Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Panel: Worlds to Build:
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Description of Pictures: Worlds to Build
Building a new world for comic characters to inhabit takes skill and planning. J.M. DeMatteis, Keith Giffen, Walter Simonson, and Fabian Nicieza along with moderator Paul Levitz talk about the power of world building.
Panel (left to right): Walt Simonson, J.M. DeMatteis, Paul Levitz, Keith Giffen, and Fabian Nicieza.
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Specific picture descriptions: Photos above with "i" icons next to the bracketed sequence numbers (e.g. " ") are described as follows:
BCCP04_160904_01.JPG: (left to right) Walt Simonson, J.M. DeMatteis, Paul Levitz, Keith Giffen, and Fabian Nicieza.
BCCP04_160904_17.JPG: Fabian Nicieza
BCCP04_160904_25.JPG: Keith Giffen
BCCP04_160904_30.JPG: Paul Levitz
BCCP04_160904_42.JPG: J.M. DeMatteis
BCCP04_160904_56.JPG: Fabian Nicieza
BCCP04_160904_86.JPG: Keith Giffen and J.M. DeMatteis
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2016 photos: Equipment this year: I continued to use my Fuji XS-1 cameras but, depending on the event, I also used a Nikon D7000.
Seven relatively short trips this year:
two Civil War Trust conference (Gettysburg, PA and West Point, NY, with a side-trip to New York City),
my 11th consecutive San Diego Comic-Con trip (including sites in Utah, Nevada, and California),
a quick trip to Michigan for Uncle Wayne's funeral,
two additional trips to New York City, and
a Civil Rights site trip to Alabama during the November elections. Being in places where people died to preserve the rights of minority voters made the Trumputin election even more depressing.
Number of photos taken this year: just over 610,000.