March 16, 2009

/WOTD/ cormorant \KOR-mur-unt; -muh-rant\, noun:
1. Any species of Phalacrocorax, a genus of sea birds having a sac under the beak; the shag. Cormorants devour fish voraciously, and have become the emblem of gluttony. They are generally black, and hence are called sea ravens, and coalgeese.
2. A gluttonous, greedy, or rapacious person.

I’ve met many a cormorant in my life and I would be content if I never had to deal with one again.  Unless, of course, he is me.  Then I would want to elbow myself in the face.


I got invited to second-shoot a wedding in Baldwin Park today with Crystal.  (Forgive the stoopid haircutz.  We all learn from our mistakes, and thankfully and gracefully, hair grows rather quickly.)  The shoot was an interesting experience.  I didn’t think I was second photographer material because I usually just shoot every once in a while for my own self-gratification, but nobody else was available to shoot with her and the opportunity fell on me.  It was a small backyard wedding, which is a good jumping-off point and I had a lot of fun shooting and socializing.  But now I’m utterly and completely drained.  Devoid of energy or inspiration but I’ll be better after a night’s rest.  All I wanted to say was this was a weekend well spent and hoepfully you’ll see the fruit of it soon.