[Digikam-users] raw and jpeg-files should "stick together"
Wolfgang_Mader at brain-frog.de
Thu Feb 21 10:57:19 GMT 2013
On Wednesday 20 February 2013 22:16:58 Den wrote:
> Hi Peer, hi Jürgen,
> for tagging pictures I always hoped Digikam would one day treat RAW
> and JPG
> file as virtually one file. So tagging this virtual file would set the
> same tags to
> both, the RAW and the JPG.
I totally agree here. Also for removing files, it would be nice to have a
mechanism to delete the jpg and corresponding raw file in one go.
> With your solution of to part RAWs and JPGs to different subfolders,
> my photo
> collection might get a bit more "tidy" (I currently just hide the
> RAWs, as long as I
> do not need them).
> But how do you do tagging in this constellation? The only solution I
> can currently
> imagine is tagging only the JPG files and then do a tag based search by
> (1) find certain JPG by tag and remember the file's filename
> (2) switch to the RAW folder and search or the same filename (with RAW
> Works well for one file - but how do you search for a bunch of files
> (e.g. a certain
> person with photos spread over different folders)?
> Do you have any experience with this? A hint would be great ;-) Thanks!
> Am 20.02.2013 19:04, schrieb H. Jürgen Karbach:
> > Am Mittwoch, 20. Februar 2013, 11:01:23 schrieb Peer Heinlein:
> >> Am 17.02.2013 22:16, schrieb H. Jürgen Karbach:
> >> Hi Jürgen,
> >> thanks for your long and helpful answer. Sounds good -- sounds like
> >> Digikam can already do what I need...
> >>> In the Import section you can chose the Structure.
> >>> Based on camera provided information about the image date and choosen
> >>> file suffix of the pictures to be saved, digiKam can use this to
> >>> automatically create subalbums in the destination Album and move / copy
> >>> downloaded files.
> >> But I wasn't able to find the menue to set this up.
> >> I'm using Digikam 2.6.0 -- does this version already support that? Could
> >> you give me a hint where to find this option?
> > 1. Connect our camera via USB or insert a memory-card.
> > 2. Chose "Import" and then the device (cam or card)
> > 3. Find on the right site the preferences of the import workflow.
> > eventually you need to chose the preferences-tab on the right.
> > I'm not sure, if it work well with your wanted structure:
> > .../RAW then date-directories.
> > Because there only checkboxes for suffix-based and date-based
> > subdirectories. In my case - date over suffix - it works well.
> > But don't know, if you can toggle this to suffix over date.
> > in this side-window you can also select your prefered lossless file
> > format.
> > By creating a new collection and test-directories, you can pla and test
> > digicams behaviour.
> >>> In your case it seems to be recommended to set a different structure. 1)
> >>> /home/user/Pictures/
> >>> --------------------------------RAW
> >>> --------------------------------TIFF, PNG or JPG
> >> Yipp! I'll do that!
> >>> As long as you move a file only with digiKam the RAW and JPG will stay
> >>> corelated.
> >> Great!
> >> Peer
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