Thought for the day….”Life always offers you a second chance. It’s called tomorrow”
“It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.”
Winter is a great time to sort out the photo collection, and also get rid of the duplicates and not-so-good photos. Far too many photos in the collection, so some serious pruning is needed, although it is a lot of fun going back through the old photos and reliving the moments. A couple of photos here taken not long back, trains around Brienz, Switzerland. Brienz is a Swiss town very much in the shadow of its famous nearby neighbour Interlaken, which receives nearly all the tourists. But Brienz has its own charms, such as the steam train up the Rothorn mountain. Add to this a superb lakeside location, some great bakery cafes and it makes a great alternative to Interlaken. Both photos were taken with the Fuji X-T20 camera.
and another photo from the archives….
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RESPECT, CONSIDERATION & FAIRNESS
Thought for the day….” Life is not a rehersal, it is the real thing”
” Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forwards”
The photo today was taken a couple of days ago in Geilo, Norway on a perfect autumn day. Clear air and no wind made for brilliant photo conditions in this view, which is taken looking west. Captured with the Fuji X E1 camera as a jpg photo. Did you know that the word ‘photography’ comes from the Greek words ‘photos’ (meaning light) and ‘grafien’ (meaning to draw)? Whilst ‘conventional’ photography began in the 1820s, the first real digital camera came in 1988, the Fuji DS-1P. Interesting to think of the quality of this early digital camera and compare it to the 16mp results from the photo below (also taken with a Fuji camera). Did you know that the owner of Kodak cameras (George Eastman) named the company after the sound that the shutters on cameras made when taking photos? There are still 12 Hasselblad cameras left behind on the moon after the Apollo missions between 1969 and 1972. The Hasselblad H4D is probably the most expensive digital camera currently. The 60 mp camera costs around USD 41 000. But even a ‘cheap’ camera can produce fantastic results……..
and another photo out of the archives…..a steam train driver in Uppsala, Sweden…
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