Fujinon XF 80mm macro - Jonas Rask’s review and example pictures helped me make the decision. Unboxing It’s heavy! The sound and feeling as if something in the lens is loose is normal and disappears when you turn on the camera Settings Too little haptic feedback for my taste when turning the aperture ring Make sure your camera‘s firmware is …
Parpan Rothorn - On Parpan Rothorn with the 16-50mm and the 100-400mm/xf1.4x. I find it amazing how easy the capricorns are to miss on the red stone. Panorama stitched with Affinity Photo.
Vanishing act - Hat tip to the great Art Wolfe, taken at Parpan Rothorn.  
Ultimate Impact at Rundetaarn - Ultimate Impact, exposition in Rundetaarn’s library hall in Copenhagen, until July 2. I’d never call anything ‘ultimate’, but Rundetaarn is always a pleasure to visit. More impressions in the danish design review. Violise Lunn – Tea for Three Front Design – Blow Away Vase “Front digitised a Royal Delft vase and added some parameters to … forums - I am moving to’s new default theme, Twenty Seventeen. For that, I’m relying heavily on the CSS Customization forum and am blown away by the speed and quality of the replies I’m getting there. A big thank you and applause for the people involved, namely kathrynwp and thesacredpath.
Hello, Robot. R2-D2 in Weil - Hello, Robot exposition in Vitra Design Museum in Weil, until May 14th. Above: Hylozoic Grove by Philip Beesley. Anouk Wipprecht’s Spider Dress 2.0 is fully 3D printed and “uses proximity sensors as well as a respiration sensor to both define and protect the personal space of the wearer.” It’s motionless in the exposition, though. Some …
Wohnung in Basel gesucht - Wir suchen eine Wohnung in Basel mit grossem Balkon und ohne rauchende Nachbarn.
Antares - Antares lights at the Basel Christmas market.
Logistics of #GLAMhack2016 - Edit: infoclio‘s videos of the final presentations are online. tl;dr: Keep yourself free of obligations on the actual days of the event. This year’s Swiss Open Cultural Data Hackathon #GLAMhack2016 was hosted by the Basel Universtiy Library, I was responsible for the logistics. Luckily I didn’t know beforehand how much work it would be – …

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