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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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

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 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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Enfuse Simple Fusion script – Working with Enfuse made simple.

This is my final version, I think 🙂 Two different downloads, two new names. ESF Phase IV Generator ESF Phase IV Reactor ESF stands for Enfuse Simple Fusion Phase Four (IV), the script evolved four times. Generator means it generates images, but like an electric generator needs fuel, this one…

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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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