No, A Severed Finger Will Not Be Able to Access a Stolen iPhone

http://mashable.com/2013/09/15/severed-finger-iphone-5s/#! I’m sure that’s a great relief … to people who find out after the fact. Perhaps its important that this is publicised as widely as possible — especially among the “bad guys”. Telling purchasers of the 5D might increase sales but it won’t actually guarantee their digital integrity. They… Continue reading

Nine Reasons To Avoid Sugar As If Your Life Depended On It

http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2013-03/9-reasons-avoid-sugar-if-your-life-depended-it?single-page-view=true I tell people I gave up sugar the day John Lennon was shot. There’s no reason his death influenced it, it was just a coincidence. I had learnt about how the slave trade was used to boost sugar production and consumption, how sugar had been rare before that, and… Continue reading

Five Reasons why I haven’t used my DSLR for months: Digital Photography

http://www.dpreview.com/articles/4296660253/5-reasons-why-i-havent-used-my-dslr-for-months Interesting thoughts here. There is no doubt that a (D)SLR is bulky and heavy, and the nature of the beast is to carry accessories. But if you are doing ‘professional’ photography or specialized shooting, its a necessity. “Street Photography” is another matter I decided to invest in a ‘shirt… Continue reading

My Fuji F600EXR Arrives!

I collected the Fujifilm Finepix F600EXR that I had ordered via Amazon from the post office this evening. There’s a bit of a back-story:  I had won a Amazon gift certificate at a trade conference and decided to use it to buy a small camera.  I talk in terms of… Continue reading

A photographic study in light, Rembrant style and others

http://tysonrobichaudphotography.wordpress.com/2010/01/21/a-photographic-study-in-light-rembrandt-harmensz-van-rijn-style/ This is important, but it isn’t quite what I want to say. Lets leave it at this is an excellent first order approximation. Where I differ is the ‘studio‘. If you’re in a studio everything changes vs being on the street. Its the ONE situation where a fixed lens… Continue reading

Augmented Reality Contact Lenses

  http://www.businessinsider.com/augmented-reality-contact-lenses-2012-7 Add this to the iPhone app that you can point to the night sky and it overlays the names of the planets and constelations … http://www.businessinsider.com/the-top-20-disruptive-apps-2012-8#13-night-sky-8 or perhaps http://www.businessinsider.com/the-top-20-disruptive-apps-2012-8#16-robin-for-android-5   Related articles The contact lenses that could be the future of augmented reality (business.financialpost.com) Get Virtual Breast Implants… Continue reading