Category: Photos

Say Hi to PicMe Photo Sharing

BROOKLINE, MA, JULY 6, 2007: Raizlabs Corporation today announced the availability of PicMe Photo Sharing, their new digital photo sharing service. The free software is available now for download at http://picme.raizlabs.com. The software is the first of its kind to integrate photo sharing with a rich and interactive 3-D desktop experience. “We wanted to remove […]

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Computational Photography

Computational photography is the idea that you can compose an image in a computer, not within the camera.  Traditionally you take a picture and the image is composed on the film at the back of the camera.  Alternativly you use a CCD instead of film.  This captures the moment in time and it’s later displayed […]

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Gigapixel images

Your camera takes megapixel images. A single screen resolution of 1024×768 is 786,000 pixels or almost a megapixel. This resolution is great for everyday viewing and gives you enough resolution to produce a decent 4×6″ print.  Common wisdom is that past a certain number of pixels it just doesn’t matter. Who needs a 20 megapixel […]

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Photo Printing Prices Compared

Online printing prices for many online providers: 4×6 5×7 8×10 CVS $0.15 $1.49 $3.99 FujiFilm $0.21 $1.29 $2.99 Kodak $0.15 $0.99 $3.99 Shutterfly $0.19 $0.99 $3.99 Walgreens $0.19 $1.59 $2.99 PicMe Photo Sharing $0.19 $0.98 $2.98 This week we added photo printing to the many features of PicMe Photo Sharing. I put together a quick […]

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Auto Tagging photos with existing meta-data

There have been several companies that have tried to automate tagging of images with meta-data to allow end-users to easily search pictures. The techniques currently break down down into three categories: – Recognize the images through facial or image recognition (riya) – Allow others to tag them for you (tagcow/google/facebook) – Inherit tags from objects […]

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