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December 22, 2012
by Neil Turner
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3 months of Flickr Pro for free

I promised you the third of three blog posts about Flickr yesterday, which as you may have noticed didn’t actually happen. However, Flickr is both taking advantage of rekindled interest and getting in with the Christmas spirit by offering three … Continue reading

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