Tom Clarke Photography

Using "Clearing" In Place Of "Orbit" To Display Thumbnails

Written Nov. 7, 2012, 3:20 p.m.

I initially had displayed my images using the Orbit slide show Javascript component. But this required all of the images to be the same size. I want to be able to format my images in any way that enhances the image so I recently updated the thumbnail display page to use the Clearing component instead. This is what you now see when displaying the thumbnails.

I will let the effect digest before I make any final decisions as to which I prefer.

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Enhancing The Website

Written Sept. 11, 2012, 3:17 p.m.

As I think about what I am doing and continuing to learn about Django I am going to enhance the website. My next area will be to add user registration and login functionality. A logged in user will be able to leave comments to the current blog. I will have to decide if these comments will need to be moderated or not.

The idea is to blog about the images and then to have a discussion on any aspects of the images in the comment section. I will have to give some thought to the use of avatars as well.

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