Gathering wedding photos
waldbauernbub at gmx.at
Wed Jun 10 15:06:22 UTC 2009
Paul Sladen schrieb:
> On Wed, 10 Jun 2009, Franz Waldmüller wrote:
>> The task is to collect the pictures, [...] from a wedding
> The most realiable way I've seen to successfully collect large numbers of
> digital wedding photographs, is to have a laptop sat in the corner during
> the evening party. Have someone techncially literate be in charge of the
> laptop (the types of people who enjoy looking after laptop, tend not to be
> into socialising/ dancing, so the combination tends to work quite well).
Thanks Paul for the Idea. Unfortunately I don't want to take care of the
laptop. And as I don't know many people at this wedding I cannot tell
somebody to do so.
> Using announcements, hinting, pre-warning and general cajoling of the
> guests, gradually lure them over one-by-one to the laptop corner.
The wedding takes place on friday and I don't want to interfer with the
organisation. It seams like almost everything is prearranged.
> If you send a ftp://user:email@example.com/incoming/ link to them in an email,
> this should open in most browsers, and is likely to avoid any transcription
..open in the browser? If you mean the webbrowser this won't be very
helpful to upload pictures. Or am I missing something?
> Most will be USB mass-storage, but some (eg. iPhones) will need gphoto2.
This fancy Linux Operating System which is on my laptop might steal the
show of the bridal couple.
> also sorts of weird USB sockets.
Unfoutunately I have only one cable and I cannot start a shopping trip.
I still work on the ftp server, I hope I will manage this in time.
Thanks for your advice
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