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Welcome to Lonewolf Online

Hello and Welcome to Lonewolf Online, the website of Tim Trott - photographer, astronomer and software engineer.

I'm originally from Bristol, England and I'm currently living a few miles from Glasgow, Scotland. I love travel and photography so naturally, I'm creative. I also love writing and over the years my blog has become part of my journey to see the world in a new way.

On my blog, you will find many articles and tutorials on a range of subjects from photography to astronomy, travel, computers, gaming and more. Learn how to program, take better photos, get started in astronomy, build some DIY projects and more.

Get started using the links below, or use the menu above to find something new and interesting.

Lonewolf Online - Since 2005

Tim Trott
Photography for Beginners – A Complete Guide
Introduction to Astronomy
A Beginner’s Guide To Stargazing
Introduction to Programming with C# 7
10 Tips to Help You Take Better Smartphone Photos
Astronomy 161 posts
Seven Wonders of the Universe

Seven Wonders of the Universe

Who needs pyramids and hanging gardens when you can have quasars and supernovae. When it comes to wonders, the Universe holds the aces.

Using a Telescope Finderscope

Using a Telescope Finderscope

How to use the tiny telescopes that came with you big scope to locate celestial objects in the sky.

How does Space Weather Affect Earth?

How does Space Weather Affect Earth?

Find out about the different elements of space weather and how space weather affects the Earth.

Photography 29 posts
Top 10 Reasons Your Shots Have Soft Focus

Top 10 Reasons Your Shots Have Soft Focus

Soft focus shots are the bane of the serious photographer's life and a major reason why images get rejected by stock image libraries or lose out in camera club competitions or photo society distinctions.

Technology 165 posts
Web Design 108 posts
Building a Vue.js Website with Axios and Flickr API

Building a Vue.js Website with Axios and Flickr API

Step by step guide to creating your first Vue.js app. We install and configure Vue.js, create a new project and build a portfolio website using Flickr API.

13 Essential VSCode Extensions You'll Actually Use

13 Essential VSCode Extensions You'll Actually Use

Here is a curated list of the best VS Code Extensions for developers to enhance productivity.

10 WordPress Themes for Artists and Creatives

10 WordPress Themes for Artists and Creatives

If you're an artist looking for a responsive WordPress theme with an awesome design and built-in portfolio to showcase your work, these 10 themes are perfect for the job.

Programming 116 posts
CLR Strict Security on SQL Server 2017

CLR Strict Security on SQL Server 2017

There is a new configuration option in SQL Server 2017 called CLR strict security, it is enabled by default, and can cause problems when using CLR.

Paranormal 149 posts
Fall of the Mayan Civilisation

Fall of the Mayan Civilisation

Why did the Maya, a remarkably sophisticated civilisation, suddenly collapse sometime during the 8th or 9th centuries?

Blog 178 posts
What Is A Bullet Journal And Why You Should Start One

What Is A Bullet Journal And Why You Should Start One

Bullet Journal is a term taking social media by storm at the moment. We look at exactly what a Bullet Journal is and how you can use it to track the past, order the present and design the future. Even buy a house.

Thirty Eight

Thirty Eight

14th October 2019