New from O’Reilly: The DAM Book, Second Edition by Peter Krogh

The DAM Book, Second Edition by Peter Krogh

O’Reilly has released The DAM Book, Second Edition by Peter Krogh, an update to his original work on digital asset management.

Krogh says, “Since the first version of this book was published, much has changed, but much has stayed the same.” The new book adds information on the latest available technologies. O’Reilly says The DAM Book, Second Edition is their bestselling guide to managing digital images efficiently and effectively.

Highlights of the new book:

• Understand the image file lifecycle–from shooting to editing, output, and permanent storage
• Learn new ways to use metadata and key words to track photo files
• Create a digital archive and name files clearly
• Determine a strategy for backing up and validating image data
• Learn a catalog workflow strategy, using Adobe Bridge, Camera Raw, Microsoft Expression Media, and Photoshop CS4 together
• Migrate images from one file format to another, from one storage medium to another, and from film to digital
• Learn how to copyright images

The DAM Book, Second Edition is available now for $50.

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Published by Chris Malinao

Chris teaches Lightroom as workflow software to photography students at the FPPF, Federation of Philippine Photographers Foundation. He also teaches smartphone photography.