Category Archives: Thoughts and Reflections

Naked!

I had such a great conversation last weekend with Helen MacKinven! What with Helen being a writer, I confessed that I (along with only every second person) would love to write something fictional. I have never done such a thing, and although I would really enjoy it, I just don’t think I would be brave…

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Lightroom frustrations

The ferry terminal at Gourock with the Argyll mountains behind. I found this old file from May 6th 2007 while trying to repair my Lightroom file structure yesterday. It isn’t how I would tackle the picture now in terms of aperture at least, however, I never found the Lightroom adjustments all that capable on what…

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Angel

I am fascinated by why we take pictures? The Angel of the North is probably fairly well photographed! Many photographers who have the kind of talent that means their photographs featuring regularly on magazine covers, will have nailed every angle and every kind of light; so why do any of us bother anymore? There are so…

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Take some chances Canon!

What in the world is Mr Canon playing at? 23% of the worlds interchangeable lens cameras according to Wikipedia are Compact System Cameras (CSC) with no SLR style swinging mirror box. Canon has one model available in this sector to me in the UK, the EOS M. This was available in October 2012, and has…

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Country Walking Magazine

This month, country walking magazine used one of my landscape pictures under the Creative Commons license with (tiny) attribution given and permission asked for. It’s a landscape that I don’t really love, and I only included in my Flickr stream as the rainbow was captured fairly well, but the foreground is bland and uninteresting. Clearly…

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  • Katherine

    Beautiful rainbow! You’re right about the changing copyright economy and it applies to all areas of creativity. We are all culpable though aren’t we?

  • Anne

    Somewhere over the rainbow – just lovely! Nice feeling to be in print, hope you have a copy to keep! 😀