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Using the dpBestflow Website

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We’ve packed quite a bit of information in the website, so we thought we’d make a movie to show you how to navigate. We suggest you spend a few minutes looking over the video before you dive in. We’re looking forward to hearing what you think. [div hVlog style=”text-align:center; margin:0 0 12px 0; padding:0″][vPIP class=”hVlogTarget” type=”video/quicktime” onclick=”vPIPPlay(this, ‘width=540, height=337’, ”, ”); return false;”] [/div]

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dpBestflow – Join Us Tonight!

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On December 3, 2002, Dave Harp, the president of ASMP at the time, asked Richard Anderson, Peter Krogh and me to meet with him and Gene Mopsik in Baltimore. The ASMP Digital Standards Committee was born that afternoon and I don’t think any of us remotely imagined the full import of what we began that day. Today, it is my great honor to invite you to celebrate the launch of a unique and powerful information…

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dpBestflow is a Multimedia Learning Environment

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As Richard points out in yesterday’s blog, the dpBestflow project is a muti-dimensional, multi-media effort.  We know you are visual people, and for some subjects, a movie makes the point better than text. You’ll find quite a bit of content on the site that walks you through some workflow by actually showing it in action. This six minute video outlines the creation of metadata templates in Photoshop CS4. [div hVlog style=”text-align:center; margin:0 0 12px 0;…

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Introducing dpBestflow

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dpBestflow is short for Digital Photography Best Practices and Workflow. In August of 2007, the Library of Congress, through its National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program (NDIIPP), awarded eight private-sector organizations funds to conduct research into the preservation of commercial digital artwork. The American Society of Media Photographers received a major award to fund a three-year project, dpBestflow. There are three components to the dpBestflow project. 1.)  A book, I co-authored with Patricia Russotti,…

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Work Begets Work

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I had the privilege a few years back of hearing photographer Ken Josephson speak at the  Society for Photographic Education Midwest Regional conference. While discussing his own struggle with blocks in creativity or direction, he clearly stated his own mantra, “work begets work.” These three simple words have hung with me and continue to ring true. The most difficult times for me, as an artist, are those periods between projects. It frequently takes me a…

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ASMP Photographers React to Google Judge’s Denial

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Contacts: Victor S. Perlman, Esq., General Counsel, ASMP perlman@asmp.org (215-451-2767 ext 207) or Eugene H. Mopsik, Executive Director, ASMP mopsik@asmp.org or (215-840-5897) American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) Phone: 215 451 2767 Philadelphia, PA… On November 4, 2009, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York issued a ruling on a motion for reconsideration of the Court’s earlier decision in the case of Authors Guild et al. v. Google, Inc. The effect…

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