans in it. There is a strange sort of orginization, much like how a multi car pile-up is organized. Genius? Who is to say. There is a fine line between genius and madness! I am sure this post will get me booted from Nikonians forever! Have mercy!
I don't know how your beautiful wife would take to having snails in the house, but if you have a child, then I would highly reccommend building a snail olympic village out of legos. It was the most absolute fun I can ever remember having. You can tape them to match box cars and have races. Tie string from lego to lego and have them walk the tight rope, watch them drive little lego motorcycles. It was just so cool, I thought I would share with another lego enthusiast.