Some time ago in this journal, I posted a statement that I was going to start posting some of the things I photographed with my Nikon D5100. After setting up a little Photobucket account and trying to get to grips with how Photobucket in its present form actually works, I started uploading some photographs that I took or edited in order to provide some examples here. Continue Reading
As much as I gripe about the business and programming practises of the software company known as Blizzard Entertainment, I have to hand it to them where marketing skills and revenue stream diversity are concerned. Like any good company in a deregulated economy, Blizzard are well aware that they cannot make anywhere near the profit they do if they restrict their trade solely to software. So novels, keyrings with authenticators, novelties based on the games, and even digital pieces that can be added to the games, are offered in their online store. Continue Reading
Around this time last year, whilst I was still on vaguely speaking terms with all familial units, I used some chicanery and creative monetary organisation to purchase a digital SLR camera. My reasons for doing this were as short-term-focused as many of the other reasons I do things, but I like to take pictures. Going through a large collection of pictures that I have taken and picking out the best of the lot is a joy for me. Especially when an unexpected and pleasant result is found. Continue Reading
As I indicated earlier, I love to do many things that can loosely be termed creative. As I will talk about later, it is instinctive. Even loosely designing game rules or profiles for characters within a game is something that clears my head for a time and makes me able to live in my own skin. As you can imagine from some of the hints that I have given already, living in my own skin is a tough ask at times. So without going into the others, I will tell you a little about what I have learned about one of the interests that takes a substantial portion of my focus now: photography.