Valentine Collage and the Red Rule

It's been a long time since I've talked about Flickr here because I don't use it all that much anymore. A few years ago, I would have never believed this would be true! I really am loving Google Photos these days, but I do still have a ton of my older photos on Flickr. I used to create a lot of inspiration collages there and I still love them. Hmmm, maybe I should get back to doing those? Well, I'll at least share one of my favorites here today.

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Memory Monday origins and evolution

Back on January 12th of 2009, I introduced a new series here on my blog and called it Memory Monday. This was long before Instagram and a month before I was on Twitter. I didn't know what a hashtag was back then and I had never heard of Memory Monday. I just thought I was being clever with alliteration. I went back through all my old Memory Monday posts (I have them saved in a Word document) recently and it was fun to see how this theme has evolved for me over the years.

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HEIC vs. JPEG

A funny thing happened to my iPhone photos a few months ago. I had no problem working with them on my iPhone or iPad and I could even open them from my photo stream on my Mac. However, I couldn't import them into Photoshop Elements or even put them in a word document. Even when I downloaded them from Google Photos, I still couldn't use them in any programs. I noticed they had a new type of file extension ending of .HEIC instead of the familiar .JPG so I did some research. Sure enough, you can't open HEIC files in most programs. So why the switch?

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