Get Image Shoot Data

Get Image Shoot Data

If you post a lot of images to forums and blogs many times you may have to provide the image shoot data. Shutter speeds, ISO, f stop etc. Retrieving this info from Ps or Lr can be a laborious process but on a Mac with AppleScript and Exiftool the task can be made easy. Install […]

Create a Simple Progress Bar in Filemaker that will check the progress of an AppleScript.

Create a Simple Progress Bar in Filemaker that will check the progress of an AppleScript.

The original idea for this progress bar was posted here. It shows how to create a progress bar using the Let function in Filemaker. In their example the bar indicated the number of records processed. http://blog.myfmbutler.com/?p=26 Using AppleScript with Filemaker. Filemaker is fully scriptable with Applescript. This combination can be very powerful and I process all […]

Contacts and Dropbox as a client database and contact sheet viewer

Contacts and Dropbox as a client database and contact sheet viewer

Many of you out there will not want to invest in a custom built database or rent an online client area and gallery. If you are a small start up then all you really need is an accounts program, a client database and somewhere for your clients to view your stuff. This is all possible […]

Reading Camera Data with an Applescript Droplet and Exiftool

Reading Camera Data with an Applescript Droplet and Exiftool

If you write blogs about photography then at some stage you are going to caption your pictures with info about shutter speed, exposure etc. In order to gain access to this info you would need to go into Lightroom, Photoshop or any other imaging software to copy the data out, which frankly is a bit […]

A Handy Get Screenshot App

A Handy Get Screenshot App

We all use screen shots from time to. Here is a little automator app that allows you to select the area of the screen you want to snap and saves the file to desktop. All you do is download the file from here and install it somewhere you have easy access to it. I suggest […]

Using Image Events and Applescript to Resize your Images

Image Events is a background application that can do stuff to your images. Applescript is a scripting language for the Mac OS. For the purposes of this blog we are going to resize a folder of images and save them to different locations. I have a regular job that I do where the client needs the finished […]

Photography Workflows. Applescript, Filemaker & Lightroom

Please check the other blogs concerning Photographic Workflows before launching into this one. With the others we have built a basic database in Filemaker and control the importing of images through Applescript. With this tutorial we will import images and then open them in Lightroom through the database. Your will need to download the new […]