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LinuxPlanet: The Graphics Lab on Your Linux Desktop

Aug 01, 2000, 13:19 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Hall)

[ Thanks to Kevin Reichard for this link. ]

"I hate taking pictures with film. You'd think, despite several years of practice, and even some time spent as an acolyte in various darkrooms where I learned to mix chemicals just so and mastered the arcana of dodging and burning under an enlarger, that I'd be singing the praises of the analog development process."

"...I was waiting for digital photography when it came along, and I embrace it with open arms. It's the perfect combination of instant feedback, manipulatable results, and the joy of picture taking. It's also a hobby that's well-supported under Linux: there's a digital photolab sitting on your desk, even if you've sworn off Windows."

"This is a look at a set of GNOME/GTK programs that all work together to give you the tools you need to produce great web graphics, enhance your photos, and explore your creative side. If you just want to get the red-eye out of photos before putting them up on your web page, or if you feel like making elaborate photo-collages, these tools start with the basic act of getting your digital camera to talk to your PC, and end with making simple slideshows of the finished product."

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