Wouldn’t it be great if digital cameras allowed users to add metadata before or after taking pictures? Most of our traditional customers are news organizations that, thankfully, are now quite disciplined about adding descriptive metadata to images. That was not the case until the 1990’s.
It has been nearly a year since my friend Vince and I dragged my wife around Southern Utah and Northern Arizona on a trip we dubbed our photo safari (check out another one of my blogs on the subject of my photo safari). Despite not everything always going to plan, we had a great trip and came back with some … Read More
Quincy, MA, February 9, 2011 – Folha de S. Paulo, Brazil’s largest circulation newspaper, published in São Paulo, has installed the Merlin digital asset management system to handle its photo, published pages and graphic archiving needs. The Trax assignment management system will be used to manage photo, and graphic assignments. Merlin also manages all wire and local images for daily … Read More
Last week in our blog, a MerlinOne digital asset management customer and panoramic landscape photographer, Walt Stricklin, wrote about his experience exhibiting his work in China (Read his blog). Walt and I share an interest; I too enjoy shooting panoramas of landscapes. I started shooting panoramas in college, but in those days, the only way I had to stitch the … Read More
Quincy, MA, February 8, 2011 – Dutch National newspaper De Telegraaf has signed an agreement with MerlinOne to move its in-house Merlin digital asset management system, Picture Desk and assignment management system to MerlinOne’s hosted facility. Merlin hosted environment is a full, outsourced, digital asset management system offered as Software as a Service (SaaS). MerlinOne locates its systems in the United … Read More
This week’s guest blog is from Walt Stricklin (waltstricklin.com), Director of Photography for The Birmingham News. The Birmingham News has been a user of the Merlin digital asset management system since 1999. Walt recently visited China to exhibit some of his work, here is his report: