Google has teamed up with the LIFE Photo archives to bring what promises to be around 10 million images out of the archives and onto your screen! Apparently many of the images were never published, so they're not just releasing the famous images we've all seen before.from the Official Google Blog:This effort to bring offline … Continue reading Google announces TIME Photo archive online!
1. Corruption I'm not talking about dirty politics here, but rather compression of the file, lossy compression in specific - the type that creates smaller file sizes for jpegs and what not. Lossless Tiff formats keep all the pixels, which mean the image quality won't suffer over time. One thing I learned long ago about … Continue reading three enemies of digital image preservation (in a nutshell)
PicLens, by cooliris is one of my favorite Firefox add-ons. Searching images on the web is such a better experience through PicLens. Google image search is amazing with it (as is Flickr)...no longer page after page of results, but rather one continuous wall of images that can be zoomed into and out of. The slight … Continue reading PicLens – Firefox extension