Category Archives: photography

Using IrfanView for image slideshows

Andy Mabbett explains how to make images into slideshows, with optional audio, using “IrfanView”, a Windows-based software package that is free for non-commercial use. Continue reading

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Politician pin ups – open-licensed pictures, please

Andy Mabbett calls on public bodies to provide open-licensed pictures of politicians and senior officers. Continue reading

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Open-licensing your images. What it means and how to do it.

Andy Mabbett gives an introduction to the concept of open-licensing images, and explains how you can contribute to the community by open-licensing yours. Continue reading

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Portrait with Brompton Bike

Portraits of Andy Mabbett, part of the Birmingham Cyclists project by Pete, aka Dividenthal. Continue reading

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Ian Emes’ ‘French Windows’ and Pink Floyd’s ‘One of These Days’ at Ikon

Ian Emes’ video for Pink Floyd’s ‘One of These Days’, ‘French Windows’, is part of an exhibition at Birmingham’s Ikon gallery, until September 2010 Continue reading

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Taxonomic machine tags

0000-0001-5882-6823Images on Flickr (and other sites?) can be tagged with “machine tags“. For living things, these can convey taxonomic information. For example: taxonomy:binomial=Larus melanocephalus taxonomy:genus=Larus Flickr collapses these to: “larusmelanocephalus” and “larus“, but note that subtracting one from the other … Continue reading

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Leaf on bars

A photograph of a leaf, on metal bars. Continue reading

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