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JTHonlinePics is up and away, at last

In Gallery, General, Photography, video by John2 Comments

Way back on 29 December 2010 I created jthonlinepics.com as a site for galleries of photos I’ve taken, and a blog about photographic matters and my galleries. I created some holding pages for blog and gallery, with no serious content, and I set WordPress to discourage search engines because I didn’t want the site to go public until I had …

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Verdi: The Complete Works

In Gadgets, General, Media, Music, Photography, video by John2 Comments

I have to admit that I’m a real sucker for big collections of classical music CDs, especially if they are of composers, conductors, artists and musical genres.  Or even of a nostalgic recorded music period in my life when RCA Living Stereo and Mercury Living Presence recordings in the years when stereo first came out, and many recordings demonstrated ping …

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Samsung Galaxy S III camera

In Gadgets, General, Photography, Smart Phones by John3 Comments

These days all modern smartphones have a built in camera feature, otherwise maybe they’re not too smart.  I used to find the camera on my iPhone very useful when I wanted to take a photo of something I came across when I was away from home, but didn’t have a dedicated camera with me at the time.  I considered that an iPhone …