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Immutable URLs


In many computing languages there is the concept of the immutable object. An object that once created cannot be changed. You can copy it and make a new version that is different…


Rule Breaking Cameras

Cameras are a funny business.

More than most other areas of consumer engineering, camera design is a clear lesson in the trade-off.

We all wish for a camera with a giant sensor that can also take tiny lenses. With a built in EVF but no bigger than a pack of cards. With a battery that lasts all week but with a big, bright LCD screen on the…


Silver

The fantastic light from an unlikely source


One thing about shooting in California is there is no shortage of light. It is so bright and sunny so consistently, in fact, that you will struggle to shoot below f5.6 most days without a neutral density filter.

And so it was that I arrived at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in LA at exactly noon and…


Finally flickr

The recent update to flickr has been a long time coming


I’ve always wondered why photo sharing sites have dedicated so much screen space to things…

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Immutable URLs


In many computing languages there is the concept of the immutable object. An object that once created cannot be changed. You can copy it and make a new version that is different…