Thank you for your reply!
I looked at both of the services you noted and they both seem fine though Lambda didn’t offer as useful a demo other than showing how you can recognize celebrities. Would either of these be able to be integrated into Portfolio so that a user could ingest image files, have those with faces recognized and then tag them, maintaining a database of tags to be utilized automatically for the next ingest of images with already tagged faces. This is how I would like to see it work.
Mac Photos works fine and if the creation date issue were solved that would be better but the idea of having to utilize two products separately to accomplish the result does not seem to be the most efficient workflow.
This is a wealthy family with close to 400,000 photos, many of them of family events.
Did not consider using that tag, but it is almost as easy to use Keywords, which is where the initial ingest of files has the facial tags from Photos stored. It’s not a question of where to put the tag, but of making the process of tagging more efficient.
You are basically correct in how Mac Photos works. At this point it is not so much a question of where we have been but where we might be able to go. What we have now is just a number of tags in the Keywords field for image files. If an integration could re-scan those files and somehow associate the tags anew and then utilize those tags going forward, great, but we would be happy with a new system going forward and drawing a line in the sand.
Yes, the first part seems to already be doable if we see the workflow as a web site to submit pictures to, but the second part would need to allow tagging and retrieving of the files with the tag embedded and maintenance of a database for subsequent submissions. The better solution would seem to be one integrated in the Portfolio Web Client somehow, even if the calls were being made to an outside service with a usage payment to enable the feature.
Would love to continue this conversation and find a solution for my client. Feel free to contact me directly at (917) 842-5754 to discuss (I am on the east coast).
HR Goldstein Consulting- Digital Imaging Strategies