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It's a little easier than jrista's method. You still make your edits to a single file, but then on the lighttable there's a "History Stack" section which allows you to copy the history stack of an image (or any parts thereof). And then you can select multiple images and paste the history stack onto them. Update: I understand better jrista's mention of ...


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I would recommend any of the applications from this list at JPEGclub.org, which develops and maintains software for the Independent JPEG Group. They have a free piece of code called jpegtran which can do some basic transformations (like rotation) without re-encoding the image. Rotating images the "naive" way (rendering to a bitmap, reorienting the bitmap, ...


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If you are talking about JPEG files, then the utility jpeginfo is exactly what you're looking for. It can check files for different types of JPEG errors and corruption and either return an error code (the most useful thing for scripting), or just delete files with errors. I use this as part of my initial file transfer, to make sure everything copied okay ...


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Here's a solution using python and opencv: This will crop all the faces it finds in the jpeg photos in whatever folder you run it in, with the padding specified by the left, right, top, bottom variables: import cv2 import sys import glob cascPath = "haarcascade_frontalface_default.xml" # Create the haar cascade faceCascade = cv2.CascadeClassifier(...


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Photoshop's Batch command can do this. You would essentially 'record' yourself performing the crop etc once, then run the recording on all the files you want. If you want to automatically resize the smaller images you would have to do a little scripting. Irfanview also has a comprehensive image batch processor but might require a bit of experimentation to ...


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You can probably do this by creating an action and then batch processing: Create the action with an open file in photoshop start recording do File > Save As > and set file type to PNG or use File > Save for Web if you need to resize or make other modifications click Save stop recording and save action as "Save As PNG" (there may also be some built in ...


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ImageMagick let's you run commands in a windows command window. You need to be comfortable with creating Dos batch files. For an example see the last post in this discussion: http://www.imagemagick.org/discourse-server/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=21112 Relevant example from this forum post: @echo off cd C:\Users\user\Desktop\New\New folder convert *.jpg -...


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You could use ImageMagick with the rotate option: convert image.jpg -rotate 180 result.jpg You should be able to apply this command to multiple files, depending on your environment.


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The only way I know of to apply batch edits to multiple files in Darktable is to generate a history stack of the edits you wish to apply on one photo, export that history stack as a "Style", then apply that style on export to all the other photos. Not sure that this is what you are looking for...but I'm an infrequent user of Darktable, and that was the best ...


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There's already a similar question on the ExifTool forums. It can be done using two sequential ExifTool commands. First, make sure all the date to the same exiftool -datetimeoriginal="2015:02:22 00:00:00" DIR And then increment the time on each exiftool '-datetimeoriginal+<0:0:${filesequence}0' DIR


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On Windows you can do it without any extra software in TWO operations. Select the files you want rotated in file Explorer, right click and do "rotate right" (or left) twice. It will be done losslessly if the image permits (eg, the dimensions are not "funny").


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Here is a modified version of Tomy's Python script. Differences: multiple raw extensions allowed remove jpg only if the pairs are in the same folder (avoid accidental removal of a jpg named like a raw file in an other folder) case insensitive #!/usr/bin/env python # Script: remove_jpg_if_raw_exists.py # # Description: This script looks in all sub ...


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First I thought you wanted batch resize, which many programs can do. But then I realized you want to do a combination of resizing and cropping, and you want the computer to calculate how to best cut out 600x600 pixels from the image dynamically. It is because it is not a "one true solution" kind of task, as it is usually human judgement call, how to crop ...


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If you find that hitting the "auto" button in the GIMP levels dialog generally does the thing you're looking for, you can batch that as described here. Specifically, you would put this script: (define (batch-auto-levels pattern) (let* ((filelist (cadr (file-glob pattern 1)))) (while (not (null? filelist)) (let* ((filename (car filelist)) ...


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Try adding the -r option to the command, which tells exiftool to scan the directories recursively, starting from the top folder specified as an absolute path. Use the -ext option to specify the extension of files to operate on. Example: exiftool -csv -CreateDate -Keywords -r -ext jpg /absolute/path/to/top/folder > data.csv


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Here's a Python script that moves JPG files when no corresponding RAW file exists. Useful on Mac OS X! import os import shutil raw_ext = '.CR2' jpg_ext = '.JPG' destination = '/Users/JohnSmith/Desktop/jpgs/' for filename in os.listdir('.'): (shortname, extension) = os.path.splitext(filename) if extension == raw_ext: if os.path.isfile(...


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I recommend darktable. It has the features you need, plus some more. It is not overwhelming though. I like it, because the original photos are not modified. A recipe file with the postprocessing instruction is stored instead. You will need decent amount of memory (8GB+).


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I think I have a good workaround. Of course a plugin for this task would still be the best. I did this with Lightroom 5. Add the photos you want to convert to the (empty!) Quick Collection and select them all. You could also just select the photos without adding them to any collection. But then it's VERY important that you don't (accidently) unselect any of ...


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Exif has two fields to store an image description: XPTitle and ImageDescription. What field your scanner use? The below command line (via ExifTool) will erase all of your Exif:Description and Exif:XPTitle fields of the images in the specified directory: exiftool.exe -exif:ImageDescription= -exif:XPTitle= "YOURDIR" Although any decent photo management ...


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You can do this fairly easily with the cross-platform free software ExifTool. It's even in in the FAQ: The -csv (comma separated values) option solves this dilemma by pre-extracting information from all input files, then producing a sorted list of available tag names as the first row of the output, and organizing the information into columns for ...


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I don't know if there is any way to do mass masking, especially with an inconsistent background. I would suggest a masking tool like Topaz Remask. It would make pretty quick work of masking for these types of photos. I was able to to create a mask for the sample image in about 1 minute with Remask. If I was using a stylus, I probably could have saved a ...


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Yes. In Aperture it's called lift and stamp. Apple have a video explaining how to do just that here.


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Lightroom does this very well, plus it will handle other exports steps simultaneously. It is very easy to do. Just enable the watermark section in the Export dialog. You can use image or text and adjust transparency, position and scale. All the watermarks on Neopanoramic which you can see here are generated by Lightroom. You can contrast this with service-...


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If you like programing, you can use Python (computer language) and an excellent library know has PIL to crop, re-size, plot histograms, get individual pixel vales, etc... on a programmatic level. Thus you can easily write a simple script to find all images in a folder and perform the operation. This code should do exactly what you want and should process a ...


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Command line solution In your terminal try to run this command: sips -s format tiff /Path/To/Image/bla.CR2 --out bla.tiff Now you can easily create a Shell Script and do your batch conversion. Credits to this solution goes to this comment. Automator solution I came up with another solution that utilize the very nice feature of Mac OS X: Automator! ...


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Within Digital Photo Professional navigate to the folder containing your CR2 files. From the top menu click File > Batch Process... The "Batch settings" window will open. To choose where the output jpeg files will be saved click the "Browse..." button in the "Save folder" section. The "Browse For Folder" window will open, click the desired output folder to ...


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Open one picture in Develop mode Set the (relative) adjustment you want to one picture. Ctrl-Shift-C (Copy Settings) and check at least White Balance. Return to Grid view and select multiple pictures to which you want to apply the same relative adjustment. Press Ctrl-Shift-V (Paste Settings). Now all select images will have the relative White Balance ...


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Consider using ImageMagick or GraphicsMagick. A simple mogrify -format png *.jpg or, if you like uppercase extensions, mogrify -format PNG *.JPG will convert all of the JPG files in a directory (folder) to PNG at one fell swoop. BTW, expect your PNG files to be 10 times the size of the JPGs if they are photos.


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You can use xnview on windows, which has some batch mode processings and also, for a simple rotation of images, have the option to rotate images based on the exif data. Select all the images (even the correctly oriented ones! It will know they are already well oriented), "rotate based on exif" and it will do it (without recalculating the jpg, so with no ...


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