Archive for July, 2011

OSX Lion: Turn your Mac into an iPad

Posted by Robert Edwards on July 22, 2011 in Blog |

With (questionable) interface improvements Lion unifies the iEverything experience. Don’t break your workflow! Check the vendors website for mission critical apps first. www.apple.com/osx/

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Quoting on Video & Stills

Posted by Robert Edwards on July 13, 2011 in Blog |

As more photographers (including me) create video along with their stills a gap in best business practice has arisen. A Photo Editor blogger Rob Haggart asked photo buyers to field anonymous questions from professional photographers creating video content. Some interesting answers including usage versus day rate, and stills photographers with DSLR cameras being more efficient […]

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Extensis Portfolio Server 10

Posted by Robert Edwards on July 13, 2011 in Blog |

Extensis have updated the server editions of their Portfolio DAM software to version 10. Scalable from Studio, Professional to Enterprise, Portfolio is a proven and robust DAM solution. Server digital asset management allows true multiuser support and remote access to assets. New features in version 10 includes improved movie playback and file conversion, better search […]

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How the stock photo industry ate itself

Posted by Robert Edwards on July 11, 2011 in Blog |

The British Journal of Photography has very good summary by Betsy Reid on recent events in the stock photography industry. The changes in technology, the market, duopoly, dubious business practice, and the freemium economy saw the death of a once fulltime profession: high quality stock photography. As Executive Director of the Stock Artists Alliance, Betsy […]

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Media Pro 1.0.1 update available

Posted by Robert Edwards on July 9, 2011 in Blog |

DAM software for creatives Phase One Media Pro updated to v1.0.1. Mostly bug fixes this is the version we should have seen from Phase One. Media Pro is now usable and for many will replace their old iView MediaPro and Microsoft Expression Media applications. Compared to the latter products Media Pro offers: Larger catalog (less […]

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