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Convert RGB to CMYK in Python

Posted 26th March 2021

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Efficient Python code for taking a RGB image and converting it to CMYK before splitting the relevant channels out.

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Reading EXIF data in Python

Posted 2nd February 2021

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In order to review the properties of various common-format image files, I wrote a command-prompt script in Python that will display EXIF data and other properties of JPG, PNG, TIF, CR2 and NEF files.

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Serving WebP with fallback

Posted 5th November 2020

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Two methods to serve WebP images with a fallback for instances where a browser/OS combination doesn’t support it.

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SVG not displaying in Chrome browser

Posted 31st August 2020

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A simple solution for a situation when a SVG fails to display in Google Chrome but works in other browsers.

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Rotate or flip multiple image files using PowerShell

Posted 4th March 2016

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Use a PowerShell script in Microsoft Windows to rotate or flip large numbers of images automatically.

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Batch save images into a new format via PowerShell

Posted 18th December 2015

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Use a PowerShell script to copy all images in a directory and save them into a different image file format.

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Script to list image files by size and resolution, export to Excel

Posted 24th September 2014

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Instructions for using PowerShell to export a list of images and their properties to Excel as a tab-delimited CSV.

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Responsive images made easy

Posted 17th January 2014

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In this era of ‘Responsive Web Design’ where websites need to function well on smartphones and tablets as well as desktop computers, finding a solution for a website’s images can be tricky.

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Display WordPress stories and images on a non-WordPress web page

Posted 20th June 2013

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Step-by-step instructions for including WordPress blog content on non-WordPress static web pages. This method is ideal for advertising ‘latest stories’ on a static website where the article headline, excerpt, date and thumbnail image are to be displayed.

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Google launches voice and picture search

Posted 22nd June 2011

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Google has launched its new “voice” feature on Google’s USA website so I decided to test it with an Australian accent! This review also looks at the new “picture” search.

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