My first experience with serious research was in high school. Here I learned that research management was best done with the help of index cards. Each fact I discovered would be documented on its own card which would also include the source citation for that fact. As my research progressed, those cards could be arranged […]
Metadata is your friend. It’s time to get to know him better – much better.
When it comes to building a photo archive, nothing beats Flickr. Flickr has set the bar by collaborating with a growing number of public archives to make their photographic collections more accessible. The Commons at Flickr hosts collections from The Library of Congress, Smithsonian Museum, George Eastman House, the British National Maritime Museum, the National […]
If you are an iPhone/iPad owner and are fascinated with the photography potential these two devices offer, then you need a copy of Photos by Tom Rudderham [iBooks – $8.99]. This book is gorgeous, inspiring and full of great information. It focuses on the Camera, Photos and iPhoto apps on both the iPhone and iPad, […]
Tags are quickly replacing folders as the organizational tool of choice. Discover what makes them so useful and how you can put them to work to simplify your document management workflow.
When we have family gatherings at our house, I like to set up a slideshow on the television. It’s fun and much less intrusive than some blaring tv show. Although both iPhoto and Flickr have nice slideshow capabilities, I like to include an occasional title slide and both apps are a bit lacking in that […]
I know this is not the time to begin a family history project. Or is it? Photo books require photos and now’s the season for capturing some memorable family pictures. And, if you have an idea now about what kind of photo book result you’d like to have, you can make sure you grab the […]
I’ve been working on some slideshows to present during the holidays but I wanted to include more than just photos. Actually, that’s a very simple thing to do. Using Keynote – the presentation graphics app for Mac/iOS – I can create slides that combine text, graphics and photos which I will export as images (jpeg […]
I am a big fan of ecards – both the commercial ones and ones I make myself. I love the fun and quirky Just Wink cards from American Greetings. I have the app on my iPhone (also available for Android, Kindle tablets, NOOK tablets and Windows Phones) and it’s an easy way to send a […]
WOOOHOO! Keynote, Pages, Numbers, iMovie and iPhoto will be included as free apps with iOS7 upgrade on all iOS devices! DIGITALStorytelling just became even more fun! Details at TUAW – The Unofficial Apple Weblog.