Welcome to March, at last, Roadies! Maybe the weather will start warming up so I can get out and make some photographs.
💻 I’ve had challenges most of my life with depression and anxiety. So this post from Kim really resonates with me: you have to have a baseline level of mental health to be able to improve your mental health! Read My Mental Health Is Good Enough That I Can Continue To Improve My Mental Health
💻 The worst boss you ever had? S/he is still with you, in more ways than you think. Claire Lew explains. Read The Anti-Mentor
💻 Mr. Money Mustache and some of his friends and readers have dreamed openly of a car-free city. One of those readers designed that city, and it leaked, and suddenly the press thinks this pipedream was a real thing. It offers lessons in how to make ideas come true. Read How to Create Reality
💻 Theodora Brack tells the fascinating stories of Louise Weiss, instrumental in winning French women the right to vote in 1945, and of Marie Marvingt, the first woman to compete in the Tour de France. Read France: Two Tales of Tenacity
📷 We have photographs from the Civil War thanks largely to Matthew Brady, who made daguerrotypes of soldiers and battlefields. Jeb Inge, writing for Casual Photophile, tells the story and shares some of the images. Read Five Favorite Photos – Mathew Brady & Co. Shoot the Civil War
📷 I’ve read many posts about photographic exposure but none so clearly written as this one by Hamish Gill. If f stops, shutter speeds, and film ISO is any sort of mystery to you, do read his post. Read Understanding Shutter Speed, Aperture, Film Speed (ISO) & the Relationship Between Them
📷 James Tocchio reviews a quirky SLR, the Wirgin Edixa Reflex B, which has a TLR-style waist viewfinder. It looks both charming and frustrating. Read The Wirgin Edixa Reflex B is Everything I Love and Hate About Film Cameras