Tech Tips


How to Make a Photo Collage

by Barbara J. Feldman March 24, 2009

Have you ever seen a collage made of hundreds of little photos and wondered how it was done? One way is with Shape Collage, a free, easy utility for both Windows and Mac. Simply download Shape Collage, pick a shape, point it to your photo folder, and watch it work its magic.

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Can My Camera Get a Virus?

by Barbara J. Feldman December 31, 2008

As with any computer media, it is possible for your camera memory card to get infected with a computer virus if you connect your camera or your memory card to an infected computer at a friend or relative’s house. When you return home, it is then possible to infect your own computer by attaching the […]

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The Pros and Cons of Flickr

Thumbnail image for The Pros and Cons of Flickr by Barbara J. Feldman November 28, 2008

Photo by OSU Special Flickr Collections & Archives : Commons When Flickr was introduced, the idea caught on like wildfire. Flickr is one of the most popular online photo sharing programs available. If you join Flickr, it will take you just a few minutes to get set up and then you can start uploading and […]

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How to Geotag Photos in Picassa

by Barbara J. Feldman June 24, 2008

Picassa photo management lets you geotag your photos using a map view. To tag multiple photos in the same album, click Map Photos, and then drag your thumbnails onto the map. For instructions on how to tag single photos, and entire albums at once, read Google’s Picassa Help.

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How to Moblog with Flickr

by Barbara J. Feldman June 18, 2008

Mobile blogging (or moblogging) is blogging directly from a cellphone. For example, Flickr provides a unique email address that will simultaneously add photos to your Flickr stream and your personal blog. Blogs from ten major providers are supported, including WordPress, Blogger, TypePad, Movable Type and Live Journal. Simply snap a photo (or record a video) […]

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How to Create Wall Murals

by Barbara J. Feldman January 2, 2008

Rasterbator is a free service that creates huge mural-size images from any picture. Simply upload an image, and then download and print the resulting multi-page PDF. Re-assemble the pages and you will have an extremely cool looking poster that can be as tall as sixty-five feet. If your original image is more than a megabyte […]

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