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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

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