Chocolate, Oranges, and Season Packages

Next week will be the Orange County premiere of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa, CA. I’ve got my golden ticket ready for opening night, May 28. Well, it’s actually white and orange with a few other colors. There’s no gold on this thing at all.

It won’t just be a normal opening night either. SCFTA will be hosting an event in the lobby called “Kids Night on Broadway.” When you buy one adult ticket at full price, you’ll get one child’s ticket FREE. Use code OOMPA when purchasing. At the time of this writing, there are only 40 seats left so I wish you good luck. Starting at 6pm, there will be fun activities for kids (hopefully for adults too) including coloring stations, crafts, activities, photo opportunities and more.

The musical is an adaptation of Roald Dahl’s book of the same name and made its debut in 2013 in London’s West End. It was reworked for a Broadway production in 2017 and ended its nearly 9-month run in January 2018. This is also the last show in my Season Package. I didn’t purchase a bonus add-on this year. What a sweet way to end the season.

If you’re wondering, I did purchase another Broadway Season Package for next season. Tickets for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory can be purchased here.

I Sold My Nikon

I’ve been thinking of switching systems for a while now. A lot of my photographer friends have traded in their DSLRs for full-frame mirrorless bodies. Many of them have switched over to Sony. Last week I sold my entire Nikon gear to my local camera store, Tuttle Cameras. I sold them my D600, battery grip, charger, flash, Tokina 24-70 2.8, 50mm 1.8, an older version of the 50mm 1.8, and a 35mm 1.8. The last item is a 35mm for cropped sensor.

I don’t go out and shoot as much as I use to. My camera only gets used once or twice throughout the year. If I do take a camera to photograph something, it tends to be a little point-and-shoot. It’s a Panasonic LX10 so it’s an advanced point-and-shoot. I still want to have an interchangeable lens camera, but I’m definitely going to go mirrorless. I don’t think I’ll go full-frame. I’m really eyeing Olympus at the moment and I’m not even looking at their more advance bodies. I’m looking at their entry-level body, the OMD EM-10 Mark III.

Back to the Blog

UPDATE 2/10/2019

I’m giving WordPress a go again. I just imported from Blogger.

Hello. As the titles suggests, I’m trying to get back in the blogging game. I have taken the free hosting route on Blogger because life is getting expensive. But who knows? Maybe I’ll get a custom URL again through Blogger. My previous URL, http://www.davannsrey.com, is available after all. Plus, I already have business cards with that address already.

I have blogged before. A few years ago when I had a personal website on Squarespace, I had a blog section. The site originally was supposed to be a photography portfolio, but it changed over time after getting more traffic from blog posts than my photo gallery. After attending a comic book convention, I’d upload some photos and wrote about my weekend at said convention. Before Squarespace, I had a WordPress. It was the same thing. I called it DOnCons which stood for Davann On Cons.

Here I am again. Under Blogger. I actually created an account on here a long time ago. I never posted anything. Now it’s time to figure out a theme/design/layout.