Solent Sunset

We’re having some fabulous sunsets on the South Coast. The photograph was taken this evening, in fact, it’s five photographs, each at a different exposure, blended together in a technique called High Dynamic Range (HDR).

Solent Sunset

[Update] Just after I uploaded this photo, I saw this article online – “There are at least […]

Karen’s Day Skipper Course

Karen set off on her Day Skipper Course today. I was going to go sailing as well but my sailing got cancelled so I was on hand to record her departure. The Crew Learning About Lines Leaving The Pontoon In The Lock In The Lock On Their Way!

Moo Cards

I just wanted to put a shout out for Moo mini cards. They’re small business cards, probably more suitable for personal use than business as they’re less formal than the kind you get given in meetings.

Moo mini cards

Go to their web site, upload a few photos, and arrange the personal information that […]

Time-Lapse Photography Captures Galactic Core of the Milky Way

From gizmodo:

This gorgeous video is a compilation of shots taken with a Canon EOS-5D every 20 seconds over about nine hours at a star party in Fort Davis, Texas. It’s a humbling sight. Galactic Center of Milky Way Rises over Texas Star Party from William Castleman on Vimeo. Some specifics: The Canon was equipped […]

Logitech Harmony 1100 Universal Remote

Harmony 1100 Box Harmony 1100 Remote Harmony 1100 Charging

I recently picked up the new Harmony 1100 Universal Remote to replace my very tired Philips Pronto RU890. The Pronto is very powerful but took weeks to program satisfactorily and I dreaded having to reprogram it if I found an error in a sequence of […]

Japan Airlines B747 engine sucks up cargo container

BBC news report Not sure what the delay code would be for this! LoadingCenter mapTrafficBicyclingTransit

Hong Kong Photos

Some photos from my last trip to Hong Kong – more on Flickr and an island panorama on the panoramas page.

Virgin Galactic’s White Knight 2 in flight