November 2, 2016, 2:42 PM – Journal entries are now AMP-enabled in search results. Here is an example of a Journal entry in AMP format.
October 30, 2016, 4:35 PM – Pixels.com has been removed as my provider for image licensing. Look for a new, in-house licensing service in the relatively near future. Fine Art America is still available for print sales.
September 2, 2016, 10:31 AM – Updated Privacy Statement to reflect change in contact form operator.
September 1, 2016, 7:34 AM – Added note to Contact Information regarding communications issued by Pixsy.
May 3, 2016, 9:55 PM – Minor updates to introductions on Identifying Metro Rail Cars, to reflect retirement status of 1000 and 5000-Series.
April 24, 2016, 8:07 PM – Scott's House, about an abandoned house in Elkridge, Maryland, is now available in Photography.
April 12, 2016, 11:21 AM – Swapped header image on the Fire Alarm Collection main page for an updated photo of the same horn (see this Journal entry for more details).
April 3, 2016, 11:51 AM – New feedback form on the Contact Information page, as well as on the College Life contact page.
March 23, 2016, 10:00 AM – The Schumin Web celebrates its twentieth anniversary today. Read more about it in a Journal entry about the event, and see a compilation of memories in the new Twenty Years photo set in Life and Times.
February 19, 2016, 11:14 AM – The Today's Special site is now served over HTTPS.
February 19, 2016, 10:45 AM – The Schumin Web (i.e. the main site) is now being served over HTTPS.
February 11, 2016, 12:42 PM – College Life is now served over HTTPS.
February 11, 2016, 2:52 AM – Site search is now operated in-house, using the native WordPress search function.
January 24, 2016, 12:45 AM – Everything Else, the 2015 retrospective photo set, is now available in Life and Times.
December 13, 2015, 8:51 PM – High Rock is now available in Photography.
November 20, 2015, 5:22 AM – Menu changes: College Life is now located on the Archives menu. The Today's Special site is now located on the main Odds and Ends menu.
October 29, 2015, 6:53 PM – Added description of Modern Blue 2.0 design to Historical Site Designs.
October 28, 2015, 11:29 PM – Site reorganization: "Major Areas" is gone, with its content now located in Odds and Ends. The Online Store section is now called Store, and features content from multiple providers. Additionally, a button for Pixels.com licensing is now at the top of all pages.
October 28, 2015, 4:28 PM – All photo licensing is now handled through Pixels.com Professional Licensing. The Content Licensing page reflects this change.
August 31, 2015, 5:52 PM – New York City is now available in Life and Times.
July 20, 2015, 11:37 PM – Updated Notifier BG-1 details to reflect confirmed information on model number and operation.
July 7, 2015, 6:42 PM – Journal sidebar has been redesigned. Date and category listings are now in collapsible form.
March 26, 2015, 4:23 AM – Updated the Privacy Statement to remove an outdated section on image licensing, add a section about social media, and tighten up wording regarding the email contact form.
December 27, 2014, 10:00 AM – Lake Artemesia is now available in Photography.
December 26, 2014, 8:02 AM – Outer Banks is now available in Life and Times.
December 7, 2014, 12:11 PM – Added wording to the Content Licensing page to indicate that no content licenses for commercial use will be granted without financial compensation (i.e. I don't work for credit).
October 25, 2014, 5:10 AM – Good news: DreamHost has transitioned Schumin Web to new hardware. You should begin noticing faster load times immediately.
October 4, 2014, 12:44 PM – Power Washing is now available in Life and Times.
September 24, 2014, 1:07 PM – Look alive, Internet: Silver Line is now available in Life and Times.
September 17, 2014, 1:22 PM – Plungefest 2014 is now available in Photography.
July 3, 2014, 12:16 AM – Videos in College Life have been upgraded from file downloads to YouTube.
June 13, 2014, 11:25 PM – Swapped the update tickers on the Main Page. Journal updates are now on top, and other updates are beneath.
June 13, 2014, 11:12 PM – Added six new fire alarms: Edwards 1251-0, Fire-Lite BG-6N, Notifier BG-1, Wheelock AH-24, Wheelock NS-24MCW, and Wheelock RSS-24MCW-DW.
April 2, 2014, 2:16 AM – Instagram feature on the Journal sidebar is functional again. Now using the Basic Instagram Widget plugin to operate this feature.
March 18, 2014, 11:58 PM – The redirect link to The Fire Panel Forums (former Schumin Web Community) has been discontinued. Please visit forums.thefirepanel.com to access the discussion boards.
February 20, 2014, 12:30 AM – Shrouded in Scaffolding, a Photography set showing the Washington Monument as it appeared for much of 2013, is now available.
February 20, 2014, 12:00 AM – The Schumin Web is no longer being offered under a Creative Commons license. Please see this Journal entry for explanation on the change. For information on image licensing, see the new Content Licensing page.
January 5, 2014, 2:04 PM – It's polar bear plunge time again, going in on January 25! If you have not yet donated to Team Schumin Web, please consider doing so.
December 31, 2013, 8:24 PM – The Transit Center website is now closed. The URL now redirects to Identifying Metro Rail Cars.
December 5, 2013, 11:31 PM – Added icon for my Flickr photostream to the row of social media icons near the top of every page.
October 22, 2013, 10:11 PM – Updated header information for Welcome, Contact Information, and Content Reuse pages.
October 6, 2013, 11:09 PM – Updated preferred attribution on Content Reuse page. My preferred attribution is "Ben Schumin/The Schumin Web".
September 25, 2013, 2:18 PM – The Chicago Botanic Garden set is now available in Photography.
September 14, 2013, 1:20 AM – Richmond 2013 is now available in Photography.
September 9, 2013, 1:44 PM – The Cumberland, Maryland photo set is now available in Photography.
September 8, 2013, 6:13 PM – Forward on Climate is now available in Life and Times.
August 15, 2013, 12:19 PM – Schumin Web is now running the Modern Blue 2.0 interface, an upgraded version of the earlier Modern Blue interface.
August 14, 2013, 2:27 PM – A description of the current Modern Blue site design has been added to Historical Site Designs.
July 21, 2013, 10:02 PM – A Month in Photos, featuring photos from May 2013, is now available in Life and Times.
July 19, 2013, 12:29 AM – Replaced recording of "You Make My Memories" from the Memories photo set in College Life with a clearer version of the same song.