Author Archives: Ludwig

About Ludwig

Lending a helping hand where I can. . . My motto: If it is worth doing, it is worth doing well.

Rembrandt – Night Watch

Rembrandt’s “The Night Watch” – In the News A giant new scan of Rembrandt’s famous painting is making the rounds in the art news world. It is generally accompanied with an illustration like this: Kinda dark and dingy if you … Continue reading

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Midnight on New Year’s Eve

Yes, at midnight on New Year’s Eve really, really avid photo enthusiasts set their cameras to show the new year, 2022, in their EXIF data. That means setting the copyright text and, if you are using the comment text, correcting … Continue reading

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Eleven Years

A decade and a year on WordPress It doesn’t seem that long, but WordPress reminded me today that I have been blogging here for eleven years. As I had just been posting about a resident web-spinner it seems appropriate to … Continue reading

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Metadata Malaise

We all chuckle at the way stories change along the way in the rumor mill. We also sigh at the free-wheeling way that photo-editing apps play with metadata. What surprised me, however, was seeing some text that I didn’t recognize … Continue reading

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Digging in the Dark

Another mistake in setting camera exposure There I was taking pictures of the sunset. It was not that gorgeous a view, but I didn’t want to miss it as I had been there on our iconic town bridge. My camera … Continue reading

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Kudos to WordPress Reader

… and a tip o’ the hat to its developers Rarely do I click on the listing of my own post in WordPress Reader. That doesn’t make me unique, I’m sure. But I did today. And there was a very … Continue reading

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