Posts Tagged ‘theft

01
May
13

Your PIN & Your Lazy Mind???

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15
Mar
13

Blogging: Google Images Query for Pic Boosters

Without belaboring the point re the ‘borrowing’ of photos or efforts of another, I came across this tip while recently watching the TV show Catfish. Perhaps you are familiar with the show? The star, Nev, attempts to flush out pretenders off the net who borrow images and identities of others they believe to be more appealing and carry on relationships under that false pretense. Ok, I watched a few episodes now and then of Catfish, Teen Mom 2 and those Storage Locker train wrecks. Hey! I’m joking.

One tip that Nev offered up was to use a Google Images search to see where a face pic or other image has perhaps been previously used. He, of course, does this with people to help identify images. But, it can be used to help identify many other images’ origins or usage. 

I will generally take the image I am interested in and save it to my photo files.

google camera images

Go to Google Images. Note the Camera Icon in the Search Bar on the right side. Click on the Camera Icon

choose file

Here you receive a prompt to paste or upload a file.

upload file

The downloaded or pasted photograph is loading (the search is commencing).

keys query 2

Here I had downloaded a photograph of a board of collectible whistles from an antique show I had taken. It showed the photo had only been used in a post I had previously written for SwittersB.

For fun, give it a try on faces, other images and you might be surprised on who ‘borrows’ what to create new personas (faces, tattoos, cars, fish, flies etc.)

 

26
Nov
12

Photography: Good Karma Breached

As I came home late tonight, I rounded the corner and glanced over at the old duplex I had highlighted a few days ago. There it stood, both doors open like black holes giving signs of a passing, dark force. I pulled around and approached the building. I got out of my rig and listened while the East wind blew against my back. I walked up and saw both doors had been breached the hasps broken and the locks laying on the ground. I peered into each open door and could see the two rooms were now storage places for all manner of stacked stuff. I closed the door to each and drove away finding the timing so odd…how life works sometimes.




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