The CurrCon Java Applet displays prices on this
web page converted with today’s exchange rates into your local international currency,
e.g. Euros, US dollars, Canadian dollars, British Pounds, Indian Rupees…
CurrCon requires an up-to-date browser
and Java version 1.7 or later, preferably 1.8.0_05.
If you can’t see the prices in your local currency,
Troubleshoot. Use Chrome for best results.
Prior to computers, photographers would touch up photos, and colourise the using translucent paints.
Tools like Adobe Photoshop, PaintShop Pro allow digitally touching up photos, but much faster.
You can do the same old things — remove blemishes, wrinkles, get rid of cracks in old photos, but also
a whole new set of transformations, like simulating oil paintings in various styles, posterising etc.
My sister Cynthia is starting up a little Internet business photopainting she calls
Pixel Pixie. You provide the photo or image and she retouches it
She and her friends also make cards and bookmarks, or make custom cards and bookmarks for you. Such a bookmark would make a nice gift
for each member of a book club, decorated with something significant to the club.
You can see some of her work at
The image above is some of Cynth’s work. That is Torrance Coombs, my nephew who is a movie actor, best known for playing
Thomas Culpeper in The Tutors miniseries.