A website where I show some of my photographs, and share some of my knowledge.
Panoramic imaging and astro-photography techniques.
Display optimization :
All pages on this site are optimized for a 1024x768 display size and
true color depth (24 bits, 16 million colors), or more.
Some files may be long to download, due to our dedication to
Tune your monitor :
On the grayscale below, you should distinctely see 25 shades of gray,
the first cell on the left (numbered 0) as black and the last cell on
the right (numbered 25) as pure white. If not, please tune your monitor
in brightness and contrast.
The geek corner :
The technologies used in this website are XML
, obviously CSS
, and... a teaspoon of AJAX
It (the website) is as much as possible based on w3c recommendations, and designed for equal rendering across the platforms and browsers.
With the release of Microsoft Internet explorer 7 in October 2006, the compatibility of this website with previous versions of IE is dropped :
indeed, we are now using some CSS properties not supported in these previous versions.
This site has been tested with Mozilla Firefox 1.5
and Internet explorer 7
. Other browser users, sorry, no time to test on your
platfrom : I have it written on my todolist anyway, and your feedback would be greatly appreciated.
The dynamic effects in the galleries (such as fade-in, fade-out, and transparencies) are provided by the powerful and smart jQuery
Site history :
Addition of the statistics page. Minor visual change to the index page.
Addition of the site map.
Happy new year ! For this new year beginning, a big release of stuff you won't notice : the effects of the galleries
are now managed by the powerful jQuery library, some images go transparent (woahhh...). The tech review on SLR lens
performances is also added. Some cosmetic evolutions in header/footer.
Creation of the site. The initial galleries are astronomy, 29-Mar-2006 total solar eclipse, la Palma observatory,
Paris, ocean liners, sail boats, Scotland and North-Cotentin lighthouses.