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The Contact Sheet

WE35, Contact Sheet, Photography

This month's #WE35 expedition is ‘The Contact Sheet’. Apparently back in the day[^1], film photographers would make a print of all the images they had shot on a roll of film. The images would be printed, thumbnail size, on a single sheet of photographic paper. The photographer could then review the images and pick the one or more images she wanted to print. I have never created a contact sheet. #WE35 is a global visual survey and creative research project…

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Sunrise

This is one of a series of HDR images I processed earlier this week. I wanted to test out a project a very geeky HDR project1 I had completed. I find that the early morning light is sometimes ideal for HDR so I hopped in my car thinking I would head over to the old mill house in Kingston. But as I drove I looked at the sky and decided that Carnegie Lake might be better. I wanted to capture…

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minimalmac: What if a little site you love doesn’t have a business model?

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What if a little site you love doesn't have a business model? Yell at the developers! Explain that you are tired of good projects folding and are willing to pay cash American dollar to prevent that from happening. It doesn't take prohibitive per-user revenue to put a project in the black. It just requires a number greater than zero.Don't Be A Free User (Pinboard Blog)…

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Google's "Snake oil salesman!"

In my opinion, this is a load of bullcrap! "Open source is different than a community-driven project," Rubin said, in which a broad collection of people collectively determine the software's future. "Android is light on the community-driven side and heavy on open source." That's on purpose: "When we add new APIs, typically, in my opinion, community processes don't work because it's really hard to tell when you're done. It's hard to tell what's release and what's a beta. Developers have…

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