Resources: Downloads 2018
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Image Requirements 2017.pdf
Document outlining the technical requirements for manuscript images produced by
2016 Overall Procedure.pdf
general overall reference for how HMML does manuscript photography.
2016 Basic daily steps.pdf
things to check when working on manuscript digitization.
2016 Foliation and
Detailed guidelines for the naming of image files so that
proper foliation of books happens. A vital document for folks to read and
understand. A VITAL DOCUMENT TO READ AND UNDERSTAND.
document outlining basic quality-control checks that will ensure that
manuscripts are digitized correctly and have proper file-naming. A VITAL
DOCUMENT TO READ AND UNDERSTAND.
A simple Excel
checklist for documenting quality control checks on manuscript photography.
2016 Canon 6D manual.pdf
Updated user guidelines for producing manuscript page images using the Canon
EOS 6D digital camera.
An older document detailing the
"why" behind HMML's move to digital imaging and the reasoning behind how
HMML does things.
An overall guide
to HMML's book photography methods.
HMML Digitization Studio
An older document with good information on the overall setup
of the manuscript digitization studio environment.
A guide to using digital SLR cameras for
manuscript photography under available light, with tips for achieving proper
exposure and color balance.
Document containing a number of arrow
symbols. This can be printed out and cut into individual "up" arrows to
indicate manuscript orientation when making photographs.
2016 two-up metadata
A printable PDF that
produces two metadata sheets per page. Use this if no electronic metadata
collection is being done at the time of photography.
HMML_Rulers.pdf This PDF contains nine metric
rulers that can be used when photographing books to provide a useful size
reference. When printing this out, make sure you have printer scaling set to
100% in order to ensure that the resulting printout is accurate. Check
against a real metric scal to confirm proper size.
PDF Manuals for Cameras and
Lighting Units (English)
- Canon EOS 27.1.iso
Disk image (ISO) file. This can be downloaded and burned
to CD to create the installation disc for Canon EOS
Utilities version 27.1. These utilities include Zoombrowser,
Digital Photo Professional, and the EOS remote capture
utility. 429 MB
- Canon EOS 30.2.iso
Disk image (ISO) file for Canon EOS Uitilities version
30.2. This is necessary if one is using RAW image files
from Canon's EOS 5Ds model (the 50-megapixel one). 670
- Bulk Rename Utility
An extremely useful utilitiy that allows for the
renaming of files using "search and replace,"
resequencing of filenames, and the like. Also allows for
filenames to be copied to the clipboard for pasting into
Excel lists, etc.
- Manual for Bulk Rename
Useful to study, as BRU is a rather
Notepad++ is a text editor
that has more features and power than the usual Windows
is the best JPEG viewing software app I've found. It has
all the usual viewing capabilities, plus powerful batch
processing features. It is non-destructive; that is, the
user can rotate, flip or otherwise change their view of
an image file without having any of this saved to the
actual file itself.
- CD Burner XP
and Free Easy Burner
These are CD and DVD recording apps. If you need to
convert one of the ISO files listed above into a usable
CD, you'll need something like this.
- FastStone Image Viewer
This is an excellent image viewing program that
performs lossless rotation of JPEG images.