Simple Linux RawTherapee Script

On my computer with Xubuntu, RawTherapee didn’t start with ./rawtherapee that means it is not in the system path, but its easy enough to start it with the full path, so : /usr/bin/rawtherapee did the trick. You can try and see if it works on your computer in a terminal…

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AlignBat.sh : our first step to a fully automated script

When the engine is running I can’t stop 🙂 So why not make fun and make the previous script a little bit more automated. Here’s the script to do so: Complete in the style of my first Windows Batch files, a script with one “variable”. When the script is run,…

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Aligning Images – another simple Linux script

Following the previous article about making a simple script in Linux for Enfuse, you probably would like to align images to, because Enfuse is not only for blending images, but also for merging images with different depth of field – or stacking. To do this,you need a command line program…

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Fusion with Enfuse – making a simple batch script for Linux

Altough recently published, my article about photography software for Linux was started 2 – 3 weeks ago. One of the writings was about Exposure Blending, a Kipi plugin that failed to work in my Xubuntu. Because blending images is something I often do, I needed a solution soon. Before on…

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Berlin and Moscow – Optics and Cameras – Part II

Starting at the point where I wrote this : “FTF or Register is the distance between/from flange to film, or mount to film, and thus also flange/mount to sensor. This distance ensures that the focus of the lens falls on the right place. Otherwise told, you can assume that a…

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Berlin optics and Soviet camera equipment

The reason why i published two repair guides for vintage M42 lenses, is because i am going to write a series of articles about vintage DDR and Soviet lenses, cameras and other accessories. Repairing is something you will eventually will encounter, using vintage photographic equipment, and because there’s a lot…

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How to Strip and Clean a 29mm Pentacon M42 Lens (with Pictures)

Another repair guide for a Pentacon 29mm M42, which is actually a Meyer Optik Görlitz Orestegon 29mm f/2.8. thanks to http://www.wikihow.com/   Source: How to Strip and Clean a 29mm Pentacon M42 Lens (with Pictures)

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Tair-3 (300/4.5 part of the photosniper) repair guide

I found this repair guide for a Tair-3 300mm on the net. Not very detailed, but it should get you started. Tair-3 (300/4.5 part of the photosniper) repair guide Source: Tair-3 (300/4.5 part of the photosniper) repair guide

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