I don’t normally pimp contests around the blogosphere, but this one sounded excellent. Matt from Bubba’s Bangin’ Batch of Baseball Bits, which is an epic name for a blog if ever there was one, is holding a few Ginter themed contests at the moment. Ginter is right around the corner and you should most definitely check this out…
Or, the Bowman Conundrum. Or, the Organizational Dilemma. Or any of a number of synonyms for “First World Baseball Card Problems”.
I’ve reached that point where I need to reconsider how I’m organizing my cards. Some of it is ok. Team sets and complete sets, by years, in binders. Got it. It’s everything else that’s the issue.
I’m just going to “talk it out”, and maybe I can wrap my head around it as I go.
I had mentioned a couple weeks ago that I was experimenting with photographing cards in my new light tent. I can honestly say that I’ve been very pleased with the results. The cards retain some of that “sparkle” and luminance that they lose on the scanner bed. Not all of it, but enough that I feel like it’s a more accurate representation of the card, and more interesting to look at.
Just showing off a couple recent pickups that turned out well. Click to enlarge. They look way better enlarged.
Now that is a shiny baseball card.
Nothing quite like hurricane season in Texas. This will be a fun work week.
I haven’t really live blogged anything in a while, and E3 is a great excuse. Microsoft’s press conference is about to start.
Let’s do this!