Tiredness, iCons and iPhone Photos

Adam Tinworth
Adam Tinworth

Manga Me

No blogging about journalism right now – I’m tired and ratty (persuade your parents not to die – it’s just too much damn hard work clearing up after them) and anything I try to write comes out as either a rant or a complaint, and I’d like to be a little more positive.So, here’s a couple of fun things.

First of all, if you haven’t seen the wave of cartoon-style icons spreading across the internet in the last 72 hours, you haven’t been paying attention. They’re from a site called Face Your Manga, and I’m strangely pleased with mine.

I’ve also set up a group on Flickr for people in the UK interested in using the iPhone’s often crappy camera for some vaguely artistic photography. I rather like the uphill challenge of doing something good with something rather poor. This, for example, was shot on an iPhone:

2693343302_93830c225d.jpgFeel free to stop me feeling lonely in this effort in iPhone Photography UK. Members at present: 1. Ah, well.


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Adam is a lecturer, trainer and writer. He's been a blogger for over 20 years, and a journalist for more than 30. He lectures on audience strategy and engagement at City, University of London.