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Photographer’s Notebook Android App for Film Shooters

The Exif4Film app is a handy tool for Android-toting film photographers, but it’s not the only fish in the sea. Similar to Exif4Film, the Photographer’s Notebook app can help you to keep track of film rolls and record information about

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digiKam Software Collection 4.0.0 Released

digiKam team is proud to announce the release of digiKam Software Collection 4.0.0. This version, include many new features introduced by completed GSoC 2013 projects. via digiKam Software Collection 4.0.0 released | digiKam – Photo Management Program.

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Add EXIF Metadata to Photos with a Bash One-Liner

If you need to write EXIF data to multiple photos, a simple yet efficient Bash shell script might be a better tool for the job than the all-mighty digiKam. The script consists of a command, and it uses the excellent

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Restoring Letter Paint on Vintage Cameras

Brassing is one thing, chipped paint is another. The former gives your camera a classy vintage look, the latter makes the camera look ugly. Case in point, my recently acquired Nikkormat FTn. Most lettering and markings on the camera look

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Say Hello to Nikkormat FTn

Allow me to introduce a new member of my little camera family — Nikkormat FTn. I bought this well-worn work horse for a pittance. Judging by the overall shape, the camera was heavily used, but not abused. There are a

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Focal: Open Source Camera App for Android

Serious Android photographers need a serious camera app that offers advanced functionality and is not overloaded with useless features. They need something like Focal. This open source app is still at an early stage of development, but it already shows

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Exif4Film: Handy Android App for Film Photographers

While you can use a regular notebook to keep track of exposure info (shutter speed, aperture, focal length, etc.), it’s hardly an ideal solution. But if you happen to use an Android device, you can replace the notebook with the

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