Archive for October, 2010

FaceTime Family

October 31, 2010

My mom’s mobile phone had finally thrown in the towel.
A week ago here in Germany, the Deutsche Telekom had lost exclusivity for selling the iPhone 4. They now can be bought on contract from Vodafone and O2 and without net- or provider-lock from many other sources.
After the last Apple keynote, FaceTime for Mac had come out in beta form.
Need I say more?

This is bizarre!

This is bizarre!


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Google Legos

October 30, 2010

Twins separated at birth:

Lego Mindstorms NXT

Lego Mindstorms NXT


Google Android Blocks Editor

Google Android Blocks Editor


Now, don’t be so elitist, Apple. Bring out something similar for iOS!

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Take And Give at #bus200

October 26, 2010

Please click for larger, readable version!

Please click for larger, readable version!


I have to thank all you guys (and a few gals, s’ppose) for visiting this blog in the last two days and showing a large interest in my “Geeks on Tri-X” pictures. While this might be a slow day for a lot of other sites, this poor dear one isn’t used to more than 1000 hits a day!
There have been a few requests for larger versions of these images, (more…)

Geeks on Tri-X

October 24, 2010

Bits und so 200


Keeping a Twitter promise, I’m posting photos from “Bits und so 200″, the live podcasting event from Munich I mentioned in the previous post. (more…)

How To Find Your Subject

October 23, 2010

A Small Theater in Munich, Filled with Geeks

A Small Theater in Munich, Filled with Geeks


For me, the easiest way to find new subjects is through involvement. For example, I’m in Munich right now, having had a short night’s sleep after attending a live podcasting event yesterday. (more…)

I Never Tire …

October 21, 2010

... of photographing ...

... of photographing ...


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The Appeal of Shallow Depth of Field

October 19, 2010

Canon Light Trap, FD  f/1.2 85 mm L

Canon Light Trap, FD f/1.2 85 mm L


The conscious application of shallow depth of field precedes photography. Vermeer did that! (more…)

Post 100, Meta ‘blog

October 15, 2010

At this decimal waypoint, time for a little reflection.

Let me immodestly start with myself (photo © A. Klemming)

Let me immodestly start with myself (photo © A. Klemming)


That’s what ‘blogs are mostly about, aren’t they? (more…)

Curious Contraption

October 14, 2010

Neo getting Bugged, Seen through the Canon Sports Finder FN

Neo getting Bugged, Seen through the Canon Sports Finder FN


Received a Canon F-1 New Sports Finder FN in the mail yesterday, and it is a strange thing. (more…)

WTF, it’s a New F1

October 9, 2010

New to me Canon F1 New, Three Decades Young

New to me Canon F1 New, Three Decades Young


Pro film cameras of yesteryear are getting ridiculously cheap these days. So, not heeding my own admonishment, I tried out a new-to-me Canon F1 New today that I fished out of the ‘bay. (more…)


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