Archive for 2004

Dec 8, 2004

Good morning…

Good morning…

This was the view that greeted me on my way into work this morning…

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Oct 24, 2004

Prague

Prague

Lucky, lucky me. Another week, another conference, another country. This time I’m in Prague, and am relishing the opportunity. Having got up at a ridiculous hour (4am, after 3 hours’ sleep), my colleague and I got into Prague at 9am. Quite impressive, considering most people back in Britain were still enjoying their Saturday morning lie-ins… The Charles Bridge...

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Oct 20, 2004

Annecy

Annecy

I was fortunate to be able to visit Annecy, to attend a conference for work. The conference was at the Imperial Palace, where we also stayed: My room offered a fantastic view over Lake Annecy, the purest lake in Europe. On the opening night of the conference, we dined on a boat on the lake, and on the last night, we dined in the Chateau d’Annecy, a 15th Century castle....

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Sep 24, 2004

Don't Believe What Magazine Covers Tell You

This site shows just how much a photograph can be retouched to make a “natural-looking” model look like an unreal super-model. Remember that next time you see a celebrity looking flawless, they probably don’t actually look like that… Model before & after retouching So you want to look better than life too? This site lists several tutorials for...

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Sep 12, 2004

Molten Thames

Molten Thames

Flying back into London Luton airport at 8:30am, I got some amazing views of Southern England, and caught this great view of London in the morning light – the low sun made the Thames look like freshly poured molten gold. You can see the Thames Flood Barrier, The Millennium Dome, City Airport, Tower Bridge, and the Thames Estuary. If you are interested in licensing this image,...

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