MacMania: A Geek's Second Favorite Activity

my MacMania group, and find others by searching on the tag #macmania8. Here’s a little sample of what I’m talking about A shot of the Costa Atlantic bow, docked in Marmaris, Turkey: Same shot using 3 different Photoshop adjustment layers on selected areas of the image to correct the lighting and color: Costa Atlantica smokestack.… Read More »

MacMania: A Sea of Macs

Messina, a port city in Sicily, was a short but sweet stop. I got off the boat just to wander around the town, rather than get on a tour bus. It’s tempting to take one of the many excursions offered through the cruise line, but it’s great to get out for some exercise and fresh… Read More »

MacMania: Ship of Geeks

Shawn King. (If you know Shawn, you know it’s hard to miss Shawn in a crowd.) Shawn’s wife and co-host, Lesa Snider King, was working furiously on her forthcoming book, Photoshop CS4: The Missing Manual while we waited to board. And waited. And waited. Imagine being at the gate for a plane that holds 2600… Read More »

MacMania: Jean's Excellent Mac Adventure

MacMania 8 cruise. I am supposed to have some access to the internet on the trip so I’m planning to post stories and photos right here. I’ll be on Twitter as well. I’ll be putting my new MacBook Pro through its paces, and will have my Sony MiniDV and Canon PowerShot cameras with me. If… Read More »