Introducing – Backlight (Pandolin)

TheTurningGate (TTG) has introduced a new and very modular system to update the software which has been in service on this website for several years (with updates). The new software is called Backlight and major releases are given animal names. Pangolin is the 2nd release. Backlight is an add-on to Adobe Lightroom. The replacement system […]

Software update

Another round of updates has now been completed. These are mainly maintenance upgrades which have little visible impact – after an initial hiccup or two! Some Audio/Visual shows have been added under the Video Links tab. These are experimental – testing for possible future use. The Search facility has had some work done and repeat […]

Ring Puzzle video

This is a Vimeo test post using the previously created Ring Puzzle video (July 2012). The ring puzzle is designed to hide sweets (or engagement rings)!   This presentation is simpler than the previous one and does not include the option of choosing from a Contents list which identifies various stages of the build.

Site Rebuild – updated – and again

At last … The problem with Search has now been resolved and it is working. Search looks at the “metadata” – all of the stuff stored with your photos like title, exposure, camera information  etc etc plus Keywords which I add in to help sort and identify things of interest in a photo.   There […]

Web Site re-build

Several months ago work started on the development of new software used to run this site. (a Photoshop Lightroom plug-in module set developed by The TurningGate CE4). With the trend towards mobile and tablet devices the new software “makes it all better than it is now”. All of the modules have now been completed and […]

Search facility

A limited search facility is now available from the Navigation menu. At present it only searches the Oct 2013-Mar 2014 Galleries plus the Favourites and Names to Faces Galleries – more galleries will added slowly… Words or expressions can be used for a search – e.g.   Geoff,  Roy,  Oak,  Bowl, burr  etc. etc. – the […]

Offset Clock by Simon Hope

In April 2012 Simon Hope demonstrated turning the Offset Clock. In the Photo Galleries there are detailed sequence photos which show how this was done. This video supplements these photos and uses a CAD program to show the curves cut and comments on some points to watch out for. Just in case … it includes […]

The Web Site

The Photo Galleries web site for the Turning Club has evolved over the last two years. This blog details how it got to its current state of evolution.   I’m sure that it will be mainly of interest to those who are thinking of doing something similar…

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