I'm setting up a product photography area for a client, where they have a camera (probably a Canon DSLR) tethered to a Windows laptop.
The ideal workflow would be one where the client could shoot, scale, crop and level the photos, attaching product info before uploading to the website (Currently running Joomla! and VirtueMart, may eventually be a proprietary solution more fully integrated with the central warehouse's inventory database.
Because there probably aren't many tethered shooting solutions that integrate directly with VirtueMart (Or if there is, please let me know!), and because I don't want to hand write an interface in Visual C++ or something that's specific to a product database with a high likelihood of future replacement, I'm looking for something that can do the following:
- Photo manipulation -- crop, scale, level (specifically choose white point)
- Photo organization
- Meta data attachment
- Some FTP ability
- Bonus marks for sophisticated batch metadata output (I.e., "save folder metadata to CSV")
Any ideas? Thanks!