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A personal website by Mark Howells-Mead

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Percentage-based CSS column layouts

Laying out a page using percentage-based columns seems to be pretty easy. However, in responsive layouts, you’ll quickly run into problems if you don’t take legibility into account. The most obvious case is when the columns are predominantly text-based, where a suitable gutter between the columns is essential for the sake of legibility. (If you… (Read More)

The end of the movie

After three years of intermittent work, several rounds of shopping and a great many rounds of battery recharging, my One Frame Movie series came to an end last Sunday with what I feel to be one of my best results. Here are my thoughts on the results of the series, and how I’m taking what I’ve learned into future photographic work.

“Good” photography

View this photo at Flickr » I had an interesting chat with a friend of [Nick](http://nickyoon.com/)’s on Saturday evening, which brewed into quite a heated discussion about the perennial photographic question of what makes a successful picture. [Clive](http://www.clive-evans.com/bio.html) questioned my point of view that I am able to achieve perhaps five or more good photographic… (Read More)