Monthly Archives: November 2009

Color Management in digiKam

First of all, what’s color management? Color management is a process that allows you to achieve consistent color representations across different devices, such as digital cameras, scanners, printers, and monitors. The key concept in color management is color space —

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Finding Geotagged Photos in digiKam

Need to find all the photos you took in France? You can use the Map Searches sidebar to do just that, provided your photos have been geotagged. Expand the Map Searches sidebar, press and hold the Ctrl key and select

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Geotagging Photos with digiKam

Even if your camera doesn’t support geotagging, you can easily add geographical coordinates to your photos using digiKam. In digiKam, select the photo you want to geotag and choose Image -> Geolocation -> Edit Coordinates. This opens the Edit Geographical

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Moving to digiKam

For ages, I’ve been using Google Picasa to manage and tweak photos I took with my point-and-shoot cameras. Its editing tools are pretty limited, and the Linux version is just a not-so-pretty port that runs in Wine. When I moved

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