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Photomicrography With A Smart Phone

Photomicrography With A Smart Phone

You can create photomicrography with a smart phone and nearly any inexpensive microscope. You do not need any accessories or additional gear. Dr. Annie Morrison shows how she does it freehand with only a smart phone and a microscope. No other gear is needed. It takes...

Photoshop offers NFTs via Content Credentials

As another sign of how big NFTs are becoming, Adobe will begin allowing creators to create Non-fungible tokens or NFTs through a new Photoshop feature. This function will be a part of the 'Content Credentials' project by Adobe. Content Credentials is designed to...

Why Become a Google Local Guide

Here's an email I received recently from Google Maps. Hi Hal People are noticing the place you modified You changed the location of Tipsy Seagull Dockside Pub (seasonal), which has now been seen over 300,000 times. Thanks for making such a valuable edit to the map....

Closing Costco Photo Centers

Closing Costco Photo Centers

Good News For Transfer Businesses The company is closing Costco Photo Centers effective February 14, 2021. Costco had already closed some of them a couple years ago. But now they say " the need for printing photos has steeply declined, even though the number of...

Car Ad Brings Surprising Results

Car Ad Brings Surprising Results

Update: Since writing this last year, the car/billboard continues to makes sales. People take pictures of it and call. Even when it's parked at home, I get a few calls. A good investment. After a lengthy delay due to the virus, the sign company finally finished my car...

Make Your Car a Moving Billboard

Make Your Car a Moving Billboard

Moving Billboard I have been thinking about using my car as a moving billboard. I've seen lots of car wraps, but while most of them are colorful and eye-catching, I have not seen any that are effective sales messages. And they are expensive. A full wrap of an SUV can...

Transferring Negatives and Transparencies

Transferring negatives and transparencies can be a challenge if they are not typical sizes. Those that are typical sizes like 35mm, 120 and 126 can be scanned using a good flatbed scanner. But other sizes require a different approach. One recent job was all negatives,...