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December 19, 2012
by Neil Turner
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App of the Week: Flickr for iPhone 2.0

This is the first of three blog posts this week about Flickr. Today’s is about Flickr’s new iPhone app. A week ago Flickr unveiled a brand new version of its iPhone app. It’s the first update in almost a year, … Continue reading

October 9, 2012
by Neil Turner
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Bradford’s Garden of Light

This week, Bradford’s multi-million pound City Park is playing host to the ‘Garden of Light’, a series of temporary light constructions. They’re illuminated from dusk until 10pm each night, and accompanied by a number of street entertainers. I popped out … Continue reading

August 26, 2012
by Neil Turner
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How to: Use your iPhone as a remote control for your DSLR Camera

Traditionally, if you’ve wanted to take a picture of yourself using your own camera, you’ve either had to ask someone to hold it, or put it on a steady surface or tripod, set a timer and then run around to … Continue reading

June 11, 2012
by Neil Turner
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Newby Hall

Over the Mayday weekend, Christine and I went to Newby Hall with my parents. It’s a privately owned manor house, which, along with its extensive gardens, is open to the public. I used to go there a lot when I … Continue reading

June 10, 2012
by Neil Turner
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Rumours of Flickr’s death are probably exaggerated

About three weeks ago I wrote a blog post called ‘Is Flickr Dying?’, which was primarily a response to an article on Gizmodo called How Yahoo Killed Flickr and Lost the Internet. My summary was that Flickr is not in … Continue reading