October 23, 2012

Old BP Maps

Couldn't resist scanning these old BP Maps that have been lying around in the shed for decades... the silverfish have been adding there own presence as well as time ...

October 18, 2012

Break the JPEG Code

Courtesy of Computer Arts this is an interesting experiment that starts with a JPEG file, that has the .jpg extension replaced with a .txt extension ... then with some random cutting and pasting of the visible code, is saved and then the .txt extension replaced with a .jpg extension.
When viewed as an image, it is 'scrambled'.
See the tutorial ... http://www.computerarts.co.uk/tutorials/break-jpeg-code
Here are some early results ...

October 17, 2012

iPhone pics 2

Some more iPhone pics found buried in its insides... this time processed via various App software... see, I'm learning ...

iPhone Pics 1

I keep forgetting to use the iPhone camera ... I'm terribly old fashioned that way... here are some playtime results buried deep in its little memory... at least I'm trying (or 'trying', depending on your point of view) ...

October 08, 2012

Old Kitchen Appliance Handbooks

Now for something completely different ... Have just finished scanning some old Sunbeam, Namco and Semak  kitchen appliance booklets... just because they look so nice...

Soldier in the Park

After having photographed the torn posters on the panels surrounding our ANZAC soldier in the park, I thought it only fair to photograph the now shrouded statue  (encased silicone and looking very strange... all for a good purpose however... see post below)

October 02, 2012

Posters in the Park

Some scaffolding and fencing panels have appeared in the local park surrounding the local ANZAC Memorial ... (this is to allow a a silicone cast to be and from that a copy to replace one damaged a long time ago in Wycheproof, according to the guys working on it ... a most interesting process)... I couldn't resist the light of the setting sun falling on bits of the multi layered posters on the panels... I am easily amused ...