[Digikam-users] Exposure Blending tool finalization...

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at gmail.com
Mon Dec 21 17:26:41 GMT 2009

2009/12/21 Milan Knížek <knizek.confy at volny.cz>:
> Gilles Caulier píše v Po 21. 12. 2009 v 16:24 +0100:
>> Hi all,
>> Since few day, i working hard to create a new tool to make pseudo HDR image.
>> After some try with QtPfsGui code imported and improved as a new
>> kipi-plugins (code is in my home dir from KDE svn), I never give a
>> right result as HDR creation and Tonemapping. QtPfsGui code is very
>> very very experiemental. Only one time, i create successfully an HDR
>> image without artefact. This is not enough for me/
> I do not use QtPfsGui (or pfstools in general) either, since my
> objective is to capture high dynamic range and process it in a way that
> the final LDR image looks naturally. That is quite difficult with the
> available tone-mapping operators from true HDR.
>> So, after to be tired to play with QtPfsGui code, i thinking to take
>> another way : Enfuse.
> That's what I am using together with hugin (or auto_align_stack)
> already. Is it based on version 4.0, which was released recently?

You can use Enfuse 4.0. options are compatible...

>> The idea is simple :
>> 1/ Define a stack of bracketed images.
>> 2/ If Raw images, convert it to TIFF 16 bits with auto-gamma.
>> 3/ Auto Align stack with Hugin auto_align_stack command line program.
>> 4/ Start pseudo-HDR editor, the famous Enfuse frontend designed by me (:=)))
> It would be fine to have
> x the possibility to turn off/on some images of the exposure stack and
> see the impact on enfused result in real-time (possibly on down-scaled
> preview). The same with the weights for contracts/sharpness.

Easy. It's in my TODO list

> x allow for setting (at least in configuration) of other switches of
> enblend (like GPU use, number of levels)

levels is already done...

GPU ??? it's enabled at enfuse compilation time


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