Recently, I’ve made an intensive study of geotagging. With a desire to share what I have learned, I spent the last week compiling all that I know about geotagging with special emphasis on working with the Canon GP-E2 GPS Receiver.
In search of the Holy Grail of mobile photo editing, I’ve evaluated several of the top iPad photo editor apps to assess there strengths and weaknesses as mobile, professional-quality, post-processing solutions.
Canon has announced a revolutionary new compact camera they are calling the PowerShot N. It blends the best of a compact camera with smartphone camera app features in an attempt to keep compact cameras relevant in the mobile photography era.
I’ve been testing several calibration tools for correcting digital camera images in a RAW workflow. These tools are designed to help set-up exposure and white balance, create camera and lighting specific colour profiles, and/or automate the processing of image batches. ColorChecker Passport The first tool is the ColorChecker Passport by X-Rite. This ColorChecker Passport is...
Detailed description and photos of a folding bucksaw I recently completed.
Two handmade knives and leather sheaths inspired by comic book heroes, Thorgal and Aaricia.
I spent several days this week at the cabin collecting logs and hewing timber for a wood shed. I did most of the hewing by hand, though I used a chain saw on one very large timber for the first step. The process of creating a square beam from a round log, by hand, is...
In an effort to keep birds from flying into the windows of our cabin, I’ve made several distinctive bird-scare silhouette from thick leather dyed black.
My sister and brother-in-law have been asking me for a while to make a sheath for their axe. The family was getting together yesterday for dinner to celebrate my sister’s birthday so I told my brother-in-law to bring over his axe so I could take a look at it. The axe in question is a...
The title of this post is not meant as a euphimism. Quite by accident I have started a collection of old backpacks. I decided to document some of my vintage backpacks here.
I’ve been meaning to document my growing axe collection and now seemed like a good time.