Imaging standards or guidelines such as ISO19264:1 and the Metamorfoze Preservation Imaging Guidelines can be a contentious subject within the cultural heritage imaging field. Advocates argue imaging standards set a benchmark for objectively assessing and expressing image quality, whereas critics dismiss them as overly complex and jargon‐heavy. This panel discussion will ask questions about the practical implementation of imaging standards.
This panel discussion will ask questions about the practical implementation of imaging standards. Discussion themes include:
Introducing imaging standards
Implementing imaging standards
The future of imaging standards
The event starts with lightning talks with each panellist sharing their experience of imaging standards. This will be followed by the panel discussion and questions from attendees.
Chaired By:Andrew Bruce (Photographer. National Gallery, London)
Panelists:Kristin A Phelps (Digitisation Manager, US Copyright Office, Library of Congress), John Barrett (Photographer, Bodleian Library), Scott Geffert (General Manager, Imaging Dept, The Metropolitan Museum of Art), Don Williams (Director, Image Science Associates), Martina Hoffmann (Martina Hoffmann Consulting, Bern), Tom Rieger (Manager, Digitization Services Section, Library of Congress), Michael Horsley (Technical Specialist, US National Archives and Records Administration), Tony Harris (Digital Media and Photography Manager, Government Art Collection) and Carola van Wijk (Photographer, Rijksmuseum).