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FotoPreProcessor Updated

FotoPreProcessor Updated

FotoPreProcessor has received an update. I fixed various bugs related to the PyQt4-to-5 porting, optimised variable initialisation (e.g. using {} instead of dict()), fixed the load progress calculation (non-image files ignored by exiftool were not taken into account) and added a new feature. FPP now saves the original file’s MD5 checksum as ImageUniqueID tag. Two … Continue reading

Updates for linuxfd and FotoPreProcessor

These days I found time to update linuxfd and FotoPreProcessor. While I have ported the latter one to PyQt 5, linuxfd received a bugfix from GitHub user robagar (close file descriptors just once).

Camera Strap

Camera Strap

Ever heard of Blackrapid or Sun Sniper? That are two brands of advanced camera straps which allow carrying a camera cross-body instead of ’round-the-neck. This is really handy, since your camera is dangling at your side and not in front of you. Of course, this comes at a cost – money aside, these straps are … Continue reading

2013

It’s some kind of tradition to look back at the old year in December, but I intend to look forward. Recently I switched to the unstable branch of mail-client/thunderbird. Now I am using Thunderbird 17.0-r2 and that means I can continue to maintain and upgrade ThunderSync in 2013. For example I’ve to fix the “popularity … Continue reading

Lens Calibration: Canon EF-S 15-85 f/3.5-5.6 IS USM

My image processing workflow is nearly complete. FotoPreProcessor is working as expected (small quirks aside), UFRaw proves to be a good RAW converter and The GIMP is adding finishing touches. But one building block is incomplete: lens correction, done by UFRaw via the LensFun library. All my lenses are present in LensFun’s library except for … Continue reading