The DigitalFusion Blog

Moving Forward: Redesigned Messengers for Mobile Devices

DF Studio’s previous full software update introduced Visual Screen Protection (VSP), a highly requested addition that was seamlessly adopted by many users. VSP is part of a wider effort to make DF Studio’s features easy to use and accessible from any location or...

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The Importance of Unit Still Photography

In an age where anyone can easily shoot thousands of pictures, why should television and motion picture productions invest in unit still photography? For many budget-conscious productions, especially independent films or shows, this question leads to skimping on unit...

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Historic Images from Orson Welles’ Final Film ‘The Other Side of the Wind’ Scanned by DigitalFusion

Frank Marshall who served as a Production Manager on the original production has been trying to have the film completed for more than forty years, and now completion of the film will begin.

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Rare Images of Fleetwood Mac Scanned by DigitalFusion

Mick Fleetwood, Legendary drummer, bandleader, and founding member of one of the greatest rock groups of all time announces a new book. Love that Burns – A Chronicle of Fleetwood Mac is Mick Fleetwood’s account of the early blues era of Fleetwood Mac. The...

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Permissions 2.0: A Mission to Perfect

Earlier this fall, DF Studio released a software update that included Library-based permissions. It was a major release that required extensive back-end work, and development took several months to complete. So far we’ve heard a lot of great feedback, and are...

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DF Studio Passes 1 Petabyte of Files Stored

DF Studio has some big news to share! This August, we surpassed 1 Petabyte (that’s 1,000 Terabytes or 1,000,000 Gigabytes) of stored files. That’s a lot of data. To celebrate this milestone, we’ll be publishing a series of blog posts about storing files: stay tuned...

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DigitalFusion presents #YearInSpace

Astronaut Scott Kelly returned to Earth earlier this year after spending nearly a year in space aboard the international space station. From his perch (249 miles) above the earth, he photographed hundreds of beautiful and abstract images of our planet’s surface while...

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Behind the Scenes: DF Studio at the Met Gala

DF Studio Attends Fashion’s Biggest Opening Night For the second year in a row, Vogue.com chose DF Studio to manage the photo storage and traffic for their coverage of the Met Gala. Held annually to benefit the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute, the...

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DigitalFusion – As Fine as Art Can Be

By Courtney Saba Recreating fine art with wide format digital printing is a form of art in itself. The process, referred to as giclée, creates a final product so accurate that many would believe it to be an original. The combination of specific hardware, ink, and...

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DF Studio 2015 Wrap-Up

2015 was great year for DF Studio.  We added some big customers with even greater storage demands.  DF Studio didn’t miss a beat — our distributed architecture on Amazon Web Services automatically scales to meet the need.  We even had plenty of time to build...

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Claudio Cambon’s Compelling “Shipbreak”

In 1998, Claudio Cambon boarded the Oil tanker SS Minole on her final journey after 36 years of service. Cambon documented the trip with rich black and white film stock and the resulting digital scans form his new book, “Shipbreak”. DigitalFusion scanned, and custom printed the well-preserved black and white negatives.

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