Within one week of putting some camera gear online, I was contacted no more than 4 times by scammers. How they scam surprised me a bit — and I hadn’t experienced that in Denmark before.

Here’s their approach:

  1. They want you to contact them off the platform where you are selling the item…

During the last two weeks I’ve had quite a lot of interactions with different companies — common for all of them, I’m paying for their product, or I had been willing to pay if they could offer me the product I wanted.

These interactions and experiences got me thinking about…

Recently I got to photograph a very special thing. I got to follow my sister around on a normal workday — 36,000 feet above the ground!

Cruising altitude | 70D, 10mm Fisheye lens, 1/13, F2.8, ISO 6400

The background story

My sister is a pilot. More accurately, a First Officer for a charter airline flying European destinations. Back when she was at the pilot…

We’ve all faced the same situation. A presentation or pitch is due the following day and it’s now just a matter of vomiting content onto some horrendous PowerPoint template and getting the head straight and notes right. Shit.

On top of this, we’re not all designers, not everyone has that…

Several times I’ve caught a colleague printing out a contract, only to sign it and scan it. This made me realize that not a lot of people know the built in signature feature in Preview on a Mac.

Let’s all try and save some paper and optimise our workflows.

What you need:

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Alexander Almegaard

Writing about product, photography, design, technology and privacy. Building digital products at Proper.

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