Archive for July, 2006



Parkour or running for your life

In this post I cover Parkour, linguistic memes, Big Brother Australia, UK and USA, some books I’ve been reading, Pirates of the Carribean and more!

Today’s featured photographer is an HDR photographer named ehoyer. Check out his flickr site.

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Hits and misses or how I review some of the upcoming TV dramas

Today’s featured photographer is vonvon. Beautiful bridges and structures, with interesting plays of light. Check out his flickr site. Most of the other photos are from the HDR pool on flickr.

In this post I cover some upcoming TV shows through their leaked pilots. I cover Shark, The Nine and Jericho. I also have a few words to say about memediggers, Big Brother UK and Australia and more!

 

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Alienation nation or how I expose some viral emotions

This post contains some superb pictures from the HDR pool on flickr.

In this post I cover YouTube’s new Terms of Service, a few interesting movie trailers, the TV pilot Secrets of a small town from ABC, the tagging and search utility Keotag, free education through Qoolsqool and Wikibooks, my wife, the length of my posts, alienation and more!

 

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Photography will set your heart on fire or how the Lady In The Water will fare

Photo by Finnigh.

Today’s featured photographer is Ivan. Check out his beautiful skyscapes. The rest of the photos are mostly from the HDR pool from flickr. Check out my series of articles on HDR if you want to know more.

In this post, I cover some Rocketboom, a new TV pilot called Traveler, some Big Brother, some Zooomr, the latest M. Night Shyamalan movie The Lady In The Water, a short dreamlog, the length of my posts, photography, racism, politics and more!

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Calacanis and the digg mafia or how monetizing the blogosphere is getting some reactions

It’s not like our feature photographer needs the publicity, however he is an exceptional photographer. Thomas Hawk is now working with Zooomr and Kris Tate. Most of the other photos in this post come from the HDR pool from flickr, so this continues my photographical revue of HDR photography. See here for more information.

In this post, I cover some more Zooomr, some Big Brother Australia and UK, Calacanis on blogging, the digg mafia, coComments, the TV shows Angela’s Eyes and Eureka, Petite Anglaise blogger gets dooced, HDR photography and more!

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Trying out Zooomr or how a short post turned into a long one over tea

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For a change, I managed to add a picture that I took myself of the german electro DJ The Hacker @ the Dagobert nightclub. The picture was taken on the 22nd of June 2006 and I tried my best to use night photography in the club. Worked out well. The rest of the pictures in this post come from the HDR pool from flickr.

In this post, I cover Zooomr, flickr, some HDR photography, some Big Brother, some Top Gear and more!

As with my precedingly popular article on HDR photography, this post can be seen as a photographical revue on HDR through the HDR pool on flickr.

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Post Reddit and del.icio.us waves or how I return to business at hand

In this post, I cover some Big Brother from three different continents, The Memoirs, some upcoming TV reviews, some Simon & Garfunkel, some HDR photography and more!

A completely unpredictable weekend of posting and activity has lead me to work on some other things yesterday. For the amount of new readers that I have, I have decided to post a short introduction to The Memoirs. This post can also be seen as a continuing photographical revue of recent HDR photography from the HDR flickr pool. If you want to know more about HDR photography, please consult this article and the others in this series.

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Understanding modern HDR Photography, a set of tools, links, examples and explanations

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This is a follow-up post to my previous post which was viewed over 167000 in the span of a few hours. This is part of a series of articles on HDR photography. This article continues the theme of the 1st article by giving further tools, tricks, links and explanation of HDR photography. This article can also be seen as a continued photographical revue of HDR photography since all images included are HDR photos.

  1. Modern HDR photography, a how-to
  2. How The Memoirs got 167000 hits in few hours…
  3. The Memoirs were viewed 170000 times yesterday
  4. Understanding modern HDR Photography, a set of tools, links, examples and explanations <- You are here

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This is the 4th article in a series of articles on HDR Photography. The 1st article was a guide to Modern HDR photography. The second article delved into how that article had been viewed 167000 times in a day. The 3rd article examined the why, how exactly did the mechanics of this article make it so popular.

You can also see this article as a further revue of HDR Photography, since all photos included here are HDR photos. This article in this series will continue further tools and techniques for HDR photography. All the photos in this post were found in the HDR pool from flickr. Please visit it or click on the images to see them at full size.

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The Memoirs were viewed 170000 times yesterday, an analysis or a follow-up post on Modern HDR Photography part III

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This is a follow-up post to my previous post which was viewed over 167000 in the span of a few hours. This is part of a series of articles on HDR photography. This article continues the initial analysis and examines in further detail what happened. This article can also be seen as a continued photographical revuew of HDR photography since all images included are HDR photos.

  1. Modern HDR photography, a how-to
  2. How The Memoirs got 167000 hits in few hours…
  3. The Memoirs were viewed 170000 times yesterday <- You are here
  4. Understanding modern HDR Photography, a set of tools, links, examples and explanations

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This is the 3rd article in a series. The 1st article was a guide to Modern HDR photography. The second article delved into how that article had been viewed 167000 times in a day. This article examines the why, how exactly did the mechanics of this article make it so popular. You can also see this article as a further revue of HDR Photography, since all photos included here are HDR photos. The next article in this series will continue further tools and techniques for HDR photography. All the photos in this post were found in the HDR pool from flickr. Please visit it or click on the images to see them at full size.

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How The Memoirs got 167000 hits in a few hours or a follow up post to Modern HDR photography

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This is a follow-up post to my previous post which was viewed over 127000 in the span of a few hours. This is part of a series of articles on HDR photography.

  1. Modern HDR photography, a how-to
  2. How The Memoirs got 167000 hits in few hours… <- You are here
  3. The Memoirs got  viewed 170000 times in a day, an analysis
  4. Understanding modern HDR Photography, a set of tools, links, examples and explanations

A quick update to mention that @ 19:36 PM, on Saturday the 15th of July 2006, I had over 152000 hits today.

…167000 hits @ 20:18 PM

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All the pictures from this post come from the HDR photo pool from flickr. Check them out, they have got some beautiful HDR photos available. As the title entails, this post examines how The Memoirs got over 127000 hits in a few hours without being dugg by digg. This post contains HDR images, you can see this as a photographical revue on recent HDR photos.

HDR exists to capture as many colors as possible, and works best with very high contrast pictures. The shutter speed is varied for a number of shots of the same subject then blended together with a software.

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