Make sure that your effort will not be wasted – An experience to share from a past project

In order to manage the collections efficiently, an institution took the initiative to catalogue its collections digitally a few years ago. Software was purchased for recording the collections that has a size of two thousand items. Many hard works and effort were put into data entry of the two thousand items. At the same time, …

DAM! It is far more about ‘workflow’ than ‘software’!

As more and more digital files are created, an increasing number of organisations are reaching a critical pain threshold in needing to control and manage their vast amount of digital assets. Digital assets include everything from photos, PowerPoint presentations, text documents, graphic designs, PDF to audio and video. These are proving to be valuable assets …

How many pixels are needed for a certain print size, without losing image quality?

Generally, I would suggest that you do not resize the image (created by digital camera). Just give the full size image to photo lab or printer. If you are doing your own printing using inkjet printer, select the full size image and then define what print size you want in the printing software. However, in …

Success Story: Art Retreat, a private museum

For years, art museums, art dealers, art collectors and auction houses have published many books and catalogues to showcase their collections. As many people may not have the chance to view the original artworks, the images printed in these publications play an important role. To a certain extend, the quality of the reproduction will influence …

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