First off, What is DNG? Well it’s not Dolce & Gabbana as a photography student once asked me. DNG (Digital NeGative) is a digital photography file format created by Adobe Systems. It contains all the data captured by cameras that offer raw format output. OK, What Is A Camera Raw File? Most of the time … Read more
Phase One have released an update to Media Pro. As well as new camera support metadata support has been improved: Better support for exporting annotations/metadata to XMP sidecars. Catalog sets, custom fields and hierarchical keywords may be exported to XMP sidecars. Will always be included when extracting metadata. Two new general preferences increasing flexibility of … Read more
The International Press Telecommunications Council (IPTC) have launched the Embedded Metadata Manifesto to promote the protection of information in digital media. From the media release the key principles are: 1. Metadata is essential to describe, identify and track digital media and should be applied to all media items which are exchanged as files or by … Read more
Peter Krogh posted a link to his excellent Adobe Lightroom course available free online (thanks to World Press Photo funding): http://shutha.org/lightroom_workflow_lesson_plan
The PLUS Coalition is a not-for-profit collective supported by associations and companies representing professional image makers to assist rights management. They have launched a beta of the PLUS Registry that connects image makers to image buyers through metadata. Photographers can join PLUS Registry free to register their details so photo buyers can locate you. With Orphan Works … Read more
DAM software for creatives Phase One Media Pro updated to v1.0.1. Mostly bug fixes this is the version we should have seen from Phase One. Media Pro is now usable and for many will replace their old iView MediaPro and Microsoft Expression Media applications. Compared to the latter products Media Pro offers: Larger catalog (less … Read more
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.