It’s a one of my favorite industry events, with a great mix of both Edu and tainment.
I’ll be in Miami next Thursday night giving the dpBestflow evening presentation, courtesy of ASMP. The program is free, but you are asked to make a reservation in advance so we get a head count.
See you there.
I have the privilege of speaking to Navy photographers tomorrow at the DC Shootoff. There’s a great lineup of photographers and industry representatives appearing at this event tomorrow. My grandfather Harry Gordon Donald (pictured at right) was a captain in the Navy, where he oversaw the creation of the Mothball Fleet (archiving ships, hmmm), so I have a soft spot for this particular branch of the armed services.
Check out the galleries on the website to see what these excellent photographers produce during the weekend.
While the presentation won’t be an official dpBestflow event, that’s what I’ll be showing, since it’s what’s on my mind.
Richard Anderson and I will present the dpBestflow material at CDIA on Tuesday. This two hour presentation describes the dpBestflow project and well as the fundamentals of workflow design. Learn how to understand and customize workflow, and make use of some critical workflow components.
See you there.
The Createasphere DAM conference last week was a great event. Even though it was in its first year, the pool of speakers (and attendees) was a high-level group indeed. I was particularly pleased to finally get to meet Roger Howard in person. It seems there’s nothing Roger doesn’t know or hasn’t done in computers, software, photography and asset management.
Other highlights included Jason Bright’s presentation on the capabilities of MediaBeacon, Gunar Penekis and OpenSamsn, Paul Nicholson from Showtime, Chris Orr from UC Berkeley, Sam Bogoch from Avid, Canon on DSLR, and a meeting with my old friend Owen O’Toole.
I’m headed to Los Angeles to make a couple of presentations for dBestlfow. The first one will take place at the Createasphere DAM Conference, in Universal City. This 70 minute presentation will showcase the dpBestflow website as a great resource for collection managers and the photographers who supply them with images.
You can find out more about the program here. I’ll be speaking Wednesday.
Once I’m done with that, I’ll be speaking at Brooks Institute with Richard Anderson. We’re doing a moring program on digital asset management, and then we’ll have a more free-form afternoon discussion with faculty and students about the DAM needs of a photo education program.
If you are at either event, please be sure to find me and say hello.
Last December I did a Mac Break Weekly netcast with my fellow Tasmanian traveler Leo Laporte. It’s a really fun show to do, and you can catch it in the site archives. Caveat – mostly it’s a lot of goofing around. This is infotainment, people.
If you don’t know Leo, I suggest you check out his rapidly growing internet media empire TWiT TV. He’s building a new kind of broadcast network for the internet age. Anybody who is creating content and is concerned with the rapidly changing media landscape could do well to learn by his example. Leo is one of the poster children for a content provider who creates his own distribution channels.
He’s also great fun to watch. Which, is, um, one reason he’s been so successful.