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960px grid

Using Cameron Moll’s grid as a massive starting point I made a slightly modified version in Photoshop which I can switch on and off the various grids as layers and with 1024px and 800px overlays to see how a design gets cropped.

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Food Photography

When I was at Photomedia one of the hardest areas of product photography which we had to occasionally take on was food shots – luckily it was a reasonably rare thing but we did have our assortment of acrylic bubbles and ice cubes…

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Matte Painting

Matte painting has always held a certain fascination for me, right from when I first saw a book owned by a school-friend with an image from the final scene in “Raiders of the Lost Ark”, where the Ark is crated up and stored in an anonymous government warehouse…

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MACal RGB values

I needed (approximate) RGB values for several of the colours in the MACal 9800 Pro range, but had little luck on Google – so I rolled my own, available for download if anyone finds it useful.

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Firebug

Firebug is a great free Firefox (cross platform) extension which allows editing, debugging, and monitoring of CSS, HTML, and JavaScript live in a web page. You can execute, monitor, debug and profile Javascript on the fly as well as inspect and modify the DOM.

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