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Weekend Project: Shooting with Tamron Adaptall 2 SP 500mm f/8 Mirror Model 55BB

A few months ago, I bought a Tamron Adaptall 2 SP 500mm f/8 55BB mirror lens. Not that I needed it, but the price was so low that it would have been silly not to buy it. The lens came with a Nikon

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Brief Notes on My digiKam Workflow

Every now and then, I get questions about an optimal digiKam-based workflow. It’s rather difficult to give general advice, as a lot depends on specifics. So I thought I’d share my photographic workflow for managing and processing photos in the hope

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Monkey Stole My Camera

Although I prefer to use a regular camera whenever possible, I do occasionally shoot with whatever Android device I happen to have on me. And since my digiKam library already has quite a few snapshots that I like, I thought I’d

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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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