Category: Austin

  • Susto a las 4 de la madrugada

    Anoche me encontraba durmiendo placidamente cuando comencé a escuchar ruidos afuera de mi casa. Inicialmente pareció que alguien tocaba en mi ventana, luego en la puerta de la cocina que sale al patio y luego los ruidos se intensificaron y alguien definitivamente estaba tocando la puerta pricipal. Además comencé a ver luces dentro de mi […]

  • SXSW 2009 – Relajado

    El jueves regresé al centro para escuchar en Momo’s las bandas que SXSW tenía preparadas para esa noche dedicada la música del mundo: Cla – Portugal Kingman and Jonah – Jamaica Playing For Change – EEUU Ximena Sariñana – México Asa – Francia Monareta – Colombia Cómo es costumbre llegué tarde y no tuve oportunidad […]

  • SXSW 2009 – Sounds from Colombia

    El primer dia de conciertos de SXSW no podia haber sido mejor: pude escuchar varias bandas Colombianas de las cuales sabía muy poco o nada. El evento tuvo lugar en un remodelado Speakeasy y las bandas que tocaron fueron las siguientes: Verde3 Ratón Pérez Monareta Poper Bomba Estereo Doctor Krapula Choc Quib Town A Verde3 […]

  • High dynamic range (HDR) imaging

    High Dynamic Range (HDR) imaging is the process of taking several pictures of the same subject with different exposures and then combining all of them to produce an image with a wide range of intensity levels. In other words, HDR uses the pictures with longer exposure to obtain more detail and color on the darker […]

  • Loving the Paella

    Last Friday I was hanging with some friends enjoying a few beers at the Crown and Anchor pub when someone mentioned that the 6th Annual Paella Lovers United was going to be held on Saturday. I’ve never heard about this Paella event so my friend explained how it works: several teams compete by cooking Paellas […]

  • Austin City Limits 2008

    Another Austin City Limits music festival has passed successfully through Austin. The festival just keeps getting better every year and I really enjoy going to it. My favorite bands this year where: Manu Chao I saw Manu Chao last year in Austin and I enjoyed watching him perform again. It was the only artist I […]

  • Austin hidden treasures

    Rocks path Originally uploaded by Daniel Jaramillo Today I decided to drive around Capital of Texas Highway / 360 and find neat places to take pictures of. That is how I discovered the Bull Creek District Park.

  • Learning to pic

    Still learning how to take good pictures. Check my latest pictures on flickr and leave some comments if you love/hate what you see. Learning to fly is one of my favorite Pink Floyd songs.

  • Life in Austin: Update (not worth reading)

    There is a time in every blogger’s life when you simply don’t have much interesting material to post about, so you decide to create a post about the last few things that have been going on. Unfortunately this is not the first time I do this, so feel free to drop some hate comments and […]

  • Molotov: YoFo NoFo ZaFa FoFo

    I have seen better Molotov concerts in Austin, but none the less this one at ‘La Zona Rosa’ was really good too. They played many songs from the first album specially the ones with XXX lyrics. They also did some jamming and played snippets from a few covers like Eye of the tiger (survivor), Smells […]