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Eagles at Deception Pass 2013-05-26
Here are a pair of eagles that roost at Deception Pass. I had a 1950’s 200mm F4 lens on my K10D, and my 2yo daughter riding on my shoulders when I took these. Of course, I would have liked to have my 300 and a tripod.
Linux Photography: Basic Darktable Tutorial
I know why my first few minutes with Darktable seemed so frustrating–they were all me scrubbing this modal interface looking for things I thought all should be in a menubar. But there are no menubars. While DT has quite a bit of keyboard shortcuts (not discussed today) Those were no help because you have to…
Lightroom vs Darktable [Tutorial Geek]
Here is a more in-depth comparison of features and processes available in Darktable and Lightroom. Lightroom vs Darktable – RAW photo editing ~ Tutorial Geek.
Linux Photo Processing
At LinuxFest Northwest 2013 April 28/29, I will be giving a talk comparing the GIMP and Darktable. These are two very powerful photo manipulation tools. I am particularly looking at two programs that provide a strong post-processing capability. You use them for different purposes and how they are used is quit different as well. There…
Samish Bay Panorama
From Camp Kirby
Pentax and Linux
Apparently it might be possible to make Linux chew on a tethered Pentax DSLR. http://inside-photography.blogspot.com/2008/07/being-linux-user-can-be-tough-at-times.html http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1036&message=39004448 http://pktriggercord.sourceforge.net/ http://libregraphicsworld.org/blog/entry/pktriggercord-makes-tethered-shooting-with-pentax-dslr-possible-in-linux So many fun projects out there!
PVC skater dolly (Make: Online)
This is pretty trick way to roll your camera around on the floor or a table. Make: Online : PVC skater dolly.