Tag Archives: gadgets and technology

festive wreaths and fences

If you, like me, wanted to continue your search for some festive feelings in a series of toy camera photographs of holiday stuff in stores and other public places, you better have gone to Menards before the 12th of December. … Continue reading

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john glenn

2016, that cruel year, continues to take our icons from us.  News just came over the wire (meaning the Internet)  that John Glenn is gone.  One of the Mercury 7 astronauts and the first American to orbit the earth, Glenn … Continue reading

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welcome to my world

This is the first post from the smol typer, as seen in yesterday’s post.  And what better topic to try out a new blogging tool on than a beautiful four color matchbox label. “The Globe” displays a lot of creative … Continue reading

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smol typer

(A new little creative tool, bought with pocket money in the Black Friday sales, is used to make a fragment of prose in the “bad science fiction” style. There is a photograph to go with it.)   I haz a … Continue reading

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a new lens for the last of november

Today marks the arrival of a new lens– a short telephoto macro* for the Fujis, which is definitely giving Mischief a fresh outlook on the world.  Even on a cloudy, raw last day of November there are still plenty of … Continue reading

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testing, testing

Black Friday has worked its evil magic, and I have acquired a new and very inexpensive Device.  More on this Device as I finish assembling it– it is going to be a Productivity Device– but so far it connects to … Continue reading

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a very dire phone camera

While cleaning some of the junk out of my phone’s photo files (chorus: why in the world did I take a picture of that???), I found this extremely worthwhile image.  What could be so profound and significant than a closeup … Continue reading

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how big is a mammoth?

My biggest camera bag is called The Mammoth. How big is The Mammoth? About as big as a Dire Corgi.  (This is all getting very Pleistocene.) Digital art from a phone camera photograph, made with Pixlr. Brown recliner chair is … Continue reading

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the notebook, at the cafe, with cameras

Took a disreputably long photography walk one day last week, and ended up, as so often happens, at the cafe.  Beside buying a coffee and a cinnamon scone and photographing my cameras* (“cafe cameras” is an ongoing series on my … Continue reading

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cubic plants from the toy camera

My Polaraid Cube toy camera hadn’t been charged up in a long time, so while it was plugged into the computer I took the opportunity to download the images off its tiny micro SD card. I seem to use this … Continue reading

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