DSLR video capabilities will never be more than an afterthought

The Canon 5D mk2 was a ground breaking camera when it was introduced in 2008. Video capabilities seem to have been added as an afterthought, or at the last minute anyway. But that opened up a floodgate of DSLR’s afterwards that continued to have some video capabilities. In all the years since, not once has…

Should we be concerned about radio transmissions in our homes?

We’re surrounded by it. WiFi, Bluetooth, mobile wireless, cordless phones and now smart meters, transmitting at frequencies of around 2.4Ghz or higher. Realistically we can’t live without all of this technology, but what we should do is reduce our need to keep this on all the time. We can turn off our mobiles at night,…

Evolution of a business logo and web hosts

My business officially took off as my sole enterprise in the UK back in the end of March 2016. However the journey of publicly documenting my photography online has been going on for many years! Today I made a new minor change to my company logo, it’s now white and blue, representing the country where I now reside. It’s…

A Twist on an American Favourite

I lived in the States for over 22 years and immediately took a liking to Pumpkin Pie. I don’t remember how many I baked over the years, but I do know that there was usually a can of Libby’s pumpkin in the cupboard, and the corresponding can of Carnation evaporated milk. Some years ago on…

Open for Business

2016 has been an interesting year so far After receiving notice of my layoff from my employer of almost 15 years last October, I was finally unleashed from having to work for someone else. I’ve already experienced a layoff on two previous occasions, so it didn’t come as a shock. The work had become tedious,…