Tangents and Digressions

photo redux, shutterbug

photo redux: a look back at some old photos

One of the things I’ve been doing lately is watching a lot of photography-related blogs – I think I started with Peter McKinnon (and his infamous “8 Camera HACKS in 90 SECONDS!” video that was everywhere shortly after he posted it). Among those I watch regularly are Sean Tucker (who makes wonderful videos about the philosophy of photography, along with being an excellent photographer himself), Thomas Heaton (mainly landscape photography, which isn’t something  ...

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blog things

sweeping away the dust and cobwebs

I’ve cleaned off the cobwebs, swept away the dust, moved to an actual proper domain rather than a subdomain, culled the old posts… I think that’s as much as I can do to get things ready. It feels like one of those scenes in movies, where people come back to an old house and pull down all the dust covers off the furniture and start making the place livable again. I’m not sure if I’ll manage to update this very often, but there are some things I’d like to  ...

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knitting

FO: Amy’s Scarf

What do I do when I’ve got a lot of work with a relaxed deadline and no desire to actually sit and work? I finish up old knitting projects, among other things. This one has been sitting in a box since October last year, waiting for the right time. Now, the middle of the summer might not exactly be the “right” time for blocking wool scarves, but hopefully, given that it’s August already, it’ll start cooling off more soon and I can get some wear out of it. The scarf is called Amy’s Scarf and  ...

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