Praveen's Blog

An Eternal Quest for Incremental Improvement

I enjoy reading XKCD. One of the recent comic that I enjoyed the most was published last week, titled "Permanence", that was about naming servers.

One of the reasons that I enjoyed this the most was due to the fact that I can totally correlate this comic to my behavior ...


Tack Sharp Eye

One of the key things that I try to do when I take portraits is to focus on the eye of the subject. This is a well documented technique and works very well. Also, each lens has a sweet spot aperture for which the picture is really crisp. I find ...


Finally the long time pending task of bringing my gallery to production and unifying (to certain extent) the look of my journal and gallery is complete. I am happy that this weekend has been somewhat useful! Need to do some Google analytics and adsense work still. Also need to upload ...


The most awaited Gallery 2 is now released. I was waiting for this to setup the gallery on my site. As soon as I find some free time, I will get this stuff in and push it hard!


After a long thought, I have planned to use Coppermine instead of Gallery 2 for my photo gallery. Gallery is good. No doubt about it. Still, I am not happy with lot of parts. I don't have the time to hack it to customize as well. I found Coppermine ...


I have just created a photo.net account. Suraj wanted me to create this much earlier. But, I am doing it only now.


I have suspended the usage of Gallery 2 until next release of Gallery. It is giving some weird problems. I am not able to resize the image as I want. I am not able to delete photo or album. Seems that a lot of things are broken. To make this ...


I have just completed the installation of Gallery 2 on my site.] Expect the basic configuration, nothing is complete. Maybe this weekend, I will tune it up and upload images.


I am a sort of too busy these days. I think that I will not find adequate time till mid of May. So, the launch of gallery in my site is likely to be delayed. So as the work on rest of the site. Till then, journal will be the ...


I have almost stopped taking any photographs in the recent past. The fact is I am not finding enough time to do that. I have started thinking about it seriously. The only useful pass time that I used to have was photography. I am planning to start it actively again ...