Tag Archives: Image Stabilization

Darktable 2.0 released!

Darktable is an open source photography work-flow application and RAW developer. A virtual lighttable and darkroom for photographers. It manages your digital negatives in a database, lets you view them through a zoomable lighttable and enables you to develop raw images and enhance them.

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Selecting my new camera

In my Getting back into Photography posting I outlined my research in selecting which DSLR/SLT camera to get. The main features I was after were:

  • Minimal delay to take the picture
  • P/A/S/M modes
  • Fast autofocus
  • Continuous auto-focus when taking multiple or sequential images
  • GPS Geotagging
  • Image stabilization
  • Good selection of lenses

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Getting back into Photography

I mention in my Project 365 – Photo-a-day Challenge posting that I decided last summer to take up my old hobby of photography. The reason was that I came to the conclusion that there is more to life then just working. During my 25 years of business related travels, 2+ million (real) air miles, I took a lot of pictures. However, most were taken with point and shoot cameras. Since retiring for my active travel in 2006, the only pictures I took were those during family get-togethers. It was time to get back to the type of photography I enjoyed during my teen days.

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