Cameras of Yesteryear

Full marks to Corbis for a creative marketing idea: print and build your own pinhole camera! Check it out here.


Help us improve Expression Media

The survey is now closed. Thanks to everyone who took the time to participate! I want to reach out to iView MediaPro and Microsoft Expression Media customers to learn about which features are useful or important to you. In order to do so, I have created a survey to gather this information. Participating in this…

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Why all the Video Stuff?

In addition to Expression Media, I am now the product manager for Expression Encoder. Read more about the Encoder team on the official team blog.

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A Guide to Digital Video

  I’m toying with the idea of writing a document on techniques for producing quality Silverlight video. As part of my research, I’ve been spending time looking at various freely available documents and came across this standout resource published by Quantel (who basically invented modern broadcast graphics) called The Digital Fact Book. Part dictionary, part…

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Expression Encoder MIX08 Sessions

I was at MIX08 in Las Vegas last week and wanted to let everyone know that the sessions are now posted on visitmix.com. For a great overview of Expression Encoder 2, look no further than the Expression Encoder session presented by James Clarke and Charles Finkelstein – and prepare to be amazed by the depth…

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Expression Media 2 Public Beta Available Now!

I am pleased to announce the availability of the Expression Media 2 beta. You can get full info at the main Expression site, but owing to a snafu with the download links, I wanted to make it easy for Mac users to get the download. Microsoft Expression Media 2 beta for Mac Microsoft Expression Media…


Discussion Groups

There are several places to go for user-to-user discussion. The forums located on the iView site are still active and contain a wealth of useful information. On the Microsoft main website, there is a discussion group for Expression Media. Finally, Peter Krogh who authored The DAM Book, has two forums on his website, one for…


Other Blogs

  Here are some other blogs that are maintained by folks working in and around Expression Media: Blog Name Who writes it What they do DAM for Creatives from Microsoft by Kevin Bier Product Unit Manager (aka "Boss") Messages from your Expression Media Support Team by Anita Oakley, J.P. McKinney, Sekar Raju, and Will Brandt…


Hello world

My name is David and I’ll be your host on this blog. I work on the Microsoft Expression product-line specifically Microsoft Expression Media, an application for managing digital assets. What are digital assets? Think photos, videos, music and documents and other rich media. Expression Media grew from iView Media Pro, which Microsoft acquired. The Expression…