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Hardware Review: Nova Wireless Flash for iPhone

I don’t take a lot of photos, but when I do, and I need to use the flash on my iPhone, it’s not always the right amount of light, or the color looks a bit off. I was recently contacted by the manufacturer of the $59 Nova Wireless Flash for iPhone (, Amazon UK), who […]

How to Disable iCloud’s Photo Stream on an iOS Device

As the great nude selfie breach of 2014 has shown us, some of the photos that were leaked were accessed via iCloud accounts. Some of these photos were no longer on devices, and were either accessed from Photo Stream backups, or simply iCloud backups. Security is a trade-off; if you don’t back up your device, […]

Wikipedia refuses to delete photo as ‘monkey owns it’

“Wikimedia, the organisation behind Wikipedia, has refused a photographer’s repeated requests to delete his most famous shot as it is jeopardising his livelihood – because a monkey pressed the shutter button and ‘owns the copyright'”

via Wikipedia refuses to delete photo as 'monkey owns it' – Telegraph.

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The Committed Podcast Talks about Photos

On this week’s episode of The Committed podcast, Rob is still away, so Ian Schray and I welcome Tom Penberthy of Avatron. We talk about photos, and Photos – the new Apple app that will replace iPhoto and Aperture. I give an update on my new Mac Pro, and Tom tells us about his new […]

The Committed Podcast Discusses the State of Photograpy

In this week’s episode of The Committed podcast, Ian Schray, Rob Griffiths and I discuss the state of (digital) photography. What kind of cameras do we use? What kind of cameras does one need to take good photos? And what do you do with your digital photos? We also discuss bit rot,, AT&T, and […]

Great Google Satellite Photo of Russell Square, London

Looking for things to do during a trip to London next weekend, I spotted this wonderful photo of Russell Square: It’s hard to tell how high the plane is, but I’m sure someone could work it out, calculating its length compared to the length of a given city block. But it doesn’t look very high.