The Blog Is Dead, Long Live The Blog

Hi All,

Its been quite obvious for some time but the Digital Scrapbook is now officially retired, It started out as a repository for work that I was doing as part of a college assignment and spiralled from there. 

I’ve recently become much more focussed and have moved to a self hosted blog with much better social media integration.

Please update your links to

You can still follow me on twitter, flickr and facebook.





Hi All,

My brief hiatus lasted a little longer than I’d planned. After my summer holidays, work was extremely busy and real life events took over.. all this led to a distinct lack of updates on both this blog an on social media in general. To all intents, I’d slipped completely off the radar.

But.. I’m back with a vengeance. I’ve got loads of cool stuff to write about and a ton of holiday snaps to share.

Keep your eyes peeled over the next few weeks.


A Brief Hiatus

Hi All,

This is going to be my last post for a little while – I’ve got a few holidays coming up as well as a very busy few months at work. We all need a little break from time to time, and this is mine 🙂

What little spare time I do have, I’d like to dedicate to a number of personal projects. I’m planning on returning in September, just in time for the 2 year blog anniversary.

In the mean time, you can follow my twitter stream – @garydanton or my flickr account at –

See you soon,


Want to Sail?

Via Flickr:Taken at Morecambe Bay, Lancs using Hipstmatic for iPhone. July 2011.

Image by Gary Danton –

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Dinner at the OK Diner

Via Flickr:Mirrored light bulb – taken in OK Diner on the side of the A1(M), July 2011. Taken with Hipstamatic for the iPhone.

This image was taken while sat waiting for a massive american style burger. I noticed the odd looking bulb in the overhead lamp. It was silver lined and looked unusual.

If you look closely at the image, you can just about see my reflection (with iPhone) in the bulb.



Clouds – A Flickr Posting Test

Clouds by Gary Danton
Clouds, a photo by Gary Danton on Flickr.

Via Flickr: Image taken using and iPhone and processed using Instagram. July 2011

Image by Gary Danton –

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(This is a test post for submitting directly from flickr with the photo description – Its a bit of an experiment for streamlining my online photo management/blogging workflow.. Thanks, Gary)

Its amazing what people search for..

Hi All,

One thing I really like about flickr is the stats logged everytime an image is viewed. This is handy as it shows exactly where the link has been visited from – this helps me gauge just how effective various social media is (twitter, facebook etc).

Another thing that I quite like is the “all time views” – this essentially shows my most viewed images since I created my account back in 2009.

What really made me chuckle was my all time number two – a product shot of a tin of beans.

It really does surprise me what people are searching for.. every other day I seem to get at least one hit on this image – either from a search within flickr itself, or from a search.

Heinz Baked Beans Product Shot

This shot was taken back in 2009 as part of my digital photography course for a product photo assignment, and to be frank – is heavily flawed and unremarkable. I really hope that it doesn’t become my number one viewed image – if that happens I think i’ll give up photography! 🙂