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Back ups and sync

I am an amateur photographer that also happen to be a Linux user. I do my back ups and sync’s using a linux application called rsync. I actually use the graphic front-end called grsync. The command I use, including all … Continue reading

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Rawlization

Today, when doing some more maintenance of my photographies database I realized that although RAW is a far superior format for the photo enthusiast, family pictures don’t have to be preserve in that format. It may sound silly, but when … Continue reading

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My DAM

This post is about the SOP I follow to I manage my pictures. It is work in progress, particularly step #4. This SOP does not refer to what I do outside digiKam in programs like UFRaw and GIMP. That would … Continue reading

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digiKam – learnings

digiKam is an great program, but one has to be patient when using it. Here are few things that I have learned from using it and fighting it. If when you are looking at the thumbnails you are not able … Continue reading

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DAMn DAM

DAM, in this context, stands for Digital Asset Management. DAM refers to everything that happens to the pictures (files) from the moment you transfer the pictures to the computer on. In my opinion DAM never ends. Even if you print … Continue reading

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Bellafaccia – otra cara bonita

Well, it seems like the Bryan Peterson Workshop aftermath was not only sleepiness but also something positive. One of the students got what she needed to launch her entrepreneurial business of capturing families special moments. Lori’s business is called Bella … Continue reading

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Wish List

After completing the Bryan Peterson Workshop in Edmonton I realized I need few other things to make my life (and photography) easier. Filters. There is an active debate about the use of filters when taking pictures. The discussions spin around … Continue reading

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