Four today

Four today, a photo by rutty on Flickr. I don't know how this is possible - seeing as Ruby's birth seems so recent - but out gorgeous little girl is four today. Four! One more year and she starts school. She is a complete treasure and is turning out to be a funny, intelligent, beautiful [...]

8 secs

8 secs, originally uploaded by rutty. 8 Seconds - An eight second exposure. That's your only requirement. 8 seconds. Not 7. Not 9. Eight. 8 seconds exactly here. I always work in aperture priority so it was good to try out the other options. I set it to Shutter priority (8 seconds obviously) and just [...]

Ruby

We visited a good friend of mine last year and his youngest son had just had a little baby girl. She was gorgeous, and had the rather lovely name Ruby. We'd been trying for a baby for a few months at this point and decided on names. Ruby was our choice for a girl too. They'd even chosen the same middle name: Elizabeth.