Recommended reading

๐Ÿ’ป Nick Gerlich looks at how the pandemic has changed our behavior in ways that aren’t great for the environment. Read Driven To Change

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Pentax K10D, 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 SMC Pentax-DA AL, 2020.

๐Ÿ’ป Ann Althouse photographed the sunrise near her Madison, Wisconsin, home every day for a year. She’s categorized those sunrises into ten types, with examples. Read Today marks the 1-year anniversary of the sunrise run

๐Ÿ’ป Remember the Apple II computer? Remember that you could type in uppercase letters only on it? Steve Wozniak himself tells the cash-strapped reason why. Read Why the Apple II Didn’t Support Lowercase Letters

๐Ÿ“ท Imperial cameras were funky, and they were made in Chicago. Alyssa Chiarello looks at one from the 60s that takes 127 film. Read Imperial Satellite 127

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5 responses to “Recommended reading”

  1. -N- Avatar
    -N-

    I always look forward to your Saturday’s post of “Recommended Reading”! Better than the Funday Sunnies if you ask me.

    1. Jim Grey Avatar

      A lot of people tell me this! I wouldn’t have guessed when I started this how popular it would be.

      1. -N- Avatar
        -N-

        I’m glad to hear it is so popular! What makes it so good is that you include photography stuff along with some thoughtful social stuff. It makes for a good combination.

  2. tbm3fan Avatar
    tbm3fan

    I like the term broiler but I’ll use it for a sunset. Since there are massive mountains to the east of wherever I have lived in California I don’t get to see a sunrise over a flat landscape. However, I have always been able to view the Pacific Ocean to the west for sunsets and took many a picture of them over San Diego and San Francisco. One sunset, a very intense broiler, appeared over San Diego back in September 1972 while living in a dorm at SDSU. I have a few Kodachromes trying to catch it because it extended from the horizon to over my head and then beyond. Rolling clouds from yellow to purple. I have never seen such an intense one like that since.

    1. Jim Grey Avatar

      One thing about living in flat Indiana is that the sun is never blocked by the landscape. That 1972 sunset sounds amazing.

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