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

How to auto update a watched folder in Photo Mechanic with EOS Utility and OSX.

How to auto update a watched folder in Photo Mechanic with EOS Utility and OSX.

  The auto update feature in Photo Mechanic has had reliability issues. It relies on the tethered software to let the OS know that the folder contents have been updated otherwise you are constantly hitting cmd+/ to refresh the contact sheet manually. Here is the way to set up EOS utility to inform PM that […]

Save disk space using Lightroom

For obvious reasons the RAW file is the one to keep if you require the highest quality file on which to retouch. But by a a simple change in your Lightroom workflow there are many jobs you might shoot that you can save acres of disk space by saving jpegs. A Canon 5D MK111 RAW […]

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 […]

What's a f stop and how it can improve your photography

What's a f stop and how it can improve your photography

You probably have heard photographers referring to stops or f stop (f relates to aperture stops. More on that later). What are stops and why are they important to improve your photography? What we are talking about a relationship between aperture, shutter speed and ISO and how they relate to the overall exposure of the image. Check these […]

Filemaker database creation from Excel File

Perhaps you have your data stored in a Excel file and wish to import this to Filemaker. The task could not be easier. In Filemaker simply go to File>import>file and search for your excel file then import it. You then have created your Filemaker database from your excel file. To get to know Filemaker a […]

Photography Workflows – Filemaker and Applescript – 3

This blog will cover basic Filemaker database and Applescript implementation in relation to photographic workflows

Photography Workflows – Filemaker and Applescript – 2

This blog will cover basic Filemaker database and Applescript implementation in relation to photographic workflows

Photography Workflows – Filemaker and Applescript – 1

This blog will cover basic Filemaker database and Applescript implementation in relation to photographic workflows