digital asset management

How can I manage my photos?

Episode 1171

Richard from Tukaho, NY

Richard is trying to archive photos and he needs a good workflow. Can Leo make any suggestions? Leo says that if he's bought some storage on iCloud, that's not a bad option. Flickr is also a good way to go, which would gives him 1TB of storage space for free. What Leo does, however, is use a technique called 3-2-1 back up. It's based on The DAM Book by Peter Krogh. Check out DPBestflow.org for tips on how to manage digital assets.

Peter Krogh, The DAM Book

Episode 1037

Peter Krogh joins Leo in studio to talk about his new book, "Organizing Your Photos." Peter received acclaim by his first book "The DAM Book - Digital Asset Management." You can also learn more from his website dpbestflow.org. He got into it when the Library of Congress became concerned that digital photography would end up with a lost generation of images if people didn't learn to backup.

How can I manage video on a cloud based network?

Episode 1034

Jordan from Glendale, CA

Jordan has a 6 TB RAID array that stores all his video footage for his company. He's having a difficult time keeping track of all the video that has to be distributed online, though. PadreSJ in the chatroom says that there's a program called Digital Fountain that does real time data transport. That's an enterprise solution. There's also BrightCove Video Cloud.

Peter Krogh Says Instagram Owns Everything You Post

Episode 1005

Peter Krogh, author of the The DAM Book (Digital Asset Management) has released a collection of essays on Instagram and their terms of use and rights they reserve when you post your images using the Instagram app.

According to Krogh, the company claims a right to do nearly anything with the photos and videos uploaded to the service, including to sell them, forever. Krogh goes on to advocate for the right of the user to terminate their "contract" with Instagram at any time if they feel the terms are unfair.