Before We Shoot

Before We Shoot

Photography has a very high overhead cost in gear and other expenses and in order to keep pricing reasonably affordable to my portrait clients, I often use my work to post in a public portfolio and in promotions both online and in print for the purposes of acquiring...

Project Management Tools

Project Management Tools

Ok, so I confess that I am an avid user of the popular project management tool known as basecamp. However, with more and more monthly services costs being added to my organization each year, I've decided that it won't hurt to take another look at other project...

Stock Image Resources

Stock Image Resources

Communicate Visually With Stock Images Using My List Stock images are a great way to communicate visually and improve the quality of a design related project. They can even be used and manipulated to create your own custom image using elements of other stock images....

Swells Come and Go

Swells Come and Go

Swells come and go and each one brings a bit of the Pura Vida spirit to the surfing community of Costa Rica and an economic booster to the surf tourism industry of Central America. Some swells don’t just come and go though they stay with us for a long time to come…

Witch’s Rock December 2009

Witch’s Rock December 2009

Swimming with camera, fins, and helmet for several hours during a photoshoot at Witch's Rock in Costa Rica, I captured the current iDusty cover photo. I used an older Canon 50D SLR camera mounted in an Essex Water Housing. About the Author Dusty HaleI'm a professional...

SEO Resource Links

SEO Resource Links

Photo Credit: Paweł Czerwiński on Unsplash Working as a developer and project manager for almost two decades I've had to ensure that our websites are optimized to be read and indexed by search engines and at times I've been involved in much larger projects with other...

The Ol’ 90-Day Costa Rica to Nicaragua Border Run

The Ol’ 90-Day Costa Rica to Nicaragua Border Run

The Ol' 90-Day Costa Rica to Nicaragua Border RunWhen one thinks of the word 'border run' it conjures up mental images of coyotes, bandits, and cartel movies. But in this case, as a North American expat, having lived in the Pacific Northwest section of Guanacaste,...

A List of Divi Resources

A List of Divi Resources

My Go-To List of Cool Things to do with DiviI've been in the web development business now for almost two decades. I started working professionally even before high-speed internet was available for home use and long before working remotely became common. Some 10+ years...

HostGator Review

HostGator Review

Being so short on time at the moment, and in a rush to get my web presence and blog site live, what can I possibly say or write rather in less than 5 minutes with the intention of coming back to this post with some solid information!  What I can say is that my web...