Category archives: Travel

The Ricer Series - Episode 2 'Texas DC5 All State Meet 2020'

I think the DC5 is one of the most underrated chassis... you don't see many being tracked or driven much anymore.. one reason is because they are sought after for their engine and transmissions... also, they still retain some value.  When tuned correctly, they look and handle amazing.. or so I've heard.  I guess that's what all these guys are meeting up for in Austin.[...]

2020 Final Bout Special Stage West (SSW)

It's Day XX of Covid-19 Quarantine in Houston... photography freelance gigs have come to a halt and so has weddings... hopefully it doesn't go on for another 4 months or else things will get tight. Definitely looking forward to going out and producing stuff again.  Now lets take a look back at the last event before the Quarantine of 2020... 2020 Final Bout Special Sta[...]

ENEOS / SPEC Clutch FF Battle 11 @ Streets of Willow

  So much for updating the blog with events from last year.... Since I'm waiting 5 hrs for my flight back to Houston from LAX, I might as well make a post of the ENEOS / SPEC Clutch FF Battle 11.... check out mas photos y words below. A quick get away for the weekend, @maydayjohnp and I decided to check out the ENEOS / SPEC Clutch FF Battle 11 at Streets of [...]

Short Vids: Another Visit to ATL - 2018 August

After being stuck in ATL for 24 hrs in February, I definitely had to come back... so I made the excuse of going to ATL for Gridlife South 2018.  I brought along my Sony A6300, 16-50mm lens, and rode mic to see how the video would come out.  It's now the end of November and decided to throw something together... the .mov files are quick and painless to edit in Adobe Pr[...]

I Missed My Flight - 24 Hrs in ATL

How does one miss their flight??  By accidentally not checking their flight itinerary gate and time... 2 hrs before the scheduled flight... yeah... not intentional lol.  BUT, it worked out because a friend let me crash at his place for a night.  I also had time to explore a little before flying back home to Houston... I was actually flying from The Arnold Classic d[...]

Stuck in Narita Airport and Los Angeles - 2017 Travels

What happens when one of the craziest tropical cyclone hits your hometown and you're away on vacation?  You get delayed, stuck, and not really knowing when you'll be able to get back.  Read more of our 'stuck overseas' experiences when traveling during hurricane season after our Thailand Budget Travel Trip in 2017... Ok... while we were traveling, we watched the news[...]

We Got Scammed - Thailand Budget Travel

Law and I continue our SE Asia trip to Thailand and that's where things get a bit sketchy.  I should've known better since we weren't locals and every introduction started with "Hey, Tuk tuk?!" or "Where are you from my friend?!" Read on to see my thoughts of 'Thailand Budget Travel.' Before getting to the part of where we got scammed, Law and I finish up our trip [...]

3 Days in Da Nang, Vietnam 2017

A continuation of Vietnam travels from Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) to 3 days in Da Nang, Vietnam 2017.  The post covers where we stayed, what we ate, how much we spent, etc.  Photos were taken with the Fujifilm X100F and maybe some iPhone 6 photos... Early flight to Da Nang... restaurants in the domestic terminal in HCMC... Instead of staying in HCMC the full 7 days[...]

Tokyo Auto Salon 2018 with the Google Pixel 2

  Goodbye #TeamiPhone, hello #TeamPixel.  It has been about 3 weeks since the switch and I'm quite happy with it.  This post will be a mix review of the Pixel 2 and Tokyo Auto Salon coverage... but really more of TAS 2018... I'm currently in Kita-ku, Tokyo, Japan posting this from a Starbucks down the street... since I've explored most of the tourist spots, the[...]

2017: A Year In Photographs

2017.... it was a great year working with some awesome companies, people, and friends.  I really thank you for the support and hope to continue on in 2018.  This blog post will be highlighting some of the things I've done last year. January 2017...  This was a busy month as I had a couple of car photoshoots and a trip to Japan.  Took a journey there for a week and th[...]