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Many professions have been disrupted by technology over the last 20 years. Professional photography is one of them. For most of last century the journey to becoming a professional photographer was predictable. There were a few avenues for entry and several barriers. Now there are many ways to photograph “professionally”. Olden Days Measures for defining … Read more

Photography Portfolio Ethics

There are many aspects to finding a photographer. These may include, experience, location, availability, price and personality. Part of evaluating whether any creative is a good fit for your job involves looking at a portfolio of their work. But what if the work you’re presented with isn’t their own? Stock Photos Many businesses use stock … Read more

Back to the DAM Old Days

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 … Read more

Extensis release DAM app Portfolio 1.0

Wait a minute, wasn’t Portfolio last at version 11.2? Yes but Extensis have dropped Server from the name as they now only offer server versions. So the latest version is listed as a 1.0 release because for all intent it’s a new product, albeit with familiar interface and add ons. Extensis Portfolio is a DAM … Read more

Radio 88.7FM Interview follow up

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 … Read more

Radio 88.7FM interview

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 … Read more

Momento Pro 2012 Photobook of the Year Award

Having judged the Student/Emerging category I’ll be at the Momento Pro 2012 Photobook of the Year Award Presentation in Sydney on Wednesday 23 May 2012. Update: Congtratulations to Ben McRae for his book Out of the Darkness and into the Omo, winner of the Student/Emerging category.

Extensis Portfolio Server 10

Extensis have updated the server editions of their Portfolio DAM software to version 10. Scalable from Studio, Professional to Enterprise, Portfolio is a proven and robust DAM solution. Server digital asset management allows true multiuser support and remote access to assets. New features in version 10 includes improved movie playback and file conversion, better search … Read more