Author Archives: Sandra

About Sandra

Passenger on a blue marble, circling yellow star. Dancer, astronomer, technogeek, coffee lover, pagan, photographer.. not necessarily in this order.

I got them Software Update Blues

So does my son.  I’m currently using older versions of Firefox/Cyberfox because the newest releases not only disable all my tried and true plugins/addons without any replacements for them, the new formats are freaking UGLY!  My son is getting the … Continue reading

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I’m not one for doing things last minute

I’ve been sorting and packing what camera gear I’m planning to take to Broome.  Although I’m taking less than I did last time, it weighs more? 2 camera bodies, three lenses, two extenders, Surface Pro. Puts the bag 2kgs over.  … Continue reading

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Surface Pro installations Checklist

Photoshop and Bridge.. Check.DxO Photolab.. Check.Google NIK Collection… CheckMy old tried and true LViewPro image viewer.. Check.Mailwasher.. Check.Google Chrome.. Check.Trillian.. CheckyLaunch.. Check.VLC.. Check That pretty much does the whole installation and set up.  Now, it’s the tweaking that needs o … Continue reading

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I Tech, therefore I am.

During our Albany trip, Wing  saw first hand the issues I had been having with my Sony laptop. It works great once it’s in Windows, but not joking, (and no, not asking for tech advice (been there, done that, it … Continue reading

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The Canon Collective Australia South West Road Trip

Last week, Wing and I headed out on a photography trip. To be honest, I wasn’t sure I would be up for it, as there was some hiking involved. We got to the Bunker Bay Resort, and that place was … Continue reading

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Yeah, it’s getting better

Today, I washed, hung out, dried, folded three large loads of laundry.  I also not only cooked dinner tonight, I cleaned up afterward. Seeing as these simple tasks might not seem a big deal, but after total knee replacement, and … Continue reading

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Interesting results

Yesterday, I went out to get some stormy skies photography, and brought the 7DmkII paired with Canon 400mm f/5.6 prime lens.  Don’t get me wrong, it’s a good lens, but without stabilization, I found most my photos had some variation … Continue reading

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