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Follow Photographers on Instagram without an Account

Love it or hate it, but plenty of great photographers use Instagram to share their photos. But like many other services, Instagram calls itself a sharing social platform, when in reality it’s just another walled garden that forces you to

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Discover Photos from the Past with Natsukashii

Since I left Facebook for good, I realized how much I liked a simple yet nice feature. Every day, Facebook would show me photos I took on this day a year ago. Although I wasn’t sharing a lot of photos

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Photo Funnel: Easy Photo Import on Linux

A while ago, I cobbled together Photo Funnel, a simple tool for importing photos and RAW files from storage cards to a Linux machine. Although it wasn’t meant to replace digiKam, I ended up using it as my primary import

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Build a Simple Android Photo App with Jasonette

For someone who doesn’t write code for a living, creating even the simplest Android app can be a daunting proposition. Fortunately for those of us with basic coding skills, there is Jasonette. In simple terms, Jasonette makes it possible to

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Add Bash Shell Scripts to the Import Module in digiKam

The default functionality of the Import module in digiKam can be extended by linking a Bash shell script to the import operation. This way, you can perform a wide range of actions on the imported files: from manipulating them using

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Big Update for Little Backup Box

After a few evenings of coding and testing, I rolled out a new version of Little Backup Box. It is one of the most significant updates in the project’s life, and it introduces new functionality and a wide range of

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Notes on Nokia 6: Solid Device for Price-Conscious Android Photographers

While Google Pixel 2 and Samsung Galaxy $NUMBER are equipped with the best cameras, their sky-high prices can be hard to stomach. Fortunately, there are alternatives for those of us who don’t want to upset their wallets. Nokia 6 (TA-1021)

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Recipes for automated and streamlined photographic workflow on Linux

Practical advice for Tokyo night photography

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