I am not a photographer. Just another slob who takes the occasional photo. For centuries I have had a neglected Flickr account. I used it to hold photos illustrating blog posts. Now I have decided to put the photos I've taken into the public domain. What that means, to quote the Creative Commons description is … Continue reading My Flickr photos are now public domain
Picture: Sri Lanka going into 2010
The photo below captures the feeling I get when I think of Sri Lanka (and its Sri Lankans) trundling into 2010. It hasn't been a smooth ride (which country every has one?) and there's a lot of heavy historical baggage in the trailer. The vehicle itself isn't idea. The traffic as usual is uncertain. Historically … Continue reading Picture: Sri Lanka going into 2010
360 degree view from Sigiriya mountain summit
Magtoo.com lets you create and share panoramas from multiple photographs without using any graphics software. The system is geared to share your creations via numerous social networking sites such as Blogger, Facebook ect. Though the site is still under development I was able to create a 360 degree panorama of view from the summit of Sigiriya mountain quite easily.
Its not the latest game in town. The goes for macro photography. Yet its a wonderful way to open up new vistas without having to head to the mountains like certain lucky characters. I have of course no problems finding models such as the ones below. A counter point to 9/11 perhaps?
3 interesting Sri Lankan bloggers – part 3: Aamina Nizar, photoblogger
Update 2015 : Aamina has a new blog: aaminanizar.wordpress.com check it out. Aamina Nizar's photoblog is the "eldest" of the three Sri Lankan blogs I want to introduce. Its focus is Sri Lanka and our gigantic neighbour, the continent of colour. Mumbai based Aamina has recently captured one of India's more exotic corners: Ladakh - one of … Continue reading 3 interesting Sri Lankan bloggers – part 3: Aamina Nizar, photoblogger