I must begin this article by offering my very sincere thanks for the kind messages of support and concern we have received from so many ipernity members. It really has brought home to me that this is a very caring community group, not merely a photo sharing site. The essential point you need to know is that Pauline and I, and our furry friends, are safe and well and apart from being covered in soot and losing power and communications, our property has not been affected by the fires. As at wri…
Abstract, album created on May 26, 2013
19 items in total.
Aircraft, album created on October 12, 2013
I've been an aviation enthusiast since I could talk and say "look up there, Mummy". So I guess it's inevitable that I'd have taken quite a few photos of aircraft over the years. I've also had the pleasure of travelling on quite a few. These are some of the more interesting photos (the earlier ones were taken on slide film and copied).
Animals, album created on May 17, 2014
73 items in total.
- November 15, 2019If you're like most people on this site, I suspect you take a few thousand photos yearly. I know I do. I'll be honest, a great many of mine are hardly worthy of a second look, but they accumulate in my computer's hard disk. Maybe a hundred or so yearly warrant that second look. Some, though even fewer, deserve 'historical retention' (for want of a better term). Let's work on the thought that the image of a great sunset, general landscape or flower isn't going to have 'historical retent…
- January 31, 2019Back in 2009 (only ten years ago as I write this) I had a "fold-up" mobile phone. I bought it to make telephone calls - the obvious reason. Then I found that I could also send text messages and that it had "predictive text" (which almost invariably produced results that were risible). It also had a built in camera. There is an old photographic saying that "the best camera is the one you have with you". That's true enough, if the alternative is no photo at all and, clearly, the phone mak…