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Easy Photo Publishing: Using the Link Box in Mejiro

If you happen to use popular services like WordPress and Flickr, you’ll be pleased to learn that Mejiro provides a handy link box, where you can specify any number of links to practically any service or resource. By default, Mejiro links to popular services such as

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Geofix Update

A quick update on the current status of Geofix. I’ve done some work on the web app to improve its usability, performance, and appearance. The app now provides the ability to resize uploaded snapshots and display thumbnails next to each entry in

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5 Best Japanese 35mm Film SLR Cameras

Originally posted on Casual Photophile:
The last time we compiled a “Top Five” list we were focused on the simple joy of point-and-shoot cameras. The automated nature of the five cameras we chose was perfect for those photo geeks interested in making…

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digiKam Recipes 4.7.1 Released

A new release of digiKam Recipes is ready for your reading pleasure. This version features completely rewritten material on using digiKam to emulate various photographic effects (including the new recipe on how to create a faded vintage look). The book features two new recipes:

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Use Geofix to Geotag Photos in digiKam

Geofix is a simple Python script that lets you use an Android device to record the geographical coordinates of your current position. The clever part is that the script stores the obtained latitude and longitude values in the digiKam-compatible format, so you

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Exploded Views – Minolta SRT 201

Originally posted on Casual Photophile:
We’re back with another ridiculous explosion of camera parts, and this time we’ve completely disassembled an old, broken down Minolta SRT-201. This all-mechanical marvel of Japanese ingenuity comes from one of the best line-ups of SLRs…

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5 Best Point and Shoot Film Cameras

Originally posted on Casual Photophile:
So you want to shoot film but you’re not so interested in manual focusing, exposure modes, aperture, ISO, and all that technical nonsense? Tired of heavy SLRs and cumbersome controls? The warm weather’s here and you just want to…

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