Here we see a very young me (I’m pretty sure I’m four years old) with my sister Karin (who would have been 23). Don’t we look young and happy and (at least in my case) sun-stroked?
A while ago I started collecting up all the old photo albums and shoeboxes of pictures and slides that have been stored at the back of closets with the hope of starting a scanning project to share these with family and (to a lesser extent) the world. I did a […]Continue Reading →
Japan Media Review: Camera phones changing the definition of picture-worthy:
“Unlike the traditional camera, the camera phone is an intimate and ubiquitous presence that invites a new kind of personal awareness, a persistent alertness to the visually newsworthy that makes amateur photojournalists out of its users.”
(via Smart Mobs)
The Economist’s “Mobile Snaps” article says: Sales of camera-phones are expected to grow from around 19m in 2002 to over 34m this year, according to IDC, a market-research firm. By 2005 they are likely to outsell film and digital cameras put together. The one issue I have with the comparison
If you’re looking for wonderful, mindless distraction, go directly to panoramas.dk and try out some of the full-screen QTVR images. If you haven’t seen these 360 degree photographic images, you’re in for a treat. And if you have, you should still check out the full-screen gallery because they are very large, high quality images that go beyond much of what I’ve seen previously. (link via boing boing)