Posts Tagged ‘Workflow’

Digitising Photos with Your Camera

Posted by Robert Edwards on May 28, 2017 in Blog |

Everyone has a cache of photos, slides and negatives tucked away somewhere. They might be your images, family photos from your parents, or a film archive from your company. They all hold great value whether personal, sentimental or a business asset. It can seem like a huge responsibility: What are you going to do with […]

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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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Paid NOT To Photograph!

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

Like any profession photography has many aspects besides the actual service itself. Areas that don’t involve making photos and things the client doesn’t (need to) care about. It’s those essential areas that make it a profession and require far more time than the craft of photography. These can include: Client Relationship Management Strategic Planning Marketing […]

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Storing Images – Best Practice

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

Photography storage and archiving can quickly become daunting, regardless of whether you’re a professional photographer or not. It doesn’t take too long to be inundated with hundreds of images and before you know it there are tens of thousands of them! Personally I’m managing over 400 000 images. Keep It Simple To make a storage […]

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Why Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Rules

Posted by Robert Edwards on September 30, 2016 in Blog |

Lightroom is undoubtedly the world’s leading raw photography workflow application. But why does it dominate the market when competing products can produce better results? It’s Adobe Firstly it’s made by Adobe who have led the graphics software market for over 25 years. Adobe’s software has been entrenched in the majority of creatives workflows, formal education, […]

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Photography Workflow 2015

Posted by Robert Edwards on September 28, 2015 in Blog |

For the first 10 years of digital capture photographers were obsessed with workflow. There were hundreds of books, workshops, seminars, and forums dedicated to it. Over time a workflow standard was achieved. So has anything changed? Not really it’s basically the same as it was in 1998! Only now the file sizes and storage capacity are far […]

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Free your SSD from the Cloud in 4 steps

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

Upgrading a hard drive to a Solid State Drive comes at a cost, not just in dollars but also in storage space. If you use Dropbox (or similar cloud sharing service) like I do to deliver jobs, it eats up a lot of storage space. Once the job is on Dropbox I don’t want it stored […]

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5 things GTD & DAM have in common

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

GTD (Getting Things Done) and DAM (Digital Asset Management) have a lot in common. GTD is a productivity methodology by created by David Allen. It has many layers and almost a religion to some. For professional photographers Allen’s Getting Things Done is one of those must read business books. DAM is how we safely manage our […]

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Adobe announces Lightroom Mobile

Posted by Robert Edwards on April 8, 2014 in Blog |

After the the previous demo and leak we knew Adobe were working on a tablet version of Lightroom that would sync to your desktop catalog. Today Adobe officially announced the availability of Lightroom 5.4 and Lightroom mobile (Lr Mobile) for iPad. Lr Mobile is available as a free add-on for all Creative Cloud subscribers including the […]

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Lightroom Loves SSD

Posted by Robert Edwards on March 2, 2014 in Blog |

Apart from upgrading your computer RAM, adding a SSD drive will improve your Adobe Photoshop Lightroom experience tenfold. If you find Lightroom sluggish invest in a SSD. With 120GB prices under $75 costs have dropped to almost a third of what they were a few years ago. SSD (Solid State Drives) work much like a […]

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