Visually Speaking

Semantic Image Understanding

In 1984, Apple unveiled the Macintosh computer, which unleashed a desktop-publishing (DTP) and word-processing revolution. Tools that had previously been used only by a small number of trained professionals were suddenly in the hands of nearly everyone, and soon became … Read More

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Programmatic Tagging

In today’s post, I outline some of the types of tagging that can be done automatically.  Let’s face it: (almost) no one wants to spend lots of time tagging images, and part of the appeal of photographic communication is to … Read More

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Mobile > Digital

When the digital revolution hit the practice of image-making in the early 2000s, it seemed to media professionals like the world had been turned upside down. Cameras looked the same from the front, but everything about shooting, processing and delivering … Read More

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Images as Language

We are in a new era of visual communication. The smartphone has enabled visual communication at every level – personal, professional, and institutional. This has had a profound impact on every aspect of still and moving images – from cameras … Read More

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