Complex Conjugate

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I dunno about anyone else, but I laughed pretty hard in public.

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The point of the joke is that all mathematical manipulation before you multiply the waveform with the complex conjugate is imaginary. It’s only real after the fact. I guess most people won’t really understand unless you’ve worked with wavefunctions and imaginary numbers.

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Experimental Flash

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Wanted to try out some experimental flash photography and processing. Being home, I got my sister to volunteer her time! Sorry sis!

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One Year Mark

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It’s been exactly one year since I picked up my first DSLR and started learning about photography. I’ve come a long way since then, here are some highlights from 2010.

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Nobel Laureates and Such

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Studying during 10th week is pretty demoralizing. Sometimes it’s hard to find purpose in the final grind. But looking at the big picture, I’m really fortunate to study here. In the past couple weeks, I got the chance to spend time and photograph some pretty distinguished faculty. Listening to their stories, and to see where they are gives me a hope at what is to come. Of course, most of us aren’t likely to to achieve anything like a nobel prize. But we can all dream big.

Peoples names are captioned in order they appear.

Al Sweedler ...
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