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date new item
24 Dec 2002
  • getREAL #14 finished
15 Dec 2002
  • All GRAYoutdoors photo pages modified to bring supporting text "above the fold", ie. you can read more without having to scroll the page.
Nov 2002
  • Web site receives a glowing review by internet.au magazine.
Nov 2002
  • Entire web site archived by the National Gallery of Australia as a "publication of national significance", once I couldn't spell "icon", now I are one :-)
30 Nov 2002
  • getREAL #13 finished
27 Nov 2002
  • BACK buttons and headers added to all photo pages
15 Nov 2002
  • New gallery added to the MONOscapes galleries.
17 Nov 2002
  • getREAL #12 finished.
10 Nov 2002
  • New and much expanded colour photography section added. See theGRAYoutdoors
14 Oct 2002
  • getREAL #11 published.
  • new campsites
2 Sep 2002
  • getREAL #10 published.
  • navigation improved
  • bugs from recent makeover fixed (I hope)
  • more work done on browser compatibility
11 Aug 2002
  • Total makover of the site, new look, new navigation, better testing on different browsers, cookies used more extensively, a lot more dynamic pages etc.
  • Much work done to improve usability with different browsers.
  • New site in the nice campsites index
5 Aug 2002
  • CMCA Off-road network pages created
2 Aug 2002
  • "New work" gallery added to the MONOscapes galleries.
31 Jul 2002
  • New links added to the MONOscapes links page.
30 Jul 2002
  • getREAL #9 published.
  • new site in the nice campsites index.
  • new gallery of getREAL's best photos
27 Jul 2002
  • This site now uses cookies to support the new custom galleries. New page added to display the cookies and describe what they do.
26 Jul 2002
  • New "subjects" gallery added to the MONOscapes subsite, you can select only photos with certain subject matter, eg. mountains, rock.
20 Jul 2002
  • The getREAL diary now loads the photos (when you click on a thumbnail) into a nicer looking window.
  • Colour photography. London gallery added, all galleries no in a new format to match galleries in other parts of this site.
16 Jul 2002
  • I wrote a book about landscape photography once, here is a brief blurb about it
13 Jul 2002
  • MONOscapes subsite updated
    • New gallery added
    • new "your favourites" gallery added, now you can design you own gallery featuring the images you like best
    • Galleries now open in a new window with no menus to allow more screen real estate for images
30 Jun 2002
  • MONOscapes subsite updated
    • New galleries added
    • Index of images sorted by image name added
    • style of all gallery images changed, they're cleaner looking and more data is used for the image, less for fancy stuff
30 May 2002
  • getREAL #8 published.
25 May 2002
  • new sites in the nice campsites index.
30 May 2002
  • getREAL #7 published.
29 May 2002
  • Motorhomes subsite, new WORT added, new info and plans for WORT #13 .
15 May 2002
  • new mugshot of Rob.
25 Apr 2002
  • new nice campsites index.
15 May 2002
  • MONOscapes subsite updated
    • New essay
    • New gallery
    • New links
    • Graphics menu changed to text for faster download
    • Hi-res images removed, the site's getting too large
11 May 2002
  • Mileage calculator demo added.
  • New WORT added to motorhomes subsite
  • New stuff in "In the press"
22 Apr 2002
  • getREAL #6 published
  • New student's questions page added.
20 Apr 2002
  • New WORT added to motorhomes subsite
10 Mar 2002
  • All images in the MONOscapes subsite now have links to medium-res versions.
7 Mar 2002
  • Poster price reduced to $10 Aus
  • Tearsheets section added to In the Press page
1 Mar 2002
  • getREAL subsite made even more text orientated for faster page loads and better compatibility with various browsers.
23 Feb 2002
  • New testimonials page added
  • getREAL subsite made less graphics intensive for faster viewing.
15 Feb 2002
  • New Zealand, West Australia and favourites galleries added to the photography subsite
  • Photography subsite's gallery index page made more text based for faster page loads.
11 Feb 2002
  • New WORT added to motorhomes subsite
20 Jan 2002
  • USA gallery added in the photography subsite
  • getREAL edition #4 added
18 Jan 2002
  • getREAL edition #3 added
  • new images added to MONOscapes subsite. Also many gallery pages now have links to medium-res images.
  • MONOscapes gallery image file sizes reduced
  • new wallpapers in the giftshop
  • In the press section added.
  • New WORT added the new photos of "Slineaway" to the motorhomes site
20 Aug 2001
  • You can now add your own comments about any MONOscapes image and have the comment immediately displayed.
17 Aug 2001
  • New photo and details for off-road rig #7 in motorhomes subsite
  • Feedback forms added to quizzes on the for fun page so you can suggest your own questions.
14 Aug 2001
  • add your own humorous captions on the for fun page
6 Aug 2001
  • Guestcities guestbook removed because unreliable. New guestbook added (I wrote my own in Perl).
  • quizzes added to the for fun page
2 Aug 2001
  • user poll added to the for fun page
30 Jul 2001
  • puzzles added to the for fun page
29 Jul 2001
  • new "what's new" section added for entire site (site previously had seperate what's new pages in each subsite which made it harder to get an overview)
28 Jul 2001
  • gift shop revamped with links to all available wallpaper images and new currency converter added
24 Jul 2001
  • getREAL edition #2 added
14 Jul 2001
  • Guestcities guestbook added.
11 Jul 2001
  • links reviewed, some removed and some added
  • three new essays
  • see MONOscapes what's new