Clinton Stark

Clinton shoots videos for Stark Insider. Interests include San Francisco arts, hi-res audio, Ingmar Bergman, and ranting about photo realism. Peloton: ClintTheMint. Camera: Video Gear

In Loreto Bay: Kayaking Video

A quick follow-up to Loni's kayaking post. I've been working with Adobe Premiere Elements software to put together a (very) basic segment. Loni: aren't you supposed to look at the camera when hosting? It was so hot in Loreto that the sun was not only in the sky, but also "in...

Review: Sony PlayStation Store PS3 Video Download Service (with Pictures)

Sony PlayStation Store PS3 Video Download Service Available: Now Requirements: Sony PlayStation3 (PS3) with Internet connection Pricing: TV Shows, purchase $1.99+ Movies, rental $2.99-5.99 Movies, purchase $9.99-14.99 Although I'm probably not the target audience, I gave the new PSN video download service a spin tonight. It probably helped that Loni was traveling to present at a...

Sony and Microsoft Up Ante in Showdown for Your Family Room

I suspected video download services would continue to be a big theme in 2008, but I'm not convinced we're close to mainstream adoption just yet (bandwidth is still too slow in this part of the world). However, I do think today's announcements by Sony and Microsoft will heat up...

So Many Loreto Web Sites, So Little Time: Introducing Mega Loreto Search

Every day it seems like a new Loreto or Loreto Bay web site or blog pops up. Loni and I read them with great interest and are pleased to see so many people writing about the area. Some track construction, others the experience of life in Loreto, while others...

Gadget Review: Motorola H700 Bluetooth Handsfree Headset

With the new hands free cell phone law now in effect in California, we decided to buy a bluetooth handsfree headset. There is a lot of choice and it can be confusing. About 4 years ago, I bought a Jabra model and found it too clumsy to use and...

In Loreto Bay: The Top 5 General Construction Observations

There were several differences from our October 2007 visit to Loreto Bay and June 2008. Walking around the site there was a distinct feeling of...

Update From Alan Axelrod on Loreto Bay Best Guide

Alan Axelrod from Best Guides wrote into us after reading our review of his Loreto guide. So I thought I'd pass on this information to...

In Loreto Bay: New LTO Airport Terminal Coming Soon

Under construction: The new Loreto terminal opening 2008. Loreto travelers will have something else, aside from beautiful scenery and warm weather, to greet them later...
Best Guide Loreto Baja California Sur review

‘Loreto, Baja California Sur, Mexico (Best Guide)’ Book Review

Loreto and Loreto Bay are two of our favorite topics here on Stark Insider. Often described as "where the mountains come to swim", the area embodies historical charm, offers world-class fishing, and surrounds its visitors with beautiful landscape and friendly people. To many, it is one of Baja's best...

The Stark and Sir Sean Connery Connection: Shining Coffins in Scotland

"Mr. Connery also revealed that during his time as a coffin-polisher, he had regularly bleached mahogany coffins to make them look like oak."