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How Artificial Intelligence can help the photographers who want to shoot RAW+JPEG

Why shoot RAW + JPEG ? This question has been answered countless times (see sources below). But as a summary, I believe there are three kind of photographers who shoot RAW + JPEG : Those who start to shoot RAW and still want to feel safe with the JPEG available Those who want to mostly …

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Culling similar images after a photoshoot: the rule of 8

Introduction Culling the images is a tedious task that is needed after each photo shoot. It is however extremely important. So, there is both the need to fasten it and to improve it. Therefore, over the last few years, several software has been developed to bring this kind of value to their user. Let’s discuss …

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Sharpness on image: did you get what you need, or what is needed?

Introduction I have already discussed the causes of an image’s blurriness and I won’t discuss the impact of the quality of your camera’s lens on the sharpness of photos. This post already explains why it is not a problem. It is also well known that a sharp image is no synonym to a good image. …

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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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