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Photo - image editing

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Photo - image editing

sökord: gimp xnview geotag gpx bildredigering adobe photoshop cameraraw

Pixlr-o-matic:
AIR-application: http://pixlr.com/o-matic/air/
Chrome-app: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/ehcibdjmpjlekgjhepbfmenfppliikcj?hl=en-US
 

exif jpeg image orientation/rotation described:
http://recursive-design.com/blog/2012/07/28/exif-orientation-handling-is-a-ghetto/
 
A decent way of copying GPS location data from one image to another:
Use XnView, menu "Edit" / "Metadata" / "Edit GPS Data..."
(exiftool.exe needs to be copied to XnView-folder "AddOn")


 *** GIMP
GIMP Selective Colorization: http://gimpguru.org/Tutorials/SelectiveColorization/
Add a graphic watermark in GIMP: http://graphicssoft.about.com/od/gimptutorials/ss/graphic-watermark.htm
(140502: Tested "ufraw", but it cannot work as plugin for GIMP 2.8.10, and does not have any profile for SELP1650-lens.)

 *** Mini-guide for publishing/preparing images (for Flickr etc..)
0. Browse and delete bad images.​
1. Rename files with "RenameMaster" (prefix images with date and time)
2. Run GeoTag or GeoSetter to update images with GPS-data (from GPX-file) (tag jpg and also raw-files..).
    (gpx-file might need to be "v1.0", try to run "ITN Converter" if gps-file is from endomondo)
​3. Use Camera Raw (or RawTherapee / GIMP), and improve image by cropping (16:9), brightness, sharpness etc .
4. Use ExifToolGUI to remove "software" tag. (also "exifdataviewer" can be used, but only for one image at the time.)​
5. Use XnView to "Metadate / Clean / XMP-data" (removes XMP-info).
6. With XnView, select images, choose "Tools", "Batch processing" and run
    script ("bzn_xnview_resize_wmark1.xbs") to change image-size (2456x1380) + add watermark.
7. Add file-suffix "_v1" to files (XnView, menu "Tools", "Batch Rename").

Framkalla RAW med RawTherapee, lens profile "SONY (Sony E 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OSS) - RAW.lcp".
 
*** RAW-editing (point 2 above):
1. Apply lens-correction (should be included in a "preset")
2. Adjust white-balance (color-temp) 
3. Straighten and crop (16:9) image.
4. Decrease "purple" (40 units), likely a NEX-thing..
5. Decrease highlights/whites, and adjust exposure (+highlights, shadows)
5a. Adjust contrast, and also adjust "light" and "shadows" in the tab "tone curve".​
6. Sharpness (some value,usually default for camera-model..)
7. Luminance (noise-removal in high-ISO images)
8. Adjustment-brush / graduated filter (brighten or darken regions)
9. Spot removal if necessary​

*** Photoshop-tips:
1. Duplicate layer..?
2. Healing brush tool.. ("j"-key)

*** General info and Camera Raw shortcut-keys:
- Do not use windows 10 "photo app" to view jpg (colors are incorrect in jpg from Camera Raw). Instead change jpg-association to use "windows photo viewer".​ ​
- Color-space "​Adobe RGB (1998)" is the best choice for both screen and print (default in Camera Raw).
- "spacebar" hold down to activate panning of image
- "c" for cropping tool.
- "p" switch preview.
- "ctrl-0" zoom to fit
- "ctrl-alt-0" zoom to 100%

Camera RAW supported cameras: https://helpx.adobe.com/camera-raw/kb/camera-raw-plug-supported-cameras.html
 

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XnView, XnViewMP - Delete RAW when deleting JPG.


Configure XnView to simultaneously delete RAW-file, when deleting JPG-file:

1.Open the XnView-config file: %appdata%\XnView\xnview.ini
 (in my case C:\Users\alex\AppData\Roaming\XnView\xnview.ini).
C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\XnViewMP\xnview.ini

2.In the section [File] add a new line at the end: Companion_00=jpg:cr2
  This links the .cr2 (raw-File) to the .jpg.
  So if you delete the jpg it automatically deletes the .cr2.
  Replace the cr2 with the extension of your raw-file (so eg nef for Nikon) and save the file.

If you want the effect also in the other direction you have to create
another newline: Companion_01=cr2:jpg.
For now you can just leave this, as we will hide the raw files in the next steps.

3.Start XnView and open the options (Menu: Tools > Options or via ).
 1.In General open the tab File Operations tick the
   checkbox “For Copy/Move/Delete use companion file (.xmp/.thm/.jpg)
 2.In Browser > File List write the file extension you want
   to hide (the raw file: in my case cr2) in the last text input and click the OK button.

That is it. Now it should be easier to sort your pictures, as only the jpg-pictures are
shown and if you delete it, the raw file automatically gets also deleted.