7 ways to beef up your photo portfolio

    | News | 14/06/2014 00:01am
    The wedding photographer's digital workflow

    It’s a chicken and egg situation – you can’t get new work as your portfolio isn’t big enough, but you can’t expand your portfolio without getting more work.

    Navigating this impasse will take some ingenuity, but it’s not beyond the realms of possibility. In their latest guest blog post our friends at Photoventure suggest some ideas for expanding your image base…

    5 simple ways to grow your photography business over social media

    | News | 12/04/2014 00:01am
    iPad Pictures: how to download photos to your Apple tablet

    Still think Facebook is just for your teenage daughter? If so, you could be missing out on the best free marketing tool in history. Here’s why Twitter, Pinterest and other services can help grow your photography business.

    Share your favourite pictures with Olympus Image Share (Sponsored)

    | Inspire | 10/03/2014 10:00am
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    When paired with an Olympus camera, the Image Share app allows you to import images to a smartphone and share them with family and friends. Find out more in this clever video!

    Google+ photos get significant upgrades to editing tools

    | News | 29/10/2013 20:19pm
    Google+ photos get significant upgrades to editing tools

    Google has announced a significant upgrade to the editing tools for Google+ photos.

    At an event in San Francisco, Google’s Vic Gundotra unveiled a raft of new features to help photographers share, manage and edit their Google+ photos.

    Will the Photoshop ‘Save for Web’ option REALLY protect your images?

    | Photoshop Tutorials, Tutorials | 19/08/2013 11:00am
    Will the Photoshop 'Save for Web' option REALLY protect your images?

    Sharing photos online has never been easier, but it does present risks. Does the Photoshop Save for Web feature really protect your images?

    What is ‘Creative Commons’? The truth about public domain images

    | News | 30/06/2013 14:00pm
    What is 'Creative Commons'? The truth about public domain images

    The web has made sharing photos easier than ever before, but it has also raised some questions about copyright – chief among them, What is Creative Commons and is this the same as public domain? Photographer and media law consultant Linda Macpherson explains all.

    UK Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013: 9 myths debunked for good

    | News | 08/06/2013 00:01am
    UK Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013: 9 myths debunked for good

    In the latest guest post from our friends at the photo management blog Photoventure, they take a closer look at the UK’s Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013. The controversial bill has sparked debate – and even outrage – among photographers online, so much so it can be difficult separating fact from exaggeration.

    Here we debunk 9 of the popular myths about the bill and explain some of the simple ways you can keep your work safe.

    Photographers’ copyright under threat by Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill?

    | News | 02/05/2013 11:00am
    Should you watermark your photos?

    If you upload any of your photography anywhere – and we’re going to assume you do since you’re reading a photography website – you’ll no doubt have heard about the recent changes to UK law which could have a profound impact on every photographer.

    The new Enterprise and Regulatory Reform bill has somehow managed to arrive without too much uproar from the photographic community – until now. Amy Davies, of our testing team, takes a look at some of the issues around the bill that should be of particular concern to photographers.

    iPad Pictures: how to download photos to your tablet

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 24/08/2012 03:00am
    iPad Pictures: how to download photos to your Apple tablet

    When Apple released its new tablet earlier this year, many photographers’ eyes widened at the 2048×1536 screen resolution of the new iPad. Pictures could suddenly be viewed in much better quality than previous generations – at a resolution of 3.1 megapixels – higher than most computer monitors. Here we show you how to download photos to iPad in just 4 easy steps.

    How to start a photo blog when you have no money

    | Photography for Beginners | 08/07/2012 15:00pm
    How to start a free photo blog: choose a template

    There are so many ways to get your shots on the internet that it’s hard to know where to start. Ideally, you want something free, easy and which doesn’t require any software, and we’ve got the perfect thing: a Google blog. Below we’ll show you how simple it is to start a photo blog when you’re on a tight budget.

    We’ll also show you step by step how you can add full portfolios to your blog once you have it made. Here’s how to do it…