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Photographic Authenticity – Photoshop – Alchemy Or Evil ?

I’ve had some discussions recently over authenticity in photographs. What I mean by this is true-to-life representations in photos. It’s a common misconception is that “straight-off-the-camera” equals an exact representation of what the eye would have seen. Not so for … Continue reading Photographic Authenticity – Photoshop – Alchemy Or Evil ?

flickr – biggr – WHATEVR

I don’t know why but whenever (“whenevr” ?) I see these ads I just think “Whatever”. Don Charisma, the critic – Great, so the guys at yahoo had a great idea, a photo website, let’s call it “Flicker”. On checking if the domain name was available, oh shit, it’s not, it’s already registered. What shall we do. And some bright spark comes up with the an idea, we can misspell it “flickr” rather than buying it fair and square from the legal owner, plus it will sound “cool”. Hmmm, no one visiting or using our site. What shall we do, how … Continue reading flickr – biggr – WHATEVR

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How to get Canon PhotoStitch Panorama and Photo Stitching software for free

I’ve owned several Canon digital cameras over the years, which have all come with a “free” utility called PhotoStitch. PhotoStitch isn’t the most feature packed or the newest software, but it does work well, made by a well respected company. … Continue reading How to get Canon PhotoStitch Panorama and Photo Stitching software for free

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Windows 8 is … Crap, Rubbish, Awful, Terrible, Horrible, Slow, A Disaster, A Flop?

Interestingly, I posted about downgrading my laptop from Windows 8 to Windows 7 because that’s what I wanted and didn’t particularly like Windows 8, and I’ve had a mini-debate going on with my blog readers. It all started because I … Continue reading Windows 8 is … Crap, Rubbish, Awful, Terrible, Horrible, Slow, A Disaster, A Flop?