Attached are instructions for colour managing the photography of 2 dimensional objects such as books, paintings and maps. Colour Management Workflow for Photography of Works of Art V3.1 The instructions are written for those on a limited budget and although they assume you have a camera that will provide a RAW output, that you have… Read More Colour Management Procedure for 2D works
Hats off to Dave Clarke, former Head of Photography at the Tate Gallery and now Chair of the advisory board for the Lucie Awards http://www.lucies.org, for attempting to get acknowledgement of cultural heritage photography. For far too long photography in the cultural heritage sector has been ignored in the wider photographic community and although organisations… Read More Cultural Heritage at the Lucie’s?
Thought I’d just add a couple of panorama’s of Sao Paulo, Brazil, that I took whilst working out in Latin America last month. Thanks to all the people out in Colombia and Brazil I was working with. all the best, Colin.
At the start of the summer I began carrying out Infra-red Reflectogram work for TSR Imaging and thought I’d put up some brief details and a link to anyone who may be interested. Tager Stonor Richardson (TSR) has been in operation since 2002, widening access to infrared reflectography for paintings that cannot easily travel, such… Read More TSR Imaging
FADGI have released a draft of their new “Technical Guidelines for Digitizing Heritage Materials” to replace their 2010 document. It is a draft and if you follow the link below there is an opportunity to pass on any comments you may have. http://www.digitizationguidelines.gov/guidelines/digitize-technical.html
Modulation Transfer Function The Modulation Transfer Function ( MTF ) of an imaging system is a measure its ability to resolve detail within the image. The MTF is usually represented as a graph and plots the Modulation Transfer Factor ( Mu) over a range of spatial frequencies (u), Where the Modulation Transfer Factor represents the… Read More Modulation Transfer Function (MTF)
Just finished putting together my talk on “Image Quality” for the Association for Historical and Fine Art Photography annual conference at the Wellcome Trust tomorrow and looking forward to meeting friends, old and new.