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September 26, 2013

Using Digimarc for Images with Lightroom

We have a large number of potential users who’d like to be able to apply a watermark directly in Lightroom, which currently is not compatible with our Digimarc for Images plug-in.

There is a solution for Lightroom users who have Photoshop: Create a droplet and include it as part of your export options.

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November 29, 2011

Digital Images Survive in an Analog World

Camera prints, film, and slides ability to survive is pretty high thanks to the physical nature of their materials. Keeping in mind that photography only began in the 1820′s, we may find that digital photography could be even more durable. I loved reading this story about a DSLR that spent a year at the bottom - Read More-

October 10, 2011

30 Seconds to Better Smartphone Photos – Android and iPhone

For some reason smartphone manufacturers neglect to tell us that your smartphone camera does NOT take a photo when you tap on the shutter button. The camera takes the photo when you RELEASE the shutter button, or at least it does on iPhone and Android phones that follow the OS specs. So… when you are - Read More-

June 27, 2011

Photography Basics

I sure wish I could have written a “Complete Photography Guide,” but Lifehacker did such a great job it seems silly for me to duplicate (wishful thinking as well I should add). So if you want to learn: How your Digital Camera works What the automatic settings are supposed to do Manual settings – explained in English - Read More-

March 8, 2009

Visual Watermarks

No doubt you’ve seen logos, © and other information layered on top of images. These are what are most commonly thought of as a watermark. Their use in images is to declare ownership and perhaps help generate revenue if the visual watermark contact information survives. As you can guess by my inference, visual watermarks can be removed, often by just cropping out this information.

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February 26, 2009

But I can just crop the watermark out!

Recently I had a great conversation with a customer about Digimarc’s digital watermarking technology. Over the course of our talk, it became apparent that many people are confused about the differences between digital watermarking and visible watermarking.

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