CEPIC (Coordination of European Picture Agencies Stock, Press and Heritage) and the IPTC (International Press Telecommunications Council) have published a free Metadata Handbook full of useful information for businesses. Download your copy here.
Adobe have released updates to their raw image processing applications Lightroom and Adobe Camera Raw. As well as adding more camera support this release fixes several bugs. The main bug had the potential to corrupt JPEG images if they contained a large amount of metadata as explained here by Tom Hogarty. Download ACR & DNG … Read more
For those who automatically add copyright and contact info as you download images (click here if you don’t!) – don’t forget to update your templates for 2011.
Adobe commissioned Robert Edwards to write a whitepaper on Digital Photography Workflow using Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. If you’re serious about photography, you own Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite. It can do amazing things with images even if most of us only scratch the surface of its capabilities. Combine Adobe Photoshop with the visual Adobe Bridge media … Read more
John Beardsworth has a great blog post on the the dangers of social media for photographers (link to archived version). It’s a timely reminder for those posting images on photo sharing sites. And a wake up call if you’re unaware of the pitfalls, especially those who use photo sharing websites for image storage!
AntZero have released the server version of their media cataloguing app AtomicView as well as a new catalog reader. Available for Mac and Windows.
John Beardsworth has released Syncomatic, a Lightroom plugin that syncs metadata between files with the same name but different extension.
Metadata is information that is stored inside your digital images on top of the data that makes up the photo. For example EXIF metadata records the shutter speed and aperture you used when you created the image. Once the images are on your computer you can save more information into the photo as IPTC metadata … Read more
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