When internationally-acknowledged landscape photographer agreed to our request to be interviewed for MBF Blogs, I thought it would be just that, a question and answer session. In fact, it turned out to be a far-ranging conversation, as he chatted about his work, techniques and we debated issues around photography. On a day that turned… Read more »
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We offer a Q&A from the web files of ‘you couldn’t make it up, but …’ barcode tattoos that might make a Christmas present for some of your more off-the-wall friends. Katherine Brooks wrote on Huffington Post (Oct 2014) about Russian artist Dmitry Morozov, sometimes known as vtol who has created a barcode tattoo which… Read more »
China is racing ahead and putting a fibre-optic cable between two cities which will transmit quantum encryption keys that will secure absolutely any military, commercial or government data being transmitted. So it alleged.
Never a fan of the selfie – see my blog Time to Stop the Selfie, It’s Got Beyond Ridiculous, (14 May 2014) – it’s a joy to report creative minds are at work to move the pointless, self-indulgent fad on and into more inventive terrain. I’m sure I’m not alone to see celebs, politicos and… Read more »
You may not have heard of the ‘Ken Burns’ Effect’, but you will have seen it in action every time you watch TV and many movies too. It is a particular mode of zooming in on a specific detail and panning around and across a still image, such as an old archive photo, and using… Read more »