One year on

A year ago today, I left my previous employer after seven and a half years to start a new working life in Bern.

Jungfrau Zeitung secures its newspaper business

The newest version of the newspaper, to which I still subscribe online despite no longer working or living in the catchment area, produced by a small handful of people and covering purely local news instead of falling to the temptation of reporting news from more distant regions, is at least a match for – if not better than – most national newspapers.

Police revise public guidance over street photography laws

London’s Metropolitan Police has changed its public guidance on photography to reflect concerns raised by the National Union of Journalists.

Conversation with a Strobist

My friend Beat Glauser, discussing photographic geekery late one evening at my home.

Video preview image for Timelapse Tram Ride

Timelapse Tram Ride

A stop motion video of the tram journey between Zytglogge and Mattenhof areas of Bern in Switzerland.

You’ve Got Mail

An American company offers a service to send individual, custom postcards from your mobile phone or web browser via traditional mail.

Seenachtsfest Spiez

The Seenachtsfest took place last weekend in Spiez, so Jo and I headed up with our friend Beat to the vineyards near our home, where there is a commanding view across the castle, lake and surrounding mountains.

Millennium Dome, London

Continuing in the series of individual photos along the Thames which I took in 1999 for a City and Guilds photo course.

“Kelbification”

After seeing a few shots around the internet in a certain darkened, de-saturated style, I asked around to see if anyone was familiar with the post-processing technique which is used to create it.

Stock Ghyll Beck, Cumbria

One of the many hundreds of gems which lie in folders in my cupboard; one of the thousands of frames taken over the years with traditional film cameras.