Workshop – processing and fixing a backlit picture – RawTherapee

A very common problem in photography is a backlit subject, where the subject becomes a dark, not to say black or greyish silhouette. An example : Using “auto levels” in RawTherapee is not an option, the subject only gets darker as the software try’s to fix the complete picture, which…

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HDR v2.0 or improved HDR – part 3 – Windows and Linux script differences

How to make a script interactive ? In the HDR script I made, most parameters – and especialy for Luminance – are pre set. The only reason is because they work for me, and the output is most to my liking. But sometimes I, and probably you to, want to…

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HDR v2.0 or improved HDR – part 2 – the script

The Script, the Profiles and the How To ( Linux ) : Make or open a ( preferebly ) empty folder to develop the HDR Create document in this folder ( right click in folder, create document ) -> empty file Choose apropriate filename for it ( in my case…

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HDR v2.0 or improved HDR

Updated 9 nov. 2016 Why HDR v2.0 ? HDR, you either like it or you don’t, but if you do, there seems to be a very big difference in what photographers find good or bad HDR. I have been making HDR’s for a few years now, and in that time…

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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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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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