Posts with tag 'blogger'

Checking in

Wow, it’s been a while since my last post and so much has happened.

A change of perspective

It’s been a while since my last blog post, apologies for that, life has been pretty busy. I recently had the pleasure of taking my 3 year old daughter along...

Silver and Cellulose

Having just picked up some images which was taken on ‘old fashioned’ film, I have been thinking about the differences between film photography and more modern digital shooting.

Google+ 2 year walk.

The 29th of June 2013 was the day that photo walkers world wide celebrated the 2nd anniversary of Google+ by doing what they do best, holding photo walks. As usual...

File names

A (not so recent) twitter discussion with @larsyencken got me thinking. We were discussing, somewhat frivolously, a file system which in addition to being case insensitive, ignores common misspellings, international...


I was looking through some old photos the other day and I found these 2, some early examples of me and a camera.

The connected future

In my job, as well as my tech life, I am often asked asked about how things could be in the future, the term “The Cloud, it is a phrase...

Shooting outside the comfort zone

Earlier this month I was thrilled to be asked along to a shoot organised by +Paul Pavlinovich and +George Darsas from the +Melbourne Photowalk group. The brief was to take...

Solvitur ambulando

This may be a bit of a rambling post (ha ha) but recently, I have been walking at lunchtime.


The thing I get asked about most when out on a photowalk (apart from the bemused ‘what is going on’ questions from the public prompted by the hoards attending the...

The problem with reader...

…and why the new Google+ based commenting for +Blogger is a great move.

One year of photowalking

The morning of Saturday 31st of March 2012 was cold and rainy, I dragged myself out of bed at what felt like the middle of the night in order to...

Disagreeing with something on the Internet

Not sure if this will become a “regular” feature, I hope not, but I do find myself disagreeing with some of the tech articles in the mainstream news media, and...

ChromeOS adventures, part 2

Following on from ChromeOS adventures, here are more observations.

Recipe: Garlic and rosemary baked Salmon with Mash

Being a non meat eater (but an eater of fish) we tend to have a lot of fish dishes, and salmon is my favorite variety. This is an adapted recipe...

Spending the day with toddlers

My wife has been asked to work an extra day a week to meet a deadline, and as I have more accrued leave than I should, each Monday from January...

Off camera flash system

As anyone who is even remotely interested in photography will tell you, on camera flash is terrible, the lighting it produces is harsh and unflattering. Mounting an external flash on...

ChromeOS adventures

In my day job, we are testing ChromeOS devices to see if they are relevant to our business. Early in January we received 6 Samsung Chromebooks 550 models and 4...

Photowalk with Trey

On Friday 11th Jan 2013 +Trey Ratcliff came to Melbourne and joined the +Melbourne Photowalk for a walk from Federation Square, along Southbank, to the web bridge.

Just a few random shots

Just a few random shots taken over the last week or so. Uploaded to My Google+ profile as usual.

Over the bay

Some shots over Port Phillip Bay last night. Added to this album on Google+.


Inspired by +Ananda Sim’s “Just get out there and shoot” methodology, as followed in This post by +Trace McLean, I ventured out, not quite out of my driveway, but the...

Melbourne Zombie Shuffle

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Roadworks on Riversdale Road, Camberwell.

Photo a day challenge

Back in September I started taking part in the Fat mum slim photo a day challenge, and while I only lasted a little over a month it has been a...

Swanston Street by Night

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Melbourne in a moment competition

Time for some shameless self promotion.

Photo Walk Revisited

Sunday brought 2 events for the +Melbourne Photo Walkers.

Light Painting, something new.

On Wednesday I went along to a Light Graffiti Shoot with the good people from +Melbourne Photo Walk.

Change of plan

I have decided to change things around a bit, the overhead of maintaining my website, blogs, and other profiles was making updates a chore rather than fun, so I have...

Beyond accessibility in Google+ hangouts

A recent post on Google+ got me thinking about how to improve the accessibility of Google+

New tech, shiny tech.

A number of things which have caught my eye recently…

Integrating Google+

I am currently investigating how Google+ can be integrated with my photography site. Seemed like a good opportunity to revive this long dormant blog of mine.

Exciting technology

A couple of pieces of technology that are currently being developed, which you may not have heard about, and why I think they are exciting.