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Apophysis

Cartegory: CGI
Homepage: http://www.apophysis.org

Apophysis is an open source (GPL) program for designing and rendering fractal flames in Microsoft Windows. It was created by Mark Townsend and has since been improved and updated by Peter Sdobnov, Piotr Borys and Ronald Hordijk. Fractal Flames were originally developed in 1992 by Scott Draves.

Manuals

Apophysis Reference Manual

Tutorials

External links

Apophysis Fractal flame tutorials
Apophysis Tutorial by Fractal Dreamer
This tutorial is not about the nitty gritty ins and outs of Apophysis. But rather a basic tutorial for the beginner to get a handle on this programme.

Cinepaint

Category: Image editing
Homepage:

Tutorials

External links

HDR Tutorial
Creation of an HDR image (OpenEXR) in Cinepaint

dcraw

Category: RAW processing
Homepage:

digiKam

Category: Photo Management
Homepage: http://www.digikam.org

Manuals

digikam Manual
digiKam's online manual.

F-Spot

Category: Photo management
Homepage:

GIMP resources

Other

GIMP users
GIMP users photo sharing group on Flickr.

gThumb

GNOME desktop image management tool - allows for browsing and organising collections of images, including simple manipulations

gThumb Homepage
project homepage at sourceforge.

Hugin

Category: Panorama
Homepage:

Manuals

Hugin Manual
Hugin online manual.

Tutorials

Hugin Tutorials
There are many tutorials on the Hugin website.

Scripts

huginscripts
This bash script uses autopano-sift to do auto-alignment of images, generating the .pto file that Hugin uses to create the panorama and maximizes the horsepower of dual core or dual processors.

Inkscape

Category: Vector graphics
Homepage: http://www.inkscape.org

Inkscape is an open source vector graphics editor similar to Adobe Illustrator, Corel Draw, Freehand, or Xara X. What sets Inkscape apart is its use of Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG), an open XML-based W3C standard, as the native format.

Manuals

Inscape Documentation
Inkscape documentation
Inkscape User Manual
Inkscape's Un-official manual by Kevin Wixson.

KPhotoAlbum

Category: Photo management
Homepage:

Krita

Category: Image editing
Homepage:

Manuals

Krita Manual
Krita's online manual.

qpfstmo

Category: HDR
Homepage: http://theplaceofdeadroads.blogspot.com/2006/07/qpfstmo-hdr-tone-mapping-gui-for-linux_04.html

Qtpfsgui

Category: HDR
Homepage:

Manuals

Qtpfspui Manual
Qtpfspui's online manual on the Open Source Photography wiki.

Tutorials

External links

Basic tutorial
A 5 minutes tutorial about the creation and tonemapping of HDRs in qtpfsgui.

Other

Tone mapping operator parameters for photographers
How do the technical parameters for tone mapping operators translate into something meaningful for the photographer in order to achieve the wanted result.

Rawstudio

Category: RAW processing
Homepage: [http://www.rawstudio.org/]
Good for processing large batches of raw photos while still being relatively simple to use.

UFRaw

Category: Raw processing
Homepage:[http://ufraw.sourceforge.net/]

Tutorials

UFRaw at Digital Light and Shadow
UFRaw can be used as a standalone tool and as a Gimp plugin. As a standalone tool it would produce 8 or 16 bit image files. These files can be used for further processing in Gimp. There are reasons why you would want to go this route to Gimp. You have here the description of this Workflow steps
Fotolibre
Blog in spanish which contains interesting information aimed at the professional photographer. We are trying to get authorization from the author to translate in to English

Scripts

ufraw-batch for multi-processors
A small bash script that takes advantage of multi and dual core processors when processing RAW image files.

References

:Essay Editing
:Essays

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