2016.

Photos. Series. Miscellaneous.

This year I wanted to work on writing for various series on the journal. I also talked about my camera history and my life in Holland and Ireland.
There were seventy entries.

Changes.
A look back at this year and what has changed.

In One Photo.
Since 2009 I have chosen my best photo of the year. It is time to unveil my choice for 2016.

Trip.
What it was like to go on holiday again. It has been a long time since I last saw Holland.

Ten.
Ten years in Ireland. I have learnt a lot, and so have Ireland. A critical look back.

Mobile.
Time to reflect on how my use of my smartphone has changed again, as well as something bigger.

Returns.
Three years ago I made one of my most popular photos. Now, it was time to visit Sligo again.

Flashlight.
A camera is like a flashlight that can reveal older memories with more clarity.

Nimble.
Any webpage has many different faces. What you get can be different.

Unlocked.
Apple object to FBI to provide full access to iOS, yet provided this for a decade.

Penalties.
An important announcement for those viewing the Dutch language version of my site.

Bugs.
Technologists have been noticing bugs more, but consumers have not. What’s going on?

Infinity.
For my next hobby, I will be looking to change the world.

Photos.

Mullaghmore.
Mullaghmore offers some of the best views near the Atlantic.

Sligo.

Holiday.
Some of my best pictures from my holiday this year. As an experiment, all of these photos have been edited on my smartphone exclusively.

Mijndert & Martine.
On 21 October my friends Mijndert and Martine tied the knot.

Autumn.

Cannonball Ireland.
Some of the photos of the 190 beautiful cars that were seen this time around.

Birr Air Display.
Even though the weather was not ideal, the show went on and was an excellent one at that.

Strandhill.
I visited Strandhill, Co. Sligo on the hottest day of the year.

Cavan.
Some photos I’ve taken in Cavan passing through.

Nature.
Some unsorted photography of nature itself.

Summer.

Soapbox Race.

Donegal.
Some photos I’ve taken around County Donegal when I first visited it.

Lough Rynn Regatta.
The Regatta was held in Lough Rynn, outside Mohill, Co. Leitrim.

Centenary.
This year the Irish people commemorate The Centenary of the Easter Rising.

Dublin.
Some photos I’ve taken in and around the greater Dublin area.

The Boyle.
A short return trip from Carrick‑on‑Shannon to Boyle, in just three hours, by steam train.

Rosses Point.
After an incredibly wet autumn and winter it was nice to experience a sunny weekend near the village of Rosses Point.

Series.

Cameras. Photography with Numbers. Duel. Plex Guide. ADR1FT. Holodeck. Changelog. Watches. Storage. Predictions.

CAMERAS.

Thoughts.
What my collective historic use of cameras all means.

RX100M3.
A look back at the little camera that could. The everywhere camera.

5D3.
A look back at my all‑time favourite SLR. The everything camera.

7D.
A look back at my most used SLR to date.

500D.
A look back at my worst ever SLR camera, and how I moved on from there.

350D.
A look back at my first ever SLR camera.

V1.
A look back at my second digital camera, which made it so my hobby was here to stay.

A101.
A look back at my first digital camera, and what it needed to have for my hobby.

PHOTOGRAPHY WITH NUMBERS.

Focus.
Creating sharp photographs is all about fitting circles into squares by understanding focusing.

HDR.
With HDR you can capture fine detail across the entire dynamic range of a scene.

Shooting RAW.
A camera perceives more colour than a JPEG file can store. This is where RAW comes in.

Angle of View.
Sometimes you need to adjust your angle of view for the better framing.

Lenses.
In this chapter I will explain the differences in lenses.

Histogram.
The histogram aids you when you need to know for sure if you have the correct exposure.

Aperture.
In this chapter I will explain some of the background of aperture and how you can narrow down on details.

Triangle of Light.
To expose a picture correctly you need to make the trade off between three values.

Glossary.
Some of the most commonly used terms and jargon that you might come across, followed by a simple explanation.

Introduction.
This book that will teach you the basics of photography in normal human language and simple calculations.

DUEL.

Duel: Part Two.
Canon may have thought things through after all.

Duel: Part One.
My thoughts on Canon’s new, and somewhat confusing, Canon EOS 5D Mark IV offering.

PLEX GUIDE.

Metadata.
Useful and accurate information about the contents of your Plex collection make it useful.

SHIELD.
At the time of writing the new SHIELD is the best Plex TV platform. But why?

4k.
The highest quality of the HD specification is here. There is more to it than just more pixels.

Standalone.
While it is possible to have hardware and software be separate, you can also combine them.

HDMI‑CEC.
I will explain the benefits of what HDMI‑CEC can do for you.

Software.
You can play content from Plex using different software.

Client Hardware.
There are many clients you can use to play content.

Networking.
My guide to perfect Plex networking performance.

Plex Guide.
My guide to the perfect Plex experience based on my experiences.

ADR1FT.

Enclosing.
This week VR support has been added to ADR1FT, an supplemental update to my experience.

Opening.
ADR1FT takes gives the phrase open world new meaning with this experience.

HOLODECK.

Helmet.
What if the perfect piece of gear for virtual reality already existed?

Imperfect.
The system has some minor issues which need to be addressed at some point.

Holodeck.
My virtual reality headset reminds me of Star Trek’s holodeck.

CHANGELOG.

12.2.
It is the second quarter in the twelfth year of running my site.

12.1.
It is the first quarter in the twelfth year of running my site.

WATCHES.

Radioactive.
The final chapter in the life of my Pebble.

STORAGE.

Corruption.
Years of making backups has finally paid off.

PREDICTIONS.

Film.
My thoughts on where I picture film in the future.

Miscellaneous.

Privacy.
The privacy policy for my website, as required by law in certain countries.

Style Guide.
Some basic rules and ideas to create a more consistent website.

Search Guide.
Some tips and tricks for using my experimental search function.