Oddmall: Emporium of the Weird

As some of you may have noticed, I have a certain taste for… alternative culture. As such, I have more than a couple alternative friends who invite me to alternative events like Oddmall: Emporium of the Weird. It’s basically one giant event for dealers selling things like comics, postage stamp jewelery, duct tape bags with Pokemon designs, monocles, artificial severed limbs, sci-fi sculptures, wooden robots, and countless other things that you didn’t know existed, but now want to purchase for your home.

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So, did you see those terrifying baby face sculptures up in the collage block? Well, Ari saw that booth  too, and insisted on buying one. Not only that, but she couldn’t leave the Off The Wagon  booth to go grab one, so I had to go get it for her. That’s right, I enables this:

And, on the off-chance that you still might be able to get to sleep tonight, I leave you with this:

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Pikachu In The Pool

     My friend Jen responded to a model call I put out on Facebook. I took what I learned from shooting underwater earlier this week and applied it to shooting today. Still, shooting underwater is kind of a pain. There’s holding your breath, trying not to make bubbles, trying not to float when trying to pose, no viewfinder or LCD screen for the GoPro, waiting for the sun to come out from behind the clouds, the list goes on. Still, we both had a ton of fun, and would love to do it again.