Preserving Image Meta-data

It’s a no-brainer to add descriptions and set dates within the image itself when you’re archiving old family photo scans. Luckily I did a quick experiment with saving meta-data into a TIF image. I opened the TIF in Gwenview, the default KDE image viewer,...

Blackened Areas in showFoto, and digiKam

In working on some of my family history scans last week, I had some very large TIF files that had been scanned in grayscale. Opening them in showFoto and digiKam showed large, pixelated patches of black. At first I thought it was a scanning error, but I quickly found...