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I am pleased to see that the new ImagePrint manual for v6 is a great improvement over earlier versions and is, in fact, excellent. The extensive Troubleshooting Guide section is a good addition. Also, as program installation has been simplified, I believe that most questions on IP problems that come up on online forums can now be answered by suggesting, in the best Unix tradition, that the user "look it up in the manual...." These notes are based on ImagePrint 6 build 1.08. If you are using a later build some of the issues and glitches discussed below may have been fixed, as ColorByte is aware of all of them.

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Business Issues > Burning Issues and Expert Opinions > Client wants RAW files

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AuthorSubject: Client wants RAW files   [Go to Bottom of Page]
Edward McCain
Posted on Mon Nov 17, 2003 9:00 PM

I have a client who wants me to send them selected RAW files from a recent shoot. I'm a litlte concerned about this, since I then loose all control over what they do with the images. I have stipulated that they need to destroy all files from this job after 90 days, but I still wonder what things will look like and if they really know what they are doing on that end. Also, I loose the fees that I would have made converting the files - and I also normally embed my copyright info into the IPTC info to hopefully protect the images if they get "lost." I won't be able to do that with the converted files. I do trust this client and it won't matter that much this one time, but it does raise a big question for me regarding how to bill for RAW files versus converted files, etc.

I'm wondering how to respond to this request. It isn't that much different than what I do when I send original color transparencies and let them do the scanning, except that I no longer risk the damage that sometimes happens from being badly handled by the scanner operator.

How are other people handling this situation?

Edward McCain
http://www.mccainphoto.com


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