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Is there photo analysis software which will pre-sort images by identifying potential technical problems?

This is pretty easy to do if you can write in Python. Here's a good article on using an open-source computer vision package to detect overall picture blurriness: https://www.pyimagesearch.com/2015/...
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Is there a way to automate photo correction in Darktable?

Just add a style preset with: exposure: auto white balance: camera (or spot - whole image) <...
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Setup to have photos automatically loaded to the computer

In short: There is no easy solution, that is always on and will not need dedicated setup and extra steps. But I will elaborate common similar solutions. Some of them will not be available on you ...
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Why can't cameras perform HDR automatically, like smartphones?

Some cameras already do this. For example, some of the Sony A7 series (e.g., A7R III for certain, but I think probably all the others as well) have an HDR mode where it takes three shots in a burst, ...
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How can I automatically downsize images which have more pixels than needed for the actual resolution?

I have a lot of pictures from my smartphone or my sports camera that may just have too many pixels. Is there a software way to detect this overweigth and reduce it? Preferably command line on linux. ...
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How can I take an automated picture every day?

Many of the older Canon A series point & shoots can be highly controlled by use of a free software product called "CHDK" - Canon Hack Development Kit. The features provided add ...
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darktable-cli fails because of locked database file

I'm not using Darktable myself, so I can't check it myself but this might be a re-occurrence of a bug that has been fixed two years ago. You might file a bug-report with them and while it's been ...
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Automation of culling process

If I understood your question correctly, you are looking for a tool to reduce the time spent during the culling process. You can use software like FilterPixel to cull your photos automatically. (Full ...
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darktable-cli fails because of locked database file

darktable-cli $src $xmp $export [options] --core --library ':memory:' --configdir '/dev/shm/$uniquevalue' It seems that there's also a ...
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How can I take an automated picture every day?

Don't tie up an expensive camera or use a cheap one not designed for this purpose (many photos/videos over a long period of time). Either get a "Timelapse Camera" or a "Trail Camera". Example video ...
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Is there any automatically adjustable stand for camera?

For a number of applications, this issue is often solved by using a dedicated PTZ Camera, which has a camera with a zoom lens integrated with a motor-driven and controllable pan+tilt head. Most of ...
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How can I convert RAW files with proper distortion correction from the command-line?

I think you might be best served by being patient — you say that the Lensfun database is old, but it's actually a current, ongoing project, with (as of this writing, of course) new lens information ...
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Is it possible to use an Eyefi card to send photos to a server?

Yes, this is what they (can) do. https://x2help.eyefi.com/hc/en-us/articles/200410368-Upload-Photos-and-Videos-to-an-FTP-Server "An Eyefi Card with Online Sharing enabled can upload photos to a ...
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How do I autofill the copyright metadata for the current Lightroom catalog?

This only sets the ITPC copyright line, assumes the EXIF date information is correct, and has to be done per individual year, but it works for me. In the Library module, if your photos are filed by ...
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Camera for high volume automated shooting of product pictures

I remember reading this question when asked, but now something else stands out to me that I'm surprised I don't see mentioned: the volume of photos. At the same time it must be able to withstand a ...
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Is it possible for Lightroom to automatically add keywords on import?

Most of Jeffrey Friedl's export plugins allow the opportunity to include EXIF data as metadata in the description / caption / keyword fields with tokens. Specifically I use the free (donationware) ...
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How do I convert from one color temperature to another?

You can't have everything :-( . To change the color temperature, you're going to have to change the polynomial you apply to the R,G, and B data. It's not true that you can keep the noise level the ...
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darktable-cli fails because of locked database file

Unfortunately, you can't run multiple instances of darktable at a time. If your script is running 4 instances of darktable-cli in parallel, there's your error. You ...
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How can I detect if two files are actually the same image?

Here's a quick and dirty solution with exiftool and cmp: 1) Make copies of the two image files: ...
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How can I detect if two files are actually the same image?

There are different levels of "The same image" Some programs mentioned in the "Possible duplicate of How can I identify duplicate image files? analyze a fingerprint of an image. I understand that ...
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Automatic & intelligent crop 1,000 images

I made a free website (https://www.autocropper.io/) that automatically crops the individual photos from multi-photo scans. It works via Python OpenCV and specifically searches for rectangular shapes ...
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Image extraction work

Use green screen & some fast isolation software, such as those from FXHome - the older PhotoKey or the new Imerge (which I haven't tried yet, but seems to also be half the price of the old one.) ...
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How can I take pictures at preset times throughout a day?

The simplest solution would be to set an intervalometer to take a picture every 30 minutes (or whichever period matches all your needed times) and discard the images you don't need.
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Filtering input files for Photoshop Image Processor

Image Processor lets you select folders only. You have to keep all files in one folder. Create subfolders (separate for RAW and separate for JPGs etc.). You can easily sort all files based on their ...
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Setup to have photos automatically loaded to the computer

Note that this is the way iPhone and Android handle photo sharing/uploading: It's fully automatic with zero manual steps: 1) take photo 2) wait 3) photo is online. This is the workflow I'd like to ...
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Setup to have photos automatically loaded to the computer

https://image.canon/st/en/features.html This Canon cloud network service claims to do everything you've listed above - haven't tried it myself yet, but intend to with my 5D4.
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How can I automatically add location from GPS log on my smartphone to SLR taken images?

I use GPSlogger. It starts and runs with the phone and will upload a GPS logfile to dropbox, google drive or a meriad of other options. You can find it via Fdroid, it is not in the playstore. I have ...
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Why does Jhead with the -autorot option fail to fix my photos' orientation?

This is a case of everything working as intended, but having incorrect input (i.e., garbage in, garbage out). Two images, the original and after running ...
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Automation of culling process

You do not need plugin for this purpose. Moreover current level of software/AI is not enough to "say" which image is good which is bad. The method I use is sample and quite strait. You select Survey ...
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