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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The magical disappearing act with Gimp

Yesterday I posted a new picture of mine on Flickr: Idyllic train station @ Vielsalm : In the original picture there where some disturbing elements like car’s, a container and road signs With Gimp there is an easy way to get rid of them by using the “Healing selection” script…

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“Die Hard” HDR’s possible with Open Source Software ?

See also @ Flickr : https://www.flickr.com/photos/pentaxianbelgium/16878789781/ Yard cranes. Yet another “die hard” HDR. Partly developed with RawTherapee 4.2.73 HC ( Hald CLUT – http://www.digicrea.be/downloads/my-downloads/ ) to TIFF – only exposure and auto levels. Sometimes i use the graduated filter to make the sky more dramatic, and start tone mapping before…

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A different HDR software comparison

I had my first contact with HDR about 7/8 years ago. With HDR it’s just you like it or you don’t. I liked it alot. Mind blowing colors and the striking details were the things that attracted me the most. So, not really photo-realistic, but more surreal was my thing.…

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23 reasons to download the new “Photographer Script Compilation v 2.0” for Gimp

Twenty three of the best and most wanted scripts for photographers, many new scripts added, and renewed “Photographer” menu.   Adjust colors, contrast, exposure, noise reduction, sharpen and quick picture fix. B&W film channels with 15 well known film emulations, like Kodak Tri-X, Ilford FP4 etc… Different simulated colored filters,…

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Gimp Script Compilation for Photographer

Hello, For editing pictures, I use Partha’s Gimp version 2.8.14 – its great ! The only thing I always find difficult – and therefore don’t like, is searching in the “filter”s menu for a particular script. It would be much easier if common scripts would be available in a specific…

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