So, I blogged about Photosynth a while back when they only had demos available. Well, they are now live and you can upload your pictures to it. I started small with only 50 or so pics of my office and am really amazed at how it turned out. Now, it is only available on Windows but I'm sure that will change over time. Try one out yourself. I'm going to go for a more ambitious synth soon!

Photoshop Express: Thanks for the pictures

I tried out Adobe's new PhotoShop Express and while I'm happy to see competition in this arena I was, outside of the nice looking design, unimpressed. Picnik can do everything I need it to do for my basic editing AND lets me mess around with my flickr pictures. However, Adobe's terms of use will, as they are currently written, scare of everyone else. As of this moment, if you want to use PSX you agree to this TOS (which you wont read):

8 Use of Your Content. Adobe does not claim ownership of Your Content. However, with respect to Your Content that you submit or make available for inclusion on publicly accessible areas of the Services, you grant Adobe a worldwide, royalty-free, nonexclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sublicensable license to use, distribute, derive revenue or other remuneration from, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, publicly perform and publicly display such Content (in whole or in part) and to incorporate such Content into other Materials or works in any format or medium now known or later developed.

It that all? Wow! Adobe's legal department better sharpen their pencils... Read more at