Chris Konecnik

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Field Report

2020-09-17: Ah, hello micro.blog! The stressful part of my move is officially over and ~95% of my belongings are …

2020-09-06: This morning I decided to opt out of smartphones by ordering a Mudita Pure. I’ll keep my iPhone SE …

2020-09-03: I don’t know if I’ve ever known stress like that which I put on myself while furniture shopping.

2020-09-02: Today’s excellent discovery: Poolside FM now has a Mac app.

2020-09-01: The tale of my first of three adventures down to Charlotte, NC has been penned and published. This …

2020-09-01: Subscription or no subscription? That is not the question. Quite a long read but well worth it, …

2020-08-29: RAW Power is an impressive app — especially on iPad — but it’s pricey, clunky, and glitchy. It …

2020-08-29: Update on my search for the best editing tool to use with Photos: By far, Pixelmator Photo on iPad …

2020-08-28: Current updated (5) Finally edited and uploaded photos from move 1/3 to Charlotte. Move 2/3 is still …

2020-08-22: I was put into a frenzy today and started aggressively packing things even though my final move is …

2020-08-20: Today I was notified by my company that I have been granted relocation to Charlotte. One of the most …

2020-08-19: Field Report: 32°54’26” N, 97°2’43” W (Dallas-Fort Worth International …

2020-08-18: Additionally, I updated all of the collections and galleries on my site so that they hold no more …

2020-08-18: The Leica got me out of the house: Current updated (9)

2020-08-17: Tif has suggested that my Leica is essentially my version of a dog. Whenever I’m cooped up inside, …

2020-08-17: Current updated (1)

2020-08-15: Field Report: 38°2’56” N, 84°30’4” W (Lexington, KY) 🗺 The hotel I’m staying …

2020-08-13: Current updated (7)

2020-08-13: There’s a new camera in my collection! Huge thanks to @jack for selling me his Leica Q (Typ …

2020-08-12: Tif and I drove 45 minutes to the middle of a cornfield to try and spot some shooting stars. I …

2020-08-12: Exporting from Lightroom and importing into Photos took less than an hour. Uploading to iCloud on …

2020-08-11: Tesla announces five-for-one stock split (CNBC) TSLA is one of the only individual holdings that I …

2020-08-11: Update 2: I’m now officially the Photos user that I was confused by yesterday

2020-08-11: Update: I’m now exporting my entire Lightroom catalog for import into Photos. I purchased RAW Power …

2020-08-10: To anyone that uses Apple Photos as their primary photo aggregator and organizer, would you be …

2020-08-09: Current updated (5)

2020-08-04: Field Report: 34°0’8” N, 81°6’31” W (West Columbia, SC) 🗺 I find myself at …

2020-08-01: Field Report: 43°5’12” N, 77°36’30” W (Rochester, NY) 🗺 I made good on the …

2020-08-01: Field Report: 32°8’15” N, 81°14’5” W (Savannah, GA) 🗺 My search for the …

2020-08-01: August’s essays are now available for reading, Upgrade & Boredom. In Upgrade, I write about a …

2020-07-30: Field Report: 27°22’52” N, 82°33’7” W (Sarasota, FL) 🗺 In the parking lot …

2020-07-29: Spent the whole day simplifying and beautifying my site, including custom CSS galore (please …

2020-07-29: The US House Judiciary Committee’s examination of Big Tech is happening live now. Should be …

2020-07-29: Slack developer Felix Rieseburg turned Mac OS 8 into an Electron app and put it up on GitHub for all …

2020-07-28: I can’t believe I never knew iA (of iA Writer fame) has a blog, and it’s fantastic. …

2020-07-28: I’ve updated my site with a gallery dedicated to aerial photography! 📷

2020-07-23: Renter’s Insurance has been set up for the new Charlotte apartment! T-23 days until the move is …

2020-07-20: Field Report: 30°25’16” N, 91°8’11” W (Baton Rouge, LA) 🗺 I thought I saw …

2020-07-19: Field Report: 30°28’34” N, 87°11’49” W (Pensacola, FL) 🗺 From my walk to the …

2020-07-18: Field Report: 43°5’10” N, 77°36’29” W (Rochester, NY) 🗺 From my hotel …

2020-07-16: I managed to get a whole week off work thinking my move-in date at my new apartment was August 7. …

2020-07-13: Field Report: 38°49’58” N, 77°7’2” W (Alexandria, VA) 🗺 A list of things …

2020-07-12: Field Report: 35°2’15” N, 85°11’48” W (Chattanooga International Airport, …

2020-07-10: Field Report: 35°14’22” N, 80°56’19” W (Charlotte, NC) 🗺 Once again, I find …

2020-07-10: Early start for work today (04:00 alarm), I headed outside to try and see the NEOWISE comet. No …

2020-07-06: I’m immensely thankful for this community that is so consistently interested in what I have to …

2020-07-06: My car was in the shop for most of today (an expected visit, Big Blue is A-OK), so Tiffany and I …

2020-07-04: Tiffany and I had some several-year-old sparklers to use up before our move next month. …

2020-07-02: Field Report: 30°28’33” N, 87°11’47” W (Pensacola, FL) 🗺 From my hotel …

2020-07-01: Field Report: 34°40’30” N, 86°45’36” W (Madison, AL) 🗺 Opposite side of the …

2020-07-01: This month’s essays are up, International & To Then. I knew I wanted this to be the last time I …

2020-06-30: Field Report: 42°57’32” N, 71°26’6” W (Manchester, NH) 🗺 An otherwise sunny …

2020-06-29: Field Report: 35°13’14” N, 80°56’34” W (Charlotte Douglas International …

2020-06-29: I’ve been thinking about ditching my DSLR for a while, but the Nikon Trade-In Program is …

2020-06-29: This is a good opinion piece, mainly about how statistics can be used to prove just about whatever …

2020-06-28: Photographers: What service do you love most for making prints of your photos?

2020-06-28: If I’ve been quiet on here this month, it’s because most of my free time has gone into …

2020-06-26: I must confess, it finally happened. I forgot to make a Field Report in Pensacola this morning. Not …

2020-06-25: Field Report: 35°14’25” N, 80°56’18” W (Charlotte, NC) 🗺 The plan was wasn’t …

2020-06-24: Field Report: 34°44’48” N, 92°15’56” W (Little Rock, AR) 🗺 I visited the …

2020-06-23: The original dream of the Mac hasn’t gone away. You can buy a product today with a graphical user …

2020-06-21: Current updated! A few photos from my latest trip, including the first aerial photo I’ve shared …

2020-06-21: A very Happy Father’s Day to all of the dads!

2020-06-19: Field Report: 30°28’33” N, 87°11’48” W (Pensacola, FL) 🗺 I met with an old …

2020-06-19: Field Report: 32°8’15” N, 81°14’6” W (Savannah, GA) 🗺 The ‘local …

2020-06-18: Field Report: 43°41’17” N, 79°35’47” W (Toronto, ON) 🗺 I began today with a …

2020-06-14: I watched Dave Chapelle’s 8:46 today. Watching as a Daytonite gave the whole speech an extra …

2020-06-14: Current has been updated with a handful of photos from Myrtle Beach. While taking a photo of …

2020-06-13: Field Report: 33°44’52” N, 78°49’16” W (Myrtle Beach, SC) 🗺 The beach is …

2020-06-12: Field Report: 42°55’40” N, 87°55’41” W (Oak Creek, WI) 🗺 From my hotel …

2020-06-11: If ever an article could punch you in the gut, this would be the one to do so. The Real Economic …

2020-06-11: Field Report: 32°56’11” N, 80°2’49” W (North Charleston, SC) 🗺 South …

2020-06-10: Field Notes has 1,000 Chicago 3-Packs in inventory. 100% of their sales will go toward supporting …

2020-06-09: Hiked Southern Indiana yesterday, which inadvertently meant taking my car “off roading” for the …

2020-06-07: Bird’s Eye View of Protests Across the U.S. and Around the World — New York Times Absolutely …

2020-06-05: Field Report: 43°41’16” N, 79°35’47” W (Toronto, ON) 🗺 Imagine my …

2020-06-05: Photo accompaniment to today’s Field Report. 📷

2020-06-05: Field Report: 37°6’39” N, 76°28’11” W (Newport News, VA) 🗺 REGAL reads rusty …

2020-06-04: Field Report: 42°57’32” N, 71°26’7” W (Manchester, NH) 🗺 From my hotel …

2020-06-02: A Facebook software engineer publicly resigned in protest over the social network’s …

2020-06-01: I updated Current with the remainder of the photos I’ve taken in May and due to the fact that …

2020-06-01: My latest post is up! Timeline & Paper: I walk through my Things 3 setup and talk about how …

2020-05-31: Field Report: 33°29’30” N, 86°47’44” W (Birmingham, AL) 🗺 From the Vulcan …

2020-05-30: Field Report: 41°24’20” N, 75°39’40” W (Scranton, PA) 🗺 Rocky’s Lounge sits …

2020-05-29: Field Report: 32°8’8” N, 81°12’25” W (Savannah, GA) 🗺 A sign outside my …

2020-05-26: I mistakenly fatally injured a spider while attempting to relocate it with a glass. It’s now …

2020-05-26: I’ve had my iPad Pro for a month or so and I just remembered Sidecar is a thing. This whole …

2020-05-26: For anyone feeling cooped up at home, @davidrmunson just published a lovely photo journal of a walk …

2020-05-25: I’ll save you the visit to my Now page, I’m listening to Otis McDonald and you should …

2020-05-25: I spent way too many hours redesigning a bunch of pages on my site today. My aim was to make …

2020-05-23: I’ve edited every photo I’ve taken since getting my iPad Pro on said iPad Pro. I use either …

2020-05-23: I updated Current with the photos I’ve taken over the past few days in Scranton, PA and Birmingham, …

2020-05-23: Field Report: 33°30’15” N, 86°47’58” W (Birmingham, AL) 🗺 The streets are …

2020-05-22: Field Report: 41°24’21” N, 75°39’41” W (Scranton, PA) 🗺 Scranton: The Electric City The world’s …

2020-05-21: Field Report: 34°51’27” N, 82°16’14” W (Greenville, SC) 🗺 From my hotel …

2020-05-19: This article from BuzzFeed News absolutely knocked it out of the park. The “normal” so many are …

2020-05-18: In an effort to keep my Micro.blog account blissfully photo-free but still share my photography, …

2020-05-16: Within [24] hours, the hashtag #murderhornets was trending on Twitter, fuelled by all the excitement …

2020-05-16: Shinrin-yoku: The Japanese phrase for a long walk through the forest to clear one’s head, also …

2020-05-14: Update: The UPS gentleman thanked me repeatedly but declined my cookie. Definitely the right choice …

2020-05-14: My girlfriend and I have prepared a home baked chocolate chip cookie for the UPS driver. Will update …

2020-05-14: This is my first time using the Apple Trade-in program through the mail. Interestingly, today I …

2020-05-14: April was the four hundred and twenty-fourth consecutive month with temperatures above the …

2020-05-13: Magic Keyboard received! I fully understand the “Magic” part of the name now. The keyboard and iPad …

2020-05-11: My mailbox was surprisingly empty from the past week save an issue of The New Yorker and an envelope …

2020-05-11: Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro shipped! Delivers — quite impressively — in 2 days. Between this, my …

2020-05-10: Quotation, n: The act of repeating erroneously the words of another. Ambrose Bierce 💬

2020-05-09: My iPhone SE has shipped! It’s scheduled to arrive way ahead of schedule, one day before my birthday …

2020-05-08: Field Report: 35°52’45” N, 78°47’29” W (Morrisville, NC) 🗺 RDU is one of my …

2020-05-07: Field Report: 43°4’56” N, 89°22’25” W (Madison, WI) 🗺 An aging brick wall in …

2020-05-06: Field Report: 35°14’22” N, 80°56’17” W (Charlotte, NC) 🗺 Torrential rain …

2020-05-06: Here’s a beautiful photographic collection of German bus stops.

2020-05-04: I’ve updated my Now page. Most notable addition: Lighthouse by Patrick Watson (SoundCloud).

2020-05-02: I decided to go ahead and buy an iPhone SE. $80 for a brand new phone (with the potential to receive …

2020-05-01: Field Report: 30°28’33” N, 87°11’48” W (Pensacola, FL) 🗺 From my hotel …

2020-05-01: My latest post, Routine & Distancing, has just been published. My plan is for this post’s 2-3 …

2020-05-01: Not to be upstaged by that announcement, my latest post, Routine & Distancing, has just been …

2020-05-01: I’m incredibly excited to announce △ — a simple $3/month pledge to support the photography and …

2020-04-30: Field Report: 40°40’17” N, 89°34’36” W (East Peoria, IL) 🗺 From my hotel …

2020-04-29: This was also my first walk (really my first any outdoor activity) in over a month. It was brief — …

2020-04-29: Field Report: 35°14’20” N, 81°56’21” W (Charlotte, NC) On a walk, I watch a …

2020-04-28: Here are the three Magic Keyboard reviews that convinced me to buy: Federico Viticci, the …

2020-04-28: I went ahead and purchased the Magic Keyboard for my 11” iPad Pro. I can only watch and read …

2020-04-25: I scheduled a blog post to go out in a week. I’m particularly excited for it as it’s a longer piece …

2020-04-20: Awful trend on Apple’s product pages is listing battery life as a function of last …

2020-04-19: NPR’s Planet Money team put together an absolutely exasperating story about the hurdles faced by the …

2020-04-17: Field Report: 41.729° N, 71.437° W (Warwick, RI) From my hotel window: “PARK FOR PEANUTS” proclaims …

2020-04-17: Field Report: 28.078° N, 80.656° W (West Melbourne, FL) Palm trees abound. Water dribbles into a koi …

2020-04-16: Field Report 32.267° N, 90.146° W Pearl, MS From my hotel window. My hotel’s parking lot is empty, …

2020-04-16: Trading in a 64GB iPhone X gets you a 64GB iPhone SE for $80.

2020-04-15: Drone footage over Philadelphia puts the magnitude of COVID-19 countermeasures in perspective.

2020-04-15: I’ve decided against a Magic Keyboard for my new iPad Pro for now. I always wanted my iPad to be a …

2020-04-15: I certainly can’t speak for everyone, but I’m starting to like these Apple product announcements …

2020-04-14: Inspired by @Burk, I added a for sale page to my site. All cameras and lenses for now as I’m …

2020-04-14: This morning I’m contemplating the tragedy of the word “do.” It’s utterly unobtainable; …

2020-04-08: I don’t know how this has eluded me for three years, but I never want to hear Closer by The …

2020-04-08: Right at the start of this pandemic I pulled the trigger on a 4-month New Yorker trial. I believe it …

2020-04-08: ”The required form of isolated solidarity is, weirdly, both in synch and at odds with what, for the …

2020-04-07: Apple built a support site documenting how to assemble the face shields they’re now producing as if …

2020-04-06: For the first time since I started drinking Soylent as a regular meal replacement about a year ago, …

2020-04-05: I redesigned my website to be less overwhelming on the homepage, sorted my photos into Galleries, …

2020-04-03: This summer, I’m languidly enjoying Fire Season: Field Notes from a Wilderness Lookout by …

2020-04-02: Hello Micro world! I used micro.blog once upon a time but wound up ditching it when I ditched social …