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Getty Free Images Attribution Still Susceptible to Circumvention

PetaPixel recently posted an article about a flaw in Getty’s new free image embed control.

The presented method was based on resizing the frame height so that the attribution would fall outside the client area of the iframe. Getty quickly addressed the issue by scaling the image width relative to the height.

However, there is a more effective way to circumvent attribution; a way that Getty has no control over — short of revoking your access to the image or sending a C&D letter.

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Hacking Adobe Lightroom to Add Mouse Wheel Support

I fell in love with Photography a few years ago. Shortly after that I found that Canon’s suite of tools (primarily Digital Photo Professional) was absolutely terrible for editing and managing photos.

I briefly used (and loved) Picasa for it’s organization capabilities (geo-, keyword- and face-tagging en masse). But Picasa–at the time, anyways–was very weak on editing capabilities. A friend recommended Lightroom 3 and I haven’t looked back since (I’m now on v4.4).

Lightroom isn’t perfect, however. It has a few usability issues. One of my pet peeves is that Lightroom for Windows doesn’t support the mouse wheel. I’ll reflexively scroll down… but nothing happens. This drive me crazy.
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