Notre Dame Fire

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Most of us will have got the news about the terrible fire via video. On Twitter, my usual source for breaking news, citizen journalist pictures were largely streaming video. The TV news coverage then seemed to stream continous live images of the same scenes, with talking head voice overs. What is interesting, however, this morning, is now most outlets are …

The Morris Minor

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Having re-visited the Day Before Christmas, I decided to look again at the Flickr archives. Towards the end of 2005, a group entitled ‘Manipulate This!’ was formed – it still exists though seems to have changed tack a bit. Originally, the idea was to post an image, and let other’s manipulate it as they saw fit. Often several images would …