EDays is upon us once again. And once again, I’ll be taking photos! I’m the official EDays photographer for The Oredigger and the EDays Committee. Last year was great and I got some great photos. But this year. This year is going to be epic. This year, I’ll be renting a Nikon D90 and a Nikkor 12-24 f/4G DX, both from Pro Photo Rental up in Boulder. Thanks to Jared for the hookup and working out all the details with me!
So yes, that means that I’ll be shooting with two cameras. My D70 with an 18-70 (or 50mm) and the rented D90 with 12-24.
I also made up this years new press pass. It’s very similar to last years press pass, but with an updated picture, ID#, and expiration date (natch). I also added some text on the back of the pass.
Total cost: 10 cents for the color laserjet print at school plus $1.25 for the lamination at FedEx Kinko’s.
My enjoyment: Priceless.
I will also, however, have my legitimate concert backstage access/press pass, just like the last three years ((Holy crap, have I really been doing this for that long?!)), special thanks to Tim Weilert for helping me out with this.
My goal this year is two-fold: shoot more people pictures and take video (which I can do using the D90…in HD no less). I really just hope I have less than 2000 photos to edit.
The Oredigger also published the E-Digger, a guide to Engineering Days. I got ((my photos were used on)) two full page photos and a double ((http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Double_truck))
wide! It’s pretty awesome and I recommend you check out a copy if you’re on campus.
Over the last 5 EDays, I’ve published over 1000 photos ((I suspect I’ve taken closer to 5000)). I’ve gathered them all into one collection over at Flickr: A collection of all EDays photos I’ve ever taken
Stay tuned for this years report, it’s bound to epic.