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Protecting Your Images: Why Watermarking Matters and How to Do It Easily

Cheetah_WatermarkedKeeping up with all the ways images can be stolen sometimes seems like a losing battle. For each mechanism to prevent un-authorized downloading of copyrighted images there is a workaround quickly found by thieves. Through it all one fairly simple technique has stood the test of time—Watermarking. This was driven home again this week. Let’s talk about why you may want to watermark your images and about how you can do it easily without getting  in the way of legitimate sales… Read more »

DigitalPro 6 for Windows: The Best DAM Software. Period.

We’re pleased to announce the availability of DigitalPro 6 for Windows, the first and only Digital Asset Management (DAM) software designed entirely by and for photographers. For nearly a decade thousands of pro and enthusiast digital shooters have used DigitalPro to review, organize and catalog their images.

With the release of DigitalPro 6, Pro Shooters LLC once again breaks new ground with industry-leading features including integrated image validation and safe backup, background multi-threaded captioning, image stacks, support for HDR and Panorama image editing and up to six different user selectable editors. It is also faster than ever and includes support for media file management and thumbnailing as well as a full implementation of both IPTC and XMP standards for image files….

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Image Management for Photographers: A How To Series for those serious about digital imaging

Lesson #1: Learning DigitalPro, Lesson #2: Image Uploading & Reviewing, Lesson #3: Image Filing, Lesson #4: Image Keywording, Lesson #5: Image Preparation & Finishing, Lesson #6: Image Submissions, Lesson #7: Image Storage

Organizing your Digital Images: The Science and Art of Image Cataloging & Image Management

Every new digital photographer starts out b being excited at how easy it is to retrieve their images compared to digging them out of slide files or shoeboxes. Then, as the number of image files on their computer grows from hundreds to thousands and tens of thousands the sobering reality sets in. Just because it is on your disk doesn't mean you can find it again. The process of tagging and organizing your images is most often referred to as image cataloging. In this issue we'll speed you through the essentials of setting up a process for cataloging your images and also give you some quick tips about how to use the new image cataloging capability in DigitalPro3 (now even more is possible with DigitalPro 6!) to accomplish your goals.--David Cardinal Read more »