Tristan Romain

Time lapse alignment : A comparison of Futura Photo and Futura Time Lapse

Introduction Alignment of time lapse members can be necessary for different reasons: Wind can shake the tripod, For “long term time lapse” (weeks if not more), someone/something can bump into the support of the camera, Time Lapse can be shot handheld. Example of Time Lapse aligned with Futura Photo Same Time Lapse, images not aligned …

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How Artificial Intelligence can help the photographer who shoots with RAW + JPEG

I have written an article in June 2022 about the same topic, and it is time to update it. Why shoot RAW + JPEG ? This question has been answered countless times (see sources below). But as a summary, I believe there are different kind of photographers who shoot RAW + JPEG : Those who …

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Don’t be a loser, use QR Codes with AI Photo culling software !

What are we talking about ? Photographers who shoot high-volume like headshots for corporation, schools or retail fashion are now using more and more integrated software based on QR code to speed up their workflow. The QR code is segmenting the shoot by subject, each being uploaded eventually on a dedicated space only accessible to …

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How efficient can Artificial Intelligence be when it comes to photo culling – Episode 2

Introduction A year ago, I have defined an estimated efficiency of AI photo culling. In the meantime, the company I am leading, Camera Futura, has made further improvements on their flagship product, Futura Photo, and it is now possible to refine this estimated efficiency. The rates of “false positive” (FP: wrongly detected to be discarded, …

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How AI Can Help The Culling Of Similar Images Right After The Photoshoot – Episode 2: Burst mode

Introduction We already discussed in a previous blog post how AI can Help the culling of similar images. But we did not elaborate on how it could help when the photographer was shooting in burst mode. Burst mode shooting is the action of shooting using the bust mode, typically up to 10-20 images per second. …

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How AI Can Help The Culling Of Similar Images Right After The Photoshoot

Introduction Why do we shoot too many images (good and bad reasons) ? Fear to miss out the right moment, burst mode, two similar images won’t cost you anything in a digital world. There are many reasons to shoot a lot of images per year. Some of them are good reasons, some not but it …

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Are Rating stars a good match to automated photo culling ?

Reminder: what rating stars are OK, so the 1-5 stars serve as a rating system, “allowing users to quickly identify which photos they prefer and which they would like to discard. The specific method used to assign stars to photos varies, but it may be based on factors such as image quality, composition, and subject …

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Can we at last get rid off SD cards For our mirrorless cameras ?

What is this post about? I have been wondering for years what were the technical reasons that prevented a better integration of a DSLR or a mirrorless camera to your smartphone. Connectivity is certainly key. Why that? Because if your camera were coupled to your smartphone like your smartphone’s camera is to your smartphone, it …

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Auto-Alignment of Time Lapses – Episode 2 : why “Futura Time Lapse”?

Introduction I have already written in a former blog post why there is a need to automatically align time lapse members when shooting either during windy conditions or with a tele-lens. The conclusion of this post were: for those who don’t want to pay more than $20 / month or spend hours to understand how …

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