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wert613
January 16th, 2007, 09:48 PM
If you are a photographer (proffesional or amateur)
or if you like photography and are an aspiring photographer post a couple photos here and lets talk!

wert

Omnios
January 16th, 2007, 10:12 PM
Hi hi My sister bought me a nikon 6mp 3xzoom camara for a christmas and birthday gift so I guess I am now a amature photographer. I took photography in school decades ago and am now having lots of fun with the new toy. One of my main interests is doing amature photography for product web shots in the future and to use in animations and art work.

wert613
January 16th, 2007, 10:14 PM
yes i also like takeing generic photos of products maybe i will sell some things to stock photo libraries
nice camera by the way

Brooksie
January 17th, 2007, 12:06 AM
http://www.flickr.com/photos/petebrooks

A lot of them processed from RAW and edited under linux.

jnev
January 17th, 2007, 12:13 AM
http://picasaweb.google.com/jonnevel

I use a rebel xt and 17-85mm lens.

wert613
January 19th, 2007, 07:44 AM
noone else! i find that hard to believe....

mips
January 19th, 2007, 07:17 PM
I try. i know Brunellus is heavy into photography.

KiwiNZ
January 19th, 2007, 07:29 PM
I am an amateur shutter bug. Just look at one of my Harddrives , 21GB's of pics.:D

red_Marvin
January 20th, 2007, 12:11 AM
I do some occasional shoting when I see something interesting.

Omnios
January 20th, 2007, 12:34 AM
Im currently looking into doing some Photo work for a CMHA club house outings events in the future so sounds pretty promising so far.

andlinux21
January 20th, 2007, 07:05 AM
:KS I am just starting out with photography although I have been taking pictures for a long time mostly for family and friends. I have 2 Canon 35mm cameras and 2 digital point and shot cameras for doing things I upload to the web. I will post some of my shots later. It's nice to see other photography lovers here.=D>

dbbolton
January 20th, 2007, 07:22 AM
If you are a photographer (proffesional or amateur)
or if you like photography and are an aspiring photographer post a couple photos here and lets talk!

wert
deviantart- envyouraudience

GameManK
January 20th, 2007, 07:59 AM
I have some stuff posted here: http://www.yktech.us/photo.html

miatapaul
March 10th, 2007, 05:53 PM
I am currently an amature, but plan on going professional very soon. I have my business plan set up, just looking for a studio I can afford. Was looking at buying an old fire house to convert, but the project is just out of my price range now.
I am shooting with a Nikon D80 and looking at the D3X that should be available soon.
Looking to do some portrait work and weddings, weddings are a bitch, but the money is very good!

Derek Djons
March 10th, 2007, 06:21 PM
I have been photographing for one year with a dSLR camera. Since a few weeks I've also bought myself an analog SLR camera.

For a year I have been photographing my own lifestyle... skateboarding, music and a bit of urban and randoms.

I've applied to the Royal Academy of Art at The Hague's. I will have to go through a selection round on 2 april.

my website: www.derekdjons.nl
my deviantart: http://derekdjons.deviantart.com

When I go out photograph concert and events I often bring along my notebook (Acer travelMate 290). I've got Ubuntu Linux installed. I use F-Spot Manager to check on photographs (how they come out under certain settings and filters). Furthermore I use a Card Reader to quickly transfer them onto my notebook. The combination is awesome and Open Source :D

Once at home I use my wireless network to send the files over to my Mac Pro which runs Mac OS X and edit them using Adobe CS2 Suite.

der_joachim
March 11th, 2007, 09:22 AM
I dabble. When I have time that is. I have too many other hobbys to spend very much time.

I used to have a Canon FT-B which was probably older than me. I used it for about 15 years until it died on me. ATM I am without a good camera (I have a *decent* one, but with very limited options).

yabbadabbadont
March 11th, 2007, 09:28 AM
Calling myself an "amatuer photographer" would be an insult to amatuer photographers everywhere. :lol:

But I do dabble a bit with my Nikon Coolpix 4300. I like messing about with long exposures.

RAV TUX
March 11th, 2007, 09:39 AM
I am an aspiring photographer, I don't publish my own work online,...yet.

I have an online collection of inspirational photographs in a forum format here:

http://cafelinux.org/forum/index.php/board,11.0.html

STREETURCHINE
March 11th, 2007, 10:38 AM
i dabble also just bought myself a digital camera so iam going to give it a go it is a olympus e-300 with a telephoto,macro and the normal lense.

i used to use the 35 ml had two of those a canon and a pentax with the normal array of filters,lenses,gizzmo's and gadgets.

so now i am interested to see what effects i can get with some digital photography

beefcurry
March 11th, 2007, 11:45 AM
http://beefcurry.deviantart.com
using a digital rebel XT with loads of different lenses.

Obor
March 11th, 2007, 11:49 AM
I call myself an amateur photographer. Currently using Nikon D50 with 18-55mm and 70-300mm lenses and sometimes my old compact Canon S2IS.

Anyone shoots in RAW? What do you use for converting from RAW? I've tried GIMP+UFRAW but still find myself going to Win and Photoshop sometimes.

My photography website robdian.co.uk (http://www.robdian.co.uk)

Rhubarb
March 11th, 2007, 12:38 PM
I like to dabble in a bit of photography too.

My DeviantArt page:
http://cdawdy.deviantart.com/

wert613
March 11th, 2007, 05:02 PM
I call myself an amateur photographer. Currently using Nikon D50 with 18-55mm and 70-300mm lenses and sometimes my old compact Canon S2IS.

Anyone shoots in RAW? What do you use for converting from RAW? I've tried GIMP+UFRAW but still find myself going to Win and Photoshop sometimes.

My photography website robdian.co.uk (http://www.robdian.co.uk)

i mostly shoot in raw and i also use ufraw i have had no reason to use another os

garybrlow
March 11th, 2007, 05:40 PM
Another amateur photographer here. I have an entry level camera 35 mm Kodak Camera with limited zoom. Been taking photographs for a few years but I can't afford better cameras like an SLR or even a midrange digital one since they would cost you two arms and two legs where I'm from. But I believe that equipment be it cheap would never limit one's creativity and ingenuity. I have had interesting results with an ordinary camera despite its limitations. The only problem I have is that good photo lab technicians are hard to come by. When using analog film you are at the mercy of the technicians. I get good results with experienced ones and horrible results with others.

Hopefully someday I can get my hands on a digital camera. Buying and using film, having it developed and printed is expensive but it can be made cheaper if it is developed then put straight to Photo CD which also provides better results compared to scanning printed photos on cheap scanners. I don't have an online gallery yet but I plan to put them all here http://creativepitstop.3000mb.com along with my other interests when I have the time.


Cheers!!! :)


GaryBrlow :biggrin:

andlinux21
March 16th, 2007, 03:54 AM
Obor love your site and your work what CMS are you using for your website?

bpmorris
March 16th, 2007, 04:37 AM
I just bought my first DSLR camera a few months ago and loving it!

Canon 400D
EF-S 17-55mm
EF-S 10-22mm (to be bought this weekend!)

I shoot in raw and use bible http://www.bibblelabs.com/ to do my simple processing/ raw conversion. You have to pay for it but it looked like the best product on linux at the moment. Here is where I upload my pics... http://www.flickr.com/photos/bpmorris/sets/72157594581553665/

I would love to see ubuntu natively support viewing raw in thumbnails too instead of having to mess around with other addons to get it working.

eXcentra
March 16th, 2007, 05:08 AM
I'm into amateur photography (but I haven't taken a picture for almost 2 years now...)
I've got a point-and-shoot Canon Powershot S500
a 350D (currently in my dad's possession) (He told me he bought a battery grip and some lenses for it, so that ought to be nice :-D)
and my dad's Nikon FM2n 35mm (I love it; has a Nikon MD-12 motordrive and a Nikon flash [the model evades me..])
my (very) minimal amount of shots can be viewed here: http://flickr.com/photos/mr_hotwings

slimdog360
March 18th, 2007, 06:44 AM
heres one I took (ignore the toolbar at the top, it's actually my wallpaper and I couldnt be bothered hosting a new one).
http://img145.imageshack.us/img145/5724/200703171650541440x900stm5.th.jpg (http://img145.imageshack.us/img145/5724/200703171650541440x900stm5.jpg)

Shay Stephens
March 18th, 2007, 07:37 AM
I'm a professional photographer, and at the first of the year was able to move my workflow over to ubuntu 100%. Took a year, but finally got it done :)

ufraw works, but is rather crude yet compared to bibble. lightzone is pretty good, I have been testing off and on. I am waiting for the next update before I can delve deeper into it. I also use Photoshop 7 running in wine for a lot of stuff as well as gimp. I have slowly been moving processes that can handle it over to gimp.

For slideshow creation, I use MemoriesOnTV3 running in wine and dvd authoring with qdvdauthor.

I do most of my photography posting over at dgrin where there is a photography contest that I created that just got underway too:
http://www.dgrin.com/showthread.php?t=55280

And there are real prizes. Check it out if you want to improve your photographic skills and artistic talents.

slimdog360
March 18th, 2007, 07:45 AM
I'm a professional photographer, and at the first of the year was able to move my workflow over to ubuntu 100%. Took a year, but finally got it done :)

ufraw works, but is rather crude yet compared to bibble. lightzone is pretty good, I have been testing off and on. I am waiting for the next update before I can delve deeper into it. I also use Photoshop 7 running in wine for a lot of stuff as well as gimp. I have slowly been moving processes that can handle it over to gimp.

For slideshow creation, I use MemoriesOnTV3 running in wine and dvd authoring with qdvdauthor.

I do most of my photography posting over at dgrin where there is a photography contest that I created that just got underway too:
http://www.dgrin.com/showthread.php?t=55280

And there are real prizes. Check it out if you want to improve your photographic skills and artistic talents.

What sort of printer do you use? Are there any tricks to printing really nice photos in Linux?

Shay Stephens
March 18th, 2007, 08:20 AM
What sort of printer do you use? Are there any tricks to printing really nice photos in Linux?
I don't print my own, I send it out to local miniprinters or to whitehouse custom color http://www.whcc.com

Obor
March 18th, 2007, 12:52 PM
Obor love your site and your work what CMS are you using for your website?
Thanks, nice to hear :)
Its Joomla.

beefcurry
March 18th, 2007, 02:04 PM
I really like f-spot, but its features are really lacking compared to digikam, what a shame. I've been going around with a 350D

10-20 f/4 SIGMA EX, 24-70 f/2.8L CANON, 70-200 f/2.8 Sigma EX, 50mm f/2.8 Sigma EX MACRO, 170-500 f/5.6 Sigma, 35mm f/2.8TS-E ARAX. <- i think I have a few more, just cant seem to remember off the top of my head :P.

Well ive got everything except for a fish eye, Really love photography but not much time to do it. I hate how Digikam forces you to import the original photos and not just resized thumbs, they should really change that. F-Spot does that really well but really lacks features for RAW compared to Digikam. Printing nice photos in linux is really mediocre, maybe soon we will see an ubuntu with colour management included since its so important.

Obor
March 18th, 2007, 03:15 PM
I really like f-spot, but its features are really lacking compared to digikam, what a shame.

I'm still searching for a photo manager that I like. At the moment I'm using Picasa as its the closest to what I want but would prefer something that runs without wine.

So far all the ones I've tried were either too slow or didn't autorotate pics or wanted to import pics from my other partitions instead of just indexing them or something else i didn't like.

What do you guys use?
gThumb
Fspot
Digikam
Picasa?

Any other suggestions to try?

xmastree
March 18th, 2007, 03:24 PM
I'm interested in photography, but I don't seem to have the 'eye' for a good shot.
I've had a couple of film SLR's and I got the odd nice pic, but with digital it's much easier to take a hundred shots and pick the good one. I currently have a Nikon D70, and my favourite subject is my daughter (the one in my avatar).
She is very photogenic,
http://flickr.com/photos/xmastree/101910600/
http://flickr.com/photos/xmastree/70506588/
http://flickr.com/photos/xmastree/69978888/
http://flickr.com/photos/xmastree/103386900/

mand0
March 18th, 2007, 03:30 PM
Eh, I like to say I am but I don't have a fancy camera. Here are some of my best attempts:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/mand0/46852919/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/mand0/64024505/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/mand0/61551084/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/mand0/68136207/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/mand0/46845294/

beefcurry
March 18th, 2007, 05:19 PM
hey this is not a show off your best photos thread. I know how messy those are. Keep to talking about your experiences as a photographer using Linux.

mand0
March 18th, 2007, 05:52 PM
hey this is not a show off your best photos thread. I know how messy those are. Keep to talking about your experiences as a photographer using Linux.

Ahem, per the original poster:


If you are a photographer (proffesional or amateur)
or if you like photography and are an aspiring photographer post a couple photos here and lets talk!

wert

Shay Stephens
March 18th, 2007, 06:53 PM
Eh, I like to say I am but I don't have a fancy camera.
You don't need a fancy camera. Nearly any camera will do. It's the photographer that controls the camera that makes the biggest difference in the outcome of the photo!

xmastree
March 18th, 2007, 07:05 PM
Nearly any camera will do
That's true to a certain extent, but you can't beat a big sensor and a fast lens for minimising depth of field to throw the background out of focus.
Many cheaper cameras just can't do this.

Shay Stephens
March 18th, 2007, 09:08 PM
That's true to a certain extent, but you can't beat a big sensor and a fast lens for minimising depth of field to throw the background out of focus.
Many cheaper cameras just can't do this.

For portraits yes, but, if you are into landscapes, macros, etc, a narrow depth of field is not necessarily a desired trait ;-)

The point is that the photographer will have more of an effect on the resulting photo than the camera will. A great camera and loads of equipment in the hands of someone with no talent will still look lousy. And a disposable camera in the hands of someone good can change the world. So a photographer should never think they can't do great work just because they don't have the jumbo-tron 2000 ultra cam. A camera is just like any other tool, use it to create your work, don't let the tool take more importance than the work.

xmastree
March 18th, 2007, 10:21 PM
For portraits yes, but, if you are into landscapes, macros, etc, a narrow depth of field is not necessarily a desired trait ;-)Oh yes, absolutely. Although it's nice to have the option and not be limited.


A great camera and loads of equipment in the hands of someone with no talent will still look lousy.Tell me about it... :(

Shay Stephens
March 19th, 2007, 12:13 AM
Oh yes, absolutely. Although it's nice to have the option and not be limited.

This is true. Now, what about this, could being limited by equipment help a photographer to develop new techniques and skills that they might not otherwise have tried? Could being limited yield benefits that a more amply provided photographer might miss?

I'm not necessarily talking about forever using limiting hardware, but if one is for the moment stuck with what one has, there is still a lot that can be learned and accomplished, even with sub-uber equipment.

23meg
March 19th, 2007, 12:16 AM
could being limited by equipment help a photographer to develop new techniques and skills that they might not otherwise have tried? Could being limited yield benefits that a more amply provided photographer might miss?

Yes. Necessity is the mother of invention.

Bezmotivnik
March 19th, 2007, 12:58 AM
I have a Fine Arts degree from Cal State, specializing in photography and cinematography, but that was back before most of you were born, in the pre-digital-imagery days. I worked as a news cameraman for a while, but got sidetracked into something else.

I have to say that my tragedy is that I love photographs, but I hate photography. :( I'm one of those people whom fate seems to magically obstruct in their efforts to produce decent photos. In all those years, I never produced a single photograph that didn't disappoint or disgust me. Not one. I had the knowledge, the extensive training, the professional gear, the deep visual and aesthetic understanding of what makes a good photo...I just couldn't make one. I felt totally cursed and never took another photograph for over twenty years.

Consistently doing good, professional-grade, general photography is above all else extremely hard work, and it's harder now than ever before because the bar has been raised so high in terms of what is technically possible and in the sheer complexity of the digital equipment and post-processing software. Not only do you have to do the preparatory work, but you have to know how to really work PhotoShop after the shots are made. It's harder than the darkroom was, but it does smell better! ;) Pro gear used to have shutter speed, aperture and focus. That was all. The pro/sumer digital camera I bought last year has at least thirty-eight adjustments I counted before giving up.

The documentation and customer support was terrible, so I wound up throwing the thing in a drawer in disgust after a couple of days of unsuccessfully trying to figure it out. I got it out again a month or so ago and after some doinking around discovered that it was capable of doing the stuff I wanted after all, so I'm (however tentatively) back in the saddle.

The yearning to do decent photography is still there for me even after years of heartbreak and frustration. In the past week, I've been reading studio lighting texts from the library and I've been asking around for suggestions in books to read, sites to visit, etc. The biggest challenge is to get enough room to work in in my messy house. :oops:

So, I would be grateful for any encouragement and useful suggestions from those who have been through this.

23meg
March 19th, 2007, 01:37 AM
I too have a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree on photography, and I've found that studying photography actually inhibited my ability to produce photographs, while it substantially boosted my ability to think on them, as well as giving me new ways of thinking in other related fields.

I take technically good photos every day; it's second nature to me to meet the common standards of a what makes good photograph, when I want to. However, technical "good"ness and purely aesthetic standards of "beauty" have nothing to do with what I want from photography. I've known this ever since I managed to take a half decent photograph and print it in a darkroom. In what little work I've done that comes close to satisfying me, I've used photography as a tool to comment on or question certain issues, often related to the nature of photography itself, and other conceptual issues around it.

It can help if you go as far back to the basics as asking yourself the question "Why do I want to take photographs in the first place?". Photography can be a means to so many goals, and you have to follow such different paths to achieve them, that it can be quite frustrating to find yourself somewhere the middle of them all, unable to do much towards reaching any.

Do you want to depict how beautiful a tree or a sunset is? Do you want to earn money by photographing models? Do you just want to become a voyeur of the world around you? Do you want to conceptualize with imagery, and raise questions?

I have a half-formed, constantly but slightly changing answer myself, and it keeps me at it.

mips
March 19th, 2007, 12:01 PM
Then you get people like my one friend that knows jackshite about aperture,f-stop, iso etc but he takes brilliant pictures with his Olympus C-8080. He's even had a few blown up & framed which he sold in his furniture shop.

mykalreborn
March 19th, 2007, 12:07 PM
i do some photos once in a while. nothing great though. here (http://picasaweb.google.com/reborn579/Artz) are three pics. two of me and one of my ex-girlfriend. :D :D

slimdog360
March 19th, 2007, 12:19 PM
Do you want to depict how beautiful a tree or a sunset is? Do you want to earn money by photographing models? Do you just want to become a voyeur of the world around you? Do you want to conceptualize with imagery, and raise questions?

I have a half-formed, constantly but slightly changing answer myself, and it keeps me at it.

bloody art students

beefcurry
March 19th, 2007, 01:26 PM
This is true. Now, what about this, could being limited by equipment help a photographer to develop new techniques and skills that they might not otherwise have tried? Could being limited yield benefits that a more amply provided photographer might miss?

I'm not necessarily talking about forever using limiting hardware, but if one is for the moment stuck with what one has, there is still a lot that can be learned and accomplished, even with sub-uber equipment.

I agree with this, given you can make do with the equipment you already have even a pin hole can take good photos. But once you start experimenting with new techniques, you can feel limited by the aperture, focal length etc. I started off with a crappy 18-200mm Sigma f/5.6. It was brilliant, was able to take lovely photos. But it lacked Macro so I went to buy a 50mm f/2.8EX SIgma MACRO. That was lovely, really nice and sharp. Life was okay until I wanted to take a photo of the moon...so I needed a Big Telephoto. With little money I settled for half with a 170-500mm Sigma. Life was sweet until I realized I wanted to play around with less DOF, thus needed better lens. So I upgraded my entire stock to 10-20mm f/4EX SIGMA, 24-70 f/2.8L CANON, 70-200 f/2.8 EX Sigma. Life was perfect for a long time after that, loved my photos, had the ability to take what I wanted to take the way I wanted to take it. After about it I got bored and needed something more....special, and thats how I ended up with my beloved 35mm f/2.8TS-E ARAX.

Now sometimes, you just keep getting new strange ideas on how to take photos thats outside the capabilities of your current equipment. So the result would be.....getting everything.

23meg
March 19th, 2007, 02:30 PM
bloody art students

Care to elaborate?

miatapaul
March 19th, 2007, 03:54 PM
I'm a professional photographer, and at the first of the year was able to move my workflow over to ubuntu 100%. Took a year, but finally got it done :)

ufraw works, but is rather crude yet compared to bibble. lightzone is pretty good, I have been testing off and on. I am waiting for the next update before I can delve deeper into it. I also use Photoshop 7 running in wine for a lot of stuff as well as gimp. I have slowly been moving processes that can handle it over to gimp.

For slideshow creation, I use MemoriesOnTV3 running in wine and dvd authoring with qdvdauthor.

I do most of my photography posting over at dgrin where there is a photography contest that I created that just got underway too:
http://www.dgrin.com/showthread.php?t=55280

And there are real prizes. Check it out if you want to improve your photographic skills and artistic talents.

Another question, is how do you deal with no color management? I would love to dump Windows, but have decided that I will likely be going to osX as my alternative. I will happily run Linux on all my other systems, such as Myth and general email.

mips
March 19th, 2007, 05:01 PM
Colour management is possible in Linux, it's just not as simple as the other two platforms.

I was just playing around in digiKam and I saw it supports icc colour profiles. Never new that.

Shay Stephens
March 19th, 2007, 06:42 PM
Another question, is how do you deal with no color management? I would love to dump Windows, but have decided that I will likely be going to osX as my alternative. I will happily run Linux on all my other systems, such as Myth and general email.
This situation is getting better. Bibble can support monitor profiles and a number of other applications are starting to do so also. The sticking point is there are no monitor profiling hardware supported right now. So every once in a while, I do have to fire up win2k to get a new monitor profile with my gretag eye-one hardware. But I hear rumors that we may be close to having some hardware supported in linux.

mips
March 20th, 2007, 12:42 AM
The sticking point is there are no monitor profiling hardware supported right now. .

There is, I saw it about a week or two ago. It's a rackmount unit that calibrates more than just monitors and it lives in a equipment rack. No idea as to the price but it looked frigging expensive. And no I cannot remember the company.

Shay Stephens
March 20th, 2007, 01:47 AM
There is, I saw it about a week or two ago. It's a rackmount unit that calibrates more than just monitors and it lives in a equipment rack. No idea as to the price but it looked frigging expensive. And no I cannot remember the company.

Ah, yes I think I have run across some terribly expensive setups like you mention. What I am looking for is more along the lines of the gretag macbeth eye-one unit. A couple hundred bucks and it works really good. Just wish it could work in linux. About once a year I send emails to them asking for this.

Bezmotivnik
March 20th, 2007, 02:40 AM
bloody art students
C'mon man, we're the very soul of Alternative Rock!

wh0rd
March 20th, 2007, 03:10 AM
So far the posts really are awesome. Very talented people here, not at all amateur.
I'd be considered a professional amatauer in comparison. Here's some of mine:

http://img217.imageshack.us/img217/2280/reachforperfectionvr1.th.jpg (http://img217.imageshack.us/my.php?image=reachforperfectionvr1.jpg)
http://img87.imageshack.us/img87/1439/dsc01006tt2.th.jpg (http://img87.imageshack.us/my.php?image=dsc01006tt2.jpg)
http://img87.imageshack.us/img87/3351/tiger1ri8.th.jpg (http://img87.imageshack.us/my.php?image=tiger1ri8.jpg)

diskotek
March 20th, 2007, 03:22 AM
my amateur gallery is sleeping here...
gallery (http://sarper.deviantart.com)

USAgent
March 20th, 2007, 04:50 AM
Hey new to the forum, and to Ubuntu. Saw this thread and thought I would do a little self-promotion :) my flickr (http://www.flickr.com/photos/usagent)

mips
March 20th, 2007, 07:09 PM
Ah, yes I think I have run across some terribly expensive setups like you mention. What I am looking for is more along the lines of the gretag macbeth eye-one unit. A couple hundred bucks and it works really good. Just wish it could work in linux. About once a year I send emails to them asking for this.

The Xrite DTP-94 and Xrite DTP-92 have native support under linux in conjunction with Argyll CMS.. The names Monaco OPTIX and ColorEyes might ring a bell as that is what the above producs are.

They are about US$200 and pretty good. Some manufacturers like Eizo bundle them with their displays.

http://www.xritephoto.com/
http://www.argyllcms.com/index.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linux_color_management#Device_profiles

If you google, linux xrite dtp-94 you will get some hits on this topic.

mips
March 21st, 2007, 08:11 PM
Check out www.picnik.com for on-line photo editing, came across this today. Interesting concept.

Obor
March 21st, 2007, 08:44 PM
Check out www.picnik.com for on-line photo editing, came across this today. Interesting concept.
It is. I think Adobe was talking about something similar as well... Together with google documents it takes care of most of the stuff some people do on their PCs.

CyBuzz
April 2nd, 2007, 08:02 PM
I play around a bit. I haven't had much time lately. Hopefully this summer I will be able to get out more.

here are some pictures I made.

http://gallery.buzzell.net

I shoot with a Nikon D70/Nikon 18-70/Nikon 50/Sigma 70-300

bierpullen
April 5th, 2007, 07:01 PM
I using 2 NIKON's F90X and F50
using slides only


look here http://www.antarctica-rbak.nl

dhodgeh
April 11th, 2007, 12:00 PM
Count me in.

I'm an amatuer with several published photos. My gallery is online at http://www.pbase.com/dhodgeh

I am wanting to move away from Windows, but my image processing workflow is all Windows based. And while I do have Photoshop, it is not a major portion of my workflow; Silkypix (raw conversion) -> Picture Window Pro (post processing) ->Qimage (printing).

I'm trying to get Lightzone up and running but am having some issues with the JRE. I've just completed processing a large batch of photos from a trip last week, some I'm hoping to get back to work on this.

I would be interested in any information on color management and printing under Linux. I've got everything calibrated on the Windows side of things and know that when I have an image ready to print, Qimage is going to reproduce what I see on the screen. I would love to get to that point in Linux.

Don

Metz
April 11th, 2007, 12:25 PM
I bought my wife a Samsung Pro850 last year, and since then she's started getting more serious about it. Me, I just take snapshots, even with a £500 camera :D:D

She also runs a photocomp for users of another site we're members of. She's got various galleries on her site at http://www.fallenangelscrypt.co.uk/Photos.html (served by Breezy, btw ;))

slimdog360
April 11th, 2007, 12:35 PM
I took this one yesterday evening, now Ive got unlimited wallpapers.
http://ubuntuforums.org/g/images/89140/small/2_Screenshot.jpg (http://ubuntuforums.org/g/images/89140/2_Screenshot.jpg)

bailout
April 11th, 2007, 01:24 PM
I am wanting to move away from Windows, but my image processing workflow is all Windows based. And while I do have Photoshop, it is not a major portion of my workflow; Silkypix (raw conversion) -> Picture Window Pro (post processing) ->Qimage (printing).



I had a look at Picture Window Pro a while ago and it ws interesting, very fast compared to PS and other propgrams. I remember seeing posts on the pwp forums about running it through wine successfully so you may want to look into that if you want to keep using it.

zorglb
April 27th, 2007, 11:20 AM
Hi,

I'm usually on the french ubuntu forum, but I think this news is very important to share for linux photographers :

As the argyll main site doesn't says (not updated), the 0.70 beta version of Argyll supports now the Gretag eye one :

It directly supports the following color measurement instruments:

X-Rite:
DTP20 Pulse - "swipe" type reflective spectrometer, that can be used untethered.
DTP22 Digital Swatchbook - spot type reflective spectrometer.
DTP41 - spot and strip reading reflective spectrometer.
DTP41T - spot and strip reading reflective/tranmissive spectrometer.
DTP51 - strip reading reflective colorimeter.
DTP92 - CRT display colorimeter.
DTP94 Optix - display colorimeter.

Gretag-Macbeth:
Spectrolino - spot reflective/emissive spectrometer
SpectroScan - spot reflective/emissive, XY table reflective spectrometer
SpectroScanT - spot reflective/emissive/transmissive, XY table reflective spectrometer
Eye-One Pro - spot and "swipe" reflective/emissive spectrometer
Eye-One Display 1/2 - display colorimeter

Other:
Colorimètre HCFR - display colorimeter

Look here for download.
http://www.freelists.org/archives/ar.../msg00006.html

Unfortunately, I couldn't figure yet how to make it working...

The dispcal utility of the bin version returns me an error :
(dispcal is the utility the argyll suite uses for screen calibration)

dispcal: 1: Syntax error: "(" unexpected

The compilation with the sources fails too. (it uses Jam for compiling, available in the repositories and by the jam website).

If someone is interested in testing it and seeing if he can make it working....

Perhaps in a close future we could have a .deb in repositories for screen calibration ?

And no more needs of windows for the "artistgeeks" linux photographers !

Robin Hood
April 27th, 2007, 11:57 AM
I am a pro photographer - Whilst I am excited by the concept of Ubuntu I am afraid I can not use it for my pro work at the moment.

I rely on PhotoShop CS2 for two much. I have PS7 working in Wine but there are too many features in CS2 that I need. I also produce virtual/360 tours which relies on Win or Mac software! So at the moment I am stuck:(

One discovery I have made through Linux is Lightzone, whilst the Linux version is free I think I will buy it for Windows..... It is an excellent bit of software.

You can check out some of my work at http://www.strike84.co.uk
or for a virtual tour go to http://www.martinshakeshaft.com/wp-content/burleigh/burleigh.html

Cheers

Martin

wert613
April 27th, 2007, 06:41 PM
or for a virtual tour go to http://www.martinshakeshaft.com/wp-content/burleigh/burleigh.html



great panoramas

nrdlnd
May 1st, 2007, 05:18 PM
Hi,
I'm an amateur photographer. I usually take my pictures in RAW-format. I've found an excellent RAW-converter called "Raw-Therapee". http://www.rawtherapee.com/

It's available free as in beer both for Linux and Windows. One can always hope that it will be licensed under the GPL. Anyway conversions with version 2.0.1 is of very high quality and the speed is much better than with the first version. :cool:

It works with 16 bits. It's possible to do a lot of things with this program but it's always possible to do some more retouching in for example The Gimp. It does matter less then that The Gimp only is a 8 bit program.

ImpelGD
May 1st, 2007, 05:27 PM
Hi,
I'm an amateur photographer. I usually take my pictures in RAW-format. I've found an excellent RAW-converter called "Raw-Therapee". http://www.rawtherapee.com/

Thanks - will take a look!

I don't really qualify as an amateur as I hardly ever use my camera now, but here's my gallery (http://doliver.co.uk/gallery/) (the Wales gallery has the most shots in). Looking forward to using Ubuntu for photography if possible.

yabbadabbadont
May 2nd, 2007, 12:44 AM
It works with 16 bits. It's possible to do a lot of things with this program but it's always possible to do some more retouching in for example The Gimp. It does matter less then that The Gimp only is a 8 bit program.

Cinepaint is in the repositories and can handle 16-bit images.

H264
May 2nd, 2007, 02:40 AM
http://www.wneary.com/pictures/page1.html is what I took with my Cannon Powershot A95...

I have others that are good enough for other ppl to look at, but I am too lazy to upload them right now. I will likely wrap a few to include them in the Ubuntu ISO image that I hand out. Photography is fun :)

Sonic Alpha
May 27th, 2007, 06:36 PM
If you are a photographer (proffesional or amateur)
or if you like photography and are an aspiring photographer post a couple photos here and lets talk!

wert

Sorry for digging this thread up, I found it while hunting for heklp with a UFRaw problem I was having.

I'm an amateur photographer, and post my work to various communities too. My galleries can be found at DeviantART (http://www.deviantart.com/) (here (http://sonicalpha.deviantart.com/)), and Flickr (http://flickr.com/) (here (http://flickr.com/people/sonicalpha/)). Feel free to stop by, view, and comment :)

rocknrolf77
May 27th, 2007, 07:58 PM
Hi,
I'm an amateur photographer. I usually take my pictures in RAW-format. I've found an excellent RAW-converter called "Raw-Therapee". http://www.rawtherapee.com/

It's available free as in beer both for Linux and Windows. One can always hope that it will be licensed under the GPL. Anyway conversions with version 2.0.1 is of very high quality and the speed is much better than with the first version. :cool:

It works with 16 bits. It's possible to do a lot of things with this program but it's always possible to do some more retouching in for example The Gimp. It does matter less then that The Gimp only is a 8 bit program.

Just wondering how I missed this app. Never heard about it, it looks really good with a lot of features. Thank's for the heads up :p

basketcase
May 28th, 2007, 05:55 AM
Well I just picked up a Canon 20DA last week. I hope to get good use out of it.

I used to use my friend's 10d a lot. He has since upgraded to a 1DS and a 5D so he was unloading this one :D

wert613
June 1st, 2007, 05:14 PM
I've found an excellent RAW-converter called "Raw-Therapee". http://www.rawtherapee.com/

great program!