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Photography Technology

Image Magic

I’ve been experimenting around with software tools and utilities, and for this batch I used ImageMagick’s command line tools to create the thumbnails and add a signature. The shell script to add the signature is: #!/bin/sh for name in *jpg do echo $name convert $name -font AvantGuarde-Demi -pointsize 24 \ -gravity SouthEast \ -fill maroon […]

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Photography

Lotus 123

Recovered from the Wayback Machine. (I couldn’t resist)

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History Photography Places

Switzer

Recovered from the Wayback Machine. Sunday, I discovered that the Switzer Building was being destroyed starting on the 14th; the first wrecking ball would fall at 10pm. This was my last chance to take pictures of the building I’ve come to be fond of. As I was taking pictures, others would show up from time […]

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Photography Places

Mississippi Runneth

Recovered from the Wayback Machine. The Missouri river flooding is enough to raise the Mississippi, though not to the same levels. The water along the St. Louis waterfront rose to the level of the road, but luckily no further. Enough, though, to drown the area where I normally park, as these two pre-flood and flood […]

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Photography

Bees 2.0

Here’s a great rumor to start: too much cellphone use makes one think and act like Tiny Tim: Tiptoe through the window By the window, that is where I’ll be Come tiptoe through the tulips with me. Oh, tiptoe from the garden By the garden of the willow tree And tiptoe through the tulips with […]