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PhotoGIMP Makes GIMP More Familiar to Photoshop Users

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If you’re a Photoshop user who’s considering switching to the free and open-source image-editing program GIMP, PhotoGIMP is a patch designed to smooth out the transition for you. Created by the Brazilian blog Diolinux, PhotoGIMP aims to make GIMP look and work more like Photoshop on Linux, which Photoshop doesn’t ...

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Fujifilm is Working on a Massive 400TB Archival Storage Drive

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Leaps in storage capacity are pretty common these days. However, the biggest jump in archival media storage won’t come from spinning disks or solid state drives—Fujifilm is currently working on cramming an incredible 400TB worth of of capacity onto a single magnetic tape drive. Tape storage might seem antiquated, but ...

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Reddit is Asking to Use Photos in Ads for Free Without Credit

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It’s no secret that Reddit makes huge amounts of ad revenue off content that’s often posted without the copyright owners’ permission. But did you know the company is also asking photographers to use their photos for commercial purposes without any payment… or even credit? Bellingham, Washington-based commercial photographer John Wingfield ...

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This Instagram Copyright Infringement Notice is a Phishing Scam

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If you ever receive a direct message on Instagram informing you that copyright infringement has been detected in your photos, beware: it may actually be a cleverly-disguised phishing scam. This particular scam was first reported by Fstoppers writer Andy Day, who received a copyright infringement message that was purportedly from ...

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