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No News Is Tiger

Romina as a tigerSince I’ve been dealing with a largely empty house, very little of note has been happening here. Concordantly, in lieu of actual news, I have decided you will have to make do with a photo of my sister Romina with her face painted like a tiger instead. Imagine, if you will, that it is suitably profound.

Luke has uploaded a large selection of photos from The Master of the Thing. 161 of them, to be precise, although he has taken many more. I was hesitant to provide the address since the day he uploaded them his domain providers “forgot what DNS is” in Luke’s words. Fortunately he has provided an alternative address so a plethora of visual delights are available on command as intended.

Jet Photographic have also (finally) got their photos from Downing Ball online. Peruse them at your leisure. There’s a particular good one of Kirsten amongst the informals, of which the photographer was very proud. Some of my own will be available in the Gallery shortly.

As of the beginning of March, Sparkie’s Junkyard has featured a regularly updated blog, and has recently been colourfully prettified from it’s earlier Soviet-inspired palette of greys*. So if you know Sparkie, make sure you’re not missing out.

* Many people do not realise that Russia, much like the 1920’s, only exists in black and white.

5 Comments

  1. [rant]

    How difficult is it?

    A group of professional photographers who can’t work out that most people’s screens have the top, at err, the top, not the right hand side of the monitor?

    I mean please, the cameras they were using even saved the orientation information in the meta-data for them…

    And then they produce photos like this one…

    http://www.jetphotographic.com/showphoto.php?id=102225

    Which cunningly hasn’t been cropped properly, so you can see the top of their screen.

    What were they doing for the past days? The photos are clearly being put through an incredibly stupid automated image conversion procedure. A 10 year old with a copy of Photoshop could do better than this and got the photos out before people had woken up after the ball….

    And you know what, Photoshop can even do orientation detection as part of it’s RAW processing….

    Perhaps I begin to understand why they are so scared of students with cameras…

    [/rant]

    And now, onto happier things, Sparkie kindly didn’t mention that he kindly wasted Friday rebuilding a computer at my request… Thanks Rob.

    I look forwards to hearing more from him…

    Luke

  2. Ah yes, Rob popped in to see me on Friday in the middle of an automated operation. He’s currently playing with a new router at home…

    Whoa, that visible-top-of-the-screen one really is quite shockingly bad. I’d be embarassed to make that publically available. My camera auto-detects orientation and rotates photographs appropriately before storing them thereby saving me the hassle, so it might be hypocritical of me to complain although I would never put “disorientated” photos online! [-(

  3. No offense meant, but those have got to be some of the WORST “professional” photographs I’ve ever seen.

    The pictures from my *high school* prom were better than those. Damn.

    (Though, you two are sooooo cute. Kirsten’s very purty, Priyan. :p)

  4. [I submitted a comment, but it did not show up, so I shall submit it again, in hopes that it will show up this time.]

    No offense meant, but those have got to be some of the WORST “professional” photographs I’ve ever seen.

    The pictures from my *high school* prom were better than those. Damn.

    (But you two are soooo cute. Kirsten’s very purty, Priyan. :p)

  5. No offense meant, but those have got to be some of the WORST “professional” photographs I’ve ever seen.

    The pictures from my *high school* prom were better than those. Damn.

    [But you two are soooo cute. Kirsten’s very purty, Priyan. :-P]

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