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digiKam Quick Tip: Transfer Photos from digiKam Directly to a Mobile Device

Provided that you use KDE, you can push photos from digiKam directly to a mobile device that supports the MTP protocol (e.g., most Android devices) using the KioImportExport Kipi plugin. First of all, enable the plugin in the Settings → Configure digiKam

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Mejiro Update: Now with Analytics and Google Maps Support

Although I consider Mejiro more or less feature complete, I still find ways to improve and tweak my no-frills photo publishing application. The latest Mejiro release is a case in point. Previously, the application offered a rudimentary visitor tracking feature. When enabled, it

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digiKam Quick Tip: Group Photos by Format

Using the View → Group Images → By Format command, you can group photos in albums by format. This feature can come in useful for managing albums containing photos in different formats: JPEG, TIFF, RAW and video files, etc. Run the command, and

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Picking a tripod

Originally posted on Ming Thein | Photographer:
This article continues from a discourse of why a tripod is the most underrated piece of photographic equipment. There is a lot of obsession online over whether camera and lens A is better than…

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A Guide to Buying Cameras on eBay

Originally posted on Casual Photophile:
Buying cameras can be tricky. Once you’re bitten by the collector’s bug, it doesn’t take long to tap dry your local thrift stores, antique shops, and flea markets. The insatiable thirst for new cameras and…

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digiKam Recipes 4.3.1 Released

I ring in the new year with a digiKam Recipes update. This version features two new recipes: Remove Keywords from Photos and Add Web Interface to digiKam with digiKamWebUi. In addition to that, the updated and expanded Deal with Bugs in digiKam recipe now explains how to generate

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2014 in Review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 93,000 times in 2014. If it were an exhibit at

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