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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
Introduction to Photography
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 156 posts
What Causes the Earth's Magnetic Field?

What Causes the Earth's Magnetic Field?

Just where did our protective magnetosphere come from? We take a look at the Earth's magnetic field and how it interacts with the Sun.

The Big Bang - The Beginning of Everything

The Big Bang - The Beginning of Everything

The universe's explosion into being is known as the Big Bang. In this article we look at what the Big Bang theory is, the evidence we have for the theory and what the future may hold for the universe.

Interacting Galaxies - Galaxy Mergers and Collisions

Interacting Galaxies - Galaxy Mergers and Collisions

Galaxy mergers occur when two or more galaxies collide. They are the most violent type of galaxy interaction. The gravitational interactions between galaxies and the friction between the gas and dust have major effects on the galaxies involved.

Photography 28 posts
How to Edit Image Metadata on Windows 10

How to Edit Image Metadata on Windows 10

How to add, remove, or completely strip image metadata from digital photos to reduce file size and maximise privacy when sharing photos online.

Technology 150 posts
Linux Gaming: All You Need To Know

Linux Gaming: All You Need To Know

I've long preached at how good Linux is and why you should switch from Windows to Linux, but there is one thing I still use Windows for and that is gaming.

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 147 posts
12 Advanced Ancient Technologies That Should NOT Exist

12 Advanced Ancient Technologies That Should NOT Exist

A look at several advanced ancient technologies that should not have existed until thousands of years later. Where did they come from? Who invented them? Why are they isolated in history?

Blog 168 posts
Authentic Spanish Seafood Paella Recipe

Authentic Spanish Seafood Paella Recipe

Authentic Spanish seafood paella recipe which is loaded with Spanish flavors and how to make paella with the essential socarrat.

Thirty Seven

Thirty Seven

16th July 2019