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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Photography Workflow on Linux – Software

Coming from Windows, Linux software installation is a bit disappointing. Let’s take RawTherpee for example, in Windows choose 32 or 64 bit, choose (any) version, download – double click and install by RT build in installer – nothing to it. And then i didn’t even mention the fact that it’s…

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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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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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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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