Digital Photography under Linux
johngay at eircom.net
Wed Oct 19 03:10:59 PDT 2005
>Advice sought on this topic.
>gphoto2 - to get files off the camera.
>jhead/libexif - to rename jpeg images with the date/time taken.
>imagemagick - to rotate/scale/reformat etc. the images.
>gimp - to edit the images.
You might want to check out CinePaint. It's based on Gimp, but developed by
professional film studios to give that extra colour depth provided by the
>gqview - to view images and present slideshows on screen.
>Since my camera is a Canon, I also use libdcraw to manipulate RAW image
>files. This gives better results, more control, a whole lot more
>trouble - it's the digital equivalent of having a color darkroom in the
>basement instead of taking the film to the drugstore.
>Anyone else into this? What do others use?
>I'm trying to get a comprehensive hint together - we might even get a
>chapter in BLFS out of it.
That would be very interesting. Can't wait to see what comes of it.
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