The problem is how to get an old HP ScanJet 3400c (c. 2000) scanner working with a MacBook running OS X 10.6.7 Snow Leopard. Annoyingly I did all this once about 6 months ago but since my Mac got nicked and I didn’t make any notes I’ve now got to remember how to do it […]
I keep coming across amazing tilt shift images. If you’ve never heard of this, it’s a photographic technique for creating a shallow depth of field (using lenses or digital post-processing) and can be used to turn a suitable photo into a fake miniature. There are many ways to do this using the digital post-processing route […]
I’ve come against a problem recently … because I have so many photos I am exceeding the limit my hosting company sets on storage and bandwidth so … time for a change. From now on all photos will be stored on Flickr. I’ve had to upgrade to a pro account but it’s still cheaper than […]
This post is mainly a work-in-progress for me so I can get my thoughts together on GeoRSS.
Well, I am writing this on my newly installed computer running linux … Windows XP is NO MORE Ha Ha! I have got the Fedora Core 5 flavour of linux, once I had backed up my old stuff onto a Buffalo (the harddrive not the large mammal) it took only an hour to reformat my […]
Great start to the week for me, booted up my PC on arrival at work at 8.30am and 2 hours later it’s still trying to get Windows XP started … oops! I have been having some odd happenings on this particular PC (Dell Dimension 8400) in the past few months but there was still plenty […]
In a vain attempt to get paleolim.org listed on Google I am mentioning it here. Paleolim.org is the official site of the International Paleolimnology Association (IPA). I have constructed it in WordPress … my 2nd WP site so far. I’m liking the flexibility of templates and plugins although the serch for plugins is often a […]
Ok, so there’s 13,540 photos but this is a mac right and they just work right? iPhoto has been behaving really badly of late and it’s really starting to annoy me. Everytime I open it up these days it just gives me the spinning beachball of death. I can’t find any solution to this, anyone […]