In the world of software development, the success of many well known companies can be attributed to the contributions of their developer community. These devs play a pivotal role in expanding and enhancing the capabilities of software programs, taking them beyond their out-of-the-box functionalities. Two examples of this are Adobe Photoshop and the Apple ecosystem, … Read more
The photo above is the first and only one I posted on Facebook. After 14+ years on the two major social media platforms last year I closed my accounts. I only ever used them for business so what follows may not apply for personal use. I did however decide to keep LinkedIn. What As a … Read more
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 copy of everything. On another hard drive or in the cloud. Ideally have three copies … Read more
Bibble Labs who make the multi-platform raw conversion software Bibble were recently purchased by Corel. A post in the Bibble forums informs users an officialÂ announcement will be made at CES next week. Bibble was the first alternative photographers had to the expensive and/or limited raw conversion softwareÂ available from camera manufacturers. I began using Bibble in … Read more
AntZero have released the server version of their media cataloguing app AtomicView as well as a new catalog reader. Available for Mac and Windows.
Phase One acquires Expression Media (iView) fromÂ Microsoft. Until 30 June 2010Â 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 as Microsoft … Read more
With a nod to Monty Python, no,Â Expression Media/iView is not dead yet! Microsoft moved it from the Expression Suite to theÂ Pro Photography section.
Shayne Bowman has made some excellentÂ vodcasts on using Microsoft Expression Media and basic DAM. You will need to install Microsoft Silverlight to view them. Alongside Shayne’s vodcasts Fashion photographerÂ Neil Latham has posted some on integrating Phase One Capture One 4 with Expression Media.
Friend and colleague John Beardsworth has released Adobe Lightroom plugins that help make it more robust for DAM.Â These essential features are built into Microsoft Expression Media but not in Lightroom yet. If you like them please thank John via hisÂ Amazon wishlist.