Thursday, October 27, 2011

Post No. 1000 - A small Celebration

I started this blog in the beginning of 2006 to have a site to place my photos. Much has happened since the first post. 1000 posts is not much compared to many bloggers, but it is a lot more than I had ever anticipated to make. I have learned a lot about photography since then, and the more I get to know the more I find I need to learn. It has been great fun for me, and I hope that I have been able to transmit some of this to my visitors, without whom (and their comments), my world would have been a much duller place.

So I decided that a small celebratory post was in order. I found this colourful balloon stuck in a small stream while out walking in the Norwegian "wilderness" last Sunday. I feel it somehow symbolizes the purpose of this Blog.

And will there be 1000 more? Only time will tell ...

36 comments:

Tristan said...

Gratulerer, nå mangler bare kake og jubelbrus siden vi har balong i bilde.

Gerald (Hyde DP) said...

well done on reaching the ton - looking forward to see the next 1000.

Woody said...

It's the quality that keeps people coming back :-)

Prospero said...

Congratulations, Rune. Your photo album, from such modest beginnings, has blossomed into an intricate Norwegian flower.

John said...

A long way to g until I hit 1,000, especially as I seem to be doing only one or two a week.

becky said...

Oh, I love this little yellow baloon caught in the conflagration! Surely a sign for a celebration. 1,000 posts? An awesome accomplishment. I think I'm nearing 250 or so. I was thrilled to find your blog when I began mine two or three years ago.

HansHB said...

Gratulerer sååÅ mye! Håper selvsagt på flere innlegg fra deg, - alltid en fornøyelse å være her inne!
Flott bilde!
Du får feire med måte...

Malyss said...

1000! What a great and fabulous adventure!and what a wise man you are, when saying that the more we learn, the more we discover all what we ignore..:o)
I was glad to share a modest part of your blog travel, and I hope to go on walking with you for a long time! Congratulations!

Gry said...

Gratulerer så mye! Og det var et artig "gebursdagsbilde" du har laget! Det er alltid spennende å stikke innom her for å se hva du har funnet på, så jeg håper du fortsetter lenge!

Reader Wil said...

Congratulations! You are right that the more you learn the more questions there are, and that's only good.
Thanks for your comment on Oliver. Yes, Dickens described very cruel situations. He lived in a romantic age and I think that he made his bad characters extra evil and the good ones super sweet. Fact is that he was one of the first writers to point out all social abuses . The musicals are really great and, as you wrote, not scary.

mrsnesbitt said...

Oh definitely waiting for the next 1000! Congratulations - blogging brings many lovely people our way - I should know! lol!

Doohie said...

Congratulations! I hope there will be another 1000 posts for us to enjoy.

GW Bill Miller said...

Congratulations on 1000 posts. Your blog goes back 5 years to March 2004 which is equally impressive. I think I may walk back 1000 posts just to enjoy them all.

Today's photo of the little yellow balloon holding firm against the swirling water is a metaphor for your blog; holding fast in the midst of a busy life.

I enjoy your blog and even more your comments to mine. I'm looking forward to many more.

Randi's Tanker said...

Gratulerer! Håper du vil fortsette lenge, lenge...

Dina said...

I am happy to be following your blog since 2008 (when I started blogging).
This is always a good place to come to. A thousand posts and every one of them has been interesting and beautiful. Just like your yellow balloon we never know what to expect here, but we know it will be top quality and from the heart.
Here's to your next 1,000 !

VALKYRIEN said...

Gratulerer med de første 1000 Rune! Har noen hundre igjen før jeg kommer dit. Tenk å ha postet tusen innlegg - med så mange flotte bilder! Artig å se det første da, med 2 kommentarer. Er liksom en annen tidsregning det der!

Lekkert bilde - fin bruk av lukkertid!

Barbara said...

Congratulations! And a great way to celebrate it too, love the effect of the slow shutter speed.

imac said...

Congrats my friend.
I hope there will be at least another
1000 to come.lol

Great shot too.

Sylvia K said...

Congratulations, Rune! And I do look forward to the next 1000 posts! I do love your shot for the day! The balloon is the perfect marker! Have a wonderful weekend!

Sylvia

Wenche said...

Å gratulerer så mye :0) ! Virkelig artig bursdagsbilde. Du får det til :0) Håper det blir 1000 poster til ;0)

Viola said...

Se! Hvilken kraft! I den fossen! Jeg blir så fasinert av den kraften og de fossene! =) Så dette bildet fenget og passet helt til det "lille" jubileet ditt her på bloggen, for bloggen din har også *kraft* om jeg får lov å si det slik.. :)

Tenkte du hadde plassert den ballongen der selv for anledningen.. men nei.. :)) Den lå¨og ventet på deg der da vet du.. ;)

Det er som Sokrates sa det en gang.. for veldig lenge siden.. "Jo mer jeg vet, jo mer skjønner jeg at jeg så lite vet.." eller noe i den dur.. (har glemt det gitt..)
Og det er så sant, jeg lærer jeg også, og det er så gøy! :)

Gratulerer med det tusende innlegget ditt! :) La det bli tusen til! :)

Viola said...

Nå har jeg vært inne på linken og sett ditt første innlegg.. glemte jo rent det.. :) Jeg husker da jeg begynte, med mitt første, jeg satt og snakket med veggen liksom, hehe.. For jeg hadde bare tenkt å bruke den "privat" som en billedalbum, eller kall det dagbok.. Ga adressen til en par bekjente, men ble ingen kommentar utav det.. Ikke forsto jeg hvordan jeg skulle åpne "tillat kommentarer" en gang- he he Og så bestemte jeg meg for å åpne den offentlig.. men nei, det var fremdeles ikke noen kommentar.. Og hvor fant jeg de andre i bloggeland?? Gjett om jeg lurte da! Fant dem ved å trykke en link eller to inne på "interesser" på profilen min.. og vips.. litt etter litt.. he he

Sorry om denne ble for lang.. :)

EG Wow said...

Congratulations for your 1,000 post, Rune! I didn't realize you have been blogging since 2006. I di hope you DO post a minimum of another 1,000 posts. Your photography is wonderful - an inspiration.

Lew said...

Beautiful shot of the flowing water and the ballon adds a colorful focal point! I am also looking forward to the next thousand exquisite images and the grandeur of your Norway.

Lucy Corrander : Photos said...

Greatly relieved, from the way you started the explanation, I thought you were going to say you'd done a thousand so now you'd stop - which would be a loss.

So - congratulations on your millennium and here's to all the great photos yet to come!

La sonrisa de Hiperión said...

Encantador blog el suyo, un placer haberme pasado por su espacio.

Saludos y un abrazo.

Ida said...

Gratulerer med markeringen!
Det har vært veldig hyggelig å bli kjent med deg via bloggen.
Jeg liker vinklingen din, både på den ene og på den andre måten.
Gleder meg til å følge deg videre.

God søndagskveld!

Trotter said...

Hi Rune! Sorry for the absence, but these last two months have been nasty! My mother (90) was in hospital for more than three weeks and the post-surgery was hard! My father (94) seemed to be an orphan while my mother was out and felt into some kind of depression... The economy is a disaster and the media only bring bad news... The € Euro is rescued every day, only to be known that it needs to be rescued again and again... What else? Well, maybe «Midnight in Paris»... The problem is that the Gil there is a different one... ;)

Congratulations!!

Blogtrotter Two wanders currently around Porto Vecchio and the beaches in the region! Enjoy and have a wonderful week ahead!

GAWO said...

Gratulerer. Jeg følger deg mer enn gjerne på de neste 1000.

RuneE said...

A heartfelt THANK YOU for all the nice comments to this celebratory post! :-)

Banjo52 said...

For photography or poetry or art of any kind, I think a bright balloon stuck in the rapids is a fantastic symbol. Nice thinking, RuneE. And my heartfelt congratulations for 1,000 posts. When there's so much, I'm glad it's a high quality blog like yours and a good human like you who's earned the party.

Barbara Martin said...

Every time I visit I always find a magificent photo of a variety of things found at the end of your lens. RuneE, you have a wonderful "eye" that transcends time and space for me. I look forward to another 1,000 photos that stir the mind.

truels said...

Congratulations, Rune! 1000 posts - that's great! I really hope, you will make many more - inspiring me and many others :-)
And I like this image - I feel it symbolizes me as the yellow balloon, often whirled away in life's heavy and turbulent flows..........

Ken Mac said...

that balloon refuses to rush to judgement

Amóes Xavier said...

Gostei muito de conhecer seu blog. Vou seguir e volto outras vezes. Conheça meu blog e siga-me se gostares. Um abraço!

ArneA said...

Congratulation with 1000
Always top quality