The Martian (2015) is the movie about astronaut Mark Watney who has been stranded on Mars after being presumed dead by his crew after a big storm made them abruptly abort the mission. Now that he is stranded on Mars with dwindling supplies, he must do what it takes to stay alive and hope for rescue. Continue reading
A short-notice photowalk in Stockholm with a walk around Skeppsholmen, an island in the middle of the city, and finishing with a beautiful sunset on a bridge outside of the city. Continue reading
What began as a simple urge to read the hyped up sci-fi novel by Andy Weir called The Martian before the movie would hit the local theaters, ended up becoming the start of taking reading itself to another level. Almost like meditation, reading makes one disregard everything that’s going on in one’s head and just focus on the story at hand. That realization made me incorporate reading a part of my daily habits. Continue reading
For a long time, I have been meaning to update the way photos are displayed on this blog. I really like the way Medium does things, by letting photos extend beyond the borders of the text column itself and wanted to do something similar. It may still require some tweaking, but the photo galleries are now using a lot more of the available screen estate. This means that more photos will be displayed simultaneously, and the way tiled galleries work in Jetpack, photos will be displayed a lot bigger as well, eliminating the need to zoom into the pictures in most instances.
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013) is a movie about Walter Mitty (Ben Stiller), a negative asset manager at the prominent magazine called “LIFE”. One day he receives a roll of film from Sean O’Connell (Sean Penn), one of his photography contacts who is traveling around the world shooting photos for the new issues. The film roll contains what will be the cover photo of the last edition of the magazine ever to be produced. The problem? That single photo is missing from the roll. With the help of colleague Cheryl Melhoff (Kristen Wiig), he is on track to finding Sean and recovering that missing photo. On the journey however, he finds himself. Continue reading