FOSS Photo Management

Jared Smith jaredsmith at
Fri Jun 3 13:46:55 MDT 2011

On Fri, May 27, 2011 at 6:34 PM, Ryan Simpkins <plug at> wrote:
> I just got a new camera body (Nikon D5100). Since I'm an Adobe employee, using
> Lightroom makes sense from a "company fanboi" perspective (which I totally
> am). Rather than enumerate why I think Lr is worthwhile, let's just say I
> really like the marriage of the 5100 and Lr for its blazing fast work flow.
> I'm biased anyway. Since I acknowledge my bias, I'm curious what FOSS
> alternatives people are using. Is where its at, or is there
> something better? Anyone out there managing 10,000+ images with FOSS tools?
> How and what do you use?

If you light Lightroom, you may want to check out "darktable" in Linux
-- especially if you're shooting in RAW.

Jared Smith
Fedora Project Leader

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