British Monarchy puts photos up on the Royal Flickr Account

Now that the British Monarchy has joined flickr and are sharing their photos with the world, well a lot of them seem to be from PA or government sources, but it would be good to see personal shots from the Royal Family that they have taken themselves is that not what flickr is about!

Anyway here a shot of the The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall pouring some ale in Neuadd Arms Hotel in Llanwrtyd Wells.

I thought Charles has a Leica so I wonder what his views are on the rise of digital?


This time last year I was taking photos of this

This time last year on the 18th of July 2009 or thereabouts I was taking photos of The Liver building in Liverpool and the great mersey tunnel air duct, as was spending a nice post shed week break with Mrsunclewilco and we also visted the wonderful Philharmonic Pub

I like them but still need a wider lens.


Thing a week : closeup or macro

I have been adding a couple of photos to the Thing a week pool on Flickr for the last few weeks, hopefully the aim is to try and get me to concentrate every week on taking some photos.

This week was the first time I did them with my DSLR as I have been using my camera on my android phone for the last few..

Its a great community group as people do comment on your photos which helps you develop

This weeks “Thing” was Close up..

I fixed a reverse ring (i bought from that ebay ages ago and never used it) to an old lens.. the downside is that your lens loses any automatic focusing, so its all down to good old manual – so its hit and miss getting them in focus.


the only problem is that I decide which photo to send to the groups (as it’s only one a week)