Whale bones and shadows

We have a curious structure in one of our city parks that’s a little controversial. Some people really don’t like it, most aren’t sure what it’s supposed to represent. It appeals to me, although I can’t quite work out how to photograph it. I took advantage of a couple evening walks past the park to […]

Family trip to the Eretz Israel Museum

By the time we arrived at the museum, it was almost lunchtime, so we had an early lunch at a restaurant just outside the museum called Anina. The food is pretty good, albeit it a little pricey. The museum is more like a campus comprising various buildings housing exhibits, with a number of outdoor exhibits […]

Erik Witsoe’s timeless photography

One of the photographers I follow is Erik Witsoe. I see his work when I scroll through my Flickr feed, and I really like his style. His “Time Pieces” photograph caught my attention this morning: Here are two more that I pulled from his Flickr feed: You can also follow his blog for stories behind […]

Colourful computer history

I love James Ball’s colourful photographic history of computers. These machines are grossly under-powered compared to the devices we use today. Still, they’re a wonderful reminder of how far we’ve come, and what lies ahead for us in technological terms. This Telefunken RA770 (circa 1970) is one of my favourites: Via The Stylish & Colorful […]

A terrific way to spend a weekend

This looks like an awesome way to spend a relaxing weekend, actually.

Organ music and roller skating at the Moonlight Rollerway

I love stories like this one about the Moonlight Rollerway by Lisa Whiteman. Mostly I enjoy the photographs of what seems to be to be fragments of Americana/American nostalgia that speak to a very different time.

100 Lightroom presets and nothing looks good

Today is turning out to be one of those rare days when none of my Lightroom presets look vaguely appealing.

The camera phone was invented to share a newborn baby photo in 1997

Did you know that the first camera phone was invented in 1997, by Philippe Kahn. He hacked together his camera, laptop and mobile phone to create a prototype camera phone so he could send a photo of his newborn daughter to family and friends. 20 years later, we do this without thinking about it.

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