The Beast got new springs

March 20, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
Since the return of The Beast, I've noticed a slight vibration in the driveline. Not enough that it will rattle your teeth, but enough to know that something isn't right. Turns out the lift was too high and the driveshafts were at too extreme an angle. The reason for this is simple enough... the truck was level when purchased. We put in a heavier m...
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State of the Photography Business - Part 1

February 26, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
Here are the preliminary results of the State of the Photography Business Survey! If you haven't taken the survey, you can find the link on this previous post: http://wp.me/p25Hc7-6y The photography world has changed dramatically since the days of film, with the result that the ranks of photographers have grown exponentially and the market has be...
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The Land Rover Defender flexes its joints

February 17, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
Just a little fun test "drive" up the RTI ramp. Eventually we'll lengthen the front brake lines and remove the sway bar for better flex, but for now... that's pretty impressive.:)
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Chevy V8 transplant into my '94 Defender by THE SHOP -the long story...

February 13, 2014  •  3 Comments
In 2005, I began preparations to hit the road and work on a personal photography project. Titled, The Vanishing America Project, I intended to travel the country for about 2 years in an inexpensive ($5,000 or less) motorhome and use my skill as a photographer to document those places and ways of life that are rapidly disappearing around America. A...
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ROAR!

February 12, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
In the last post, I gave you a little history on the Land Rover Defender and threw out a little teaser that it's almost done with the Chevy LT1 conversion. Well, today Luke sent me a video clip of the newest transplant. Check it out.:) Oh, and make sure you have the volume turned up... it's a sweet sound.
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