A Look into the Digital Lab Image Studio

Tobacco Pouch

Hello Digital Lab friends!

This past week the Digital Lab Staff have been continuing their work archiving images for the Clark Library. Here is a recent photo, taken on friday, of a Native American Tobacco Pouch. Many amazing pieces of history pass through our Image Studio so that we can document them into our digital collection. Interested in seeing more? Follow this link to the Library’s Digital Collection!

Interested in documenting your own history into a digital collection? Stop by the Digital Lab to see how we can be of assistance!

Have a wonderful rest of your weekend!

Digital Lab Staff

More workshops added to the Fall 2014 Workshop Series

Still craving to get new knowledge through the Digital Lab’s Workshop Series? Well you are in luck! The Digital Lab has extended it’s Fall 2014 Workshop Series with four more sessions: 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. September 29 and October 2nd  These four workshops will cover the basics of the newest version of iMovie.


Budding directors and film editors brush up on your skills or learn from the beginning!  Visit our workshops page to register.

See you soon!

Digital Lab Staff 

Find your place for projects!

Hello friends!

New student projects have been added to the projects tab on the main page, as well as a new tab for Design projects! You kind find these new project designs here!

Do you have a class project that would be amazing with a beautiful photograph? How about a short video interview? Or perhaps a stunning poster design? Come check out the Digital Lab for everything we have to offer to make your next class project the best one yet!

Keep on with your wonderful weekend!

Digital Lab Staff

The Digital Lab and the Clark Library Art Collection

Ever notice the beautiful artwork displayed in the Clark Library? The Digital Lab is photographing all the art that can be seen in the library to a Digital Collection that can be found on the Library’s Digital Collections page.

_MG_5978The high quality images have been produced in the Image Production Studio. This studio is open to all student access if you would also like to experiment with building your own digital collection. Stop by the Digital Lab service desk for more details.


Highlight Spot: Fall 2014 Workshop Series

Getting well-versed in something, like a language or software program starts by taking the simple classes that launch your path to mastering. The Digital Lab here at UP is offering your chances to becoming versed in various software programs offered here in the lap for all things ranging from photography editing to film editing software. This is the Fall 2014 Workshop Series where the Digital Lab will be offering 1 hour classes specific to certain programs.

Editing Images

If this sounds like something you are interested in, take a browse here at the workshops that will be available, free, very shortly. Here is your chance to start your path to that professional photography studio or that career path to a Film Editor for 20th Century Fox. It is all very exciting, we can hardly wait!


See you soon!

Digital Lab Staff

Into the world of Film

Ever dreamt of becoming a director or taking part in the production of feature films?

All the greats (Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg, Woody Allen, ect.) started with a hand held camera, shaky video footage and the occasional ‘why did I even think to film this?’ moments. In reality, making it in the film industry all comes down to experience, passion and ultimately exposure; and currently your backyard of Portland Or. is offering one of the best exposure opportunities for all aspiring film makers. The 38th annual Portland International Film Festival. Submission have begun and range from August 19th- November 14th. Now is YOUR moment. Submit a film!

piff37-e1390898610559 (2014 Film Festival theme and official poster for PIFF)

And here is how the Digital Lab here at UP will help you make this dream into a reality. We offer the equipment you need to produce a professional grade film. 

But the digital lab doesn’t just stop at providing the best in pre and production stages of filming. We also offer  the top of the line software for all stages of post production.

We have it all and it is free for use of all UP Students. So come on in and ask us any questions you have about what we offer and how we can be of assistance to you in your next big step toward your Oscar. Just remember a little thank you in the acceptance speech, of course!

Happy filming,

Digital Lab Staff

Here is the link to information regarding the Portland International Film Festival and submission guidelines. 


New Epson 7900 printer in the Digital Lab

Epson 7900 Wide Format Printer

Epson 7900 Wide Format Printer

The Epson Stylus Pro 7900 has arrived in  the Digital Lab. This printer allows for large  prints of up to 24 inches wide.

It’s excellent for learning how to make posters
and archival photographs.

Drop by the Digital Lab and ask us about it. We’d love to answer your questions.