Linux and Photography

tux with camera

January Meeting: Linux and Photography

Date: January 6, 2009 at 7 p.m.
Location: Algonquin College (Woodroffe Campus), room T117

Panel members will give a short talk about some aspect of Linux and photography followed by a few questions. After the last talk, we'll have a general discussion where anyone can ask questions and anyone can answer them.

Panel members are:
Eric Brackenbury, Richard Guy Briggs, Yanick Champoux, Jean Richard

Topics:
- JPEG vs. RAW and how this can affect white balance
- DCRAW and UFRAW
- Workflow, batch processing, custom scripts and web presentation.
- Improving pictures for printing, and RAW files.
- Digikam tour and Perl backend to link pictures with Flickr's.
- Workflow for getting photos from the camera to the finished product.

(Image of Tux with camera from http://mercury.chem.pitt.edu/~sasha/LinuxFocus/English/September2003/article311.shtml)


Finding the Meeting Location

http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Algonquin+College-Woodroffe,+Canada
http://www.algonquincollege.com/main/yourAlgonquinTab/directions/woodroffeMap.htm

Algonquin College is close to the corner of Woodroffe and Baseline and right across from the Baseline transitway station. Room T117 is in Building T. Free parking is available in lots 8, 9 and 12 after 5pm.



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