Susten Pass, Switzerland

The view around the corner at Susten Pass

Finding a magnificent view of a scene I know well, by going up a little road and turning a corner.

23rd October 2016 | Read more »

Ligerz, Switzerland

The vineyards on Lake Biel

A great spot to photograph the vineyards and sixteenth-century church at Ligerz, on the shores of Lake Biel.

23rd October 2016 | Read more »

Handling file requests with the WordPress Rewrite API

I occasionally have a need to divert file requests on a website to a PHP script. By doing so, I can determine whether the visitor may access it, see whether an image should have a watermark automatically applied, or notify an administrator that a PDF has been viewed or downloaded.

20th October 2016 | Read more »

The JavaScript argument is racist

The battle royal du jour in the web development community is the argument of whether websites should be built with a JavaScript-based technology like AngularJS, Node.js or React, or using the classic composition of HTML and CSS, then extending it with JavaScript for those browsers which support it. Without reading the detailed arguments…

14th October 2016 | Read more »

Live the life you are given

I take photos to document my path through my life. It gives me a good feeling to find a great view and enjoy it, and take it home to look at again in the form of a photograph. I take pleasure in composing and exposing a photo well. It gives…

10th October 2016 | Read more »

Wyssebach Falls, Susten, Switzerland

Stunning

There’s a trend these days for people to use the word “stunning”: from tabloid newspapers to t.v. presenters. And their use of the word so often makes everyone else use it. A view of the sea: “stunning”. A fashionable dress: “stunning”. A film star looking average on a red carpet somewhere: “stunning”.

8th October 2016 | Read more »

The best little tripod

It's not all about the size.

6th October 2016 | Read more »