Update on creating your own portable RawTherapee

In workshop I have an article about creating a portable version of RawTherapee. The article mentions a software program named Innoextract. But unfortunately I discovered some problems with it, and it was no longer possible to use it to extract the RT setup file. Meanwhile I found another solution, namely…

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Film Simulation in RawTherapee with Hald Clut

Another feature you probably want to add to your Portable RawTherapee ( or the normal version if you wish to ) is Film Simulation. To do this in RawTherapee, you need to download Hald CLUT For an explanation about Hald CLUT, scroll down and visit one of the links mentioned…

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RawTherapee as part of a workflow – Scripts and Command line III

In this part of “RawTherapee as part of a workflow”, we are going to make custom profiles. The easiest way to do that is to create one first in RT. Open a picture and use the “auto levels” button. Save this profile in the profile folder with filename : auto levels.pp3…

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RawTherapee as part of a workflow – Scripts and Command line II

RawTherapee and command line, what can you expect from this article ? Well, certainly not what you can find somewhere else. Simple to understand instructions on how and where. No examples that don’t work and no one can understand, but only ( when the instructions have been followed ) working…

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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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RawTherapee as part of a workflow – Scripts and Command line

In the first two articles, picture management and processing I & II, I wrote about making a shorter workflow, a better efficiency in storage, and gaining speed and computer memory. This gain could be made by using RawTherapee different, First, like using RT directly as viewer and developer. Simply said…

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RawTherapee as part of a workflow – picture management and processing II

Many photographers ask me why I still use the command line to develop images. I have to admit, while running a modern operating system like Windows 7, 8 or even 10, the use of the command line can look like something from the stone age. Yet, command line and scripts…

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RawTherapee extracting problems for creating a portable version

The problems started from version 4.2.265 When using innoextract.exe, the extraction fails when hitting the Nikon DC200 file. Same problem occurs with all versions from 4.2.265 up. This extraction problem is reported @ https://github.com/Beep6581/RawTherapee/issues At this point its uncertain if the problem lays with RT or innoextract. Two days ago…

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RawTherapee as part of a workflow – picture management and processing

As I wrote before in “workflow”, there is no perfect or the best workflow. Many photographers have more than one workflow, depending on subject or purpose. And even so, picture development software evolves, and gets better in time. As a result of that, pictures taken a few years ago, could…

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Old lenses on new cameras

While i am a specialized Pentax user, I also use other brand lenses with other kind of mounts. Especially M42 and PK* lenses. To do this, you need an adapter to convert M42 to K* mount ( * also referred as PK mount ) PK* lenses can be mounted without…

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