Peter Krogh has created a series of DAM Workflow videos demonstrating Phase One Capture One 5.1 and Expression Media 2. Peter’s emphasis as always is maintaining the integrity of the images and metadata. View the free videos at Phase One.
The Phase One offer for owners of Expression Media to get a free licence for Capture One 5 (and vice versa) ends 30 June. Act now !
Phase One acquires Expression Media (iView) from Microsoft. Until 30 June 2010 Phase One are offering Expression Media free to Capture One owners, and Capture One 5 free to Expression Media owners.
Phase One (Microsoft) Expression Media – Free software offer – ACT NOW! For loyal iView users the wait is over regarding the future of Microsoft Expression Media. For over 12 months Microsoft have been looking for a buyer for Expression Media. Phase One have acquired Expression Media from Microsoft. Initially it will still be known … Read more
One catalog – Or multiple catalogs? As more photographers (and other creatives) use database driven apps like Adobe Lightroom there are more mistakes being made. The key to using any database app is to *always* use it. When you move, rename, annotate, delete, append or do anything to your files do it in the database … Read more
With a nod to Monty Python, no, Expression Media/iView is not dead yet! Microsoft moved it from the Expression Suite to the Pro Photography section.
Apple are set to release their next OS X update Snow Leopard on 28 August 2009. There are many refinements including native Gamma 2.2 like Windows, soft proofing in Preview, faster back up to Time Machine, and full 64 bit support. Be sure to check your apps support OS X 10.6 before unleashing Snow Leopard! Microsoft … Read more
Shayne Bowman has made some excellent vodcasts on using Microsoft Expression Media and basic DAM. You will need to install Microsoft Silverlight to view them. Alongside Shayne’s vodcasts Fashion photographer Neil Latham has posted some on integrating Phase One Capture One 4 with Expression Media.
Friend and colleague John Beardsworth has released free Adobe Lightroom plugins that help make it more robust for DAM. Beardy Plugin #2 reveals folder size inside Lightroom, and Beardy Plugin #3 finds missing images. These essential features are built into Microsoft Expression Media but not in Lightroom. Until now. If you use them please thank John via … Read more
Expression Media 2 Service Pack 2 is out, again. I’m glad to report the annoying “Asynchronous previews” has gone and viewing offline images in Media view is back. More info here. Download Mac version here and Windows version here.