Using Image Events and Applescript to Resize your Images

Image Events is a background application that can do stuff to your images. Applescript is a scripting language for the Mac OS. For the purposes of this blog we are going to resize a folder of images and save them to different locations. I have a regular job that I do where the client needs the finished […]

Reading Camera Data with an Applescript Droplet and Exiftool

If you write blogs about photography then at some stage you are going to caption your pictures with info about shutter speed, exposure etc. In order to gain access to this info you would need to go into Lightroom, Photoshop or any other imaging software to copy the data out, which frankly is a bit […]

Photography Workflows. Applescript, Filemaker & Lightroom

Please check the other blogs concerning Photographic Workflows before launching into this one. With the others we have built a basic database in Filemaker and control the importing of images through Applescript. With this tutorial we will import images and then open them in Lightroom through the database. Your will need to download the new […]

Lightroom Absolute Beginners Guide 4 – Retouching

In our Lightroom Absolute Beginners Guide 4 we are going to flirt a little with retouching. Retouching an image is way beyond what most people consider as “airbrushing”. (Yes, oh experienced togs, the term is still referred to). Dust spots and the like are easily got rid of by way of a variety of clone […]

What’s a f stop and how it can improve your photography

What’s a f stop and how it can improve your photography

You probably have heard photographers referring to stops or f stop (f relates to aperture stops. More on that later). What are stops and why are they important to improve your photography? What we are talking about a relationship between aperture, shutter speed and ISO and how they relate to the overall exposure of the image. Check these […]

What's a f stop and how it can improve your photography

What's a f stop and how it can improve your photography

You probably have heard photographers referring to stops or f stop (f relates to aperture stops. More on that later). What are stops and why are they important to improve your photography? What we are talking about a relationship between aperture, shutter speed and ISO and how they relate to the overall exposure of the image. Check these […]

Lightroom Absolute Beginners Guide 2

The last blog got us to stage where we have imported our images, copyrighted them and keyworded some of them. Lr will allow you to store a plethora of data with your images. Really depends on you how much you want to do or need to do because of your job. (If you’re a press […]

Lightroom Absolute Beginners Guide

Lightroom Absolute Beginners Guide

In our little workflow journey we have created a database and saved the images to a folder with the clients name on.  We are now going to import these images into Lightroom. Briefly Lightroom is the best image database app out their and seamlessly works with Photoshop. Its a no brainer if your a professional […]

Filemaker database creation from Excel File

Perhaps you have your data stored in a Excel file and wish to import this to Filemaker. The task could not be easier. In Filemaker simply go to File>import>file and search for your excel file then import it. You then have created your Filemaker database from your excel file. To get to know Filemaker a […]

Photography Workflows – Filemaker and Applescript – 3

This blog will cover basic Filemaker database and Applescript implementation in relation to photographic workflows