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Archive for the ‘review’ Category

Creating a Zooomr SmartSet

Posted by briandh on September 2, 2006

I wrote briefly in an earlier Blog about using the Zooomr SmartSet feature. Whilst checking my blog stats I noticed that people were looking for help on using this feature and that there wasn’t much around.

At first this surprised me as, to me, the SmartSet feature is very intuitive. However, I am a software engineer with an interest in photography whereas many Zooomr users may be photographers with little or no interest or talent in computers.

So, here is the low down on how to use SmartSets

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Posted in digital photography, hands-on, review, Reviews, SmartSet, zooomr, zooomr 2.0, Zooomr SmartSet | 20 Comments »

Through the Zooomr Portal

Posted by briandh on August 27, 2006

I have just found a new feature in Zooomr – Portals.

These are actually very simple in principle but add huge possibilities and are such fun to use. Quite simply you can add any number of rectangular hotspots to your images, these hotspots can be linked to any of you other photos and have a bit of text beside them.

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Posted in abbey, digital photography, hands-on, iona, iona abbey, photography, portals, review, zooomr, zooomr 2.0, zooomr portals | 3 Comments »

Zooomr can embarass you

Posted by briandh on August 16, 2006

09-31A MV Oooh Err

I’m the family IT expert. This means that when we’re invited round to dinner I spend most of the visit chained to the broken computer sorting out the mess and telling them how to do stuff, removing spyware, virii and assorted nastiness. It also means that I try and keep family up to date with new things that might help them.

My mother in law is fairly switched on and also, like me, likes a bit of digital photography. So I thought she might be interested in Zooomr. I sent off an email pointing her at my Zooomr site and saying that next time I’m round I’ll show her how to get it working for her own photos.
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Posted in hands-on, ie, internet explorer, problems, review, zooomr | 3 Comments »

Zooomr is wonky with IE

Posted by briandh on August 16, 2006

What a real shame, I’m utterly heartbroken, try to use Zooomr in IE and it goes a bit strange. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in hands-on, ie, internet explorer, problems, review, zooomr, zooomr 2.0 | 1 Comment »