In the continuing WLPG saga, restoring photos is down now to 2,469 JPG’s left. I know that because I can search the entire ANCESTORS folder for ‘jpg’ in the file-names using Photo Mechanic. That can also be done in XnView. … [continued]
Here’s a simple Christmas tip because the panic is on and it’s only going to get worse. I plan to do this myself. … [continued]
My ignorance is humiliating me again. Here’s a few new photo odds & ends. … [continued]
As I’m going through my photos I’m filling in missing addresses and GPS co-ordinates. I’ve worked on this before but I actually missed a few out of 12,000. Because addresses repeat across the years, as I go through my folders I have to scroll through a longer and longer unsorted list of addresses and co-ordinates to find what I need. … [continued]
The Windows Live Photo Gallery disaster has hit new heights of obscenity.
You’ve already heard about how it automatically applied garbage GPS co-ordinates to any photo with an embedded address and no co-ordinates. The Microsoft design team thought they’d do the world a favor by adding co-ordinates to save us the bother of doing it ourselves. Even though these co-ordinates could never be accurate and in some cases even hit the wrong country. … [continued]
Ignore this post at your peril.
Basically, I like Windows Live Photo Gallery. Or, at least I did until about two hours ago. It’s impressive after the single viewer window in XP with zero options. It’s a major endeavour. If IPTC is your thing they’re still in kindergarten but it has its good points.
But, listen close. This really is as bad as it looks. … [continued]