This article contains the text of my reply to a member who had made several group recommendations for my recently-uploaded photos. "Thank you for the recommendations. It is time-consuming for me to work through all of them, because I am not familiar with the many groups on Ipernity. Given enough time, I can evaluate each group to decide whether I can join or not, and whether that photo, or perhaps some other photo would fit within the group's rules. I don't have time every day to study the…
Railroads, album created on May 12, 2020
We've taken a number of photos both while riding on trains, and while watching from the tracks. We've seen and visited railroads all over the world.
Old Maps, album created on May 8, 2020
Some of the content of this album are scans of maps from an 1898 atlas.
We "chased" this remarkable locomotive through Iowa in August 2019, and then enjoyed a pass-by in Texas in November. This video was created using OpenShot from various images taken during these experiences. More photos at: swansongrp.com/4014 - See all videos
- February 16, 2020Not all of my photos are on Ipernity (nor on Flickr). I have placed a number of photos on my personal website: swansonphotos.com Rather than spend a lot of time formatting HTML, I wrote a script in Perl that highly automates the process of creating the HTML files that display my photos. To use this product, you need Perl on your computer. This Perl script must be run from a command line. Therefore, you need not only the Perl system installed, but you need a computer system that offers…
- February 14, 2020Hello all, I recently joined Ipernity, after being on Flickr for many years. Over the next few months, I will be doing two things: 1) Transferring as many photos as I can from Flickr to Ipernity. 2) Placing many of the 8,000 photos from Flickr on my personal website. These will supplement those on Ipernity. I do this because I see no future for Flickr. It was a great run while it lasted. I am delighted to join the Ipernity community, and look forward to seeing many more beautif…