Watermark images with montage (ImageMagick)

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The simplest way I found to watermark my timelapse images is with montage.

I’m using this in my raspberry-pi-timelapse:

DATE=$(date -u +"%Y-%m-%dT%H:%M:%SZ")

montage \
  -label "$DATE" \
  -pointsize 30 \
  -gravity Center \
  -geometry +0+0 \

This will add a simple watermark (with white background) at the bottom of the image, like this:


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