The seasons are changing and I am swapping out summer things for winter things, starting with the hardest things to wear out-of-season: shoes. Everyone says you should put one pair in one box and stick a photo on it. But those people must have a home printer or a way to take expert photos on white […] 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 »
my first digital camera… isn’t a sony*
So I bought a camera. The first camera I ever bought. * anyone alive in the 80’s will get the joke. And if not: wikipedia it. it all started with a photo hunt A few weeks ago, some photographically-minded friends of The Man suggested a photo hunt. This differs from a scavenger hunt in that […] 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 »
Flat-hunting: i own too much stuff
Months ago, I saw this excellent photo project “Millenials and everything they own“. It consists of a series of photos of people, next to all their stuff. Like this. So when I started to look for flats, after seeing the first place, my first reaction was to try and figure out what I would need […] 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 »