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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Aligning Images – another simple Linux script

Following the previous article about making a simple script in Linux for Enfuse, you probably would like to align images to, because Enfuse is not only for blending images, but also for merging images with different depth of field – or stacking. To do this,you need a command line program…

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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 – 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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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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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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Update on creating your own portable RawTherapee

In workshop I have an article about creating a portable version of RawTherapee. The article mentions a software program named Innoextract. But unfortunately I discovered some problems with it, and it was no longer possible to use it to extract the RT setup file. Meanwhile I found another solution, namely…

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Film Simulation in RawTherapee with Hald Clut

Another feature you probably want to add to your Portable RawTherapee ( or the normal version if you wish to ) is Film Simulation. To do this in RawTherapee, you need to download Hald CLUT For an explanation about Hald CLUT, scroll down and visit one of the links mentioned…

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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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