"Place, with a trace of humanity" Photography/Photo of the Day/Pittsburgh

About Me

self-portrait

Mother’s Day 2009

 

What’s in my camera bag?

Canon 5D Mark II

Canon 5D  (Many of the archival series shot with Canon 20D)

Started with Agfa Double Viewfinder Film camera

and a Canon Rebel (film)  Arrival of first grandchild bought a Canon Rebel SLR in 2003.

Lenses

50mm-1.2 L series

24-70mm L series

70-200mm L series

iPhone camera when in a pinch!

Photographer, poet, city schools art teacher K-8, city dweller, knitter, cook, reader, family. Joined the new gym in January and working on incorporating physical fitness into my life.

email:  rutheh@gmail.com

55 responses

  1. designedforsuccess

    Great stuff. So nice to make your acquaintance. My blog is at designedforsuccess.wordpress.com
    Will have you all over at some point. Anna told me my garage was a mess. (It is). I love kids candor.

    July 18, 2009 at 2:34 pm

  2. Your photos are truly amazing! Wonderful site!

    June 1, 2011 at 5:21 pm

    • Thanks for your good words!

      June 1, 2011 at 6:20 pm

  3. Love your site, great photos

    June 12, 2011 at 8:23 am

  4. Nice night shot of Pittsburgh in your header. I used to live there.

    September 5, 2011 at 11:13 am

  5. nice to find you!

    October 6, 2011 at 6:50 am

  6. I love your combination of great photos and interesting writing. Seems like so often it’s one or the other. Fantastic and enjoyable!

    November 9, 2011 at 8:29 am

    • Thanks for your good comments and so happy you found the blog. I am going to pay your blog a visit now.

      November 10, 2011 at 12:25 am

      • Well, thanks! I find so many blogs that I can’t even remember how I can across yours, but I’m glad I did!

        November 12, 2011 at 5:37 pm

  7. hello! i love your photos…so fresh

    December 2, 2011 at 12:38 am

    • Thanks Eva. Just visited your obese Barbie post and clicked FOLLOW immediately! Nice to meet you in the blogosphere.

      December 2, 2011 at 12:39 am

      • lol thanks!!! nice to meet you too!

        December 2, 2011 at 12:47 am

  8. Joyce Kareem

    Enjoying your work, Ruth :)

    December 4, 2011 at 5:18 pm

  9. Paul Meese

    Ruth
    You’re very creative and inspiring.
    I just found your site recently, and I hope that you continue to add photos in 2012.
    Merry Christmas & Happy New Year.
    Paul

    December 21, 2011 at 8:07 am

    • Thanks Paul. Today was post # 819 and I hope to continue in the New Year. Thanks for looking and I tried to see if you had a blog but couldn’t find the address so I could check it out. Appreciate your taking time to write a nice comment. Best, Ruth

      December 21, 2011 at 10:18 am

  10. I nominate this blog
    http://jakesprinters.wordpress.com/candle-lighter-award/

    December 30, 2011 at 7:49 am

  11. Amazingly beautiful photos! Shall be haunting this place….

    January 17, 2012 at 10:45 am

  12. Thanks for visiting my blog. You got great pictures here. Keep it up!

    January 25, 2012 at 12:29 am

  13. Congratulations on your recent nomination by Island Traveler for the Hope Unites Globally HUG Award. To accept the award and learn how to share it with others, please read the Guidelines at http://ahopefortoday.com/2012/01/14/hope-unites-globally-hug-award-guidelines/. Blessings, Connie at A Hope for Today

    January 26, 2012 at 4:29 pm

  14. Hello,

    thank you for your interest in our straw bale hotel.

    We wish you a lot of success with your blog and a happy 2012.

    Greetings from Switzerland

    Louis

    February 5, 2012 at 4:06 am

  15. Hi Ruth, I nominated you for the Sunshine Award. Check it out: http://monahoward.com/2012/03/25/the-sun-is-shining/

    And Flat Ruthie went hiking today in the Phoenix Mountain Park but she is not happy with the pictures, so we’ll take a few more excursions until she’s satisfied with the images.

    Blessings and Joy to you!

    March 25, 2012 at 6:03 am

  16. hello ruth, i have given you an award … http://wp.me/p1kP6q-xX, i do enjoy your blog! christine

    March 26, 2012 at 8:47 pm

  17. That means I should follow your blog to learn more about photography and just done it! :)

    April 29, 2012 at 11:59 pm

  18. I can see there is art in your DNA :)

    July 28, 2012 at 9:25 am

  19. Thanks for Following “The Dark Globe”

    DarkJade-

    August 10, 2012 at 11:17 am

  20. Your blog is awesome, I’ve nominated you for a Versatile Blogger award.

    Well deserved!

    http://realfootprints.com/2012/08/26/who-me-a-versatile-blogger/

    August 25, 2012 at 2:58 pm

  21. Beautiful site, I like the simplicity and modern looks of your photography webpage :-)

    August 27, 2012 at 9:54 am

  22. Just found your blog….. with a name like Ruth… you cannot go wrong!

    August 30, 2012 at 8:42 pm

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  24. Just wanted to let you know I have nominated you for the Beautiful Blogger Award. I hope this will be welcome news for you. If you prefer not to accept the award, I certainly understand, but I hope you will visit the other nominees, and they will visit you, just the same. To see more about the award and accepting this nomination, please visit my post at http://wp.me/p2ekZU-E4. All the best!

    September 28, 2012 at 11:33 pm

  25. You are hardcore with all that equipment! Looks like it pays off, though!
    Very nice blog!

    September 30, 2012 at 9:47 am

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  27. Hi Ruth I have nominated you for a well deserved Blog of the year http://magone10.wordpress.com/2013/01/13/blog-of-the-year/
    Regards

    January 13, 2013 at 9:36 am

    • Thank you Mark for the nomination. All the best to you in 2013

      January 13, 2013 at 2:16 pm

      • My Pleasure Ruth hope you and yours are all good.

        January 13, 2013 at 5:49 pm

  28. Thanks for following my blog. I think I’ve been missing out here on your site! So glad we’ve met.

    January 26, 2013 at 12:30 pm

  29. Thank you so much for checking out my gallery and watching my blog :)

    February 9, 2013 at 1:04 pm

  30. tazeinmirzasaad

    My dear , I have nominated you for A Very Inspiring Blogger Award! Congratulations! Please visit this link:transcendingbordersblog.wordpress.com/2013/02/10/a-very-inspiring-blogger-award-2/

    February 9, 2013 at 11:28 pm

    • Thank you so much or this lovely nomination. All the best to you.

      February 10, 2013 at 5:10 pm

  31. Hi Ruth, good news!

    I have nominated your blog for the Liebster Award.

    The rules of this award are at

    http://dearkitty1.wordpress.com/2013/02/14/liebster-award-thank-you-barbara/

    Congratulations!

    February 14, 2013 at 10:45 am

    • Thank you for the lovely nomination. Very sweet of you.

      February 14, 2013 at 9:26 pm

      • Well deserved :) Keep photographing and blogging!

        February 15, 2013 at 4:56 am

  32. Thank you for the follow, all the best for your journey!

    March 26, 2013 at 4:08 pm

  33. ciao! luvFAB blog.
    thebestdressup

    April 25, 2013 at 1:55 am

  34. Hello Ruth,

    I just discovered your blog and hopped over for a visit. Your photos are exceptional! And I do love you header. Great site, and it’s obvious you enjoy it. I think that causes your visitors to enjoy it so much more too.

    April 27, 2013 at 8:16 am

  35. gemini232006

    Loved looking at your photos. Thanks for the like on my blog post. :) Have an Awesome Day!

    May 4, 2013 at 4:35 pm

  36. Ruth, perfectly wonderful slice-of-life photographs. Enjoyed much. Particularly the camels for whom I have great affection.

    Blog on …

    Jamie

    May 19, 2013 at 5:08 pm

  37. I love your blogs, your photos are very beautiful. I’ll be back… I also have a second blog on old pictures.
    piallat.wordpress.com
    SENSUALITE | La beauté à l’état pure

    June 22, 2013 at 1:00 am

  38. Love your photographs. I will be returning…..soon! Thanks for visiting and liking my photos

    July 9, 2013 at 3:00 pm

  39. No wonder I hadn’t heard from you….I had been following your blog, and see today that it fell off my follows…don’t know why!

    December 16, 2013 at 10:12 pm

  40. Off-topic, but I’d like to nomination you for the Sunshine Award — I do so enjoy your images! http://wp.me/pKuUa-1kJ

    December 22, 2013 at 6:20 pm

    • Aww thank you for the lovely nomination. We need some sunshine around here. Will go and check it out. I enjoy your blog too. Best, Ruth

      December 23, 2013 at 12:54 am

  41. I have no words to express my compliments to you. Bravo

    January 25, 2014 at 6:17 pm

    • Thank you for the follow and for leaving a nice comment

      January 29, 2014 at 1:47 pm

  42. Thanks for becoming a subscriber. Happy blogging.

    February 1, 2014 at 1:10 pm

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