What are .XMP files?

.XMP files (extensible metadata platform) are an industry-standard format for holding additional data about your files. This can include things like edits which have been applied to the raw file or metadata information such as captions and star ratings. If you or your photographer have done any editing to the image’s raw file, or added any […]

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How to rename images in bulk using Bulk Rename Utility.

If you are already familiar with Adobe Bridge or Lightroom, then you can use either of these to rename your files and this guide will let you know how. Bridge and Lightroom are great for simple naming adjustments and allow you to see the images you are renaming, and automatically apply any new names for […]

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User Guide: how to upload your images to the platform

If you haven’t already resized and tagged your images, check out this short guide on how to do just that as this will need to be done first. If you are a photographer and are just uploading images to the platform for the production to tag later, then skip past the tagging step and just […]

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How to rename images in bulk

***EDIT 30TH MARCH 2022*** The latest version of Adobe Bridge (12.0.1) contains bugs that prevent batch renaming. Please ensure you have installed version 12.0 or earlier. Alternatively, so long as you don’t have any .XMP files in your raw folder, you can follow this guide instead for renaming your files using Bulk Rename Utlity. What […]

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How to add, remove and edit actor tags

Editing multiple tags at a time If you have an admin or photographer account and you’ve made a typo, or need to change tags in bulk, follow these simple steps. If you have a front-end only account, then skip to here. Log in to https://api.imageapprovals.com/ Navigate to the production you need to alter your tags […]

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How to quickly convert RAW files to JPGS

If you haven’t already, download your free version of Adobe Bridge – you will need this in order to convert your images using the method below. (See why you should use the perfect duo of Image Approvals and Bridge here.) Quick guide for the pros: Open Bridge > Select your RAW files > Right click […]

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Image Delivery – Photographers

Hello! We are really looking forward to seeing your stills for this production. When you have completed all of your photography days, we need a copy of your stills in RAW, full-res JPG and low-res JPG format, please. RAW files: It is up to you if you would prefer to supply your RAW images in […]

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Problems logging in?

If you are having difficulties logging in, click the forgotten password link below the log in portal and we will email you a new password. If you still continue experiencing login problems, please contact us.

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