Monthly Archives: August 2010


Fotopedia is a photography-centric encyclopedia founded in 2009. It aims to provide a dynamically growing collection of high-quality photos on topics of general interest. Some examples of topics covered by Fotopedia: Barcelona (travel) FC Barcelona (sports, fans) Antoni Gaudí (Barcelona … Continue reading

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Slow iPad backup issue

The problem The “backup iPad” function in iTunes backs up only one or two files per second. This is no problem for large files (which may take longer), but particularly applies to very small files. Some applications have hundreds or … Continue reading

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NAS and Lightroom performance

My digital photos are stored on an inexpensive NAS. This CH3SNAS consists of dual 3.5″ SATA drives of, in my case, 1 TByte each. Each drive contains a copy of each photo (RAID 1) for robustness. Lightroom 3 maintains a … Continue reading

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Photo book on Egypt

Our photo book on Egypt is nearing completion: as I will need a total of 10 copies (at about $100 each, hard cover, 30×30 cm = 12″×12″) for members of our group, a prototype copy has been completed, has been … Continue reading

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