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More spamming Scumbags: Picto Online

Somehow one of my older email addresses has found its way onto the spam list of another sleazy photo operation. This time it’s the self-proclaimed “Legendary French professional photo lab” that calls itself Picto Online. When will people learn that … Continue reading

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Talk Business 360 TV Spam

When will people learn that advertising by spam is the surest way to throw away any shred of credibility their business might have? If there’s any better way to shout “SCAM!” to the world than through Unsolicited Commercial Email I … Continue reading

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Latest Self-Publishing scam:

Though it’s a truism that one of the surest signs of a business you want to avoid is that their advertising takes the form of spam email, it’s still worth repeating from time to time. (A couple of earlier posts … Continue reading

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The spammers from claim "We have skilled Photoshop designers for image apparel products, Objects (Bottles) cutout work, Jewellery, Pack shots, we work on all files format CR2, Raw files, JPEG/JPG, GIF, PNG, Tiff, PSD, HDR." Oddly enough, their web … Continue reading

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Lorum Ipsum in ROT-13

You’ll frequently read posts in (and if you’re not a regular visitor there you should become one*) about clients misunderstanding, and reacting badly to, standard “Lorum Ipsum” placeholder text. The solution? Use Lorum Ipsum “encrypted” with ROT-13 (a very … Continue reading

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Make a “Little Planet” 360-Degree Image the Easy Way

Making a 360° pseudo-stereographic projection from an ordinary panorama Those cool "little planet" 360° stereographic photographs are often described as being made from dozens or hundreds of photos. But that ain’t necessarily so. We’ll see here how it’s possible to … Continue reading

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When I first saw it on Facebook I was sure it was a parody. A joke. But no, it’s intended to be real: 10-Step Processing Technique. To save you the trouble of examining that link I’ll warn you that … Continue reading

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Small Exhibit of Photos at Streetcar Wine & Beer

I’m quite the fan of craft beer. And by very good fortune there’s an excellent wine and craft beer shop almost at the end of my street, Streetcar Wine & Beer. Since they regularly feature the work of local artists … Continue reading

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Defeat Clickbait Headlines Using this One Weird Trick

Here’s the one weird trick… You didn’t actually click on the link did you? Oh for the love of all that is holy and pure, please tell me you didn’t click on the link…

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Copyright: How to Tell if You Should Post a Photo on the Internet

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