Monthly Archives: April 2007

blurb – (lack of) support

I’ve given up on trying to get a decent book from Blurb; their customer support is unresponsive, so I am left with a book which has posterized images, and is unacceptable. 04-04-2007 emailed blurb about posterization including a link to … Continue reading

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Making a book with Picaboo

One reader asked if I’d seen books by Picaboo. I hadn’t so I took a look at their site. I hesitated for two reasons: first was that their app runs only in XP, which means I’d have to run it … Continue reading

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Lowepro CompuTrekker Plus AW

CompuTrekker Plus AW Originally uploaded by mikefranklin. I finally had too many lenses for my nearly year-old Timbuk2 bag I’d originally purchased for carrying my macbook, and thus went hunting for a better bag. I liked the Timbuk2 shoulder bag … Continue reading

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Panorama software for OS X

Lake elmore Originally uploaded by mikefranklin. A friend of mine, Lars Ivar was hunting for some decent panorama software, and found Double Take. It’s does a pretty amazing job of merging photos, even considering different angles and sizes of the … Continue reading

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Apple book problem and resolution

picked-off black goop Originally uploaded by mikefranklin. I’ve successfully had two Apple books printed via Aperture. Easy, convenient, and they turned out perfectly. The third book has black residue (dried ink, perhaps?) on two of the pages. Here, I’ve picked … Continue reading

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technical support – blurb, viovio, soon apple

Thanks to Bagelturf for mentioning me on his blog; my reviews have temporarily become popular. 🙂 After printing books and seeing problems comes dealing with technical support. What fun. Blurb I emailed Blurb about posterization on april 5, 2007, indicating … Continue reading

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Blurb customer support

I received a slightly delayed response to my question to Blurb regarding lack of quality on my second blurb book. They kindly offered a coupon for $10 off my next book, and then explained that 300 dpi was the best … Continue reading

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