The 25 best photos of Astypalaia [beaches, landscape and Chora]

Best Photos of Astypalaia

Best photos of Astypalaia Island, from the beaches to the Chora (Old Town) I had such a gorgeous time photographing Astypalaia, such a photogenic island. The best tip I can give is to rent either a scooter or a car and explore the island at your pace. The local bus runs only 4-5 times a … Read more

darktable dodge and burn [traditional and smart way]

darktable dodge and burn - traditional and smart way

darktable dodge and burn Dodging and burning are essentially brightening and darkening areas of a photo. Although there is not such a darktable dodge and burn module, you can easily create a quick preset for both. I personally use the Exposure module to do exactly this job.  Alternatively, you can also use the new Tone … Read more

darktable black and white conversion [tutorial]

darktable black and white conversion - All you need to know

darktable black and white A conversion to black and white in darktable is relatively simple and it can be done in multiple ways. In this tutorial, you will learn the quickest and most effective way where you can control the brightness based on the original colours. Moreover, you will also see how to enhance the … Read more

Darktable Tutorials Hub [from beginner to advanced]

Darktable Tutorials Hub - From beginner to advanced

Darktable Tutorials Hub All you need to know, from beginner to advanced level Whether you’re after advanced training, suggestions for beginners or educational material to enhance your photos, this is your hub for all the darktable tutorials I have been posting on both my website and YouTube channel. Moreover, here you will find also free … Read more

darktable presets and styles – reference guide [+FREE download]

Darktable presets and styles

darktable presets and styles – How to import, create and use them [+free styles to download] The darktable presets and the darktable styles are some of the most powerful tools to use and in this guide you will discover all you need to know, including a few little tricks. I absolutely love them. Why so? … Read more

darktable workflow – from organizing to editing [the quick and effective way]

Darktable workflow

The ultimate darktable workflow How to organise and edit your photos with an efficient What is the best and quickest Darktable workflow? I wish there was a quick answer with a solid explanation. In this post, I share my Darktable workflow built on 10 years of travel photography experience around the world It’s a simple … Read more

How to import the Lightroom catalog in Darktable [with same workspace]

How to import the Lightroom catalog in Darktable [with same workspace]

From Lightroom to Darktable How to import the catalogue avoiding my mistakes So you are really thinking to move from Lightroom to Darktable, but you still have a big question mark, at least I had it. How can I import the Lightroom catalogue in Darktable, keeping all the changes, presets, tagging and any work I … Read more