Best Photos of 2016

I must confess, I was not been terribly productive in 2016. The twelve shots below (and above) represent the better photos I managed to churn out. But five of them came from just one trip to the Scottish Highlands. The selection...

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The Flickr Decade

In August 2006 I paid up for a Flickr Pro account. I’ve had a decade of use on the platform now, and still love it.  Since 2006 I’ve swapped cameras multiple times, changed blogging platforms a half dozen times but...

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Adobe Lightroom Mobile

I’ve been using my iPhone to take photos a lot more than usual. It’s just more convenient to carry about. There are just some days when I can’t be bothered to haul about a camera bag. In good light, you can get...

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The Future of Flickr

Come August, I will have had my Flickr Pro account for 10 years. I originally signed up sometime in 2005, but it took a while before I was convinced to part with my hard earned cash for a paid account. A decade, 15,000 photos...

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Project Panagor Part 3

Allow me to introduce you to the photographer behind this project, my grandfather. His birth certificate says William. Everyone knew him as Bill. Except me and the other grand kids, to whom he was known simply as grandad. He...

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Flower Bay

Isn’t summer just the most fabulous time of year? Here’s a shot I took recently of the bay as it sweeps past Bournemouth to Old Harry Rocks. With early summer wild flowers blooming along the cliff top. I posted this...

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Adios 2013

This is my final published photo of the year. It’s a bit crappy but the best of a poor bunch. And a reminder that I really do need to get myself a decent lens. It’s also photo number 1685 for the year. So it has been...

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Flickr Forward

Yahoo’s renewed enthusiasm for Flickr under Marissa Mayer is a continuing work in progress. There have been several developments recently. The first is their photo view page. This was introduced in a beta mode a few months...

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