[Shotwell] RAW support in Shotwell
jim at yorba.org
Wed Apr 28 10:47:36 PDT 2010
Thanks for your comments (and praise!) gegl is something we're
investigating, as well as color profiles.
Just curious, did you learn any more about the initializing problem
with your camera? I highly recommend upgrading to the latest gPhoto,
which is 2.4.9.
On Thu, Apr 22, 2010 at 5:49 PM, asubedi <asubedi at gmail.com> wrote:
> I recently heard about Yorba and Shotwell and installed Shotwell in
> Ubuntu 10.4. Compared to F-spot it's pretty good and it is really
> responsive. I also plugged in my Cannon 40D to import my photos. But
> it did not work. However, Nautilus and F-spot could download the pics.
> Before filing a bug, I thought I would try to fix it myself and have
> checked out the source from subversion. There seems to be some bug in
> initializing the camera through libgphoto but I haven't pin-pointed it
> yet. I'll do some work this weekend and if I don't make any progress,
> will file a bug.
> Regarding the RAW support, GEGL based work flow would be the best :-)
> In the meantime, I would probably prefer use of libraw if I used
> Shotwell. I am a (very) amateur photographer and I do most of my
> photoprocessing in my MacbookPro using the software that came with
> Cannon (Digital Photo Professional). I do not own Photoshop and find
> that the simple program suffices my needs. The only modifications I
> make on my photos are change brightness, contrast, tone, saturation,
> and sharpness. I also modify histogram curves that correspond to
> various picture styles -- landscape, portrait, faithful, etc. One
> thing the Cannon DPP does not do is rotate pics by arbitrary angle (so
> I can level the pics). However, the main reason I am beholden to my
> Mac for my photography is the colour profile management. Hopefully,
> some thought has gone into incorporating and managing ICC profiles.
> PS: Another thing for which I use my Mac is viewing and playing the
> MIDI of Powertab files using TabView. I hope Fillmore will fulfill
> this need someday. Good luck for you Yorba guys!
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