Posts Tagged ‘Portfolio’

Get Off My Lawn

Posted by Robert Edwards on February 28, 2020 in Blog |

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 […]

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Photography Portfolio Ethics

Posted by Robert Edwards on April 28, 2018 in Blog |

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 […]

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Back to the DAM Old Days

Posted by Robert Edwards on December 28, 2016 in Blog |

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 […]

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Extensis release DAM app Portfolio 1.0

Posted by Robert Edwards on October 3, 2014 in Blog |

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 […]

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Any Standalone DAM Software for Creatives?

Posted by Robert Edwards on March 28, 2014 in Blog |

There’s a burgeoning market for software to manage photos and edit them. Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Apple Aperture, iPhoto and Picasa let you both catalog and adjust your images, whether you’re shooting JPEG or camera raw format. Not too long ago photographers would edit their raw images in one application then manage them in another. The […]

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Radio 88.7FM Interview follow up

Posted by Robert Edwards on October 11, 2013 in Blog |

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 […]

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Radio 88.7FM interview

Posted by Robert Edwards on October 4, 2013 in Blog |

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 […]

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Momento Pro 2012 Photobook of the Year Award

Posted by Robert Edwards on May 5, 2012 in Blog |

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.

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Extensis Portfolio Server 10

Posted by Robert Edwards on July 13, 2011 in Blog |

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 […]

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