Just installed the new Apple OS – Mountain Lion – on my four year old MacBook Pro. Then I noticed a new icon on the Dock – “Notes.”
And what does it do, you ask? I can now open a new note, tap the fn key twice, and dictate a message. Whatever I say gets transcribed into text. Then I can message or email that text to whomever I want.
The word was literally invented a few years ago by a guy in the printing industry. It sounds good … Fancy … Professional … Special somehow … And – of course! – Expensive.
The invention is derived from a French word which means “nozzle.” And – hey! – it sounds great. But the truth is – “giclee” is nothing more than another word for inkjet.
Silly Passion Flower! Peeking at me over the edge of that leaf. Of course, I could have gone outside and photographed it head on. But where’s the fun in that? We’ve all seen Passion flowers head on.
Besides, it was hot outside. And if I had gone out just then my Cheerios would have gotten soggy!
This from my favorite photographer/philosopher, Dewitt Jones:
” … “I’m not really hearing voices. As a photographer, I see the light. I know there might be a good photo down there.”
(From his most recent column in Outdoor Photographer magazine.)
Here’s my new business card. With just about all the information it needs.
What do you think?
Jim’s CafePress store
Here’s where you can go to actually BUY stuff – posters, calendars, mouse pads and coffee mugs! – all with my images on them.
Le Milford and Dani Martire – “One More Thing Before We Go.”
Opening Reception, Friday, July 20, 5-9p.m. End of the Line Cafe on East Wright Street.