I have recently installed a new iOS image editing app called Apollo: Immersive Illumination. It enables you to add in extra lighting onto your photos using the depth information that Apple creates in Portrait mode images. It’s a remarkably simple
I have been a Flickr user for what seems decades. I joined at some point in 2005 (an age ago in Internet terms). Flickr was the only decent place to store your photos at the time, head and shoulders above
I don’t normally do this, but this is a photo of someone else’s photo. Someone who’s a much better photographer than me too!
It’s an image of a play performed by one of the groups supported by a local creative organisation, Inspire. They sponsor lots of arts activities in the local area, and our local library has a gallery full of wonderful images showing some of the lovely things that they do.
This image, in particular, just jumps out at you. It looks absolutely incredible, directly opposite the stairs as you arrive at the first floor gallery. I don’t know what the play is, but I would love to see it.
Here’s the same image in colour. It really is a beauty.
The basement, originally uploaded by rutty. I haven’t been taking so many photos recently and I’ve started to miss it. I love photography, I have plenty of gear and I need to get back to using it. I decided that
We visited a good friend of mine last year and his youngest son had just had a little baby girl. She was gorgeous, and had the rather lovely name Ruby.
We’d been trying for a baby for a few months at this point and decided on names. Ruby was our choice for a girl too. They’d even chosen the same middle name: Elizabeth.
Giving It Away The thing about an e-book is that it's a social object. It wants to be copied from friend to friend, beamed from a Palm (nasdaq: PALM – news – people ) device, pasted into a mailing list.
Novelist Pratchett becomes a Sir – Author Terry Pratchett has been knighted by the Queen at Buckingham Palace for services to literature. Sir Terry, 60, was named in the New Year Honours list. Wonder twins telescope sees star’s dying gasps
NABBC National Convention – A bright but cold morning recently greeted the delegates for the 2009 National Convention of the National Association of Brass Band conductors (NABBC) at their convention venue in Lincoln. Our band performed at this event. We
It seems like nary a day goes by without reports of some poor photographer having his collar felt for taking part in their hobby. Boing Boing have this particular subject close to their hearts and are regularly reporting on incidents
There have been a few news articles recently covering the problems that some photographers are having while using their cameras in public places. It seems that there are a growing number of incidents where the police, or other figures of
The BBC has a very interesting opinion piece from Rebecca Swift, the Director of Creative Planning at Getty Images. She’s written about the recent trends in advertising for businesses to make their products appear more environmentally friendly by using green