ImageMagick and mogrify. : My command line tool for watermarking.

One fine day i decided i want “watermark” on my photos too, i know am not a great photographer but just for sake i wanted one.

I am too lazy to do anything from GUI so i searched a bit and came to know about ImageMagic and mogrify.

I simply installed it on my ubuntu box :-

sudo apt-get install imagemagik

Once i had it installed i decided using same watermark for all my images which which were lying in my directory at Desktop with name “foto”

One of the photos before watermark

 

before watermark

I simply used the command :-

$ mogrify -font /usr/share/fonts/truetype/freefont/FreeSerifBoldItalic.ttf -pointsize 100 -verbose -draw "fill red text 24,75 '@koolhead17' " /home/atul/Desktop/foto/*.jpg
i am selecting a font, asking for verbose, drawing, filling it with red color text with mentioned size.
This is how it looks after watermark :-


 I would highly recommend any one who is lazy as i am to give a try to imagemagik.
More example and information on Imagemagik can be found at : http://www.imagemagick.org/www/mogrify.html

 

 

 

 

My first Ubuntu Cloud Days ..

Its been long time i blogged, this blog is about the amazing IRC session we had during 25-26 july.
Another thing i would like to tell is i participated as presenter as well as a student. Interesting session were taken by Ubuntu Cloud developers and from members of OpenStack Team. I took session on cloud-init, a Ubuntu cloud technology that enables a cloud instance to bootstrap itself and customize. It was one of the first experience for me thanks to for kicking me into this. I would say i need a lot of improvement before i present in next cloud days.

I loved all the sessions to start with kim0`sI have few bugs assigned under my belt which needs to be fixed.

I cannot say as which talk i liked most as all of them were equally awesome but i enjoyedthe most. I mean OpenStack project is so active, if you are out of it for a week or two get ready to be surprised. The whole OpenStack Dashboard is changed for example :)

I am looking forward to contribute to ensemble as i been following it for some time.

Other topics were Orchestra, UEC, eucalyptus.

Logs for complete session are available at http://cloud.ubuntu.com/2011/07/cloud-days-complete-logs-available/

Thanks again kim0 :D