Tag Archives: pictures

Photo Edit Tools in Live Writer

Windows Live Writer is a superb tool for preparing blog posts. It downloads the template from your blog site and uses it to present drafts in exactly the style and appearance as the post will appear when published. There may … Continue reading

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Sourcing blog post images from SkyDrive

To display an image in a blog post, that image has to be accessible on the web. Technically you can source an image to be shown in a post from anywhere on the Internet. That is not an acceptable way … Continue reading

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Optimize your photos for speedy presentation

When presenting pictures in a blog or on a website they are viewed by the reader in a browser. The photos are rarely shown full-screen. As the page is opened there is a short delay for the pictures to download. … Continue reading

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Artistic Photo Effects in Office 2010

Windows Live Photo Gallery provides a set of tools for enhancing, and even artistically modifying, photos. The tools in Office 2010 go Photo Gallery one better in offering a collection of interesting artistic effects. These are available in Word, Excel, … Continue reading

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Find your photos 1 – Windows Live Photo Gallery

Once upon a time – actually not so long ago, but before digital pictures – when I wanted to find a photo I went to the closet where I kept my Pictures and started to go through boxes, albums, folders, … Continue reading

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Windows 7 WordPad – insert picture

The new WordPad in Windows 7 makes inserting pictures quite easy. On the Home ribbon there is an Insert group: Click on Insert – Picture and you get a Select Picture dialog that let’s you choose the picture just like … Continue reading

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Rescuing bad pictures – using the histogram in Windows Live Photo Gallery

Modern digital cameras are amazingly smart. Yet at times you get a picture that misses the mark. Here is an example of a photo that is underexposed – it looks dark and muddy. When you click on Fix and then … Continue reading

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