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Assemble Photos into a GIF Animation or a Slideshow with ImageMagick

Instead of creating a timelapse video from a sequence of photos with FFmpeg, you can generate an animation in the GIF format using ImageMagick.

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Spektrum: Preset for Modern Architecture Photography

Like many photographers, I have a handful of hand-made favorite presets (most of them are included in the Daily Curves Set) in my photographic toolbox. But there is one preset in particular I use more often than others. I named it Spektrum, as it’s inspired by images from the Spektrum Berlin photo book by Matthias Heiderich.

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Photo Funnel: Drag-and-Drop Photo Copying Tool For Linux

Sometimes you need to transfer and organize just a handful of specific photos and raw files from your camera, and a simple GUI tool can help your with that.

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Geotagging in digiKam with a Lazy Bash Script

Sometimes, the easiest way to geotag photos in digiKam is to copy and paste geographical coordinates from an existing photo. I usually use Google Photos for that, as it conveniently displays geographical coordinates of the currently viewed photos in the information sidebar. There is only one problem with this technique: copying and pasting the geographical coordinates directly doesn’t work, as digiKam expects these values to be formatted as geo:lat,long.

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[REPOST] City sights: black & white modern architecture

Noel Baldewijns creates highly distinctive photographs of modern architecture captured in glowing light and beautiful black & white. Tom Peck talks to him about his evocative images Continue reading City sights: black & white modern architecture

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Meet Raspberry Pi Zero-Based Little Backup Box

Before my recent trip to Tokyo, I spent some time writing, debugging, and optimizing my Little Backup Box script that transforms a Raspberry Pi into a mobile backup device. A Raspberry Pi Model B 2 running the script served me well during

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What is Unsplash and Why You Might Like It

Photo sharing services nowadays are popping up like mushrooms after the rain. But despite bold claims of being Flickr killers and such, most of the available offerings follow the basic formula introduced by the venerable photo sharing website: showcase your

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Recipes for automated and streamlined photographic workflow on Linux

Curve presets for digiKam and the GIMP

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