2011 in pictures

Posted on January 1st, 2012 by Paul Stainthorp

This isn’t really a work/library-related blog post.

The past year, for me, has been framed—literally—by a friend’s giving me—on long-term loan—his old digital SLR camera (a Nikon D70s). I’ve now had the camera for a full 12 months, and I’ve been using it to document my year. That’s my interest in photography: not to take particularly better photos (technically or artistically), but to get a better record of the places I go and the things I do.

Here’s my 2011, in photos – an arbitrary five pics per month. Happy new year.

January

New year’s walks, and a trip to Edinburgh for Haggis and Mash.

Castle, church and river  Gedney Drove End of the World Cathedral afternoon landscape 1 Playfair Library Hall Afternoon at Red Hill

February

In Cumbria for the RSP Winter School event.

¡ʞɹɐd ɹɐɔ puɐ əəɹʇ Lit up Bassenthwaite morning reflection Weird slime Looking through the glass

March

Organising Pancakes and Mash and gardening.

Birmingham Central Library, b&w Running around in the woods Nice day in Lincoln Badges? We don't need no... The garden in March

April

Peeping wol Giraffe's head Coronation Walk Sticky macro Fountain at Fairy Dell

May

Exploring Silverines #1 Symmetrical North Thoresby #3 Arm

June

Hot.

Common lizard Gunby Hall flowers #2 Beachcombers Jumping over waves Kimberlin

July

Tank cockpit Surfers' beach hut Dune vegetation Danger wreckage: ominous sky [B&W] Which way now?

August

On holiday in Cornwall / Chris & Donna’s wedding.

Silver band reflected clouds Rocky Valley view Bossiney Cliffs sign Bude outdoor pool 1 Here drums the groom 4

September

Feeding the goose SMR poster Narrow d/o/f beach and campers Leathers at speed Running home

October

Trips to Glasgow, the Heights of Abraham, and Skegness.

Big wheel Plesiosaur smile Ray Heights of Abraham Big sky

November

Hallowe’en, #DevXS, mushrooming…

Pumpkin #2 (mine) Late sun over Lincolnshire #DevXS 6 The river's level drifting breadth began… White mushroom

…a busy month; worth a second batch. Lots of trips out for work.

Big sky reflected Pointyears Bonfire Sleaford station, 6am Clare College

December

More trips out. Christmas, #ChrisMash, and a Christmouse.

Lovely morning A swing, a swing for a mouse. Stadiwm y Mileniwm a'r afon Taf Winter colour Skegness Pleasure Beach in winter

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