Vote 2020 x 4

It's no secret I shall be #PartyVoteGreen and likely to be Labour Paul Eagle for my Rongotai electorate. I shall also be Yes for both referenda.Now that's that out of the way you should of course ignore it and do what you feel is right.First of all I would urge you to VOTE! Make sure you're enrolled and your details are up-to-date: that, no really I can wait, off you go, check your details ... Ok, good. This year from Wednesday 2nd September (overseas) / Saturday 5th September (in NZ) to 7pm on Saturday 19th September you get to vote on one or more of the following:The makeup of ParliamentParty voteYour local MPCannabis legalisation and control referendumEnd of Life Choice referendumYou can vote via post, look out for your voting papers later this month, or in person at many voting booths around Aotearoa New Zealand.
That's who (YOU!), when, where, how, and I shall assume you know why. If you don't…

Get creative with your photography

Flickr: International tractor ...Awesome blog posting at digital photography school about Adding Randomness to Your Photos that gives some cracking (and easy) techniques to increase your digital photographic prowess (that's prowess with creating digital photographs and not photographic prowess in a digital manner).

Annnywho, top tips are (read the article for the 'how'):
  • Move your camera
  • Zoom while shooting
  • Get creative with focusing
  • Shoot from your boots
  • Over expose your shots
  • Slow sync flash
  • Monopod extenders
  • Multiple exposures
  • Go grainy
  • Experiment with the white balance
  • Master the bulb setting
  • Infrared
And yes, that list could also be read as some sort of Clapham Common Flashers Handbook ... if you're that way inclined.