Hello everyone! First off, I’d like to thank you for taking time out of your day to check out my blog. If you’re here, you may be a bit curious about who maintains this blog.

Slice of my Life
Well, my name is Brian and I work in software development as a QA Engineer. I was born and raised in the Southern California region and have lived in San Diego County for the majority of my life. Growing up I had a strong interest in cars, multimedia, and technology.

“So, Brian. What do YOU drive?”
My first car was a silver 1989 Nissan 240sx SE. After an accident, I picked up a 1991-1993 front clip that happened to be off of a “chuki” 180sx. The car encompassed everything I loved about late 90s drift culture. I decided to move on from this car in 2012 after my motor seized when I was not aware that debris on the I15 dented my oil pan and blocked the oil pick-up. (FML)

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My second car ended up being a gold 1996 Nissan 240sx with an S13 SR20DET red top that I picked up in 2008. After realizing that all the abuse at the track was not preferable for my daily driver, I ended up picking up my s14.

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As of October 2013, I’ve officially made the jump over to Mazda since I wanted something fun with a huge aftermarket with CARB legal parts. After a long search, I ended up picking up a supercharged Laguna Blue 1994 Mazda Miata. Since then, I’ve been bit by the Mazda bug and I don’t plan on switching unless somehow Nissan comes back with a new S16 or Toyota puts out an irresistible FR-S model. My car is pretty much complete and the only changes I may make will pertain to the tune; I’ve been playing with the idea of bumping up boost and going to a complete ECU replacement.

Posted at South Grade Road at Palomar Mountain.

Posted at South Grade Road at Palomar Mountain.

“Well that’s cool and all, but I’m just interested in photography. What’s in your camera kit?”

  • ContourHD 720P
  • GoPro Hero 3+
  • Canon EOS 6D
  • Canon EOS T2i
  • Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
  • Canon EF 16-35mm f/4 L IS
  • Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM
  • Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L Mk I
  • Canon EF 70-200mm f/4 L IS
  • Canon 90EX flash
  • Canon 430 EX flash
  • FujiFilm X100F (Preordered! 😀 )

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