The other day, I was suddenly taken by an urge to build a pinhole camera. I vaguely recall building one out of a shoebox at primary school that projected a dim image onto some tracing paper, but now that I have the equipment and a little experience in developing films at home, I thought it […]Read more "Building a pinhole camera"
I was digging through some old photos and I came across this one that I took in July 2008. I think this cloud looks a lot like Great Britain!Read more "Great Britain cloud"
As much as I hate Facebook for its annoying apps, there are one or two good ones. Cities I’ve Visited is one such app that I like. You can add new cities either by scrolling, zooming & clicking, or by typing in a name. I like maps so I find it pretty interesting to see […]Read more "Cities I’ve Visited"
About a year ago, I built a computer based upon the MSI P45 Neo3-FR motherboard. I chose it because it offered the ICH10R chipset with Intel Matrix fakeraid (but that’s a whole other story). Overclocking At the time, I was disappointed with the board because I was not able to overclock – not one tiny […]Read more "MSI motherboard woes"
As well as the stone cat, I also took these photos as candidates for the Photo Challenge theme of textures. I don’t know if the super-macro zoom level spoils the rough texture of denim. Maybe they’re a bit too close up.Read more "Denim texture"
This feline statue is in my parents’ garden. I love its rough texture after years of weathering. It’s not the first time I’ve enjoyed a rough, stony statue either. It would probably be suitable for this week’s Photo Challenge, on the theme of textures. It’s certainly on my list of candidates.Read more "A stony glare"
I’ve just got another roll of film back from the developers. This time I had it done at ASDA, where I was delighted to find that they don’t treat my films like junk. Predictably, as it’s Autumn outside, the photos largely reflect this. Here are my favourites from the roll. Most were taken on Brandon […]Read more "Autumn on film"