Monthly Archives: October 2012

Geotag Photos with Android Camera and digiKam

Thanks to digiKam’s geocorrelation capabilities, you can geotag photos using a GPX file created with apps like Open GPS Tracker. But there is also another way to use your Android device for geotagging. The built-in camera app of most Android

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Pygmyfoto 1.5.3 Released

Hot on the heels of release 1.3.5 arrives Pygmyfoto 1.5.3. which brings a raft of under-the-hood fixes and improvements along with a tweaked layout. The source code and a neatly packaged archive containing the latest release of Pygmyfoto are available

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Stitch Panoramas in digiKam

Being a do-it-all kind of application, digiKam is suited not only for performing the mundane tasks of organizing and editing photos. The application also offers a specialized tools for more advanced operations: from blending bracketed photos to stitching panoramas. The latter functionality in

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Pygmyfoto 1.3.7 Released

Besides minor tweaks and fixes, the latest release of Pygmyfoto features a couple of significant changes. The Python script that took care of processing photos and pushing data to the pygmyfoto.sqlite database has been replaced with a Bash shell script which

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DIY DSLR Wrist Strap

Here is a simple DIY project for a rainy weekend: replace the neck strap that comes with your DSLR with a less obtrusive and more practical wrist strap. This strap is ideal for photo walks and situations where you don’t want your

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digiKam Recipes 3.9.39 Released

A new version of the digiKam Recipes ebook is available for your perusal. Besides the usual round of tweaks and fixes, the new version of the digiKam Recipes ebook includes the following new material: Geotag Photos with Android Camera and digiKam Stitch Panoramas

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Manage Photos with gThumb

gThumb may look like yet another image viewer, but behind its unassuming appearance hides a rather capable application that can help you to manage photos efficiently. As any decent image viewer, gThumb provides all essential tools for browsing images and

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