Flower Bay

Isn’t summer just the most fabulous time of year? Here’s a shot I took recently of the bay as it sweeps past Bournemouth to Old Harry Rocks. With early summer wild flowers blooming along the cliff top. I posted this...

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The Olympic Dream

My favourite photo sharing site is about to launch their shiny new Commercial Licensing Marketplace. I know very little about the scheme, other than it will be a place for 500px photographers to sell their images. I know of it...

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Black Friday Photo Deal

The best deal of the week? I’m a big fan of 500px, possibly the best photo sharing website on the net today. My account is here. For the next few days, an annual subscription is 30% cheaper. That means a Plus account is a...

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Flow versus Judder

My last post was about ‘The Flow’ in 500px. I omitted to say it was a new version of their Flow. Replacing what was already an excellent wall of beautiful photos. ┬áCompare this to Flickr, which tries to do something...

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The Flow 500px Style

I’m a big fan of 500px. It’s not perfect, but it’s as close to perfect as a photo sharing site currently gets. One of my favourite features is the Flow. The quality of the photographs on 500px is awesome, and...

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Bing via 500px

Microsoft have gone the opposite route to Google in at least one aspect. Microsoft makes beautiful. Whereas Google has a long standing habit of creating ugly. Aestetics do matter. Although they don’t, as the Redmond giant...

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Untitled By Default

My favourite photo sharing website is 500px. It’s slick, but not devoid of a few faults. One real bug bear currently is that the site doesn’t pick up the file name, usually something bland like┬áDSCF1637, and use this...

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500px Photo Page

There’s a new, updated look to the photo page of 500px. The old look was already slick and professional. The new look is more about evolution than revolution. Thankfully. If something works, build on it. Don’t break...

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Dear Flickr

Flickr reinvented itself recently. I’ve posted about the large scale changes that occured. Some of them I liked. Some I didn’t like so much. My biggest bug bear? The Windows 95esque top banner and white text...

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Flickr Ad

Flickr is seriously going for it. A TV ad? Has a photo sharing website ever had a TV ad campaign before now? I’m all for the growth. And there’s many things about the new Flickr I really like. The Android app is slick...

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