I’m a pretty spontaneous guy and already am easily distracted by shiny, expensive objects, so when it comes to focusing on the logistics of running the photo business, I kind
Editor’s Note: A special thanks to our partner Datacolor for helping us to bring more information about color calibration to you. Check out the links at the end of the
This webinar will introduce you to many of the features of the Library Module in Lightroom, as well as some of the great features the pros use to stay organized.
Did you miss Matthew Jordan Smith revealing the secrets to running a successful photography business? Then watch below and Matthew will show you the techniques he’s learned as one of
Nothing gives me a thrill of terror up my spine like the nonchalant messages a computer gives when something has gone terribly wrong. Launching Lightroom and seeing a message like,
Facebook, despite all its ups and downs, has become a part of our lives. It’s become a source of education, advertising, entertainment, and social/family connection! So with that in mind,
The color management mavens extraordinaire at X-Rite have just announced two new products for photographers who shoot video with video cameras or with DSLRs… ColorChecker Video and ColorChecker Passport Video.
As a professional photographer in the digital age, protecting your data is one of the most important things you can do for your business (or hobby). Having come from a
Uncle Bobs are unavoidable at weddings. I case you don’t know what I’m referring to, an “Uncle Bob” is a person (usually a family member) at a wedding that fancies
We live in an image driven world of social media. There’s no getting around it. Today’s photographers are dealing with clients who have access to millions more “ideas of imagery”
Recently, I photographed an engagement session that made me work a little outside of my comfort zone. If you’ve ever taken a look at my work, you’ll see that much
Consolidation gathered everything together. Conformation added both order and context while identifying possible duplicates within it. Now, act on this information and begin to cull the repository of duplicate data and media you do not need to process.
After consolidating source media on the DAM drives, everything is now in one place. Along the way, it is likely that some duplicate data has been created and some media has been copied that we really do not need. At this point, the DAM drives look something like this:
The first step in organizing a new repository is getting the files all in one place. The goal is to clean off all of the various drives on which they are found. In this step, duplicate files and directories will be created.
Cleaning up a mismanaged media archive is no small task. Doing it well will take time and effort. Before getting started, there are a few things to consider and several decisions to make to establish a sound Digital Asset Management (DAM) strategy.
If, like me, you have some work to do to get your archives in proper shape before moving to Lightroom, I have created a guide to help you escape the quagmire.
Guest Post & Photo by Stephan Bollinger – Circle Stephan on Google+ COLOR IS NOT EQUAL COLOR If youre a graphic designer, then this post will be (or at least
Post by Andrew Darlow Above: A representation of a printed image with print data from the worksheet described in this article. In the previous four parts of this series here
Post by Above: A test image inside the Print dialog box in Photoshop CS5. Below that is the same test image after making a print and moving it over for
Post by As I mentioned in my last post here on Photofocus.com, one of the most common questions I’m asked by photographers is “Why don’t my prints match my monitor?”
As a stock photographer, it’s important that I do my very best to make sure my images are properly edited and color corrected. One tool I use to help me