PaperPix is a media delivery system designed for Photographers and Journalists. It allows for the simple delivery of your content in the format you require using an upload once and send to many format. Including Images, Video and Copy live from your news or event using your mobile device or laptop. Media can be delivered via FTP or email to publications, your desk, clients or shared on social media by simply selecting them from the send menu.
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Registering for a PaperPix account is simple. Add your details, together with an email address and password. An email will be sent to your email address, simply follow the instructions to activate your account.
The “My Accounts” menu item allows you to edit and change your account details. Simply click the item you need to change and when finished click update. The details you fill in here are used to populate your IPTC / Caption information you apply to your photos. It is therefore important that this information is correct and up to date. Your FTP details are also on this page. You are given an FTP account to send images directly to the storage area ready to caption or transmit. Click the password field to view your password.
The dashboard is laid out to provide quick access to the main areas of PaperPix. Click on any of the options to access those areas. *The Dashboard can be modified via the admin page on your account settings. The admin page is not implemented yet but will include the ability to create detailed reports, data usage etc as well as feedback and effectiveness from social media.
The Generic Caption Template contains a field to add copy or a message. Journalists and Photographers can use this area to add copy or message that will be appended to the body of any emails with images attached sent out with this template applied.
To upload media ro PaperPix you have the option of FTP or the Built in web uploader. Wew will assume for the sake of this quick guide that you are familiar with FTP. Your FTP details can be found on your my account page. To upload using the web interface simply drag your files (PC and MAC) or click the browse button to access images or video already on your PC / Mac or Mobile device (Tablet / Phone). Once you select the required media click upload and the files will be transfered to your PaperPix images section. A thumbnail of your video or images will be crated the 1st time you click "My Images". You can also use your devices built in camera to record video and images and upload it uising the web interface (See Below).
From the dashboard simply select upload as normal.
Renaming allows you to rename one or multiple images. Multiple images will be given squencial numbers, i.e. if you rename 5 files "New Images" they will be renamed "New Images - 001", "New Images - 002", "New Images - 003" etc.
If an agency supplied an image with their detault caption details and format you can use the extract IPTC option to store the details in your list of available captions. Simply upload the image(s) with the caption(s) and select the (one) image then from image over lay click the extract IPTC icon the inforamtion stored in that image will now be avialble in your list of captions.
Select an image and click the edit IPTC icon This will load the IPTC editor page. All the IPTC data within the image can be edited and saved from here. Click or search any of the fields and type the new information. Then simply click submit for the changes to be applied. Use the arrow top left to return to the images page. Shortcodes and Variables coming soon.
One of the innotive features within PaperPix is the Keyword Assist. Click, the Assistant button after a short delay the assitant will return a number keywords it thinks matches your image. Click the X next to any that are not required, similarly type next to the word tag to add additional keywords that have been misssed by the AI. Finally click submit to have the keywords embedded into the image file meta data. During the AI Procedure a very small low res version of your image is sent to a 3rd party where their fully automated AI system will interegate the images and return a number of keywords. The image is then deleted from their system.
If you want to save the set or all the images, select them and click the menu option "DOWNLOAD". A zip will be created and all the selcted files will be downloaded to you Computer or Mobile Device.
Transmit allows you to select as many images as you need and send them to publications, collegues, picture desks etc in one go, without burning any more of your mobile data. You can select FTP or Email or a combination of both. Click the transmit option from the Action menu for a list of Email and FTP destinations.
From the transmit popup select your destinations. Then click TRANSMIT IMAGES. Once clicked you can close your app or device as the transmit will happen in the background.
Select any or all the images to delete. The Delete option is the red button in the Action Menu, Bottom right. You will be asked to confirm you want to delete the images (media). PaperPix is not a storage facility and in the beta we do not actively cull images after a set time. You are adviced to download then delete sets that are no longer needed as the system will slow down for you the more images you upload.
Dropbox, One Drive, Google Drive, Photoshelter TBC
Select Support, Feedback or feature request, click send. We will endevour to contact you withing 24 hours.
Data logging is crude in the beta but will show you send images, and status, either failed or success.