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Photography, Tips & tricks

3 Myths of Digital Photography

Misconceptions and myths remain a problem because they’re both compelling and nobody bothers to rectify them. For photography enthusiasts, many misconceptions of digital cameras came about while trying to sketch defective analogies to film digital photography.
Because of the complicated science behind the digital photo, it’s not really shocking that a few fallacies persist, but listed here are a few you would like to know about. Continue Reading

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Marketing, Photography

How to Get Started Selling Your Digital Photos

Are you an aspiring photographer? Many times when we’re just starting out, we may not be fully aware of our own potential, and we may sell our work short—or maybe even overestimate it a bit, on the other hand. A great way to get a feel for how much your photos are worth is to try to sell them as soon as you think you are taking decent quality shots.
Now, if you’ve never sold a single photo before, you might not know how to go about it. Luckily, thanks to the Internet, it’s actually not that hard to test the waters these days. Here are two good ways to get started:

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Photography

The Effect of Digital Photography on Wedding Photography

Digitаl photography, a fairly rесеnt invention, has hаd major rаmifiсаtiоnѕ in all аѕресtѕ оf рhоtоgrарhу, nоt least wedding рhоtоgrарhу. The tеrm wеdding рhоtоgrарhу, bу the wау, rеfеrѕ tо thе рhоtоgrарhiс асtivitу that tаkеѕ рlасе before, during and right аftеr wedding сеrеmоniеѕ. Suсh рhоtоgrарhу iѕ considered аn intеgrаl раrt оf thе wеdding сеrеmоnу; vеrу muсh likе thе white gоwn, thе рrосеѕѕiоn аnd thе wеdding саkе. A mоdеrn wеdding сеrеmоnу withоut рhоtоgrарhу wоuld bе соnѕidеrеd incomplete, just as a mоdеrn (western-style) wеdding wоuld bе соnѕidеrеd inсоmрlеtе withоut a саkе fоr thе grооm and hiѕ bride to ‘сut.’

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Photo management

Looking for an alternative to Picasa?

The Best Alternative to Picasa

It’s no question why people loved Picasa, Google’s simple photo management software. However, with the announcement that Google is ending their desktop photo management software, users are going to be searching for an alternative to Picasa.

There is much more comprehensive photo management software available to you, and it’s just as streamlined and easy to use. Phototheca is a powerful desktop photo organizer that vastly improves upon the management features available in Picasa. With Phototheca you have full control of the navigation and organization of your stunning photo library.

Phototheca has all the great tools you’ve come to love, like Smart Albums, Live Albums, duplicates removal, safe-boxes, Calendar and Timeline. In addition, Phototheca adds an impressive variety of other features like support for RAW and video files, support for iOS devices, instant search, dual monitor view, metadata, share to Web and so much more.

Phototheca has been around for well for five years, so you can trust that we’ll always be providing the latest product support and software improvements. For those who want a desktop based solution, Phototheca stands as the #1 alternative to Google Picasa.

Need a desktop application to move on to from Picasa? Try Phototheca 2 today

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Marketing

The importance of a professional website for photographers

Being a photographer has become quite a popular profession for people who don’t want to be stuck in a cubicle all day. This is also a very expressive and dynamic way to make a living and that is the reason why so many people are getting on board with the idea.

Growing popularity means more competitors

While there is nothing wrong with healthy competition, the need for a solid ad powerful plan to remain competitive is essential. We all know at this point that internet marketing is an essential tool for business promotion is modern times, but having your own social media page or free blog online is just not going to cut it.
There are literally thousands of amateur photographers out there with decent equipment, but very little experience and they all have social media pages. Even if you have formal education and more experience, you could end up losing your clients to them if you only offer the same level of promotion online as they do.

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Photography

Trends in Digital Photography for 2017

Photography has morphed, evolved, and unlocked a new potential for future generations since digital technology has transformed the market. Now everyone has the ability to express themselves in ways that used to be only limited to professional photographers who had both the time and resources to develop their images. The break-neck speed of digital photography innovation is not going to let up anytime soon, here are some of the big waves that we’ll be watching in 2017.

Camera Encryption Tech

The digital information age has boomed and plateaued to the point where technology has far exceeded the expectations of just how much data can be gathered, stored, and retrieved. Journalists, activists, and reporters that use digital photography to tell their stories are demanding more security and privacy from their devices and apps, so the industry will be working to answer the call in 2017. The best way to protect one’s data is to have it built into the very devices that they use, i.e. digital cameras. Continue Reading

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Tips & tricks

6 Simple Tips to Take Better Digital Photographs

Like stamp collecting, photography is one of the most common hobbies of people in the world. The number of amateur photographers in the world could run into hundreds of millions. Everyone likes to experiment with a camera in hand. The digital camera has made it simpler for such photographers. The days of adjusting the focal length, etc are gone. However, digital photography is still an art and passion. You could do well with some tips on digital photography. Following these simple tips could make you a better photographer. Continue Reading

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Photography

Significance of Digital Photography in today’s world

For time immemorial, photography has been used to record history and information and over the years, photography gadgets have been developed and improved to suit modern needs and requirements. With the way the world has evolved today, digital photography is an art that has come to stay and cannot be pushed aside. It has proven to be a profitable venture and the advent of smartphones with digital cameras has further popularized digital photography. A digital camera is essentially a device that is useful in digital photography for capturing videos, images and sounds electronically. Continue Reading

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Photography

Why you need the digital photography

Today, most people have linked photography with films, dark developing and strong chemicals. However, this is wrong because digital photography has gained immense popularity over the years. Though earlier photographers seemed wary of this technological development, they were left with no choice than to accept and understood its unending benefits.

One basic benefit of digital photography is that since the advent of digital cameras, the cost of purchasing film and developing the same is removed. With the help of the digital cameras, you only need some batteries and a memory card. One of the main reasons why digital photography has taken over their traditional counterpart is that the technology allows you to take different/several types of photographs. With the Screen modes, individuals can focus on a certain subject and blur out all the rest. For instance – if you use the sports screen mode, that is, you want to shoot someone running, the photograph that will show up will display a sharp image of the person on the move while the background gets a distinct blur. Continue Reading