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Apply Multiple Hald-CLUT Presets in a Single Action with a Bash Shell Script

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Hald-CLUT files offer a straightforward way to apply color corrections to an image (read the Linux Photography book to learn more about Hald-CLUT and its usage). Install ImageMagick on your system, and you can easily apply a Hald-CLUT preset to

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WD My Passport Wireless Linux Hacks

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While WD My Passport Wireless is a rather useful device in its own right, the fact that it powered by a lightweight yet complete Linux distribution means that its capabilities can be extended even further. Deploy, for example, rclone on the device, and you can back up the photos and raw files stored on the disk to any supported cloud storage service.

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Sonnenhut: a Script to Run before a Photo Walk

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Before you head for a photo walk, it makes sense to check the weather and ensure that you won’t miss the golden hour. And Sonnenhut can help you with that. This simple Python script fetches and displays current weather conditions

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Show Geotagged Photos on OpenStreetMap

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Want to show on the map the place where you took a specific photo? Provided that the photo is geotagged, a simple Bash shell function will do the job.

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Add Captions with Basic EXIF Data to Photos using ImageMagick

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The ability to quickly add a caption containing basic EXIF info (aperture, shutter speed, ISO, etc.) to a photo can come in useful in many situations. And a simple Bash shell script can help you with that.

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Assemble Photos into a GIF Animation or a Slideshow with ImageMagick

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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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Geotagging in digiKam with a Lazy Bash Script

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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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