Monthly Archives: December 2012

Celebrating the winter solstice … solargraphy-style!

Solargraphy is an amazing technique I stumbled upon some time ago. It involves using pinhole-cameras fixed for days, weeks or even months, which record the track of the sun across the sky. Obviously, the sun is lower in winter and … Continue reading

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Backups … I may be paranoid, but am I paranoid enough?!

… you have them, right? So when a computer crashes, you have some way of carrying on. You don’t? Hoping that your hard-drive or computer will last forever? Think about it … it’s not a case of if but when … Continue reading

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Ecclesall Woods, Sheffield photo-set

I decided at the last minute to visit Ecclesall Woods, a lovely ancient woodland on the outskirts of Sheffield. Too long since I was there, and when I used to live on this side of town as a student, I … Continue reading

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pixlr photo-editor – Photoshop in your browser?

Only just found this rather snazzy image editor from Pixlr. It requires that you be connected to the internet, of course, but seems to offer many of the most useful Photoshop functions. Why would I bother with this when I have Photoshop? Well, … Continue reading

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