Curve presets are to photo editing what sauces are to cooking. The right curve preset can enhance a photo, shift its mood, or take it to a completely different level. Good curve presets can help you to define your photographic style and can become your unique signature. Of course, even the best curve presets won't make you a great photographer (as a good sauce won't make you a good cook), but they can add a new artistic dimension to your photos. Creating curve presets, like mixing your own secret sauces, requires experience, skill, and taste. But if you want to create your own curves, you don't have to start from scratch.
The Daily Curves set offers seven carefully-crafted curve presets for digiKam and the GIMP that you can apply right away, or use them as a starting point for making your own curves.
A new release of digiKam Recipes is ready for your perusal. This version features the new Use Exposure Indicators recipe along with the updated Find the Shutter Count Value with digiKam recipe. Astute readers will also notice the new cover. That's all there is to it this time around.
Dear digiKam fans and users,
The digiKam Team is proud to announce the release of digiKam Software Collection 4.14.0. This version is the result of another bugs triage on KDE bugzilla where more than 20 files have been closed. Thanks to Maik Qualmann who maintain KDE4 version.
A new release of digiKam Recipes is ready for your reading pleasure. This version features completely revised material on one of the most complicated subjects in digital photography: color management. The completely rewritten Color Management in digiKam recipe now provides an easy-to-understand introduction to key color management concepts and explains how to set up a color-managed workflow in digiKam. The recipe also offers practical advice on calibrating and profiling digital cameras and displays.
The Randa Meeting is an annual KDE sprint that takes place in Randa, Switzerland. The KDE project is holding a fundraiser to support the Randa Meetings. Participants donate their time to help improve the software you love and this is why we need money to cover hard expenses like accommodation and travel to get the volunteer contributors to Randa.