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Automation of photo culling: why detecting Eyes closed is not enough, by far

Introduction Automation of photo culling is becoming trendy with several project that have started since less than a couple of years, even though it is still far from being mainstream if not just accepted as a real potential advantage for your workflow as a photographer. A feature proposed by most project is to cull images …

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Main objections for automation of photos culling

Introduction Since no more than couple of years, a few software capable (or claiming being capable) of culling automatically images thanks to AI and different algorithms or models have been released or are getting close for being commercially available. As usual, some will be a better match to your needs than others. But it is …

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Why it is possible to automatically detect poor images: about blurred photos

The two kind of blurred images Do not get me wrong: there are great images that are blurred. Below, just two examples. One image out of focus on purpose, the other, a very nice  motion blur effect quite well managed. Photo by Manh Nghiem on Unsplash Photo by Damon Lam on Unsplash Art has no …

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How to upload your photos from your digital camera like your smartphone

Introduction It is so easy to use your images from your smartphone cameras. Many photographers can’t understand why they still need to use SD card, or connect the camera through Bluetooth or Wi-Fi, and download them to a hard drive, whether a PC or a Mac or another device, and finally has the files available …

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Why Futura Photo ?

November the 14th of 2019 has been the day of the official launch for Futura Photo 1.0. The company behind this software if Camera Futura Sàrl, headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. The software aims at streamlining the pre-process steps needed after a photo session. Indeed, over the last years, I have had the feelings I was …

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The need for streamlining the pre-process of a photo session

This is not the most glamorous title one can expect as image processing after a photo session is often a pain at its worst, a necessity at least. It is something photographers don’t like much to talk about. They prefer to discuss how to enhance their images. Fair enough. But execution is key, and it …

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Why it is important to only keep the best shots after each photo session

I see several reasons to keep only the best images after each photo session and archive or delete all other shots. I mean, we should not keep more than probably 5% of the photos we are taking. And the ratio tends even to decrease the older the photo gets. Not so many photographers have the …

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The carbon footprint for being lazy after our photo shoots

What this article is about It is trendy – and more important it is necessary – to reduce our carbon footprint. Let’s calculate how much a bad habit of photographers can pollute. I am taking in average 10 to 20 thousand images per year. Many pro photographers will shoot ten times more, typically above 100 …

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