My Photography Workflow

I make photographs in my spare time. Although often they’re on film, but as part of my hybrid workflow they almost always end up going through a digital process at some point.

This post explains how I manage my photos from capture to archive, and how I manage backups.

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🗒 Sharing notes between Joplin users

As I mentioned in a previous post, I’ve decided to move to Joplin for my note taking needs. One of the last features I was missing was the ability for me to share a note with other people - as I do with Google Keep at the moment.

I’m not the only one missing this feature, there’s a thread on the forum requesting this that’s been open for a long time, and has a lot of views. So I decided to try and help develop it.

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Note-taking apps for Engineers in 2019

Up until now, notes that I make for work and personal purposes are scattered across a bunch of different places in an un-searchable, un-maintainable, mess. I decided enough was enough and I should do something about it.

I’ve been looking at what options are available for cross-platform notes, preferably that support Markdown and are open-source.

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The Only Way is Ethics

Recently I was talking to someone in a pub, and mentioned that I engaged in film photography. They mentioned that they did not personally approve of film photography, as it contains animal products. This is not something I had previously put much thought into, despite generally agreeing that meat is not a particularly sustainable source of food. Whilst, after a bit of research, I’m mostly at peace with the fact that photographic emulsion uses an extremely small amount of gelatin – primarily as it is making use of a by-product which otherwise would have gone to waste, and in of itself isn’t a driver for meat production.
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You’re lacing your shoelaces wrong

In this world of Trump, Brexit and Fake News, you may well be wondering to yourself: How can I trust anything I used to take for granted any more? I thought I generally had a grip on these things, but maybe not! What else am I taking for granted that’s completely wrong? Am I getting out of bed properly? Am I competent to make the journey from home to work?
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