Is anyone even reading this here? Tell me in the comments if you do :-)
Another week of Miku-weekend has passed, and despite no Yuki Miku Live this year, I still enjoyed it a lot :3
Don’t have much to say but I also returned to shooting on film for the time being, and here’s some of the shots throughout that week.
Snow Miku 2020 snow figure at the snow festival
Old Sapporo Beer factory
Line to the goods sale entrance, wrapping around the whole block
Meek at the Snow Miku Skytown
Big Meek of the Skytown :-)
And once more :-)
Dinner with friends at Taj Mahal, featuring the special Snow Miku Curry Set
Snow Miku vending machine (all Napolin sold out!)
Saya in the default module test pose :-)
Filming this year’s dance
Miku wants to buy some cocoa at the Animate Cafe
That monday was probably the coldest day of this february yet again
On the ferris wheel
Mt. Moiwa? from the NORBESA ferris wheel
Christmas tree at the Sapporo Station
One thing to note is that this time my photos have a ton of grain for some reason. Tell me in the comments if you know why that might be, but I’m considering the following may be the reason:
Bic Camera’s Film-to-iPhone service operates at a mere 2MP resolution, which kills all the point of shooting on film and creates some grain interference/aliasing noise? (and if you bring them your negatives to print, they digitize it and print from digital, so don’t bother with that! At least if you’re doing Fujifilm, I’m trying KODAK next time)
Having a professional camera such as the Canon EOS 5 I’m using now, compared to the ZENIT-E I used to have before, makes you wanna reduce blur and use it’s capability of going as fast as 1/1000 — as a result you win in exposure time, but lose in aperture and ISO
Also, well, I never shot on film faster than ISO200, but even though I’ve heard faster film is more grainy, is it really that bad???
First and foremost, a tiny announcement: Twitter erased my account for accidentally specifying the wrong birthdate and then correcting that. Until I get my thoughts together to use a service which wipes user data just when they feel like, there ain’t any other account that can be used to contact me there.
For those looking for it, saving you some time: the default NW-Password (NWパスワード) for the SS-170A is: 999999
The Fujitsu SS-170A, while is a darn good looking IP phone, seems to have been designed for some kind of a satellite or trunk phone system. Other than that, I can’t really explain why, when you pick up the receiver, this happens:
So, as you may know from the previous post, I am about to move to Sapporo to work with a company called AD-Interactive in software development.
It all started this year while I was finishing my bachelor’s degree, I thought — why not try to get a job somewhere in a different country, though that was mostly impulse and just for fun. I went with Japanese companies because I haven’t been to any other countries, at least not to any that impressed me as much as Japan.
And despite it being just for fun, in the end I actually passed the interview and got a job in ADi. Continue reading →
Hey guys, I’m still here and not dead just yet! :-)
It’s been a crazy amount of time since my last post on this blog, in fact, the whole Genjitsu Labs website has been under construction for all that time.
But, you know, it seems like done to me. It’s become a central hub of links to various web profiles of mine, so why bother extending it any further? It also hosts my projects just fine, so it’s doing everything it should.
Things have been going on like hell in here.
During all this time I’ve acquired a lot of new interesting vintage hardware, learned to code for the ZX Spectrum in assembly (wanted to do that since a looooong time ago!).
Went many places, as far as Nishinomiya, the town where the Suzumiya Haruhi anime was filmed if I may say so, or Tomsk, which showed me that Siberia isn’t really as cold as they say.
Moved in to my very own home, just to get ready to move to Sapporo for at least a year, but who knows.
Met new people with amazing ideas, and done a lot of interesting things.
In the light of the fact that I won’t be able to take much of my equipment with me, I want to resurrect this blog for the time being.
So, should I write about the things to come, or the things that were? Tell me in the comments if you’d be interested in something in particular :-)
And stay tuned on other media as well, as those are still much more updated…