Taking photographs is not all that
difficult these days. The “Auto” mode with most cameras takes all the
guesswork out of photography. And sure, you will always get an image, but is
it the best that you can get? Unfortunately no. A for Auto will give you A
for Average images. One feature in great photographs is the Depth Of Field,
known as DOF.
This weekend, any of
the pubs and beer-bars in town will be pleased to remind you that 17th March
is St. Patrick’s Day. There cannot be very many English-speaking people who
have not heard of St Patrick, yet his life remains something of a mystery.
How this wonderful album ever made it into record stores is beyond me. It
was Camel’s third studio outing and after success with shorter pieces
inspired by literary novels, they decided to do a whole album based on one
book (actually correctly titled a novella).
Google expansion plans helping
to turn NYC into tech hub
New York (AP) -
As New York City waits to hear whether it’s
been chosen as the site for Amazon’s second headquarters, recent moves
by another tech giant, Google, to expand its footprint in the city are
helping to legitimize New York’s claim to be Silicon Valley East.