Spirit of Place by Therese Debono

Spirit of Place Photography talk

‘Spirit of Place’.  This is the name of the photography talk by Therese Debono held at the Avantech premises last week.  Our eager guests flocked to the Avantech showroom at 7:30pm and made themselves at home. Why spirit of place A place is a physical space, a location.  A place is an inhabited space, and especially one which gives you a sense of belonging. Besides being the title of this photography talk, “Spirit of Place” is also the title of a project. Therese completed this project in the past year.  Therese’s project is an investigation into understanding this term from … Read the full article

Summer holiday adventure in Val D’Isere

Holiday adventure Val D'Isere

After many years of skiing, my wife and I wanted to experience what the mountains were like in the summer without snow, so we booked a holiday for Val D’Isere (I mean my wife booked it ….the flights, activities, well pretty much everything bless her). My responsibility is to make sure I pack all the essentials so I made sure to pack the first aid, technology gadgets and of course my trustee Canon EOS 1300D. Val D’Isere, for those who have not heard of this resort, is situated in the southern east of France. The resort lies 3 miles from … Read the full article

Scan to Email or Scan to Folder?

Scan to email or to folder

You’re in front of your multi-functional copier and you need to send a document to an individual or a group. You must decide whether you want to scan it to an email account or scan it to a folder. Which option is the best?  What are the advantages and disadvantage of each scanning type available? And how do you evaluate the pros and cons to determine which solution is the best in your present scenario? Scan to email The advantages Scan to email is easy, fast and efficient. In most cases with this technology you can send a document or … Read the full article

Taking care of your camera – Part 2

Taking care of your camera - part 2

Never leave your camera’s batteries in your camera.  Here’s why. Up until a few years ago, camera batteries used to leak acid when left unattended for longer timespans. Nowadays with new battery technology this is no longer a risk. Most camera batteries are either alkaline or lithium-ion. Leaving a battery inside your camera in a moist environment can prove detrimental as it tends to become corrosive. So, if you’re about to shelve your camera for several months; do yourself (and your camera) a favour and take out the battery. Another measure you should consider is to check the battery contacts … Read the full article

Love travel?  Preserve your memories forever

Love Travel?

Like most of Malta’s population, I am a travel fiend. Travelling to new destinations and exploring different cultures gives me life.  As most of you can relate, I gladly spend a good chunk of my free time researching places to visit, and generously adding more to my already-ambitious bucket list. Time flies when you’re having fun, and this rings especially true for when I am on holiday.  My holiday starts off slow as I revel in my surroundings and take in the novelty of it all.  The days roll on, and before I know it, it’s time to say goodbye. … Read the full article