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Caring for Photographs Webinar 3: Technological Development of Photography Part 2

Video Published on 2 Sep 2015
These sessions will focus on supplying a basic knowledge of the technological
developments of photography in the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries with special focus on albumen, silver gelatin, and chromogenic, print materials, and glass plate and film base negatives.

Caring for Photographs Webinar 2: Technological Development of Photography Part 1

Video Published on 2 Sep 2015
These sessions will focus on supplying a basic knowledge of the technological
developments of photography in the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries with special focus on albumen, silver gelatin, and chromogenic, print materials, and glass plate and film base negatives.

Caring for Photographs Webinar 1: Physical and Chemical Properties of Photographs

Video Published on 2 Sep 2015
This session will provide a basic familiarity with the fundamental physical and chemical properties of photographic print and negative collections, including albums and scrapbooks, and the causes and mechanisms of their deterioration.

New developments in JPEG | Mad File Format Science

A report from the 69th meeting of the JPEG Committee, held in Warsaw in June, mentions several recent initiatives. The descriptions have a rather high buzzword-to-content ratio, but here’s my best interpretation of what I think they mean. What’s usually called “JPEG” is one of several file formats supported by the Joint Photographic Experts Group, and JFIF would be a more precise name. Not every format name that starts with JPEG refers to “JPEG” files, but if I refer to JPEG without further qualification here, it means the familiar format.

2+3D Photography – Practice and Prophecies - Symposia - Nu in het museum - Rijksmuseum

The 2and3D Photography conference was a big success. Over 265 delegates form 22 countries filled the Rijksmuseum auditorium for two days. The atmosphere was lively. The Twitter reactions to the #2and3D program were very positive.

The conference closed with a discussion on the Amsterdam Principles. The delegates present voted unanimously in favor of the principles, which means that we – the heritage photography community – took a major step forward regarding our communal future. Standardization will guarantee the quality of all aspects of our work.

Upgrading Image Thumbnails… Or How to Fill a Large Display Without Your Content Team Quitting | The Signal

Preservation is usually about maintaining as much information as possible for the future but access requires us to balance factors like image quality against file size and design requirements. These decisions often require revisiting as technology improves and what previously seemed like a reasonable compromise now feels constricting.

Disk Imaging Hardware and Software Configurations @ Stanford - Video

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