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darktable 2.2.0rc2 released

we’re proud to announce the third release candidate of darktable 2.2.0, with some fixes over the previous release candidate. the github release is here: https://github.com/darktable-org/darktable/releases/tag/release-2.2.0rc2. as always, please don’t use the tarball autogenerated by github, but only our .tar.xz with the following sha256sum: f3ed739f79858a1ce2b3746bbab11994f5fb38db6e96941d84ba475beab890a6 darktable-2.2.0.rc2.tar.xz 5d91cfd1622fb82e8f59db912e8b784a36b83f4a06d179e906f437104edc96f1 darktable-2.2.0.rc2.39.g684e8af41.dmg the changelog vs. the stable 2.0.x series is below: Well over 2k commits since 2.0.0 The Big Ones: Add new automatic perspective correction … Continue reading

String freeze for the upcoming 2.2 series

This is a call for all our translators, now is the time to bring your .po file in the master branch up to date. We will not ship any translation that is not relatively complete, the exact threshold is still to be determined. As a quick reminder, these are the steps to update the translation if you are working from git. language_code is not the whole filename of the po … Continue reading

darktable 2.2.0rc1 released

we’re proud to announce the second release candidate of darktable 2.2.0, with some fixes over the previous release candidate. the most important one might be bringing back read support for very old xmp files (~4 years). the github release is here: https://github.com/darktable-org/darktable/releases/tag/release-2.2.0rc1. as always, please don’t use the tarball autogenerated by github, but only our .tar.xz with the following sha256sum: 0612163b0020bc3326909f6d7f7cbd8cfb5cff59b8e0ed1a9e2a2aa17d8f308e darktable-2.2.0~rc1.tar.xz the changelog vs. the stable 2.0.x series is … Continue reading

darktable 2.2.0rc0 released

we’re proud to announce the first release candidate for the upcoming 2.2 series of darktable, 2.2.0rc0! the github release is here: https://github.com/darktable-org/darktable/releases/tag/release-2.2.0rc0. as always, please don’t use the autogenerated tarball provided by github, but only our tar.xz. the checksum is: a084ef367b1a1b189ad11a6300f7e0cadb36354d11bf0368de7048c6a0732229 darktable-2.2.0~rc0.tar.xz and the changelog as compared to 2.0.0 can be found below. Well over 2 thousand commits since 2.0.0 The Big Ones: Add new automatic perspective correction module (https://www.darktable.org/2016/03/a-new-module-for-automatic-perspective-correction/) … Continue reading

darktable 2.0.7 released

we’re proud to announce the seventh bugfix release for the 2.0 series of darktable, 2.0.7! the github release is here: https://github.com/darktable-org/darktable/releases/tag/release-2.0.7. as always, please don’t use the autogenerated tarball provided by github, but only our tar.xz. the checksum is: a9226157404538183549079e3b8707c910fedbb669bd018106bdf584b88a1dab darktable-2.0.7.tar.xz 0b341f3f753ae0715799e422f84d8de8854d8b9956dc9ce5da6d5405586d1392 darktable-2.0.7.dmg and the changelog as compared to 2.0.6 can be found below. New Features Filter-out some EXIF tags when exporting. Helps keep metadata size below max limit of … Continue reading

darktable 2.0.6 released

we’re proud to announce the sixth bugfix release for the 2.0 series of darktable, 2.0.6! the github release is here: https://github.com/darktable-org/darktable/releases/tag/release-2.0.6. as always, please don’t use the autogenerated tarball provided by github, but only our tar.xz. the checksum is: 2368c1865221032061645342ba8c00bcd6d224e9829a55bc610e6cb67de738c1 darktable-2.0.6.tar.xz 8376ab1bb74f4a25998ff1a7f03c8498b57064bf27700c9af53a7356e5a2ee1e darktable-2.0.6.dmg and the changelog as compared to 2.0.5 can be found below. New Features Jpeg format writer: use libexiv2 to write metadata, like with other formats Accept non-mosaiced … Continue reading

compressing dynamic range with exposure fusion

modern sensor capture an astonishing dynamic range, namely some sony sensors or canon with magic lantern’s dual iso feature. this is in a range where the image has to be processed carefully to display it in pleasing ways on a monitor, let alone the limited dynamic range of print media. example images use graduated density filter to brighten foreground using the graudated density iop works well in this case since … Continue reading

darktable 2.0.5 released

we’re proud to announce the fifth bugfix release for the 2.0 series of darktable, 2.0.5! the github release is here: https://github.com/darktable-org/darktable/releases/tag/release-2.0.5. as always, please don’t use the autogenerated tarball provided by github, but only our tar.xz. the checksum is: $ sha256sum darktable-2.0.5.tar.xz 898b71b94e7ef540eb1c87c829daadc8d8d025b1705d4a9471b1b9ed91b90a02 darktable-2.0.5.tar.xz $ sha256sum darktable-2.0.5.dmg e0ae0e5e19771810a80d6851e022ad5e51fb7da75dcbb98d96ab5120b38955fd darktable-2.0.5.dmg and the changelog as compared to 2.0.4 can be found below. New Features Add geolocation to watermark variables Bugfixes Mac: bugfix … Continue reading

colour manipulation with the colour checker lut module

colour manipulation with the colour checker lut module [update 2016/07/31: there was a section about intermediate export to csv and manually changing that file. this is no longer needed, exporting the style directly from darktable-chart is fine now.] motivation for raw photography there exist great presets for nice colour rendition: in-camera colour processing such as canon picture styles fuji film-emulation-like presets (provia velvia astia classic-chrome) pat david’s film emulation luts … Continue reading

darktable 2.0.4 released

we’re proud to announce the fourth bugfix release for the 2.0 series of darktable, 2.0.4! the github release is here: https://github.com/darktable-org/darktable/releases/tag/release-2.0.4. as always, please don’t use the autogenerated tarball provided by github, but only our tar.xz. the checksum is: $ sha256sum darktable-2.0.4.tar.xz 80e448622ff060bca1d64bf6151c27de34dea8fe6b7ddb708e1e3526a5961e62  darktable-2.0.4.tar.xz $ sha256sum darktable-2.0.4.dmg 1e6306f623c3743fabe88312d34376feae94480eb5a38858f21751da04ac4550 darktable-2.0.4.dmg and the changelog as compared to 2.0.3 can be found below. New Features Support grayscale input profiles Add a BRG profile … Continue reading