Yearly Archives: 2012

2012 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for Scribbles and Snaps. Here’s an excerpt: 19,000 people fit into the new Barclays Center to see Jay-Z perform. This blog was viewed about 110,000 times in 2012. If it

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Instant Guide to DSLR Dashboard 3.0.7 Released

The Instant Guide to DSLR Dashboard ebook has been updated to reflect changes in the latest version of the DSLR Dashboard app. The ebook now covers the Wi-Fi mode functionality in DSLR Dashboard. In addition to that, the new version

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Use Adobe Photoshop Curve Presets with digiKam

While digiKam can’t handle Adobe Photoshop curve presets directly, the application supports curves in the GIMP-compatible CRV format. So if you want to use Adobe Photoshop curve presets with digiKam, you have to convert them into .crv files — and

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digiKam Recipes on Gumroad

Good news for those of you who consider buying the digiKam Recipes ebook, but for some reason can’t use the PayPal or Amazon options. The ebook is now available for purchase through Gumroad in both EPUB and MOBI formats. Using

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digiKam Recipes 3.9.51 Released

A new version of the digiKam Recipes ebook is available for your reading pleasure. Besides a few minor tweaks, the new version of the digiKam Recipes ebook includes the following new material: Use Photoshop Curve Presets with digiKam Import Photos from a Remote

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Shooting with Yashica Electro 35 GTN

Buying an analog camera wasn’t a top priority for me, but the The Phoblographer’s Guide to Affordable Film Rangefinder Cameras article piqued my interest, so I decided to check the local auction website to see whether I could find a

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Instant Guide to DSLR Dashboard 3.0.1 Released

DSLR Dashboard, a remote control app for Nikon DSLR cameras, has undergone a major revision. The core of the app has been rewritten for speed and stability, and DSLR Dashboard is now compatible with Android 4.x.x. The new version of

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Recipes for automated and streamlined photographic workflow on Linux

Use digiKam? Get this book!

Practical advice for nighttime photography

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