The Misadventures Of Cross-Processing Film

The Misadventures Of Cross-Processing Film My camera is currently housing it’s third role of slide film that just can’t wait to get dipped and dunked into those C-41 chemicals and I’m still rather smitten with the fact that again, I have no idea what they’re going to look like.

Lomography Ego Trip Photography Contest

Lomography Ego Trip Photography Contest Intelligent, talented, athletic, good looking, popular? Yes? Oh, you’re so vain! Show us haughty prima donnas, richkidz and all other forms of excess pride in the name of Lomo. From now on the given mission theme and submissions is also a major part of th

The Zen of White Balance

The Zen of White Balance The real purpose of white balance adjustment is to compensate for the color temperature of the prevailing light source so that your image will show accurate color. Whether you do so by making adjustments on your camera before you shoot or on your computer after you shoot, the objective is Read More …

Community Business Minded Ness

Community-business-minded-ness The community-business-minded-ness of the Bryght team was a refreshing surprise. They get community, they get business … and they know open source can be both. Boris, Kris and some friends run Bryght, a Vancouver company that offers quick and dirty (plus almost-as-quick and very pretty) web sites based on the Drupal online community platform. Read More …

The Future of Publishing Conference

The Future of Publishing Conference Stop advertising, start doing! The move from branding to blogging may be daunting for traditional advertisers, but it creates a myriad of exciting opportunities for forward-thinking business leaders, publishers, and people with a story to tell. For decades, traditional mass media has been the best mechanism for connecting companies with Read More …

Portrait Photography Tips

Portrait Photography Tips While I’m not a fan of celebrity-type magazines I am a fan of great portraiture and I must admit I did pick up an old edition of Practical Photography Magazine (May 2005) when I read the tagline,“Stunning Portraits of the Rich and Famous,” on the cover but only because that was followed Read More …

SAJAX – Simple Ajax Toolkit

SAJAX – Simple Ajax Toolkit Sajax is an open source tool to make programming websites using the Ajax framework — also known as XMLHTTPRequest or remote scripting — as easy as possible. Sajax makes it easy to call PHP, Perl or Python functions from your webpages via JavaScript without performing a browser refresh. The toolkit Read More …

Usable Content Manifesto

Here’s some awesome tips on web writing and site content from DKR. What Usable Content Is * Usable content is clear and easy to understand. * Usable content can bridge gaps—things like language barriers, disability and cultural differences. * Usable content is meaningful. * Usable content makes the reader feel smart. * Usable content is Read More …