Another Blog by Michael Halberstadt

  • LifeHacks: Using a  VPN for Good

    LifeHacks: Using a VPN for Good

    There are a lot of reasons to use a VPN (Virtual Private Network). A VPN can protect you on a public network from data theft. You can use a VPN to view or listen to content in other parts of the world that are otherwise blocked due to licensing restrictions. For example, I have my…

  • Lyrics: Pisse by Schnippo Schranke

    AI Translation of a German Pop song

  • New! Urban Texture Magazine, Whispers Among the Moss: Echoes from Colma’s Necropolis

    New! Urban Texture Magazine, Whispers Among the Moss: Echoes from Colma’s Necropolis

    Link to a new magazine I created: Whispers Among the Moss: Echoes from Colma’s Necropolis

  • Redwood City at Night

    Redwood City at Night

    Trying to be productive while keeping my Sh!t together…. I went out and took some photos at night of the city I’m living in for the moment. Here are a few I was happy with. Honestly, this is in part me trying to figure out how to make WordPress pages look good. Kind of an…

  • Magazine Test: Faces in Marble and Moss

    Magazine Test: Faces in Marble and Moss

    I’m working on publishing some POD magazines. Here’s a draft of a photo essay (that will hopefully become a series) titled: Faces in Marble and Moss. The images captured are of old portraits in Colma, the Necropolis next to San Francisco, overtaken by moss. Click on the photo below to download a test PDF file.…

  • Data Dump 001 – Halberstadt 23 September 2023

    Data Dump 001 – Halberstadt 23 September 2023

    There’s a lot of junk in my head. I’m going to let some spill out here. Alot has been going on in my life. It’s complicated. (Story removed to protect the innocent, … and the guilty) I’ll start with my namesake – the town of Halberstadt. This isn’t in chronological order. Just where my head…

  • Welcome

    Welcome

    Glad you’re here My name is Michael Halberstadt. I’m a dad, photographer, and grumpy old guy living in the San Francisco Bay Area. Not really sure what I’m gonna do with this site. I hate social media but want to share my thoughts sometimes. Maybe I’ll do it here. Most of my photography can be…