Edward Weston and me

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Edward Weston has been called one of the most innovative and influential American photographers, and he’s one my personal favorites.  He combined a unique artistic eye with extensive knowledge of photography equipment and processes of the day to create art that is still vital today, almost 60 years after his passing. Watching Marc Silber’s video “Secrets […]

Digitizing Your Collection: Future Proofing

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As the third, and final post in our series, Digitizing Your Collection, we tackle the question: How do you choose technology that will ‘future-proof’ your digitized collection? You’ll need to define who your audience, and several sources discuss this, such as  “A Guide for Managers Planning and Implementing Digitization Projects” by the Ministry of Culture History and Sport […]

Digitizing Your Collection: Who’s Got the Time?

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You’ve been tasked with digitizing your collection of artwork, antiquities or scientific specimens – and that could number in the thousands or even tens of thousands. Now what? Digitizing even a fraction of a collection can be time-consuming and resource-intensive when you look at the three stages of: Specimen preparation Image capture Post processing Fortunately, […]