Add metadata to pictures with RawTherapee, with the help of Profiles

For a while now, I have been editing exif data from my pictures with gThumb. It was easy, contained (almost) all the fields I needed, and showed up in Flickr, and although I am still interested in the possibility to insert a watermark in RT, I am more and more…

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Berlin and Moscow – Optics and Cameras – Part II

Starting at the point where I wrote this : “FTF or Register is the distance between/from flange to film, or mount to film, and thus also flange/mount to sensor. This distance ensures that the focus of the lens falls on the right place. Otherwise told, you can assume that a…

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Berlin and Moscow – Optics and Cameras

I like working with film, but probably the thing that attracts me the most in analog photography, is working with beautiful made, late war ( WW II ) and cold war cameras and lenses. Don’t get me wrong, pre-war cameras and lenses are also beautiful to look at, but for…

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Chinon Auto MC 35mm f2.8 vs Samyang 35mm F1.4 AS UMC

A While ago, I wrote an article about vintage manual lenses and using them on modern digital cameras. I myself also use these lenses, mostly on my Samsung NX. Beyond the fact that they are cheap, they mostly are very small comparing them to modern lenses, and that is a…

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Manual 35mm Prime Lenses and Mirrorless Cameras

Before I go further with writing about RawTherapee, command line and writing your own scripts, I would like to write something about vintage prime manual lenses, on mirrorless cameras. There are a lot of other articles written about this subject, that cover the pros and cons about using manual lenses.…

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