At University I studied Industrial Design. I loved developing solutions to physical problems. In our final year, we all had to develop a big final year project. Unlike many Industrial…

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For the last two months I’ve been staring each day at beautiful pictures of our planet. They are published to Twitter from the International Space Station. Current ISS commander Chris…

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Vegas. Big, loud, tacky and slightly seedy. Not my scene. So why visit? My thinking was simple, on the doorstep is the Grand Canyon. A place I’ve wanted to visit…

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I’ve always thought San Francisco would be a cool place to visit and I had been told by several people how great the city is. So it seemed a good…

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I'm going away later in the month and will be faced with the difficulty that all smartphone owning travellers have, that of keeping my phone charged. Usually I'm careful not…

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I wrote a blog article on my gigs website about using your compact digital camera at gigs to capture reasonable photos. If you’ve only ever use your camera on auto…

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Jessops, the UK national camera chain closed it’s doors for the final time on Friday night. It’s a sad passing. 1500 people had a job at the beginning of the…

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Most of us fail to make any indelible mark on history. A small selection become a footnote in a history book. A very very small number become a historical nexus,…

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For the last few week signs have been appearing all round campus that include a ‘no photography’ symbol. In the modern connected world, with the ability to instantly grab and…

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Cameras for me, are like handbags are for many women. You need the right camera for the occasion. An iPhone for everywhere, a compact for gigs, a mirror less camera…

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