Animoto

Some Animoto fun with my current work.

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Fancybox 3

For a while now just over half of the visitors to mcaleavy.org have been coming from mobile devices and the image lightbox I was using, Fancybox, wasn’t really mobile friendly. It pops up a little window, and you really don’t want a little window on a teeny, tiny screen. Not great on a photography website.
 
Nothing else was suitable, and then Fancybox 3 turned up. But nobody had written a WordPress plugin for it. So I sharpened my pencil.
 
Lots of swearing and wrestling with JQuery and RegEx later and it works. It took 14 lines of code. They just took some finding.
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WordPress Albatross

Today’s discovery. If you’ve had WordPress installed and running your website for more years that you care to think about, and have been through a lot of different plugins and themes over the years, your database is probably full of crap. Read more ›

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Mayhem

Necromancy

This weekend Mayhem came to pose for me and the results were spectacular. It’s amazing what you can do with a £10 torch, a glow stick, a funny hat and a great model. We’re already planning more shots. You can see the rest of her images in her gallery.

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The Gray Room

Teal

Last week my friend John Gray kindly invited us along for a test shoot at his new studio, The Gray Room, in Bridgeton. So with Meg modelling and Sarah also shooting, we went along for a look.

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Bang!

Bang!

Shari came back into the studio for with a bag of interesting stuff. She knows me well enough to know that interesting is a hat, a corset and a gun with a Bang! flag in it. As always she was immensely patient with the interminable faffing that accompanies me trying to find the shots that I know are there. This is what we made.

Declivity

Declivity – Model: Shari

Pause

Pause – Model: Shari

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