The most wonderful time of the year

December 24, 2011

I’m a big fan of Christmas. Not just because I take two weeks off work! I love preparing for the Christmas episode of the podcast (the version of A Christmas Carol in this year’s is getting rave reviews!), spending time at home as well as travelling through the dark to visit friends and family. This […]

Colour management on Ubuntu

December 17, 2011

Any good photographer will tell you that colour management is important in ensuring that your photographs look their best regardless of where they appear, be it on screen or in print. Making sure that the screen you are using is calibrated to display colours correctly is the first step. The Windows and Mac software that […]

Jorgenson Album Designer on Ubuntu

September 25, 2011

Jorgenson supply beautiful, customised photo albums and I’ve selected them for my wedding photography. Not only is the variety of albums wide and the quality very high, but they have album design software which is dead easy to use. I use Ubuntu on my computer, and software isn’t always made available by third parties in […]

The obligatory “Hello Planet Ubuntu” post

September 7, 2011

Last night I was pleased to be accepted as an Ubuntu member. I’ve been using Ubuntu for over five years and involved with the community side of the project for about the same amount of time, but have only recently decided to go for membership. Why? How did I find the process? Be sure to […]

Ubuntu Membership

August 31, 2011

Partly inspired by Lorna Jane‘s talk at OggCamp, I have decided to pursue membership of the Ubuntu project. I’ve been involved with Ubuntu for several years, but have never seriously considered applying for membership as my contributions have been in areas other than development. I don’t really program and I don’t file many bugs (at least, not compared […]