If there’s one area of type usage that I continually find myself checking and double-checking, it’s the proper use of dashes. I can never seem to get this practice nailed down. Thankfully, Comma Queen Mary Norris has this down pat. Here she is—surrounded by her many books—breaking it down in simple terms for novices like me.
My favourite YouTube comment from this video: “I like to believe her voice is a little hoarse due to a career spent hollering at people over petty punctuation sins.”
Flipping through the vinyl
CLEAR LAKE, MB. A patron checks out some LP records at Poor Michael’s café and used bookstore. Shot with Nikon D7000 at 1/100 sec, ƒ/4.5 at ISO 1800.
More from my photo of the day series on flickr.com
From The School of Life.
“The price we pay for being generalists is that we’ll be less good at any one of the many activities we perform than someone who did only one thing their whole life long.”
“Try not to smile” I told him, “Give me your serious face.” Shot with Nikon D7000. 1/320 sec, ƒ/4.2, ISO 160.
I backed this project on Kickstarter the other day. Now I anxiously await the delivery of my super-awesome messenger camera bag in December. This will prove to be a lesson in patience.
Under the bridge. A young fisherman navigates his way along the creek at Grant’s Old Mill (Winnipeg, Manitoba). Nikon D7000, 1/100 sec, ƒ/5.0, ISO 250.
Ginnee and the water hose on a hot day. Nikon D700, 1/400 sec. at ƒ/3.2, ISO 200.