Thought for the day…”If you count all your assets you always show a profit.”
“We may pass violets looking for roses. We may pass contentment looking for victory.”
Over the years it is easy to accumulate more and more stuff. It is very easy to end up with boxes and boxes of books, magazines, CDs, DVDs and a host of other possessions which were stored in the hope that they would be needed again in the future. I am currently having a major decluttering session, so all the CDs and DVDs are being scanned, old photos sorted out and boxes of books thrown out. It is surprising that so much of what was stored turns out to be just junk or things that are no longer important. Whilst it might have been important years ago, now that I look back I find box loads of things that are not relevant or no longer mean anything.
There is a very easy solution to this….decluttering. And declutter have I done….getting rid of so much stuff and am moving on. A sort of mega Spring-cleaning exercise.
Here is a photo from the collection, originally a 35mm negative taken about 1990 in England. The negative was scanned then destroyed, so now it is just a digital copy (but reduced here for the internet). A British Rail HST125 at Penzance train station waiting to depart back to London Paddington. A very unusual clear blue sky too !
and another photo from the archives – a steam train on the Brienz Rothorn Bahn BRB in Switzerland.
RESPECT, CONSIDERATION & FAIRNESS
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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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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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