Walking to a meeting in Sydney, the sun was shining onto the glass facade of an anonymous office building. The light reflected in shimmering pools on the side of a sandstone building, making the uniform shapes seem quite organic.
Submitted the the WordPress weekly photo challenge Shine.
In response to the Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Harmony.
You may detect an element of irony 🙂
The typeface, that is, not the place. Apple designed a new font for their watch, aimed at being legible on small, high-resolution displays. They later brought it to iOS and OS X, providing consistency across all their devices. Nick Keppol has written a two-part article that explains typography basics and then takes us through the design decisions that went into creating the new typeface. It’s fascinating for a typography nerd like me. Feast your eyes and brain here.
Fujifilm have announced their new ‘Pro’ camera, and it looks pretty fantastic. I have loved the Fujifilm dedication to their own vision of what a camera should be – small and light, but with high quality design and manufacturing that combines wonderfully “traditional” style handling (i.e. good ergonomics and manual controls instead of lots of menus) with some ground-breaking technology. Not only do their cameras take good photos, but the experience of using them is very natural and harks back to the classic 35mm film cameras that we remember fondly.
I’ve started up an X-Pro 2 resource page, which I will continue to update as I discover more.
An uncharacteristic drop in temperature and overnight rain transformed the endless vista of the mountains into an intimate landscape with pockets of life rising up from the valley floor.
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog.
Here’s an excerpt:
The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 10,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 4 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.
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