Posts Tagged ‘Back up’

Transfer Video Tape To Digital Now!

Posted by Robert Edwards on April 30, 2017 in Blog |

Now is the time to start digitising all your video or audio tapes. Why? The Australian National Film and Sound Archive made the year 2025 a hard deadline for transferring magnetic tape to digital. After 2025 many factors compound to make digitisation practically impossible: Obsolesce – equipment to play tapes no longer made or repairable Experience […]

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Back to the DAM Old Days

Posted by Robert Edwards on December 28, 2016 in Blog |

Image Management – are we back to the old days? In the early noughties post-production for digital photography would require three distinct pieces of software: 1. Image browser 2. Raw converter 3. Image cataloguer Each application had it’s purpose. 1. Image Browser Downloading and creating a back up of images from the camera memory card is […]

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World Backup Day

Posted by Robert Edwards on March 31, 2016 in Blog |

March 31st is World Backup Day, an “independent initiative to raise awareness about backups“. Highlighting the need for backing up your data the World Backup Day site provides some scary stats like “30% of people have never backed up“. Images, video, documents and business information can have enormous dollar value. Personal images are priceless and no amount of money […]

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Photography Workflow 2015

Posted by Robert Edwards on September 28, 2015 in Blog |

For the first 10 years of digital capture photographers were obsessed with workflow. There were hundreds of books, workshops, seminars, and forums dedicated to it. Over time a workflow standard was achieved. So has anything changed? Not really it’s basically the same as it was in 1998! Only now the file sizes and storage capacity are far […]

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Why Save Every Photo?

Posted by Robert Edwards on August 29, 2015 in Blog |

Photographers are a funny bunch and probably make good pets. We have some interesting traits that may include being control freaks, independent, resourceful, creative, passionate, obsessive, loyal, vulnerable and hoarders. Photographers love collecting and hoarding camera bags, lenses, and photos. The advent of digital brought the ability to keep every image we create. You can […]

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10 Common Mistakes in DAM Workflow

Posted by Robert Edwards on December 6, 2013 in Blog |

Capturetree.com have posted my article, “10 Common Mistakes in DAM Workflow”: Digital Asset Management (DAM) is an often-misunderstood term especially for creatives. It’s not keywords, it’s not backups, it’s not a file browser. But it does cover all of those things. For photographers DAM is how we handle our digital images. Click here to continue reading.

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Radio 88.7FM Interview follow up

Posted by Robert Edwards on October 11, 2013 in Blog |

A follow up radio interview from last weeks episode where I was invited by David Peach to discuss photography and digital asset management along with fellow photographer Eden Connell. Below is the recording from the second episode. Episode Two [44:28]: This week we discuss specific programs including Phase One Media Pro, Adobe Lightroom and Extensis […]

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Radio 88.7FM interview

Posted by Robert Edwards on October 4, 2013 in Blog |

A few weeks ago I was invited by David Peach onto a local radio show to discuss photography and digital asset management along with fellow photographer Eden Connell. We discussed many topics including DAM best practise and protecting photographers rights. Here’s a recording from the show. Episode One [51:04]: A basic overview of Digital Asset Management, why […]

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Free Adobe Lightroom Workflow course

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

Peter Krogh posted a link to his excellent Adobe Lightroom course available free online (thanks to World Press Photo funding): http://shutha.org/lightroom_workflow_lesson_plan

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Backup for the silly season

Posted by Robert Edwards on December 27, 2010 in Blog |

Season’s Greetings! Peter Krogh posted a couple fun and poignant video links on his DAM Book blog. The Backing up song is really catchy. So should be the practise of backing up! Looking for a new year’s resolution for 2011? How about establishing a back up system for your photos, videos, documents and all that […]

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