Tag Archives: photo

Magic of Google Photos

I am a long time user of Flickr, but I have been cross-posting images to Google Photos. I am also starting to go through my old machines and storage media to find other photos I can load to Photos. I … Continue reading

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Instagram photos by location

If you share photos using Instagram, you may be unaware of this feature. I found it by accident. If you tag your posts by location, the location appears when the post is displayed. Clicking on the location will bring up … Continue reading

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Flickr Updates

I was anxious to generate this post because I am an advocate for the educational use of Flickr and because tech pundits I follow (e.g., Leo Laporte) recently claimed Yahoo has allowed Flickr to stagnate. So, to the contrary, Flickr has … Continue reading

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Dumbing down as progress

It annoys when a service is updated and loses capabilities in the process. This seems to happen fairly regularly of late and I am not certain if the idea is to somehow make the user experience easier or removing capabilities … Continue reading

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Photos – First Look

With the most recent iOS and OS updates, Apple has replaced iPhoto with Photos. Here are some initial impressions after a short period of experimentation. The Photos editing tools are impressive and a drastic improvement over iPhoto.  I have one … Continue reading

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Digital photo lost

June 4 is the anniversary of the protest in Tiananmen Square. Recent news programs made mention of the event and caused me to search for photos I took when visiting Beijing in 1996.   This is not a political post, … Continue reading

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Consumer Reports on Image Storage

My dad used to swear by Consumer Reports. I should have guessed the service would have continued online. I encountered this analysis of digital photo storage sites with “best for” pronouncements. It is always good to consider recommendations. The article … Continue reading

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New Flickr look

Flickr has undergone a major facelift and I think the results are impressive. This is the new look of the photostream.

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Flickr Upgrade

I have long been a loyal flickr user. It appears that a recent upgrade will make Flickr an even more attractive option for those looking for a place to store their photos. A terabyte of space!

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Camera Basics

Great summary of the interaction among ISO, shutter speed, and aperture. Learn to make better use of your digital camera.

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