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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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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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Google’s Street View an Invasion of Privacy?

by Barbara J. Feldman June 5, 2007

Google’s Street View is now live at Google Maps for five cities (San Francisco, New York, Las Vegas, Denver and Miami) with more cities coming soon. Street View is a 360-degree street-level photograph that has some people upset about privacy concerns. Here, for example, is a view of a San Francisco restaurant I dined at […]

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