San Francisco Bay Area sports photographer Brad Mangin just added a new batch of old scans to his archives.
Being a freelance photographer in 2013 means there is always office work to do. I always need to update my website, update my blog, edit a shoot, caption old images, and entertain my cats. You get the idea. The other day I finally finished captioning my newest batch of 336 scans from old negs and chromes so I could update my online searchable archive powered by PhotoShelter. What a huge pain-in-the-ass it was spending several days captioning stuff from the 1980′s and 1990′s, but I am done! I now have 61, 269 images in my archive!
I have been working on my archive for many years. I add thousands of pictures a year from new assignments and have also been adding thousands of images from the old days by having old slides and negatives scanned. I have a great friend named Dave Bonilla who I pay to scan my stuff into 50meg TIFFS, but when he does his job it means I have to do my dreaded job- caption the damn stuff.
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