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This is a visual tool for creating images based on flames made by a guy from Piestany, Slovakia called Peter Blaškovič.

With a bunch of tools to adjust things like the opacity, colour and saturation etc, this tool is hours of fun for all.

Try out the Flame tool at :

Check out some of the images created by users and chosen by Peter and shown in his gallery at :

Recently I organised 20GB of digital photos taken from the last 12 years, took a few days.

I need to start on the negatives.

With useful devices like this USB Negative Film Scanner, the process of backing up those priceless negatives with a digital version sounds good for those of us they don’t own a scanner with the negative add on feature.

Here’s an example from :

New model of Scanner now available. Windows Vista and Mac compatible, will also scan 110 negatives as well as 35mm negatives and slides.

Back in the dark ages, before the advent of digital cameras, there was the whole big hassle of loading film into camera, only having a limited number of photos per film, and no way to see if what you were taking photo’s of was being captured in glorious colour, or just a big blurry blob, thank goodness we don’t have to put up with that anymore! Read more…

You can submit an image to find out where it came from, how it is being used, if modified versions of the image exist, or to find higher resolution versions, created by Idée Labs – Visual Search Technology Specialists.

TinEye is the first image search engine on the web to use image identification technology rather than keywords, metadata or watermarks. Find out more at :

Idée Labs is Idée’s technology playground for visual search and image recognition. Here you will be able to experiment and play with various implementations of Idée’s visual search technologies.

For more about Idée Labs,


Posted: February 20, 2010 in Image Creator

Beautiful Word Clouds -ordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes.

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