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Picture Development on a Vintage Dell Studio 1749

I always have a number of articles in the starting phase, partially or completely finished, in my WordPress drafts drawer.This is one that’s been ready for a while, but I haven’t got around to publish it.The essence of this writing has to do with how we are too easily persuaded to buy new things, itContinue reading “Picture Development on a Vintage Dell Studio 1749”

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A new large Profile/Preset Update – Camera Profiles and Lens Correction Profiles – from Adobe to use in RawTherapee

I browse a lot to find new Luts, Presets and Recipes.And on one of those sessions I found a video by Andy Astbury, Raw Therapee Basics: Color Management Input Profiles.It’s quite a long video, but I was able to pick up some interesting things in it.The video brought me to “How to Get LCP andContinue reading “A new large Profile/Preset Update – Camera Profiles and Lens Correction Profiles – from Adobe to use in RawTherapee”

Gimp Tutorial – Using Textures

A tutorial on using textures in Gimp.What do we need :Well, a Texture to start with, and preferably more than one.There will be another tutorial soon about textures and how to make them.What you should know is that the photo you are going to use as a texture, unless it has a completely even structureContinue reading “Gimp Tutorial – Using Textures”

A Script to solve a Workflow Problem

I have a problem in my photo workflow for quite some time, and finally I created a solution in the form of a script I wrote.Maybe you have a similar problem, and you also work with Linux, then I may have a possible solution below. However, even if you are a Windows user, scripts areContinue reading “A Script to solve a Workflow Problem”

Open Source Photography

What is Open Source Photography for me ?Well, it mainly stands to be Free… Free, in the freedom of choice,Free, from having to pay,Free, in the choice to sponsor,Free, in the choice of Camera, unfortunately this is not completely free 🙂Free, in the choice of Operating Systemand Free in the choice of Photo Editing SoftwareContinue reading “Open Source Photography”

Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmar 100-400mm F4.0-6.3 Asph. Power OIS Review

I did my first experiments with Olympus and bird photography, with an E-M5 Mark II and Panasonic Lumix G Vario 100-300mm f/4-5.6 II POWER O.I.S. At that time I was still a Fujifilm user, and compared this lens next to my Fuji X-H1 and Fujifilm XF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 R LM OIS WR. The Fuji wasContinue reading “Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmar 100-400mm F4.0-6.3 Asph. Power OIS Review”

Camera & SD Card Workflow

When you come home after a photo shoot or trip, and you are going to copy your photos and/or videos to your computer, how do you do that ? Many use their regular photo & video editing program to copy photos and/or videos, however, can it structurally organize your pictures and videos by renaming themContinue reading “Camera & SD Card Workflow”

OSP Magazine December

The December edition of OSP Magazine consists of 8 pages this time (this included) and many links to external pages, hopefully there’s something for you! In the last two months and so after switching to magazines I have learned two things: OSP Photography apparently shows up very well in search results for Recipes, Luts andContinue reading “OSP Magazine December”

Shotcut Video Editor

About Editing, So you’re actually a photographer, just like me ?Then I can assume that you don’t have any film editing software lying around ?well, you’re lucky !Just like the great Open Source Software RawTherapee, Darktable and Digikam for photography,you have Shotcut for creating top quality movies.And it is available for Windows, Mac OS andContinue reading “Shotcut Video Editor”

Darktable Tutorial : Copying the Look and Feel from One Picture to Another – Part I

The first part is about the technique of copying the Look and Feel from one picture to another in Darktable – In the second part, whe are going to create a Lut (PNG and 3DCube) from that Look and Feel. How often do you see great pictures on the internet and wish your own picturesContinue reading “Darktable Tutorial : Copying the Look and Feel from One Picture to Another – Part I”

“Unboxing” GrossGrade Professional Color Enhancement & Grading

Hey, A “normal unboxing” is a video in which someone receives a package and unpacks it. The unpacker provides a video and the steps he takes with comments and thus gives his very first impression.Well, I don’t have a package here, but I do have some new software that I found on the internet –Continue reading ““Unboxing” GrossGrade Professional Color Enhancement & Grading”