Category Archives: photography

Vetting vignetting

We recently got some family portraits taken at JCPenney. I think they turned out very nicely. They had a bunch of different effects that they could apply. While we were at the studio, I really liked the way that the vignetting effect brought out our faces. However, after investigating the full set (we bought the […]

Posted in linux, photography | 2 Comments

Image stabilization in Canon EFS 17-85mm lens

I recently bought a new lens for my Canon Rebel XT. I debated for about 6 months between a new body, and one of three lenses, the 17-85mm f4/5.6 EFS, the 28-135 f 3.5/5.6 EF, and the 17-55 f2.8 USM. I ultimately decided that I’d rather have a new lens than a new body. My […]

Posted in photography | Comments Off on Image stabilization in Canon EFS 17-85mm lens

New WordPress plugin – Image Browser

Today I released my 8th wordpress plugin. This one is quite a bit different from all the other plugins I have written. A friend of mine was looking for a way to create a gallery on his family blog. “No problem!”, I told him, “there are lots of plugins for that”. But I then quickly […]

Posted in photography, php, sql, wordpress | Comments Off on New WordPress plugin – Image Browser

New wordpress plugin – Image Meta

I just released my 7th wordpress plugin, Image Meta. This one has to do with image handling. Before wordpress 3.0, when you uploaded an image, the filename of the image was set as the title, and if you had given the image a caption (e.g. with Picasa), then the IPTC caption would be used as […]

Posted in photography, wordpress | 2 Comments

2 new versions of postie released

I would like to announce 2 new versions of my popular postie plugin for wordpress, which gives users advanced options for posting to their blog via e- mail. The first new version is 1.2.2, which has some minor bug fixes and improvements over 1.2.1. I will continue to release several more 1.2 releases over the […]

Posted in (x)html, css, javascript, photography, wordpress | Tagged , | 5 Comments