In this article, I'll describe the basic steps required to complete a 'pre-selection' of images in Kelvin.
Identify the product you are about to shoot by entering the product or sample code. You can do this by scanning the barcode on the sample label or manually entering the code into the blue box in the right side of the Capture screen.
Click 'Confirm' to verify that the physical product to you are about to shoot matches the product displayed in Kelvin
Depending on the photography settings in the workflow, Kelvin will display one of two selection options:
1. Pre-Selection by position
The style guide positions will be displayed, with an indication the number of shots that will ultimately be required for each position.
2. Generic Pre-Selection
In this scenario, the user can place all pre-selected images in a single transfer bucket. The user can view the associated Style Guide by clicking on the style guide name in the blue box.
Shoot the product ensuring you have captured images for each of the required positions.
Develop your selected images - there is no need to manually add a file name.
You will see these images appear in the capture screen within Kelvin
Drag your pre-selected range image(s) for each position into the Style Guide in right side-panel.
Only images that have fully loaded thumbnails can be selected in the positions. This is to avoid dragging an incorrect image.
If you are working with the generic pre-selection option, drag the images for all positions into the transfer bucket.
Once all of the mandatory images have been added to the Style Guide positions - you'll see a green tick replace the exclamation mark when a position is fulfilled - you can hit the 'Transfer' button to upload the images.
To send instructions to Post-Production, check the 'Radio button'.
You will then move to the 'Mark up' page where you can add instructions and markings to the images. On the left, you can find all the tools to make your markings. You will also be able to see the images in hi-resolution and designate which notes to which marking by setting the colors.
You can repeat this process with the next product whilst the images are uploading in the background.
And of course, below are the shortcuts to help you ease through the tasks.
Close the task: Esc
Move to the instruction box: Tab
Save the instructions: Cmd/Ctrl + Enter
Reverse the last step: Cmd/Ctrl + Z
Reverse the last undo: Cmd/Ctrl + Y
Zoom in: Cmd/Ctrl +
Zoom out: Cmd/Ctrl -