Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Eric Kim on failure and street photography

Street photography is all about failure. The failure to have the courage to take that one shot. The failure to capture “the decisive moment.”...

Wet weeks put damper on photography

The past few weeks in London have been a tough time for street photography. I've lost count of the times the...

Hooverphilia: An unnatural obsession with vacuum cleaners

When I reviewed Dyson's battery-powered DC59 earlier this month I was only joking about being obsessed. In fact, now the Dyson seems to do...

Smaller cameras, bigger lenses in bokeh quest

Writing for THEME, Japan-based photographer and author Karel van Wolferen wonders why lenses get bigger as cameras get smaller:  ...

Virgin’s Fair Usage Policy: A whiff of something rotten

I used to think that Virgin Media's cable broadband service was the bee's knees. Until, that is, I came across the company's brand new...

Are you still alive, that is the question

Last week I took a sabbatical. I was up north visiting friends and family. I spent so much time chatting and walking that I...

Who needs €500 bills except criminals and tax dodgers?

Interesting that Australia is questioning the future of the...

Google’s search bar is the new command line

Shawn Blanc refers back to an eight-year-old assertion by John Gruber that Google’s search bar had become the new command line. He is right...

Patent Wars: Sick to the back teeth of this nonsense

Am I the only one who is sick to the back teeth of all this patent fueding that seems to be dominating the world...

Daily postal deliveries: An expensive and unsustainable service

The US Postal Service is going through hard times and Ben Brooks is sorry that such a wonderful nationwide facility is not profitable. As...