21 Sep, 2011 | Posted by: st

7 DEADLY MISTAKES… You Might Be Making On Your Photography Website – Peter: Do you know that your photography website can actually be damaging your business? Google tells us that there are almost one million photography websites on the web right now. This is bad news for you. The good news is that most of these websites suck. http://www.digital-photography-school.com/7-deadly-mistakes-you-might-be-making-on-your-photography-website?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+DigitalPhotographySchool+%28Digital+Photography+School%29
TAKEAWAY: From the other side of the table, photobuyers are pragmatic. They need on-target images. If your website is designed with the photobuyer in mind, not your grandmother, mother, or boy friend, you’ll succeed. Pretty websites, with music, curly ques, and Flash, soothe the ego but too often, they are bothersome to photobuyers who are searching for a specific picture to place in the layout of an art director\client. These are some excellent tips to help you guide potential clients to your site.- RE

SPONTANEOUS MOMENTS -- 10 Tips to Photograph the Unexpected – Jim Goldstein: “Spontaneous moments are often the most exciting and most difficult to photograph. While out in the field recently I made an effort to note what I now do unconsciously as habit, so that I might share a few tips to help you better photograph the unexpected whether your subject of choice is wildlife, weddings (some might say they’re the same thing as wildlife), children, landscapes or any other subject. http://www.jmg-galleries.com/blog/2009/06/23/10-tips-to-photograph-the-uGoldsteinnexpected/
PHOTO; Jim M. Goldstein
TAKEAWAY: Notice the Copyright symbol. In editorial stock photography, it's not necessary. You will be sharing in a community of peers. Placing a copyright symbol on your images in dealing with editorial photobuyers suggests you distrust them. Hence the warning. Don't. -RE


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