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ANNOUNCEMENTS  - 
 
Hi guys and gals, we hope you've all had an awesome Christmas Break so far, and we look forward to getting Open Source Tools for everything more noticeable in the mainstream community in 2017 and beyond.

Having said that. As some of you are aware, I've opened up the channel on YouTube, and am thinking of adding a playlist to promote Photographers that use an Open Source Workflow to produce their work. So far, I'm thinking of +Kev Cool's and +Ian Hex's videos. But I'd like to add others, not only so we can learn what's possible, but also help promote them. Let me know in the comments, and I'll check them out.
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Patrick David
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ANNOUNCEMENTS  - 
 
After many years of hard work the +RawTherapee team proudly announces the availability of RT 5!

Congratulations to the team, and a great big Thank You!
 
After 2 years and 3 months of hard labor since the previous release, with Johnny Cash on the radio and the prospect of a rewarding glass of whisky at the end, today was spent wrapping things up, and now we are proud to release RawTherapee version 5 for Linux, Windows and macOS, free for everyone in every way!

Builds to come soon.
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Marco Roepers

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Carlos ZGZ (https://www.flickr.com/photos/carloszgz/) is admin of the all Free Pictures group on Flickr (https://www.flickr.com/groups/allfreepictures/). In this thread (https://www.flickr.com/groups/allfreepictures/discuss/72157672662003604/) he requested pictures put in the group (that means also put under a free licence). From the pictures put in he made this mosaic. Great way to advocate the use of free licenses on Flickr. 
This mosaic has been created from pictures posted in 2016 to the "All Free Pictures" group. A total of 968 people have contributed to this picture. Are you one of them? I have ensured a place in the mosaic for the 90 participants to the "Best Free Picture of 2016" challenge. The rest has been automatically selected to best fit the main picture among the horizontal pictures with aspect ratio around 4/3 and a license compatible with CC-BY-NC-SA, p...
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+Robert Glaser Yes, found it!
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JW Vraets

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Fush The Clown, Simcoe Fall Fair

This is ‘Flash Composite #5’, my fifth attempt at this type of image, inspired by the work of Joel Grimes (http://www.joelgrimes.com/Artist.asp?ArtistID=12191&Akey=P7FJP8B4 ) but approaching the concept from a (relatively) realistic approach rather than HDR-looking results. The colours are admittedly in-your-face, but this is a clown set in a midway. Subtlety does not enter into those two subects.

The image is a composite of two images. The foreground is of Fush the Clown shot in a two-flash/softbox (with diffusers) strobist setup overlaid on an image taken back in October 2015 at the Norfold County Fair and Horse Show, commonly referred to as the Simcoe Fall Fair, after the town (Simcoe, Ontario) which hosts the event. The learning continues as this is the second of a series featuring Fush in various composite strobist images, this time working further on hair/fine feature preservation. - JW


Date Taken: Figure: 2017-01-13, Background 2015-10-09

Tech Details:

This is a composite of two images taken at different times and in different places.

The background image details: the image was taken using a hand-held Nikon D7100 fitted with a Nikkor 18-105mm VR lense set to 18mm, ISO450, Auto WB, full Auto Exposure, f/5.6, 1/30 sec.

The foreground image: The image of the clown was taken using a hand-held Nikon D7100 fitted with a Nikkor 35mm f/1.8 DX lense, ISO100, Auto WB, Manual mode, f/7.1, 1/200 sec.

Strobist Info: Two 47 inch octagonal softboxes fitted with diffusers, one camera left and the other camera right, facing straight across directly at each other, radio triggered flash units, white background, softboxes set so faces were parallel to the axis of the line between the lense and the subject and each about 4 feet off axis, large white reflector held below camera view to fill in deeper shadows.

The processing is pretty much the same as my previous post: https://www.flickr.com/photos/jwvraets/32172496821/in/dateposted/ with the exception of the masking. This time I combined two versions of the mask, one created using GIMP’s intelligent scissors tool to cut out the body where there was a fairly clean, continuous contour, and another of the hair area of the head using threshold detection to preserve (as much as practical) distinct hairs along the edge of the wig. The two masks were then combined to create a hybrid which attempts to get a better overall mask. The result is better than the original image but I still want to explore other techniques to cut out hair in a manner that stands up to close inspection at large image sizes.
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RawTherapee

RAW (Tips, Techniques)  - 
 
Do you have a color target? Then you can give back to the community by easily helping!
 
Last call for D65+tungsten color-target shots for inclusion in RawTherapee 5. If you can supply raw shots of a color target for cameras other than the ones listed below, please do so ASAP. By doing so you confirm that you took the photos and that you can and do release them into the public domain (CC0 licence https://creativecommons.org/about/cc0 ).

Cameras we already have covered:
- Canon EOS 6D
- Canon PowerShot G7 X
- Canon PowerShot S110
- FUJIFILM X100T
- FUJIFILM X-T1
- NIKON D7200
- PENTAX K10D
- PENTAX K-5 - PENTAX K-5 II
- RICOH PENTAX K-3 - SONY ILCE-7M2
- SONY ILCE-6000

Shooting instructions: http://rawpedia.rawtherapee.com/How_to_create_DCP_color_profiles#Shooting_the_color_chart
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+Studio Junkyard sure, then we can include them in RT5.1.
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JW Vraets

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Fush The Clown

This is ‘Flash Composite #4’, my fourth attempt at this type of image, inspired by the work of Joel Grimes (http://www.joelgrimes.com/Artist.asp?ArtistID=12191&Akey=P7FJP8B4 ) .

The subject is my brother Frank in a clown outfit made for him by my sister, Joanne. Frank use the name ‘Fush’ because that is what I called him when I was very, very young and could not pronounce his name correctly. The name stuck. Until a couple of years ago, Fush the Clown would suit-up and visit seniors homes and bring a bit of cheer to those unable to get out much, or at all. Unfortunately, in the past few years there has been a significant upsurge in scary clowns and seniors home are now reluctant to have him and other such volunteers visit in case they might frighten one of the residents. Pretty sad really.

The image is a composite of two images. The foreground is of Fush the Clown shot in a two-flash/softbox (with diffusers) strobist setup overlaid on an image taken back in September 2012 at the Winona, Ontario Peach Festival (on my D5000). The learning continues as this is the first of a series featuring Fush in various composite strobist images. - JW


Date Taken: Figure: 2017-01-13, Background 2012-08-11

Tech Details:

This is a composite of two images taken at different times and in different places.

The background image details: the image was taken using a hand-held Nikon D5000 fitted with a Nikkor 12-24mm lense set to 12mm, ISO1000, Auto WB, Aperture priority mode, f/4.0, 1/320 sec. PP in free Open Source RAWTherapee from a jpeg source file: scale image to 9000x6000, brighten exposure about ½ stop, slightly boost contrast and significantly boost Chromaticity both in L-A-B mode, boost vibrance, sharpen, save.

The foreground image: The image of the clown was taken using a hand-held Nikon D7100 fitted with a Nikkor 35mm f/1.8 DX lense, ISO100, Auto WB, Manual mode, f/7.1, 1/200 sec.

Strobist Info: Two 47 inch octagonal softboxes fitted with diffusers, one camera left and the other camera right, facing straight across directly at each other, radio triggered flash units, white background, softboxes set so faces were parallel to the axis of the line between the lense and the subject and each about 4 feet off axis, large white reflector held below camera view to fill in deeper shadows.

PP in free open source RAWTherapee from Nikon RAW/NEF source file: crop off extraneous detail from the left and right edges of the frame, scale image up to 6000 pixels high (to match the vertical dimension of the background image), set exposure to very slightly brighter than as shot, slightly increase contrast, enable shadows-highlights and recover maximum highlight detail (no shadow recovery), boost contrast and Chromaticity slightly in L-A-B mode, sharpen, save. PP in free Open Source GIMP: load both images, background on bottom and clown on top, create mask to isolate clown from background, use selection tools as far as practical and then manually clean up edges with soft-edged eraser tool on mask, add a transparent layer above the clown and use a very large soft brush at about 35% opacity to brugh in some deeper shadows along the right and bottom of the clown, sharpen, create new working layer from visible result, sharpen, save, scale to 6000 wide, add fine black and white frame, add bar and text on left, save, scale image to 1800 wide for posting, sharpen slightly, save.

Note: This is a very simplified description of the process. The cutout effort is improving but is still time consuming.
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Patrick David
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Community member +kees guequierre hacked together a new raw samples database website over the past few weeks. It's ready now for folks to come by and contribute some raw sample files for the developers to use in making better software ™.

Come contribute if you can! https://raw.pixls.us
Happy New Year, and I hope everyone has had a wonderful holiday! We’ve been busy working on various things ourselves, including migrating RawPedia to a new server as well as building a replacement raw sample database/website ...
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Patrick David
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+Øyvind Kolås is the lead developer on GEGL/babl and is one of the reasons we have high bit depth editing and non-destructive editing coming to future versions of +GIMP. He's running a Patreon campaign to help support him in these efforts, and if you're a GIMP user I cannot urge you enough to consider supporting him in his campaign!

This is a direct way to help GIMP get better!
Follow Øyvind Kolås on Patreon: Read posts by Øyvind Kolås on the world's largest platform enabling a new generation of creators and artists to live out their passions!
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Done! He does such great work!
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JW Vraets

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Flash Composite #2

Being stuck indoors due to the weather, I have started to explore flash photography using an umbrella softbox with a radio trigger to fire the flash. This is my second attempt at an image which uses some of the things I have learned watching Youtube videos by Joel Grimes. My plan is to work on composites of a person on an added background. Now, my significant other has decided to balk at being a guinea pig, so I have had to resort to a selfie-mode with the accompanying gymnastics as I hop about between flashes, camera and my perch. At least the subject does not complain – rather pointless. Anyway, I have plans to do more of this stuff over the next while to work the kinks out. One such kink is cutting out the background. I did this manually after several attempts to use various selection schemes in GIMP, my image editor. Limited success, so that needs more work. Regardless, nice diversion as long as the weather fails to cooperate. - JW

Date Taken: 2017-01-10 (figure) 2016-03-26 (background)

Tech Details:

As the title states, this is a composite of 2 images. The background is a modified form of this image: https://www.flickr.com/photos/jwvraets/25972796782/in/datetaken/ in which the image was darkened overall and a significant vignette added using RAWTherapee. The foreground image was taken using a tripod-mounted Nikon D7100 fitted with a Nikkor 18-105mm VR lense set to 34mm, ISO100, Manual mode, Auto WB, f/6.3, 1/200 sec, Nikon SB600 flash inside a Godox 47inch/120cm octagonal softbox with diffuser set camera right face parallel to the axis from the lense to the face and about 4 feet away and also a white reflector set camera left about 4 feet out face parallel to the lense to face axis, triggered by Photix radio trigger set. Free Open Source RAWTherapee was used to process the resulting Nikon RAW/NEF source file by first scaling it to 9000x6000, adjusting exposure to suit, increasing contrast and Chromaticity in L-A-B mode, slightly increasing vibrance with skin tone protection enabled, sharpened, saved. PP in free open Source GIMP: The background of the figure/subject was manually erased and then used as a top layer with industrial image loaded as a layer below, adjustments made to tonality and contrast of each layer to suit, eye whites dodged slightly and pupils selectively boosted in saturation, sharpen, save, scale to 6000x4000, sharpen very slightly, add fine B&W frame as well as bar with text on left, saved, scaled to 1800 wide for posting, sharpened slightly saved.
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Nicu: I work at that size because it seems to help with keeping the relative size of artifacts arising from processing smaller. They seem to be a relative constant size relative to pixels so when I scale back down they appear smaller. Second reason is when I print, I tend to want to be able to print 20x30 inches at 300 dpi so working at 9000x6000 means I can send them directly to my printer (person not gear) without having to do a second edit. All the best - JW
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Patrick David
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OSS Showcase (1 post a Day)  - 
 
 
+pixls.us community member +Peter Lavender put together this amazing time-lapse video of the Milky Way using 685 images and Free Software (including +G'MIC)!

The results are mesmerizing.
He goes into greater detail on shooting and assembling the video on his thread in the forums: https://discuss.pixls.us/t/foss-time-lapse-of-the-milky-way/2992?u=patdavid
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Christian “Sloogy” Kruimer

Critique My Shot (1 Post a Week)  - 
 
Made with Sony xperiaxz. Last night. 
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Patrick David
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Editing  - 
 
 
The awesome +harry durgin (http://weeklyedit.com/) shares his "Shot of the Year" for everyone in the community to try processing! Thank you Harry (for your videos as well as sharing)! Head on over to the forum and come share your results.
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Tthe Open Source Photography community is a place to provide, showcase, and discuss what can be done with Open Source, and a place to share thoughts, help, and guides on using Open Source Software to produce images that are just as good, or even rival commercial software. To chat one on one, please find is in IRC on irc.freenode.net in the #opensourcephotography channel.
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JW Vraets

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Fog At The Pump House Rocks

The past few weeks have been dull and wet here in Grimsby, Ontario and that has not helped inspire me to get outside to photograph, particularly when is is also raining. Snow has been rare so far this year in our area. I have been working on some strobist-related images but decided that I had to get outdoors in the fog and see what I could make of it. It was, in a word, ‘dull’ out there. Very, very dull. I did manage to get a bit of contrast in some images taken just West of the old municipal water pump house on the shore of Lake Ontario. I went for a contrast in the texture of the rocks and stones on shore with the smoothed-out water (from a long exposure) and the fog that obscures the lake in this view facing North. When life hands you lemons, ….. - JW

Date Taken: 2017-01-21

Tech Details:

Taken using a tripod-mounted Nikon D7100 fitted with a Nikkor 12-24mm lense set to 12mm with a 10 stop Neutral Density filter attached (to smooth out water using a long exposure), Manual mode, f/6.3, 13 sec. PP n free Open Source RAWTherapee from Nikon RAW/NEF source file: scale image to 9000x6000, convert to B&W and boost the green channel slightly and then lower the red channel values to darken overall, increase contrast in L-A-B mode, reduce vignetting from lense, sharpen, save. PP in free Open Source GIMP: increase contrast slightly, adjust tone curve to darken image’s bottom 10% and then pull up the top 20% to brighten the sky a bit, slightly increase contrast, sharpen, save, scale image to 6000x4000, sharpen slightly, add fine B&W frame, add bar and text on left, save, scale image to 1800 wide for posting, sharpen slightly, save.
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Margaret - glad you like the image. As for the technical description(s) I post with images, they are partially motivated by giving back in light of all the people online who have taught me the tricks-of-the-trade, and, to a lesser degree, so I can come back to the image later and have some memory assistance on how I did it. So, not totally altruistic motivation. All the best - JW
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Fabri “fabri66” G.

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Presepio Villongo (Bergamo, Italy) 2015-2016 #8
Antichi mestieri

Nikon D90 (file RAW) + Darktable 2.2.0 + Gimp 2.8.18 & GMIC 1.7.9
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JW Vraets

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Paul In His Sanctum Sanctorum

This image is in a series of which it is ‘Flash Composite #5’. Although the path I have taken has been inspired by the work of Joel Grimes (http://www.joelgrimes.com/Artist.asp?ArtistID=12191&Akey=P7FJP8B4 ) I have begun exploring highly realistic looks in which the subject has been composited onto a background which relates specifically to the subject.

The subject is Paul Boudreau (https://www.flickr.com/photos/41474913@N05/ ), one of my friends from the Bando de Kvar (https://www.flickr.com/groups/2472126@N24/ ) and a good sport for helping out in my strobist (did you know the term is trademarked?) learning process. Big thank you Paul. The background is Paul's room at the back of the house in which he exercises his creativity, whether it be related to music, computing, photography, woodworking, or supporting his football (soccer) teams. I was told many years ago that creativity can be a messy process. Paul is very creative.

The image is a composite of two images. The foreground is of Paul shot in a two-flash/softbox strobist setup overlaid on a photo taken late the same day of his room. The learning continues as this is another in a series featuring Paul in various composite strobist images. - JW

Date Taken: 2017-01-12

Tech Details:

This is a composite of two images taken at different times and in different places.

The background image details: taken using a tripod mounted Nikon D7100 fitted with a Nikkor 12-24mm lense set to 12mm, ISO100, tungsten WB, Aperture priority mode, f/6.3, 2 sec. The image of Paul (foreground image) was taken using a hand-held Nikon D7100 fitted with a Nikkor 35mm f/1.8 DX lense, ISO100, Auto WB, Manual mode, f/6.3, 1/125 sec., ALSO: a second frame was taken about 3 stops darker to capture detail in the two lamps for filling in for the washed out areas during PP. Portrait of Paul/strobist Info: For the image of Paul, two 47 inch octagonal softboxes one camera left and the other camera right, radio triggered flash units, white background, softboxes set so faces were parallel to the axis of the line between the lense and the subject and about 4 feet off axis, facing each other with the rear of the umbrellas about one foot/30cm behind Paul’s face.

Image of Paul: PP in free Open Source RAWTherapee from Nikon RAW/NEF source file: crop off extraneous detail from the left and right edges of the frame, set exposure to slightly (about ¼ stop) brighter than as shot, slightly increase contrast, sharpen, save, cut out Paul from the background (too messy to elaborate here and still learning how to get hair to come out well), but improving with each iteration), save. Image of the room: PP in free Open Source RAWTherapee from Nikon RAW/NEF source file: scale image to 9000x6000, darken exposure about ½ stop from as-shot, boost contrast and Chromaticity in L-A-B mode, boost vibrance slightly, warm slightly from default to restore a hint of tungsten warmth, enable Tone Mapping and slightly brighten the image followed by a further reduction in exposure to get a ‘realistic’ look as in the original scene, sharpen, save. PP in free open Source GIMP: load the ‘normal' frame and then load the darker frame as a layer below the ‘normal’ exposure frame use a soft-edged eraser to remove the washed-out lamp areas revealing the better/darker areas from the layer below, increase normal layer contrast slightly, load the cutout of Paul as the top layer and move to a suitable location in the background, do some final cleanup of the Paul layer edges and hair blending, some local dodging of eye highlights and also a bit of shoulder brightening, sharpen, create new working layer from visible result, save, scale image to 6000 wide, sharpen slightly, add fine black-and-white frame, add bar and text on left, save, scale image to 1800 wide for posting, sharpen slightly, save.
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JW Vraets

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Paul, The Aspiring Rock Star

This could have been called ‘Flash Composite #3’ as it is my third attempt at this type of image, inspired by the work of Joel Grimes (http://www.joelgrimes.com/Artist.asp?ArtistID=12191&Akey=P7FJP8B4 ) .

The subject is Paul Boudreau (https://www.flickr.com/photos/41474913@N05/ ), one of my friends from the Bando de Kvar (https://www.flickr.com/groups/2472126@N24/ ) and a good sport for helping out in my strobist (did you know the term is trademarked?) learning process. Big thank you Paul.

As to the title, in his earlier years, Paul performed as a professional musician in the Niagara Region of Ontario, Canada, and had aspirations to become, as he terms it, ‘… a rock star...’. Unfortunately it didn’t work out that way. Fortunately for his fellow Bandos, he developed an interest in photography and became part of our small group with a special talent for images processed for aesthetic purposes rather than the more literal path I follow.

The image is a composite of two images. The foreground is of Paul shot in a two-flash/softbox strobist setup overlaid on a monochrome image I took during Photography Month in May 2016 at the Gladstone Hotel on Queens Street West in downtown Toronto, Ontario. The learning continues as this is the first of a series featuring Paul in various composite strobist images. - JW

Date Taken: subject: 2017-01-12, Background: 2016-05-25


Tech Details:

This is a composite of two images taken at different times and in different places.

The background image details can be found here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/jwvraets/27336555302/in/datetaken/

The image of Paul (foreground image) was taken using a hand-held Nikon D7100 fitted with a Nikkor 35mm f/1.8 DX lense, ISO100, Auto WB, Manual mode, f/6.3, 1/125 sec.

Strobist Info: Two 47 inch octagonal softboxes one camera left and the other camera right, radio triggered flash units, white background, softboxes set so faces were parallel to the axis of the line between the lense and the subject and about 4 feet off axis.

PP in free open source RAWTherapee from Nikon RAW/NEF source file: crop off extraneous detail from the left and right edges of the frame, scale image up to 5990 pixels high (to match the vertical dimension of the background image), set exposure to slightly brighter than as shot, slightly increase contrast, enable tone mapping and adjust to bring out facial details and texture in fabrics, enable shadows-highlights and recover detail in both, sharpen, save. PP in free Open Source GIMP: load both images, background on bottom and Paul on top, create mask to isolate Paul from background, manually clean up edges with soft-edged eraser tool on mask, sharpen, create new working layer from visible result, sharpen, save, scale to 6000 wide, add fine black and white frame, add bar and text on left, save, scale image to 1800 wide for posting, sharpen slightly, save.

Note: This is a very simplified description of the process. The cutout effort was significant.
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Patrick David
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I see a little +Nathan Willis in this article! ;)

A look at +darktable v2.2.0 over on +LWN.net!
In what is becoming its annual tradition, the darktable project released a new stable version of its image-editing system at the end of December. The new 2.2 release incorporates several new photo-correction features of note, including automatic repair of distorted perspectives and the ability to ...
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Desmond M.

OSS Showcase (1 post a Day)  - 
 
Having seen several comments bemoaning the handling of X-Trans files from Fujifilm cameras in a certain popular RAW editor online, I was thankful yet again for the open source resources available.

So here is a comparison of SOOC jpgs from the Fujifilm X-T2 and RAW files processed in #RawTherapee.

Methodology: (Left) Shot with the Fujifilm X-T2 using the Acros film simulation with red filter with no further correction vs. (Right) Processed in RawTherapee - simple S-curve in value and saturation, simple S-curve in film-like, tone mapping @ 5, no sharpening, no denoise applied, distortion correction for XF90mm f/2, film simulation using Pat David's HaldCLUT profiles (Kodak HIE), square cropping.

#RawTherapee #Fujifilm #XT2
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JW Vraets

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The Pool, Upper Ball’s Falls

This is another image from a Fall hike I took into the upper Ball’s Falls property at creek level, rather than the more common (and easier) walk in on the trail. The property is located on the Niagara Escarpment just South of Jordan, Ontario and is part of the Ball’s Falls Conservation Area (managed by the Niagara Region Conservation Authority). Given the low water flow, at the time, in The Twenty (the Twenty Mile Creek), waterfall photos of the main falls was pointless. The Upper Ball’s Falls suffered from the same low water flow, but underground streams managed to create some seepage between the rock layers and provided some waterfall effect partway down the face. Nothing was coming over the top, however, all thanks to the long, hot, and exceptionally dry summer. Here you can see some of the extensive layering characteristic of the Niagara Escarpment and the a large slab of rock that has fallen from the cliff face, as happens regularly as the escarpment wall erodes further back. The pool has been created over millenia and is a remnant of the plunge pool left behind as the falls recede as it erodes the rock wall. - JW

Date Taken: 2016-10-28

Tech Details:

Taken using a tripod-mounted Nikon D7100 fitted with a Nikkor 12-24mm lense with a 3-stop ND filter attached, ISO100, Auto WB, Aperture Priority mode, f/10, 1/10 sec (based on test shot histogram result). PP in free Open Source RAWTherapee from Nikon RAW/NEF source file: scale image to 9000x6000, adjust exposure to slightly darken overall, enable shadows/highlights and boost highlight recovery to bring out trees above falls and also do a slight shadow recovery, adjust contrast and Chromaticity in L-A-B mode, slightly increase vibrance, apply vignette correction, enable Graduated Neutral Density/GND filter and rotate it to cover the upper right area and then darken slightly, sharpen, apply noise reduction, save. PP in free Open Source GIMP: use the tone curve tool to adjust/brighten the bottom 30% of the tone curve while holding the upper portion to default, slightly increase contrast, selectively darken the trees above the falls and also increase their contrast and saturation, use the dodge-burn tool to darken the leaves in the water and also the rock surfaces the the right and behind the large boulder, remove a slight residual red cast, select the waterfalls area and reduce the saturation of the blue channel on highlights only to get rid of a residual blue cast in the bright water streams, sharpen, save, scale to 6000x4000, sharpen slightly, add fine B&W frame, add bar and text on left, save, scale image to 1800 wide for posting, sharpen slightly, save.
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Peaceful autumn beauty :)
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M. R. de Rozario

Critique My Shot (1 Post a Week)  - 
 
a litle rain
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