Wanderlust: Barcelona’s Architecture

I had been wanting to visit Barcelona since 1999-2000, when I took an architecture course and discovered Art Nouveau housing and the work of Gaudí. That dream finally came true after so many years thanks to a contract ending a bit early, my partner having a few days of holiday he couldn’t carry over, and […] continue reading »

7 with 7, and other instagram statistics

I’ve been so terrible at writing blog posts, and I love taking photos. I’m still doing my one photo a day project, and I thought a small retrospective on that topic could be interesting. This is all happening on instagram. (the photos in the header of this page? They’re from my instagram feed!) What do […] continue reading »

do I really need a photo for Linked in?

So last week I was kindly requested to take photographs of some of our senior executives, so they could update their various online profiles, both internal and external. I brought my camera in and diligently grabbed a series of portraits. I then cleaned them up, worked some Picasa magic (we don’t have Photoshop here), cropped, […] continue reading »

I may have found a camera!

As the title of the post says, I may have found a camera!!! it all started with a photo hunt This weekend, The Man and a friend of his decided to go photo hunting. There was a lengthy debate about where to go, and we ended up in various lobbies of British heritage, from the […] continue reading »

the UX of photography: how am I going to choose a camera?

I’ve been wanting a “real” camera for a long time, and now that I am dating an amateur photographer and camera collector (when you have more than half a dozen cameras, you’ve got a collection, chéri), my lack of equipment is made apparent on a semi-daily basis. I own a Rollei 35S which is in […] continue reading »

First 2013 picture of Holland Park

Holland Park, a beautiful London park, has picked up and broadcast my photo as its first photo of the year! How cool is that? Here’s the photo that earned the “first photo of 2013” accolade, from my instagram. See it on Holland Park’s facebook page. the story On the first day of 2013, I went […] continue reading »