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Backup your data now!

Many photographers and graphic designers have a good practice to backup their data regularly. I have a portable HDD to backup my laptop, and DVDs as a secondary backup because the burning processes are painfully slow.Today, I did a special backup because I seen this alert notice about Seagate's 2.5" HDD:Important notice of using MacBooksMac HDD damage alertSo, if your HDD has the same version of firmware you may do a full backup right now.edited by admin - moved image to the top continue reading

For my curiosity....

Hi, I'm just wondering, how big is your dreamstime folder(s) now?For me, including every related files with all the pictures, have grown up to 6.88GB.It's still very small and I'm happy 2 DVDs will backup everything. continue reading

Mid-Autumn Festival

Today (Asian time) is Mid-Autumn Festival in Chinese culture and most people will have a holiday to spend time with their families. It's a very lovely festival that we will celebrate the full moon with lantern and a special food called Mooncake. (Kids are most excited because that's the only day they're allowed to play with fire ;-)I'm glad to share our happiness with you. Cheers! continue reading

NASA Art Contest - Life and Work on the Moon

A new NASA contest encourages university art and design students to partner with science and engineering departments to create art representative of living and working on the moon. continue reading

3D mouse

I found a very useful (& beautiful) 3D mouse not only good in 3-dimensional drawings, but also simplify some control actions in Photoshop. You may not know Photoshop could support 3D drawings in real time, amazing!Demo of using 3D mouse in PhotoshopThe product pageCan't wait for the product demonstration.What do you think? continue reading

Any suggestion of compact digital camera good for sunday photographer?

Hi everybody, this is my first blog. I'm looking for a choice of digital camera that is compact and easy to use, take good pictures and have excellent price to value. Am I too greedy? Yes, one more, the body color and shape of the camera must be smart. After some researches, I'm going to try the Canon PowerShot G9.Actually, on the early stage of the research, I was looking for a entry level DSLR such as Olympus EVOLT series. Any suggestion for a junior photographer like me? continue reading

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