Vancouver in HDR

This is only part of an ongoing series of experiments on High Dynamic Range photography with Vancouver at its core. I will never substitute HDR to normal photography and only post HDR pictures if they are more interesting then their regular counterpart(s). There are still a lot of artifacts, halos and imperfections. But I have…

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Blogging in music…

Well since these are geeky days, I’m temporarily experimenting with streaming music directly on the blog. You will have noticed the simple controls at the top just below the main menu. I’ve set the music to begin playing automatically for now, to attract attention to it and cause your feedback, but it probably will become…

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Morning

Thick convoluted clouds were drawing menacing shapes in a meaningless sky. In a song an eagle soared away, along with hopes and promises. Nothing in the early morning seemed to make sense. The scene outside the window was an abstraction. A few tables to the left, a math student was transferring long strings of numbers…

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Ongoing template tweaking

Thanks to my amazing powers of observation, I’ve noticed that most visitors to the blog do not care to comment. So I’ve decided to make it easier on them/you by customizing the page with the addition of a simple "View / Hide Comments" button at the bottom of each post. While not essential to the…

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Pandora: very musically yours

Suggested recently by Bee, Pandora has immediately managed to eclipse ShoutCast as my online streaming music player. ShoutCast is great but basically a simple collection of online radio stations, streamed to the users without giving them any control on what they listen to other than by switching stations. In comes Pandora. Rather than broadcasting set…

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