Friday, July 1

Photography

Photographic Image Licensing Explained in 2 Minutes Flat!

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So you are hiring a photographer to do some work for you and he/she mentions licensing. What is licensing, why do I have to deal with it and wouldn't it be easier if we just forgot the whole thing and you just give me the pictures?Well, the short answer is that there are countless way to use and abuse a photograph that you might never imagine in a 100 years, but U.S. Copyright law is there to protect the artwork's creator when things get complicated.Okay, so how do things get complicated?Let's imagine you made a lovely painting of your dog. You show your painting at the state fair and it sells for the princely sum of $20. You hear a couple of years later that the painting is hanging over the mantel at the new owner's house, they love it and enjoy it everyday.Now, what if you heard that the...

What a Photographer Should Not Miss in a Wedding

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A Wedding is the most important day for any couple. That is the day when two people become one and look forward to living their whole life together. Sometimes couples spend years and all their life savings planning for this big day so we can understand how critical it is to get everything right on this occasion.An essential part of any wedding is photography. Some weddings also have videography but even though you might find a wedding with just a photographer, you will rarely find one with just a videographer. It is imperative that the photographer hired to document this holy union understands the responsibility of their job.Marriage is not just a union of two people but also two families. Even though the stars of the wedding day are the couple, what makes a wedding memorable is the presen...

Photographers – It’s Time To Use Your Words Through Storytelling

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When I say photographers and using your words, it may come out as an odd combination of terms. It is a well-known fact that photography in itself is a way of expressing oneself. So why would a photographer need to resort to words?The other fact we all know about is the intense competition in the business markets. If you want to establish a photography business that grows, you need innovation. And using your words to tell your story is the innovation presently.There is no doubt that you may have the skills and access to the best cameras and resources in the market. But hundreds of other photographers can say the same. So what makes you different?It's your story that will set you apart. And yes, you can tell your story through the images you capture, but words can add a new side to your visu...

5 Tips for Event Photography

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As a photographer, you may be called for wedding photography. If you have been looking for some event photography tips, this article can help you. Actually, your job is to shoot some amazing photos. Given below are 5 tips that can help you with your event photography. With these tips, you will be able to take amazing photos.#1 Dress upBefore you leave for the event venue, make sure you put on the right outfit. People at the event should not feel that you belong somewhere else. In other words, you should be able to mingle with the crowd. And this can happen only if you are well dressed.You don't have to put on a suit and tie. You can also do with slacks, a nice shirt and black shoes. The idea is to be well-dressed. Being over-dressed means being on the safe side, but being under-dressed is ...

Promote Your Business With Professional Product Photography

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Strong visuals lend an edge to marketing and advertising campaigns. An image can say a thousand words with great recall value. Catchy images can attract better than a tag line, offer visual cues and greater detail that can be seen and understood. Photography is all about being creative. Creativity really has no borders, different combinations offer opportunities for the best images. Here is how you can drive sales higher with creative images of your products.Showcase details and finish quality of products Photography offers businesses the option of showcasing the finer details of products. Of great importance to clients is the need to see up and close the finish quality of products that are offered online. For instance, a simple coffee mug, photographed with the right lighting and backgrou...

Images – Is Seeing Believing?

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I wanted to explore the impact of the images we use in our businesses and the effect of the images circulating on social media."A picture paints a thousand words" Frederick R. Barnard in 1921I am bombarded these days by all sorts of images. Whether they are cute or horrific, they each make an emotional impact in their own way. For instance, I often feel manipulated when I discover that the 'today's earthquake disaster' photo going viral on social media, was actually taken 5 years earlier and sometimes even in another country. Archive photos of all sorts get re-used to demonstrate many different situations, and public emotions get swayed to and fro by the use of these images. If we aren't diligent we can become emotional puppets, being triggered by whatever someone else wants to show us and...

Choosing Professional Event Photographers

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There are different events that we hold from time to time and as such, it is important to capture those moments for the sake of memory. There are professional photographers for the various events that you may have including concerts, street photography, sports, fashion events, birthdays, weddings and so on. When you deal with a professional photographer, then you will be able to remember most of the events that you may have been to in a much easier and responsible manner. Even for people aspiring to set up an online business, there is still the need to have a professional photographer who will showcase all the items that are on sale.When your photos are of a great quality, then you can easily impress your audience. Hiring the best photographer is, therefore, an essential thing to do. There...

A New Camera? Get the Most Out of It

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A feeling that many new camera owners frequently experience is that the pictures they take 'do not look as good as I had anticipated... 'The simple solution to this problem is to get to know your camera properly. Modern digital cameras are technological marvels - even the lowest priced 'point & shoot' and they can help you to take delightful images that you really enjoy. But...Most people go straight to the "Quick Start" leaflet, make sure they know some of the crucial buttons to press, ignore the instruction manual and begin taking pictures. 'Real women and real men do not read instruction manuals!'This is all well and good but you will never get to appreciate the technological wonder that you now possess and you will absolutely not get full value from your purchase. Your instruction manu...

The Best Aerial Photography Can Change the Definition of Photography

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Aerial photography is just like as its name is suggested. In this technique of taking pictures, the shoot is done by moving the drone around the place in the sky all the pictures are taken from the sky. By shooting from such a height can change your photography experience.Many professional aerial photographers have shown their creativity by clicking such a masterpiece. They have changed the views of peoples by their best aerial photography and set the new height to reach for the other photographers. Aerial photography is becoming famous and many businesses are demanding aerial photographers for clicking pictures which can be fruitful for their website or business.Many couples are hiring the best aerial photography agencies for shooting their wedding with the technology so that they can hav...

What Makes A Great Sports Action Photo?

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This article is going to be a little different from many of the ones I like to read on sports photography. Most provide very useful tips on which camera settings work best for different types of shots. I have read others that give great insight on how to take better sports action photos. These are all very informative. But how do you know if you've got a great action shot? I think it would be very interesting to find out what different photographers look for in a great sports action photo. So that is what this article will address. What is the difference between a good action shot and a great one? Here are three things I look for when making that distinction. If any one of these three elements are captured, it has the makings of an awesome shot. Get two out of the three, and there is an ex...