I have been a Flickr user for what seems decades. I joined at some point in 2005 (an age ago in Internet terms). Flickr was the only decent place to store your photos at the time, head and shoulders above the competition. There was a thriving community, great tools and a generous free option. The [...]
11/365/2018 Blog by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA I love taking photos and I also like to blog, so each photo I take for my 365 subsequently gets stuck up as a post on my site. This is what it currently looks like. I’m using a nifty free theme called Cubic. I love the [...]
https://flic.kr/p/QCpHeD I am, once again, going to attempt a '365' project. I have tried this many times and all have ended in failure. I'm not sure this time will be any different, but I have a bit more spare time these days & a bit more creative drive. I intend all photos in this project [...]
During the glory days of Flickr - when it was a bit grubby around the edges but was by far the best image service on the Internet - you could post directly to your WordPress blog from Flickr itself. There was a configurable remote service that enabled direct posting, and it worked a treat. I [...]
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 [...]
Yellow, a photo by rutty on Flickr.
Running, a photo by rutty on Flickr. The weather has been somewhat bracing of late, but that means nothing to our energetic daughter who loves running around and not wearing her gloves. We spent a very enjoyable hour or so at Bramcote Park yesterday. Lots of space for little legs to exercise, and loads of [...]
I've somehow managed to reach 200 photos in my 365 project on Flickr. I've stopped posting them all on here (not enough minutes in the day to do that) but I've been keeping it going. Let's see if I can make it all the way to the 31st December this time 2011 Year In Pictures, [...]
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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 [...]
I saw this graffiti while visiting Nicosia earlier in the year. I don't know what it signifies (if anything) but I really liked it