Have you ever created a specific processing recipe for a client or a new keyboard shortcut, and then realized it's not available because you're on a different computer? Well have no fear and put your USB flash drives down, since today I'll provide a solution using Dropbox and a few Terminal commands that has worked like magic for me. As a digital tech, you should always be looking for ways to improve your workflow and efficiency, and this is one easy way to do just that.
One of the great aspects of the Mac OS is its FreeBSD roots, which provides a UNIX-like operating system under the hood. If our usual graphical interface is like driving a car from the driver's seat, we're going to learn to pop the hood and work directly on the engine. Once you discover this side of the Mac, you'll find a whole new level of power and control available to you.
Knowing how to utilize the Terminal on the Mac is an extremely important skill for any digital tech or DIT. In this post, I'll get you started with 10 commands that I find the most useful, along with a few additional commands.
Producers are the unsung heroes within the photo industry. Ensuring every aspect of the shoot runs flawlessly and all crew members are kept happy during hectic shoots is a daunting task they take upon themselves. They are up early and usually the last to turn out the lights at the end of the day.
The one area that I find really separates the average or good producers from the great ones, is how they handle the digital workflow communication between the digital tech and the client. Too often the details of this vital operation are overlooked. In this post, I’ll cover the steps that every producer should utilize to keep the digital tech working efficiently and accurately.