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  • Joined: April 2007

Journal

When I was 5

“When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.” / ? John Lennon / This marks the 5th anniversary of my years on RB. Alas things have changed here a lot quieter in some res…
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Instagram for Android

Good news for a lot of the “other people” there in smart phone world – the photography app Instagram is now available for phones running the Android operating system. Previously this funky (and I promise not to use that word too much) app was the preserve of turtle neck latte sipping Apple iPhone types – a lot of them since it had around 30 million registered users. / I downloaded it …
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It’s not wrong – just different

In the early 1980’s the world was introduced to the video recorder and pretty soon some parties saw that there may be problems regarding copyright. Two of these companies were Sony and Universal studios – pretty soon the future of the VCR hinged upon the ability to use a video recorder to legally copy a whole television show and play it back later on.Sony, maker of VCRs, won the case when it was …
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Slow Motion

Sometimes when we get a little flat in photography we have good friends that recommend going back to film. Film slows us down and makes us think about each shot – no 100’s of digitally disposable attempts. I think there could also be another way of approaching the usefulness of speed in getting photographic results… / In recent times I have been the victim of a very un-Germanic failure in m…
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