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Seven Tips for Organising your Digital Images

Posted by Linda Gransby on

You’ve probably got quite a lot of digital images by now, from your camera, tablet and phone, and adding more by the day, so here’s some tips to help you get organised. Set your camera date and time Do this and you will ensure each image you take is marked invisibly with the date and time (and probably location too).  This will allow you to search and sort chronologically on your computer. One Photo folder Put all your pictures in the same folder, I recommend your Pc’s ‘Pictures’ folder. A single place for storage means that photos will be easy...

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Family Secrets

Posted by Linda Gransby on

I have a beautiful Victorian photo album, passed on from my grandparents.  Its leather bound, a weighty volume with a rusty metal clasp, and when I open the pages I smell that musty, stale aroma that often accompanies old books.  I often retrieve it from the shelf, settle down on my sofa with a cuppa, and slowly turn the pages, looking at the faces of my distant family peering back at me from the sepia coloured images.  I muse over their lives, what the occasion of the photograph was….  Was it a once in a lifetime chance to visit a...

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Photo ideas for January

Posted by Linda Gransby on

Resolve New Beginnings Repetition Monochrome Colorful Food With Words Movement A Self Portrait In Low Light Jumbled A Doorway Equal Frozen Snuggle Cold Hands Sunset

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2017 Photo Project

Posted by Linda Gransby on

How about a new photo challenge for 2017? I'd like to use my camera more often, AND more creatively, AND have a new scrapbooking project to work on! Right, so you could just take a random photo every day, or choose a theme such as my family, myself, my town etc etc. If you're already thinking that a photo every day is too difficult, why not try Project 52 (one photo a week) or 14th in 14 (document the 14th of each month through the year 2017?)  You get the idea. There's no other rules really, just enjoy the experience...

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December photo ideas.....

Posted by Linda Gransby on

I'm trying to capture more than just the festive season this month.   Hmm - what can I photograph? My favourite read Weekend activities Jack Frost Children's Nativity Night time Blue My Christmas traditions Christmas recipes Christmas eve Christmas day (obviously!) Aftermarth The last leg  

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