Fifteen years ago, when I earned part of my living as a freelance photographer, the going rate for a cover shot on one of the small magazines that I worked for was £200. The magazine sold 12,000 copies each month and that payment gave the publisher the right to publish the image one time only.
I could write a book about my bad experiences with opticians over the past twenty-five years.
Project Gutenberg has 20,000 free out-of-copyright books online. Page By Page Books is also worth a visit.
A useful map of places that offer free wifi in Manchester city centre. There’s talk of free wireless internet across the whole of Greater Manchester by next summer. Which will be great if they can do it. It would totally change the way that I work, that’s for sure. Though I wonder if restricting it […]
Looking out of my high-rise window across the whole of south Manchester, the only snow I can see is about 15 miles away on the hills of the Peak District and some more further east on the hills near Stalybridge…
The animated Flash advertisements on some websites can hog an extraordinary amount of your computer’s processing power.
I’ve been looking at some free painting programs. In particular I wanted something that had realistic natural-painting tools (oil, watercolour, crayon, pencil, airbrush, pastels) to use with my graphics tablet.