27 Jun, 2014 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

LIGHTROOM IMAGE PROCESSING -- This video shows what photo newbies need to know. - Felix Esser. “Adobe Lightroom is, by far, one of the most popular image-processing solutions on the market, owing to its powerful tools and easy-to-use interface. From amateurs to professionals, there are many photographers whose daily routine includes using the software, which cleverly combines image library management with post-processing and -editing functions. The latter are mostly found via Lightroom’s “Develop” module, which is the topic of a lengthy video recently shared by B&H Photo.

AIR DOG: -- The Foldable, Autonomous GoPro Drone that Always Keeps You in the Shot - Gannon Burgett: “It looks like autonomous drones are the next fad, because just days after sharing the Hexo+ drone, we have for your consideration another very popular autonomous flying cameraman. It’s called AirDog, and like Hexo+ it is currently in its crowdfunding stage a la Kickstarter. SOURCE: http://petapixel.com/2014/06/18/airdog-foldable-personal-gopro-drone-always-keeps-view/

13 Jun, 2014 | Posted by: bswenson

CREATE GREAT WEBSITE CONTACT PAGES -- DL Cade: “They say the devil is in the details, and boy is that ever true when it comes to creating an easy-to-navigate photography website. In this video, The Slanted Lens‘ Jay P Morgan and Adelaide Lawren sit down and talk you through 6 tips that will help you get one of the most important parts of that site squared away. SOURCE: http://petapixel.com/2014/06/02/video-6-tips-creating-great-contact-page-photography-website/

via Joe Stanski

25 Feb, 2014 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

GROW YOUR ONLINE AUDIENCE - Tips and Strategies. Sarah Jacobs: “In this webinar, PhotoShelter’s own Co-founder and Chairman, Allen Murabayashi offers up tips from the presentations he’s given. Listen in as he shares insights into how you can use smart marketing techniques to grow the online audience you want for your photo business. Learn how to make your prospective clients advocates of your brand, the beauty of testing, the importance of SEO, and much more. http://blog.photoshelter.com/2014/02/video-tips-strategies-grow-online-audience/

04 Feb, 2014 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

Cool Smartphone Cameras and Accessories - Greg Scoblete: “Smartphones are becoming more capable cameras and each step of the way, the universe of supporting photo accessories has grown in functionality, novelty and utility. http://www.pdnonline.com/gear/7-Cool-Smartphone-Ca-10193.shtml

17 Dec, 2013 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

GREAT HOLIDAY PHOTOGRAPHY - Nigel Barker: “Holidays provide some of the best opportunities to get great photos, if you remember a few simple tips. Great advice for getting the most out of every photo op.

11 Jun, 2013 | Posted by: bswenson

TRAVEL GEAR: Essential Tips for Travel Photographers. Jason Tran: “International photographer Benjamin Wong posted this great video of helpful travel tips for photographers flying internationally. The video has some very neat and unconventional tips that only a seasoned photographer might be able to give, like attaching a pink unicorn to your bag to deter potential thieves from garbing a bag that has an easily definable feature. Check out the original post where he posts links to all of the gear and gadgets he talks about in the video.”

28 May, 2013 | Posted by: sellmyphotos

ONE CAMERA AND ONE MIKE -- To Film a Conservation Project – Jerry Monkman: When Canon introduced the 5D Mark II a few years ago, I decided to give shooting video a try. As usual, I may have overestimated what I was getting myself into, but after six months I was able to pull off this video for a client. http://www.pronaturephotographer.com/2013/05/one-camera-and-one-microphone-filming-a-conservation-project/

05 Feb, 2013 | Posted by: st

How To Sell Your Photos Online - The Lab With Leo Laporte-VIDEO-
flickr.com - etsy.com - moo.com - picnik.com - smugmug.com

30 Oct, 2012 | Posted by: bswenson

Dan Milnor & The New Photo Book – Lauren Margolis: “Documentary photographer and photo book connoisseur Dan Milnor spoke with us about today’s so-called new photo book – the one he claims every photographer has has in him or herself. SOURCE: http://blog.photoshelter.com/2012/10/live-video-dan-milnor-the-new-photo-book/

21 Aug, 2012 | Posted by: st

DSLR VIDEO -- Dan Havlik: “7 Lighting Tips for Shooting Video with Digital SLRs –Cinematographer Alex Buono is one of the early pioneers of using HD-DSLRs to capture video for television. A longtime user of the Canon 5D Mark II and 7D digital SLRs. Buono, who serves as director of photography for Saturday Night Live, shares some of his lighting tips on how to get the most out the HD video you shoot with a DSLR. SOURCE: http://www.pdnonline.com/gear/7-Lighting-Tips-for--6282.shtml

YOUTUBE AS SALES TOOL -- – Dean “When you’re looking to sell photography services, you know you’re going to need a website — and ideally one that’s free of Flash, easy to browse and contains an impressive but select portfolio. You might also want a Facebook page. But what about a YouTube channel? Should photographers be thinking of video-sharing as a way of showing off their talent for stills? YouTube can be useful for photographers. But if you’re looking to make money out of photography — and you want to use videos to help you — watch it for the tips but shoot for the clients. http://blogs.photopreneur.com/youtube-fails-to-bring-sales-for-photographers?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+PhotopreneurBlog+%28Photopreneur+Blog%29

10 Jul, 2012 | Posted by: st

OUTSIDE THE BOX -- Five Tips to Shake Up Your Travel Photography – James Maher: I love to look at travel photography, but man, sometimes it can all just seem mind-numbingly similar. Sometimes we need to break away from the formulas of what we think photographs should look like. We need to think outside of the box and try to do things a little differently. So here are few tips and thoughts to help you create unique travel photos. http://digital-photography-school.com/5-tips-to-shake-up-your-travel-photography-ready
PHOTO: James Mahe

ADD SOME GLAMOR -- Andrea Petersen: “Don't Forget to Pack a Photographer. A growing number of hotels and resorts are offering sessions with photographers to chronicle guests' vacations. Travelers want to record memorable moments without ruining them stressing about focus and flash. They want more sophisticated shots to share on social media. And vacationers realize that an iPhone may not catch that perfect surfing or skiing triumph. SOURCE:
Photo: Helene Harvard

26 Jun, 2012 | Posted by: st

VIDEO IS NOT A MARKET – Gail Mooney: “Some photographers’ existing clients are asking for video. They witness the public’s hunger for motion content to watch on their iPads, iPhones and other mobile devices and they realize they have a need for video. Video is in demand. A lot of photographers think they need to become “videographers” and go after that “market”. But video isn’t really a market at all. It’s a medium that has sound and motion, and is used – just as we do with still images – to communicate; to tell a story or deliver a message. http://www.asmp.org/strictlybusiness/2012/06/video-is-not-a-market/#.T-UwjHW4GVI

19 Jun, 2012 | Posted by: st

SMOOTH STUFF -- GoPro video starring Ryan Sheckler’s NYC skate session – Chase Jarvis: "I love what GoPro is making possible. These are things I’ve been asking for from a lot of manufacturers for years. I’m excited someone is listening." http://blog.chasejarvis.com/blog/2012/06/gopro-video-starring-ryan-shecklers-nyc-skate-session/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+ChaseJarvis+%28Chase+Jarvis+Blog%29

15 May, 2012 | Posted by: st

EASY MOVIE TRAILER -- How To Get Clients With Viddy – Virtual Photography says: “I know what you’re thinking. Viddy? What’s Viddy? Viddy is a social video editing and sharing app that just surpassed the 26 million user mark. Where Instagram and other photo apps allow you to play with still images, Viddy gives you the tools to turn any 15 second video footage into something truly unique and shareable.” http://virtualphotographystudio.com/photographyblog/2012/05/how-to-get-clients-with-viddy/

24 Apr, 2012 | Posted by: st

RUDY WINSTON: Explore some of the ins and outs of planning a week-long photo excursion. (Video)

27 Mar, 2012 | Posted by: st

PROMOTE IT -- How To Create A Video Masterpiece With Your Photos (& Get 100,000 Youtube Views). Benjamin Jenks: “I recently hitchhiked all around the USA to live out a dream of mine. I am fascinated by people and this seemed like a great way to meet Americans of all walks of life. I took over 3,000 photographs with 930 people. I then crammed the photos into a 162 second movie. Here are the 7 steps that helped me get it right, how I promoted my video and how you can have similar success. http://www.digital-photography-school.com/how-to-create-a-video-masterpiece-with-your-photos-get-100000-youtube-views

26 Oct, 2011 | Posted by: st

IPhone 4S Camera Captures Gorgeous Video. A video shot by Vimeo user Benjamin Dowie on the new iPhone's high-definition 1,080p camera looks more like an indie music video than something filmed on a phone. The video captures a day at the beach--complete with crashing waves, waving sea grass and skateboarding--and moves indoors for an intimate look at various domestic details. Dowie runs Beanpole Productions, an independent film studio in Australia. SOURCE: Huffington Post ; http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/17/iphone-4s-camera-video_n_1016651.html

07 Sep, 2011 | Posted by: st

Travel Photography Tips. By Elliot Guthrie

27 Jul, 2011 | Posted by: st

Video: The Incredible Rube Goldberg Portrait Photography Machine
This video from 2dphotography.ca is the epitome of a Rube Goldberg iInvention. For four incredible minutes, a warehouse of photography gear is abused, rolled, smashed, swung, photographed, and used in ways the manufacturer never intended in order to get a single portrait shot.

20 Apr, 2011 | Posted by: st

LANDING VIDEO ASSIGNMENTS -- Holly Stuart Hughes: “While loads of photographers have sample videos on their web sites, clips of video footage alone aren't enough to catch a client's attention or prove you can handle the production, organization and storytelling that video assignments entail. Here we collect some of the video work by photographers that helped them land video assignments. SOURCE: PhotoDistrict NEWS http://www.pdnonline.com/pdn/features/The-Reels-That-Helpe-2443.shtml

23 Mar, 2011 | Posted by: st

BREAKING IN -- Still/Video Convergence: A Successful 'Trust Me' Pitch for Video Production - Photographer Brook Pifer landed an assignment to shoot stills for a budget-conscious start-up, and surpassed their expectations by producing a compelling video, too. Pifer's reward was another assignment--with a bigger budget and fee. SOURCE: David Walker ; http://www.pdnonline.com/pdn/features/Still-Video-Converge-2195.shtml

16 Mar, 2011 | Posted by: st

TRAVEL TREAT: Human Planet - Photographer Timothy Allen talks about working with the BBC series Human Planet. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-12618167

15 Dec, 2010 | Posted by: psnotes

GOOD BUSINESS -- How Can Photographers Give Back During the Holidays? - In this video, Sean Cayton discusses why it’s important — and also good business — for photographers to give back to their communities. http://rising.blackstar.com/how-should-photographers-give-back-during-the-holidays.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Black-Star-Rising+%28Black+Star+Rising%29

01 Dec, 2010 | Posted by: psnotes

STILL/VIDEO CONVERGENCE: Soft-Sell Documentaries for a Cycling Outfitter - Oregon photographer Benji Wagner has traveled the country over the past year as a one-man video production crew, shooting mini documentaries of cyclists taking on tough, exhilarating rides through beautiful countryside. It’s run-and-gun work from the back of a sag wagon. SOURCE: PhotoDistrictNews http://www.pdnonline.com/pdn/features/Still-Video-Converge-1193.shtml

Rapha Continental | D2R2 from RAPHA on Vimeo.

06 Oct, 2010 | Posted by: psnotes

-- Stanley’s Photo Tutorial: Using Natural Light for Outdoor Portraits - We look at identifying locations where you can use natural light for an outdoor portrait without relying on a flash or other light source. http://rising.blackstar.com/stanleys-photo-tutorial-learning-to-see-light.html

15 Sep, 2010 | Posted by: psnotes

RETRO -- Photo enthusiasts ditching “digital” for film?

27 Jul, 2010 | Posted by: psnotes

NOT A PIECE-A-CAKE -- Still/Video Convergence: Stephanie Rausser Shoots and Directs a Pharma Campaign - Stephanie Rausser, who specializes in commercial shoots involving lifestyle and kids, says that just about every other client who now calls her with an assignment to shoot stills ends up inquiring about video production, too. However, the "anyone-can-shoot-video" hype surrounding the DSLR’s that shoot video is way more complicated than people perceive it to be. SOURCE: PDOnline.com ; http://www.pdnonline.com/pdn/content_display/features/pdn-online/e3i3639278d2189e4efee7bac0914d6d0b6

21 Jul, 2010 | Posted by: psnotes

When photography first collided with digital technology, photographers suddenly had a new learning curve to ascend. Chances are, you’ve been working with digital for a while now, and you’re probably feeling relatively comfortable with all the new tasks digital introduced to your photographic workflow. Choose the right service for getting your video out into the world where prospective clients can see it. http://www.digitalphotopro.com/business/dpp-solutions-now-showing-your-masterpiece.html

14 Jul, 2010 | Posted by: st

Ask an Art Buyer: Targeting and Evaluating your Promotion – Heather Morton’s answer via video to Ryan Roger’s question, I have an account with agency access, and have been sending out printed promos. My response has been lackluster. I wonder if I’m sending to the wrong people though. Do you have advice on who exactly to send my promos to? http://www.heathermorton.ca/blog/?p=6572
TAKEAWAY: Mailing list marketing is shooting in the dark. Heather would say, Don’t”. The reality: Commercial photobuyers stand over a wastebasket when they review incoming promotional mail. It's important to target your list as Heather says.

30 Jun, 2010 | Posted by: st

Chase Jarvis TECH: Complete Workflow and Backup for Photo + Video - This video covers all the ins and outs, the theory and the details of our complete photo and video workflow from capture to archive and everything in between. http://blog.chasejarvis.com/blog/2010/06/workflow-and-backup-for-photo-video/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+ChaseJarvis+%28Chase+Jarvis+Blog%29
TAKEAWAY: And the computer was going to make photography easier and simplified?

JUGGLING THE WORK -- Still/Video Convergence: A Documentary Team Goes Behind the Scenes at Miss USA - Multimedia journalists Tim Gruber and Jenn Ackerman describe how they landed a major beauty pageant account, and how they juggle video and still photography to document the events. SOURCE: David Walker http://www.pdnonline.com/pdn/content_display/features/pdn-online/e3ic25a0caf931c89240ea31cead9a6f950

-- AdoramaTV Educational Videos - Adorama (www.adorama.com) announced the launch of AdoramaTV – a new video channel featuring an ongoing series of free weekly educational videos designed to help everyone interested in photography become a better photographer. The weekly schedule:
• Monday: “Digital Photography 1 on 1”
• Tuesday: “How’d They Do That?”
• Wednesday: “Product Reviews”
• Thursday: “iPhone and iPad App Reviews”
• “Behind the Scenes” segments will be posted as they become available. http://shutterbug.com/news/061410adorama/

09 Jun, 2010 | Posted by: photosource

-- Moose Peterson: Cleaning the Gear - Moose is fastidious when it comes to cleaning his gear. In this four-part video series, “Cleaning da Gear,” Moose walks through his post-shooting nightly cleaning routine. http://www.photofidelity.com/blog/moose-peterson-cleaning-the-gear.html

05 May, 2010 | Posted by: photosource

Survival Strategies for Photographers:

Spend Time — Not Money — on Marketing

By Sean Cayton
In this post in my video series on survival strategies for photographers, I look at some low-cost and no-cost ways to attract new business in a down economy.
click here:
SOURCE: Black Star Rising

21 Apr, 2010 | Posted by: photosource

Rick Sammon's Top Ten Digital Photography Tips - Rick Sammon, photographer, author and blogger, gives us ten quick digital photography tips in this video. http://www.photofidelity.com/blog/rick-sammons-top-ten-digital-photography-tips.html

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GETTING STRAIGHT ABOUT “Fair USE” – Very often, photographers get upset when they might see their photo used as an example in a blog. Before you boil over and feel violated and cry “foul” be sure to understand how the “Fair Use” provision of the Copyright Law works. Here’s a video about it.
SOURCE: Abby Johnson, American University; WebProNews; http://videos.webpronews.com/2010/04/16/what-is-fair-use/

07 Apr, 2010 | Posted by: photosource

That new PHOTOSHOP improvement..

See how "Content Aware" will save you hours in your workload.


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25 Nov, 2009 | Posted by: photosource

PREY -- Leopard seal teaches photographer how to catch penguins (video). National Geographic photographer Paul Nicklen's encounter with a giant leopard seal in Antarctica who, over the course of four days, fed penguins to his camera and tried to teach him how to catch prey.

11 Nov, 2009 | Posted by: photosource

CLASSIC PHOTOS ON VIDEO -- Time Warner: Life.com Partners Animoto To Present Online Galleries. LIFE.com has announced that it will now feature animated video galleries of some of its most iconic and powerful photography, including collections featuring Marilyn Monroe and the first lunar landing, powered by video creation platform Animoto. http://bit.ly/W2EAx

21 Oct, 2009 | Posted by: photosource

-- Radical cameras. Two new innovations in personal cameras: the Samsung DualView with screens on both the front and back of the camera, and Nikon's S100PJ, the first camera with a built-in projector. SOURCE: David Pogue. NY TIMES. http://bit.ly/Ru2Ns

In the New Media World, Photographers Who Embrace Change Will Succeed - It was predicted at the recent Online News Association conference in San Francisco that by 2012, 95 percent of all online content will be video. Even if that figure proves optimistic, that is certainly the direction we are heading. And that presents opportunities for photographers.
TAKEAWAY: It’s time now to study the art and techniques of video production.

07 Oct, 2009 | Posted by: photosource

-- Google Analytics for Photographers: Landing Page Strategy - A landing page" is the page where a visitor enters your Web site. In this
video in my Google Analytics series, I show you my strategy for optimizing
multiple landing pages on my site to attract more traffic - and more
prospective customers. SOURCE: KIM LARSON

-- Disney in tilt-shift photography. (Video)