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Two fabulous blogs I recently dropped into…


Even though I class myself as an acerbic hater of technology, there is no denying that it has brought with it a plethora of advantages that would have been a tad more difficult to achieve in the good old days … Continue reading

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For those of us who use digital, 10 FREE alternatives to Photoshop!


I know a lot of us are digital users, whether in a small way or full-on…that’s kind of inevitable, given the relentless onward march of technology in virtually every aspect of our lives. Using digital has it’s problems in my … Continue reading

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Amazing photo technology may help solve crimes


Welcome to 2014, one and all! You know, it amazes me how fast technology is moving these days…well I guess even earlier than now. It seems somehow that ever since we hit upon using bipolar devices..pardon the slight technical divergence…it’s … Continue reading

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Selection of the best cellphone camera apps


Following on from our recent talk about cellphone photography and the various apps that are now available, with thousands more coming online as we speak, a lot of readers have sent me emails, with equal numbers voting for and against … Continue reading

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Aah..those were the days…..!


I don’t know if you remember, not too long ago, when you had to do everything manually. Like if you wanted to find out information about suppliers, traders, organizations etc, you had to go to your local library, pull out … Continue reading

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See what I mean….?


Hot on the heels of the post I did yesterday here about the relentless march of technology, I heard today about something altogether more frightening. Nothing to do with photography but it shows you what can happen if technology is … Continue reading

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A secret agent from behind the Iron Curtain!


“Come in, come in….Ilya Kuryakin here…..have gained entry to Thrush labs….have possession of Zorki…” Sounds like a real live excerpt from that famous TV show The Man from Uncle, doesn’t it? I must admit, I am a confirmed fan of … Continue reading

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The curse of technology


Some people reading the title above may think it sheer madness. Let me assure you I still am coherent, to a degree! But seriously, I think, on the whole, if we look at where we are now compared to where … Continue reading

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If this is digital photography, then I’m out!


Excerpt from a digital photographer’s how-to-do-it list: “Wait for the sky to improve. Crop to minimise the sky at the taking stage or in Photoshop. Exclude all of the sky. Replace with a better sky. Open the image with the … Continue reading

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