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Top Snaps in May 2018

Spring has sprung a bounty of applications in the snap store! We’ve hand picked a small selection from those we highlighted during May 2018.You can …

Back-up strategie / deel 1

Er wordt weleens gekscherend gezegd dat er twee soorten mensen op de wereld zijn, zij die reeds een harddisk crash hebben gehad en zij die er …

Rapid Photo Downloader: krachtige open source oplossing voor geautomatiseerde organisatie van foto en video bestanden

Wie veel met fotografie of video bezig is komt automatisch op het punt dat er nagedacht moet worden over een workflow, oftewel een optimaal proces …

Open Source voor professionele fotografie - mijn overstap van Apple naar Linux

In een eerder artikel schreef ik al over Linux als serieus alternatief voor besturingssystemen voor desktop en laptop computers, zoals Windows van …

Linux als serieus alternatief voor Windows of OSX

Voor velen is Microsoft Windows de standaard als we het hebben over het besturingssysteem voor een desktop- of laptopcomputer. Dit omdat de meeste …

Switch from Photoshop to GIMP: Tips From A Pro

Posted on Mar 9, 2014 in Blog, Linux | 104 Comments<p>Over six months ago, I stopped using Adobe Photoshop and switched to GIMP for all my personal …

Shotcut is a versatile open-source video editor

Shotcut is a powerful open-source video editor for Windows, Linux and Mac. It’s quirky in places, not always easy to use, but spend a while learning …

Basic Landscape Exposure Blending with GIMP and G'MIC

Photographer Ian Hex had previously explored the topic of exposure blending with us by using luminosity masks in darktable. For his first <i>video</i> …

Shooting Weddings with Fuji

A comprehensive guide to photographing weddings with the Fujifilm X-Series cameras. This post covers gear, settings, shooting technique, straps, card …

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Darktable Intro

Darktable 2.0

Digital Painting with Krita 2.9 provides the missing Krita documentation

Want to know how to best use Krita in your digital painting projects? Then you'll want to check out Scott Petrovic's new book.

Painting

Getting Around in GIMP - Luminosity Masks Revisited

I’ve deleted the layers from my split-toning exercise above, and am back to just the base image layer again.<p>To try out the mid-tones mask, we only …

Getting Around in GIMP - G'MIC Inpainting (Content Aware Fill)

One of the advantages of hanging around people smarter than me is that I get to see some really neat things as they are being developed. Lucky for …

Getting Around in GIMP - More Color Curves (Skin)

As before, we adjust along the vertical axis x:173 until our blue channel matches the target (155).<p>At this point, our first sample point pixel should …

Lightbox-Style Image Viewer `PhotoQt` 1.2 Released

<b>PhotoQt 1.2 was released recently and it includes some important improvements, like better SVG support, XCF support, better handling of large folders</b> …

Linux

A Guide to Layers and Blending in Gimp

Unlike some free software, Gimp www.gimp.org is a powerful rival for its payware counterpart, Photoshop. Its depth and similarity to the Photoshop …

Darktable: Four instructions for black and white photos from color photos

Darktable RAW edit: butterfly

Darktable „How to“: Eigenes Wasserzeichen verwenden

Seit einiger Zeit befasse ich mich aktiv mit der Fotografie und bin dazu übergegangen, Lightroom zu meiden und verwende ausschliesslich Darktable für …

Fotografie

I'm an artist who loves Linux

Sreenivas Alapati shares how a love for Linux led to a career in visual effects and a commitment to producing art using open source tools.

Linux

Ubuntu Studio Is a Treasure Trove for Creative Types | Reviews

Ubuntu Studio 15.10 is a one-stop Linux OS shop for most creative people. It bundles a nearly full range of multimedia content-creation applications …

15 Statements Poor Photographers Say that Rich Photographers Do Not

My client Mark Victor Hansen has sold over 500 million books, more than almost anyone in history for non-fiction. While preparing to go on stage one …

5 Excellent Photographers/Lightroom Gurus That You Must Know About

Luminosity Masks in Lightroom? Who Knew.

Somebody must have known. I was flipping through some Youtube videos over the weekend (there's nothing but junk on regular television anymore) and …

APS-C Based Sensors: Myths and Benefits

In March 2014 I was in Dubai at the Gulf Photo Plus training event, running workshops on Landscape Photography, Street Photography, and …

Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L USM Review

Canon’s top 50mm lens is a surprisingly controversial one. One would think that a well-built, weathersealed 50mm lens with autofocus and a massive, …

A quick introduction to Lightroom 6/CC

When you first install Lightroom 6/CC you may find yourself asking “Wait, how is this different from Lightroom 5?”, which is to say it’s an easy …

Tutorials

10 ways Lightroom can save you time on the computer

Lightroom is all about productivity and workflow, making you a more efficient photographer who works smarter, rather than harder. Here are some of …

Tutorials

Lightroom to Social Media - A look at the Export Options

You may spend hours of your valuable time working on images in Lightroom, but for what? In order to grow as a photographer, people need to see your …