Calibrating a TFT monitor

I hadn’t realised how important it is to calibrate a monitor correctly. My former method of “calibration” was simply to set the monitor’s contrast to maximum, and set the monitor’s brightness to a value that looked comfortable to me. I didn’t bother changing any settings in software. But I got caught out. Last night I […]

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A quad-light portrait

This week’s challenge from Stu was Limitations. Your challenge, should you choose to accept it, is to come up with the most fantastic idea. What would you shoot if time, money and skills were no issue? Then work within your limitations to realise your dream. See what unique surprises occur. I’ve always fancied taking some […]

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Upgrading to Windows 7

I don’t use Windows much, except on my home media centre. For a while I’ve been running Vista and I’ve generally been impressed with the Media Center application. I read about Windows 7 and was pleased to hear about the Ultimate Steal protomotion for students (and those with .ac.uk email addresses). The high prices of […]

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My first shot at developing

This is me, sitting on the edge of my bath, looking dead chuffed because my first attempt at developing film seems to have come out perfectly! I will, of course, scan and upload the best ones as soon as I can. (They’re still drying at the moment). Update: the best photos from the roll are […]

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