Add metadata to pictures with RawTherapee, with the help of Profiles

For a while now, I have been editing exif data from my pictures with gThumb. It was easy, contained (almost) all the fields I needed, and showed up in Flickr, and although I am still interested in the possibility to insert a watermark in RT, I am more and more…

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PictureFX, a free HaldCLUT set, style a la NIK Software

For the latest news about PictureFX, click here, or on the PictureFX link above in the Digicrea menu. Update 27 Jul 2016 : The original HaldCLUT film simulation set ( for RawTherapee, Gimp, GMIC,… and just over 400 MB ) is made by Pat David, and can be downloaded here http://blog.patdavid.net/2015/03/film-emulation-in-rawtherapee.html…

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Making pictures on a rainy day – or how to get an interesting picture on a rainy day.

Even thru a window when its raining, it’s possible to shoot something to have fun with. Following two pictures are not that great on themselves, but fused together, and converted to HDR, they make a whole new interesting picture. Both pictures are taken out of hand – no tripod !…

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Samsung NX3000, NX300, NX500 Camera Settings to use Vintage Manual 35mm Lenses

These are the most basic settings for your Samsung NX camera, to use vintage Manual 35mm lenses. The menu used here is from the NX3000, the menu of the NX300 and NX500 may slightly differ from this one. Also, the same settings can be used for any other brand of…

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How to get the best of HDR and a normal exposed image ?

Many people do not like to see HDR and its surrealistic unreal images. But there is no other way to get those details in lighter and darker parts in some images. The problem is not to overdo the HDR effect ( guilty as charged 🙂 ) But there is another…

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22 Enfuse Fusion Output Results – and the Enfuse batch code for it

22 Enfuse fusion output results, done with different parameters/values. The fusion is made from 5 different exposed images, one original, one -1.5, +1.5, -2.5, and +2.5 All images @ Flickr Album : https://www.flickr.com/photos/133732885@N08/sets/72157655563753089 add 18/7/2015 To make this series of output tests, I altered the original ESF script a bit. Below…

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Enfuse Simple Fusion – the batch file – updated 14/7/2015

I created the ESF batch file and wrote this article because I was so frustrated on what I found on command line examples for Enfuse on the internet. Most of them were not complete and/or didn’t’ work at all, many had errors. At a certain point I contacted the Enfuse…

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Enfused Picture Example

This shot was made with the two following pictures further below. As you can see, the *first version looks like a mirror of this one : * https://www.flickr.com/photos/pentaxianbelgium/18391403945/ The end result of an infused picture actually depends completely on the inputted pictures. In the first attempt, the pictures where both mirror…

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Fusion Technology ?

Let’s talk about fusion technology. No, not nuclear fusion, but photo-digital fusion. There is a nifty tool called “Enfuse”. This is what I found about it @ http://wiki.panotools.org/Enfuse quote : “Enfuse is a command-line program used to merge different exposures of the same scene to produce an image that looks…

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