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