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2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 18,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 7 sold-out performances for that many people to see it. Click here to see the complete … Continue reading 2014 in review

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Why flickr won’t be selling my photos

20141218–A welcome update/retraction from flickr  If you are a flickr member you may have seen at least one of these high profile commentaries about flickr’s recent shenanigans: Jeffrey Zeldman: WHAT’S WRONG WITH THIS PICTURE? FLICKR IS ABOUT TO SELL OFF YOUR CREATIVE COMMONS PHOTOS  Thomas Hawk: The Controversy Around flickr Selling Creative Commons Licensed Photos Cnet: Some photographers bristle over Flickr’s selling of photos PetaPixel: … Continue reading Why flickr won’t be selling my photos

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So it goes

Like a coin on a railroad track, Life has a funny way of jumping up and derailing our best intentions. My focus at the moment is about 4,500 kilometers from me. I’ll continue to post Photo101’s when and if I have available time. See you when I do. Thanks for stopping by. (As a real aside, apparently Google Maps lives in an alternate reality where … Continue reading So it goes

Photo101: Landmark

So many big and important places. This is a small landmark that has personal significance for me. Since I am sure that most of my visitors don’t read Hebrew, I’ll translate The First Kiosk My husband’s family came here in the very early 1900’s from Russia. My father-in-law (z”l) was born there while his younger brother (now 88) was born here. Both boys helped their … Continue reading Photo101: Landmark