Monthly Archives: April 2012

Introducing Pygmyfoto

WordPress is an excellent platform for publishing photos on the web, but what if you don’t need all the bells and whistles it has to offer? Surprisingly, decent no-frills photo publishing applications are few and far between. After thorough research,

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Simulate a Faded Effect in digiKam

Sometimes the best way to spice up a photo is to make it look faded, and digiKam makes it supremely easy to achieve this effect. Open the photo for editing and choose Color → White Balance. Adjust exposure compensation to slightly

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Tethered Shooting with Entangle

Tethering your DSLR camera to a computer opens a whole new world of possibilities: you can instantly view your shots on a large screen, trigger your camera remotely, practice the art of time-lapse photography, and perform other clever tricks. While

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Kingston Wi-Drive 16GB Giveaway

I bought a Kingston Wi-Drive 16GB for a review, and I don’t need it anymore. So I decided to do a quick giveaway for Scribbles and Snaps readers. The drive has been used only once to write a review, so

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Simple Toning in digiKam

Adding a dash of color tint to a black and white photo can often produce a dramatic effect, and digiKam does have a handful of toning filters for you to try. But you are not limited to the built-in filters:

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digiKam Recipes 3.9.33 Released

Besides a handful of minor tweaks, the new version of the digiKam Recipes ebook includes the following new material: Tethered Shooting with digiKam Soft Proofing in digiKam Readers who already purchased the book will receive the new version free of charge. If

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Recipes for automated and streamlined photographic workflow on Linux

Practical advice for Tokyo night photography

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