Archiv für April 2008

Photo database front-end, 2nd try

April 23, 2008 - Markus Hoenicka
I've reported previously that my attempts to create a simple photo database to manage my negatives and prints failed miserably with OpenOffice Base. I thought that installing a web frontend for SQLite might simplify adding and retrieving the data to a SQL database, but the results were not entirely to my taste. The tool simplified the database creation somewhat, and it is fairly easy to check the rows in the tables. However, there are two limitations:

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Installing SQLiteManager 1.2.0 on FreeBSD

April 16, 2008 - Markus Hoenicka
I've been into b/w photography for at least 15 years now, and I've got a serious collection of negatives and prints. A rule of thumb says: the larger the format, the fewer images. As I'm using my 4x5 as much as possible, there's only a handful of negatives to add each year. Still, I'd like to keep track of the negatives and the prints in an easier way than I used to do so far: I scribbled the data onto legal pads and waded through them if I needed to look up something. This calls for some sort of database.

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