DAM

Photographers Need Validation

Photo image degradation

Austin Kleon wrote, “…validation is for parking, not for artists.” However I’m not referring to validation as a creative. Photographers need to regularly validate their image archive to ensure it hasn’t deteriorated. A lot of things can go wrong: file … read more

Managing Digital Assets with Adobe Bridge

Adobe Bridge Digital Asset Management

Adobe Bridge is often overlooked as a professional multimedia browser. It works like Mac Finder and Windows File Explorer. You can view items on your computer, connected hard drives or network drives and navigate through your folder structure. However Bridge … read more

Spring Cleaning

SensorKlear Loupe

Spring is almost here, at least for those of us in the southern hemisphere. It can be a good reminder for those in photography to do some regular cleaning.   Sensor Cameras with interchangeable lenses are prone to getting dust … read more

Media Pro, DEVONthink and Databases

I’m a long time user of Media Pro, a visual cataloguing application by Phase One. Starting as iView over 23 years ago it’s one of the longest running DAM apps of its type. It’s also one of the last standalone, … read more

Back Up – It’s That Time Of The Year!

Around year end is a good time to review your back up. Specifically, how your personal images are stored. Here are five things to consider. 1. Do You Even Have A Back Up? You should at least have an extra … read more