DropBox for Photographers

DropBox for Photographers

As a photographer in the digital photography world, there are many new things you need to think about: Having a place online to share and display your images; Being able to share your images between all of your devices; The ability to access your images from wherever you are; Most importantly, a secure place in which to backup your images.

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Automatically Watermark Photographs

Automatically Watermark Photographs on Yo...

One of the biggest concerns of professional photographers is how to showcase their photographs online without inviting unscrupulous individuals to use their work without a permission. The most common solution is to watermark photos to protect their work, but this is often a very time-consuming and tedious process.

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Self-portraiture by Cat Lane

Self-portraiture by Cat Lane

With an undying love for beautiful light, incredible color and wonderful people, photographing fashion and portraiture has been Cat Lane’s world since picking up a camera at the age of sixteen. Inspired by the changing of both seasons and trends in England, her work evolves all year round to capture how she sees the world and the people she photographs.

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Night Vision Photography

Night Vision Photography

When shooting at night, high ISO, long shutter speeds, and an overall large sensor (in DSLR cameras) are still not enough to capture images in extremely low light situations.

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Portraits in window light

Use Window Light to Add Character to Your...

One of the first things a new photographer learns after getting away from the harsh on-camera flash is lighting models with off camera flashes and strobes. While incomparably better than the pop-up flash, this lighting frequently results in flat non-directional lighting.

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Low Light Photography Tips

Taking Photos in Low Light Conditions

As a photographer, I had been told over the years that light is key. Finding the right light for a specific idea I had in mind became an obsession and would take up so much time, when all I wanted to do was shoot.

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What mode should I shoot in?

What Mode Should I Shoot In?

Many people with a new digital camera ask the question, “What mode should I shoot in?” The answer to this question, like a lot of questions in photography is, “It depends.” It depends on your experience and comfort level with the camera, as well as what you are trying to accomplish.

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2005 National Garden Festival in Munich-Riem

Aerial Photography by Klaus Leidorf

Klaus Leidorf, a German photographer and pilot of Cessna 172 Skyhawk – a four-seat, single-engine aircraft, takes aerial photos that are simply breathtaking.

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How to Make Money Selling Photos on ShutterStock

How to sell photos with Shutterstock

In the past decade, professional and part-time photographers have been faced with a new but growing market for their work – microstock.

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Bison, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA

The Nature Conservancy's 2012 Photo Conte...

The Nature Conservancy’s 2012 Digital Photography contest is open for submissions and invites photographers to enter its 7th annual photography competition.

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How to Market your Photo Business

The Business of Photography: Marketing Yo...

Marketing is one of the most important aspects of any successful business venture, including photography. Not only must you get the word out that you have launched your photography company, but you have to work at creating a following. Here are a few tips to get you started:

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Photography Business Plan

The Business of Photography: Developing a...

A passion for photography and a need to generate some extra income are a fabulous combination. However, there is much more to starting a photography business than simply the ability to take a good picture. As with any business venture, getting organized and putting together a plan for success are essential.

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Photographing objects on pure white backg...

There are many reasons why you would want to shoot something on a pure white background. Product shots for a catalog or for selling on eBay just look better that way. Another reason is stock photography where the editor will want to take the image and place it over a different background easily.

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A Splash of Rose by Anthony Chang

A Splash of Rose

Nothing could be more fitting than the title “A Splash Of Rose” for this image by Anthony Chang, a student photographer with a brilliant eye for creating the unusual.

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Lytro Camera Giveaway

A Chance to Win a new Lytro Camera

Bigstock’s library reaches 10 million images and they giving away a Lytro camera to celebrate. In order to participate in the raffle you just need to download images from Bigstock’s collection.

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