wordpress.com forums - I am moving to wordpress.com’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 – …
X-T10 with different lenses - Comparison of different Fujinon lenses on the X-T10. For a comparison to the X100s see Angle of view, for the macro extension tubes see MCEX-11 and MCEX-16, for more comparison pictures of the 100-400mm with the 1.4 converter see Fujinon 100-400mm. On the pictures: Botanical Garden and University Library, University of Basel.
Flash for sidelight - Trying out strobist David Hobby‘s tip about textural lighting for detail shots. The wood: Tetraberlinia tubmaniana The plant: Syagrus romanzoffiana
Zolli - Basel Zoo (again again), this time with the X-T10 and the 100-400mm, no tripod. Snow leopard Giraffe Wild boar Pelican Carmine bee-eater
Fujinon 100-400mm, XF1.4X - Comparing the Fujinon 100-400mm without and with the teleconverter XF1.4X, on a tripod. Pictured: Kraftwerk Birsfelden, built 1953/54 by Hans Hofmann. At 100mm: At 400mm: Mittlere Brücke in Basel, seen from Johanniterbrücke, very windy weather. At 400mm: At 100mm: