Something You Probably Didn’t Know, and Something I’ve Never Done Before

So for those of you who pay attention to such things, today is National Catfish Day in the USA.  This notable holiday was first enacted in 1987 as a commemoration of the catfish farming industry, which at that time produced “the third highest volume of finned fish consumed in the United States” (I have no idea what the current statistics are). Continue reading

A new irregular feature! Of things which are irregular!

Since I seem to come up with these left and right. This feature’s named: What’s Wrong With This Picture?

See, in Second Life, we can create all sorts of photographic environments. And sometimes they’re beautiful in how they mimic the real world. Other times… not so much.  So what’s wrong with this picture as an emulation of real life?  Image

Info on what’s wrong here after the cut! Continue reading

“She began talking about art, of all things…”

-Kurt Weill, ‘The Seven Deadly Sins – Stolz (Pride)’
So yesterday, I got told that it was time to celebrate the 6th anniversary of the founding of ByrneDarkly Cazalet’s ‘Tart Gallery’.  Byrne curates a collection of artwork by artists who both are and are not inworld, in shapes and sizes suited to hang in your home in SL. Continue reading

Thoughts On Taking Good Landscape Photos

ImageHi gang!  Some time ago, I tried to put together a tutorial on landscape photography in Second Life.  I kept promising myself I’d come back to it and I finally got all my ducks in a row, so- let’s try and show you my process.  I went back to Sandalphon, where I’ve taken you before, to give us a simple straightforward ‘model’ for my experiments. Continue reading