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 HaldCLUT Creation

When it comes to developing pictures, all available software on the market has some kind of possibility to implement style automation or effects. And this is done by the use of presets ( Photoshop ), filters, plugins … Also RawTherapee has some way of implementing automation or effects. In RawTherapee…

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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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AlignBat.sh : our first step to a fully automated script

When the engine is running I can’t stop 🙂 So why not make fun and make the previous script a little bit more automated. Here’s the script to do so: Complete in the style of my first Windows Batch files, a script with one “variable”. When the script is run,…

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Fusion with Enfuse – making a simple batch script for Linux

Altough recently published, my article about photography software for Linux was started 2 – 3 weeks ago. One of the writings was about Exposure Blending, a Kipi plugin that failed to work in my Xubuntu. Because blending images is something I often do, I needed a solution soon. Before on…

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Photography Workflow on Linux – Which distro ?

Lot has changed since my article “Goodbye Bill” from 14 februari. I had my Dell Studio 1749 portable computer reinstalled from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 14.04. Although Ubuntu was reasonably fast, getting busy developing pictures with Rawtherapee, Gimp and other photography tools, slowed down the computer hard. Running a tool…

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