“The boring flower snapshot” in 2020

The boring flower snapshot is still going strong. I cycled past a field of flowers this week and stopped to take some snaps. The light was beautiful. Taken with my smartphone… As they say, the best camera is the one that is with you. View my album “The boring flower snapshot” on Flickr.

Snapshots of the day

I took part in yesterday’s Basel Photography Meetup. The topic was construction sites. Quite a challenge. And inspiring to see what other photographers see at the same location. My snaps: My fave of the day is really for my collection of bicycle content. Velo content for the win:

Link captions in WordPress

There is a plugin for WordPress that simplifies adding hyperlinks to captions Many thanks to {a.} of Handmade 2.0 for sharing this info. Link captions simplify the attribution of Creative Commons photos shared in the public domain. Before using any photo, check the licensing conditions first. At Flickr, these are listed in the right sidebar… Continue reading Link captions in WordPress

How to Resize Photos

My family’s email account in Blantyre was blocked twice in the past week, due to well-meaning but over-sized Christmas and New Year email greetings. Attachments with over 2 MBs. The family is still on a phone line with a very slow connection rate. And downloading emails with a large attachment takes forever and a day.… Continue reading How to Resize Photos

Swiss Peeks

Just a link to support a great Flickr project: Swiss Peeks is a series of books of photographs taken in Switzerland. The books, published twice each year, contain photographs by amateur and professional photographers alike, which have been shared online and submitted specifically for inclusion in the books.

Puzzled

This t-shirt text puzzled me this morning… ZIM TST ERN I figured it out after a while but at first I kept associating ZIM with Zimbabwe. I’ve uploaded two batches of snapshots to my Flickr stream. I’m a snapshotter at heart and I’m not spending much time correcting or editing my work (yet). Unhindered by… Continue reading Puzzled