Digitizing film negatives with darktable

Many of us who have lived for a while have lots of old negatives lying around in drawers and boxes in the back corner of a closet. And many of the younger generation have recently discovered a “new” kind of photography: Film photography, or analog photography as they tend to call it. Digging out their…Les mer Digitizing film negatives with darktable

A night in the mountains. Part 2/2, Sunrise

If you haven't read Part 1, please go ahead and do so here. When I packed up and left the location of my sunset shoot, I had this idea that I might get the chance to do some star photography during the darkest hours of the night. But as the night progressed and I was…Les mer A night in the mountains. Part 2/2, Sunrise

A summer night in the mountains. Part 1/2, Sunset

This summer I had a few days to my self at our cabin in Valdres, Norway. One day I decided to drive to Valdresflya, which is a mountain area just outside Jotunheimen National Park. I wanted to spend the night there, so I could get both the sunset and the following sunrise. I also wanted…Les mer A summer night in the mountains. Part 1/2, Sunset

Flower print series

Edit: Printler is unfortunately out of business, but if you are interested in my prints you can contact me directly via my contact page. Are you on the lookout for a new picture to have on your wall? Maybe you are redecorating your living room or you have moved recently to a new house or apartment.…Les mer Flower print series

Darktable preferences, part 1

An important part of any software is the preferences, or settings dialog. In here you can to a varying degree customize your experience to suit you tastes or needs. Some applications let you change just about anything, others are more restrictive, but there are almost always things you can do to feel more at home.…Les mer Darktable preferences, part 1

What’s new in Darktable 2.6

What’s new in Darktable 2.6 Like the last few Christmases have done, this one too gave us a brand new version of my favourite image processing software, Darktable. This time we got a whole lot of new toys to play with. A whopping three new modules, significant updates to several others and lots of smaller…Les mer What’s new in Darktable 2.6

Black and White in Darktable

Black and white is a genre as old as photography itself. Back then it was the only way, if you wanted colours you had to get out your crayons and colour the print. These days we do it the opposite way. We take a colour image and make it black and white. Of course black…Les mer Black and White in Darktable

How to use Darktable’s Mask Manager

When making local adjustments in Darktable, one of the ways to isolate a part of an image is to use drawn masks. These can be combined in a number of ways, more than you can accomplish directly in the module where you make them. They can also be reused in other modules, and organized in…Les mer How to use Darktable’s Mask Manager

Reducing noise in Darktable

Noise from high ISO can be a pain sometimes. Darktable has several tools to help you get rid of it or at least reducing it. In this week's video I show you the different tools and how to work with them. https://youtu.be/olJmWwfE3hw There are however a couple of things to remember that I did not…Les mer Reducing noise in Darktable

Look for the Silver Lining

Look for the silver lining Whenever a cloud appears in the blue Remember, somewhere the sun is shining And so the right thing to do is make it shine for you A heart, full of joy and gladness Will always banish sadness and strife So always look for the silver lining And try to find…Les mer Look for the Silver Lining