I had a thousand image files the kids had photographed when creating a stop motion video. An ‘auto-levels’ on many of the images was required to brighten them up so at the command line I used the following (with ImageMagick already installed of course):
for FILE in $(ls /home/jonny/tmp/stopmotion/*.JPG); do convert -auto-level $FILE /home/jonny/tmp/stopmotion-fixed/$(basename $FILE) ; done
ImageMagick is impressive – getting through each image in under… Read more »
I wanted to test tethered shooting with my Canon EOS 60D. Tethered shooting is useful when you want to see a large view of your captured images while shooting. I had connected the camera to the computer via USB cable – I had to try a few cables before I got the appropriate one –… Read more »
On a Linux desktop one thing I miss is the ability to easily add metadata (exif / iptc) to the images I upload to stock photo websites. Adding this metadata makes it much easier to submit the same photo to multiple websites. The ‘File Info’ command in Photoshop does what I want but I haven’t… Read more »
I had been asked to create some watercolour versions of my holiday photos so I created the following action file for Photoshop (CS2). What does the action do? Creates 3 new dupliacte layers Layer 1 – Filter > Artistic > Cutout (with settings 4,4,2) Layer 1 Blend mode -> Luminosity Layer 2 – Filter >… Read more »
Error while trying to install Bibble 4: Error: Dependency is not satisfiable: libstdc++5 Got the DEB file from:http://packages.debian.org/stable/base/libstdc++5And the Bibble installer now works 🙂
Good article about the lies of airbrushing with a before and after image by Debenhams.
On Ubuntu (9.10) choose System > Preferences > WindowsChange the ‘Alt’ click behaviour to the ‘Super’ key.