I have a pictures web site, which is hosted on Dreamhost. The programe is Gallery. I used Gallery 2 before. Later I upgraded it to Gallery 3.
The main purpose to establish this personal photo site is that I want to share the pictures with my family around the world. Actually some in USA, some in main land China. When I first make the site, I made a decision, I do not want to put the pictures on the third party web site. I want the full control of my own photos.
Now, more and more pictures we take every day. We can use Android phone to take the pictures. We can use Nikon Coolpix L22 to take the pictures. We can even use iPad mini to take pictures. And the resulotions of the pictures is much higher than those 5, or 6 years ago. File size is much bigger.
To organized them and put all in one place is very hard and takes more time. If I still use the way I used before to put them into Gallery 3 program, it will take me a lot of time to do it.
So I have a change. It is a change based on the current technology.
Continue reading “Do you still need a personal photo site with Gallery 3?”
We went to Vancouver Aquarium, one of the best Aquarium in north America.
Have fun with my kdis.
Best time in my life.
Our precious gem.
Almost every year, we go to this place.
Record the pleasure
Here is a link to get the Google+
Continue reading “Some pictures from Nikon CoolPix L22 digital camera”
I got the Kobo eReader on Monday, but just got time to post it here.
The package I received by Post Canada.
Let us look at it.
White bubble envelope.
Can not tell what is inside from the package. It is not important. Keep reading the rest of the post.
Let me open the bubble envelope.
There are one box and one statement of order.
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My Mom, my wife, two daughters, Grace and Gloria and I, went to Vancouver Aquarium last week. It is cold.
It is not best time to go to aquarium, just because of the weather. But it is perfect that we can go out with the person we love.
We took a lot of pictures. Look, it is dolphins show in Vancouver Aquarium.
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I use Gallery 2 for years. Now it is time to move to Gallery 3.0, which is just released one week.
There are some advantages to upgrade.
Gallery 3.0 means simple, powerful and secure photo management.
It is simple to install it.
I spend about 15 minutes to install it.
As you know, I have a Gallery 2 photo albums with more than 4500 photos. So when I enabled the G2 import module and start to import all my existing albums, it took me about 2 hours. Actually the computer time and server time. I just click start to import button and go to TV.
Continue reading “Gallery 3.0 release”
I found two travelers have the photo sets on flickr.
Leroy W. Demery, Jr.’s photstream is here
He arrived in Shanghai on the afternoon of 1983 October 1, by passenger ship from Qingdao.
He posted the notes about it.
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This is the first photo transfered from the Chinese lunar satellite.
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I have a very long history to use the image viewer software. I still remember my first PC. It is 386DX40 with 4Mb memory, and 170Mb hard-disk. The monitor is 14″.
Just like other teenage boys, I use ACDSee for lots and lots of photos copied from my classmates.
It is running on DOS. Even when I have a Windows 3.11 on my computer, I always reboot to DOS to watch images. It is very fast and easy to control.
I have not found any software which can let have the same experience as ACDSee 2.4. I use ACDSee Pro 8.0 now. I don’t like it. It is changed to bigger and slower.
Let’s see the file size of ACDSee in its version history:
ACDSee 1.0 for Windows 95 (0.5 MB)
ACDSee 2.1 (0.6 MB)
ACDSee 2.22 (0.9 MB)
ACDSee 2.4 (1.9 MB)
ACDSee 2.42 (1.9 MB)
ACDSee 2.43 (1.6 MB)
ACDSee 2.45 (German) (2.0 MB)
ACDSee 3.0 (3.9 MB)
ACDSee 3.10 (5.7 MB)
ACDSee 4.01 (11.4 MB)
ACDSee 4.02 (10.8 MB)
ACDSee 5.0.1 (11.1 MB)
ACDSee 7.0 (14.8 MB)
ACDSee 8.0 (12.1 MB)
ACDSee 8.1 (24.2 MB)
I like slim software and freeware.
Until now, I saw FastStone, it is a Freeware.
There are three products I’d like to introduce to my Blog readers.
FastStone Image Viewer 2.8
A fast, stable, user-friendly image browser, converter and editor. It has a nice array of features that include image viewing, management, comparison, red-eye removal, emailing, resizing, cropping and color adjustments. Its innovative but intuitive full-screen mode provides quick access to EXIF information, thumbnail browser and major functionalities via hidden toolbars that pop up when your mouse touch the four edges of the screen. Other features include a high quality magnifier and a musical slideshow with 150+ transitional effects, as well as lossless JPEG transitions, drop shadow effects, image annotation, scanner support, histogram and much more.
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I am noticed that a comment left on my Vista vs. Ubuntu, in which I mentioned Gimp can replace the Photoshop.
RantMax writed to me:
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