When pitching your services to potential clients, being able to come across as knowledgeable and professional are essential traits for securing new business. If you can reference to the fact that you have your own on-site printing service as well as an easily and quickly scalable photography workflow system then you’ll instantly be able to highlight a professional process that shows you’re a proficient and skilled photographer.
As well as professionalising your services, a photo management system allows you to streamline your processes and maximises your productivity on-site. You’ll be able to offer an enhanced service and boost your efficiency.
Bring your Lab On-site
MicroLab lets you bring your very own photo lab on-site. The benefits of this are massive; gone are the days of putting your prints in the hands of external printers, you’re able to take control of your own prints and ensure that they reach your own high-quality benchmark. MicroLab supports the latest DryLab printers from Fujifilm.
You can also limit your own production costs, which leaves room for more flexible pricing with your clients. Having your own photo lab close to hand means that you can make more insightful decisions in terms of production and decide what’s right for your business.
Having your own lab on-site brings your printing in-house and your production costs under control. You can easily make changes and manage your processes.
Print fulfillment workflow systems allows you to have an easy-to-use central location for all of your digital files and keep them secure, using advanced database technologies. Your assets are accessible wherever you are and help you to quickly adapt to your on-site location.
MicroLab’s Powerful Search tool enables you to quickly search for specific images and data and get results in no time at all. Instead of tediously searching through folders, you can rapidly identify what you’re looking for and increase your overall productivity.
Your photos and data are captured through Scan and Merge, which is a camera integrated barcode reader that links your data to MicroLab for your convenience. Scan and Merge lets you take multiple shots and when you’re finished you can quickly scan the next barcode for your next subject.
The Face Detect feature also uses face detection technologies to automatically crop around faces on photo files, so that you can maintain the same standard and save yourself time.
Keep Clients Informed
If you’ve got an easy-to-use photo management system then you’ll be able keep clients updated and involve them in your process. You can show them the shots you’ve taken so far and easily organise and access your data and images to keep clients involved.
MicroLab links up with ID-Shoot which helps you to take high-quality photos, organise your image files, import them into a school database system and provide on-site proof cards. This means that in conjunction with your photo management system, you can streamline your processes ever further with proof cards that show images, order references and the opportunity to create a unique username and password for online ordering.