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Roundup: Free alternatives to Lightroom for beginners and professionals Opinion Tips and tricks 

Roundup: Free alternatives to Lightroom for beginners and professionals

Guest post by Ann Young Don’t want to pay $9 per month for an Adobe Lightroom subscription? Then this list of alternatives to Lightroom will definitely come in handy. We’ve picked the best programs for basic image post-production, deep color correction, photo management, and batch editing. Here are 10 best alternatives to Lightroom which you can use either for free... Read More
Five tips for finding the best locations for landscape photography Tips and tricks 

Five tips for finding the best locations for landscape photography

Guest post by Simon Choi, Refractique If you’re into landscape photography, then you know that the biggest thing determining the quality of a photo is the location it was taken. While anyone can snap an amazing picture of a beautiful spot, finding locations for landscape photography isn’t always so easy. There will always, however, be an abundance of areas to... Read More
How to create photos for your online store Marketing Tips and tricks 

How to create photos for your online store

The key to branding your products on your online store is to create great product shots. Your customers can’t touch or feel your products. The only way to attract your market is by showing them photos in the best light possible. Professional and high-quality images will drive traffic to your website and even increase your conversions. Unfortunately, not all online... Read More
Industry Notes for the week of March 21 People on the Move Tips and tricks 

Industry Notes for the week of March 21

Tech trends Samsung begins mass production of fast storage Samsung Electronics has begun mass producing the industry’s first 512-gigabyte (GB) eUFS (embedded Universal Flash Storage) 3.1 for use in flagship smartphones. Delivering three times the write speed of the previous 512GB eUFS 3.0 mobile memory, Samsung’s new eUFS 3.1 breaks the 1GB/s performance threshold in smartphone storage. Perfect Corp.: Refashioning the... Read More
Industry Notes for the week of Jan. 25 People on the Move SDKs and APIs Tips and tricks Updates 

Industry Notes for the week of Jan. 25

Rumours and interesting items from around the internet Twitter users furious at HP for demanding a monthly subscription to use ink cartridges, via ScreenRant The 10 Best Photo Storage and Sharing Sites, via Tom’s Guide. Couple stages wedding again for reshoot after amateur photographer used stock imagery in her portfolio, via Fstoppers Mystery Oppo phone with 44MP selfie camera has surfaced, via Pocket-lint Canon celebrates filmmakers as a sustaining... Read More
Industry Notes for the week of Jan. 10 News Tips and tricks Updates 

Industry Notes for the week of Jan. 10

Rumours and interesting items from around the internet How a 32-year-old turned a high school yearbook idea into a $3.2 billion business, via CNBC George Eastman Museum breaks ground on new visitor center, entrance, via Rochester Business Journal GoPro becomes title sponsor for K1 Speed Challenge GP Race Series, via press release Tech trends to watch OmniVision announces 48 MP sensor for smartphones Wi-Fi Alliance brings Wi-Fi... Read More
Industry Notes for the week of Jan. 4 People on the Move SDKs and APIs Tips and tricks Updates 

Industry Notes for the week of Jan. 4

Rumours and interesting items from around the internet 500px combines Terms of Service and Contributor Agreement, confusing some users, via PetaPixel Funding For These Startup Sectors Was Way Down In 2019, via Crunchbase Consumers demand honesty, transparency of influencers, study finds, via MediaPost Fujifilm confirms it is not attending Photokina 2020, via PetaPixel Apple introduces specs for photography strobe accessories... Read More
App updates, rumors, people on the move, etc. for the week of Dec. 13 People on the Move Tips and tricks Updates 

App updates, rumors, people on the move, etc. for the week of Dec. 13

Rumours and interesting items from around the internet Fujifilm UK picks WPR to drive its photo-imaging communications strategy, via PrintWeek. The Birmingham-based agency said the printing industry needs to offer “imaginative and efficient solutions” to encourage people to turn digital images into physical ones. Facetune developer Lightricks to open R-and-D Center in Haifa, via CTech Photo organization app Mylio announces simplified pricing model 6 Tips for Photographing the Holidays, via Blurb Technology trends... Read More
Shooting products for your e-commerce website the right way  Feature News Tips and tricks 

Shooting products for your e-commerce website the right way 

About 75% of online shoppers state that pictures significantly influence their purchasing decisions, according to a recent e-commerce photography report by Weebly. It means that if your marketplace listings or e-commerce site doesn’t have properly-photographed images of your product, or doesn’t have any pictures at all; you’re putting off a lot of potential customers. So why are these photos so... Read More
Tips on taking photos of art work to highlight its beauty Feature Tips and tricks 

Tips on taking photos of art work to highlight its beauty

Taking great photos is an art. There’s so much adjusting that needs to be done when taking various types of subjects. From landscapes to print advertisements, portraits, and one of the most challenging and delicate, artworks. When you’re taking photos of artwork, you have to respect the effort that the artist put into making every detail of the piece precise... Read More
Industry notes, people on the move, for the week of Nov. 27 People on the Move Tips and tricks Updates 

Industry notes, people on the move, for the week of Nov. 27

Rumours and interesting items from around the internet In defense of Kodak and its “failure” to innovate,  via Techballard DPreview made its choice for holiday photo printing: Printique (formerly AdoramaPix) or MPix. The other contenders were Amazon Photos, Shutterfly and Snapfish. App and software updates Google Photos now prints 4×6 prints to up to more than 7,400 CVS stores and more than 3,500... Read More
Industry Notes for the week of Nov. 23 People on the Move Tips and tricks Updates 

Industry Notes for the week of Nov. 23

Rumours and interesting items from around the internet The Ins and Outs of Photo Organization in the Digital Age, via Cathi Nelson at Digital Imaging Reporter Google shuts down its Cloud Print service after 10-year Beta, via ghacks.net App and software updates Mimeo Photos adds photo prints to offerings Leica FOTOS 2.0 for Android and iOS adds Adobe Lightroom CC integration, support for new iPad OS modes, and... Read More
App updates, rumors, financial news for the week of Aug. 30 News People on the Move Tips and tricks 

App updates, rumors, financial news for the week of Aug. 30

New apps and updates Shutterfly app updates adds printing to retail 64BitApps releases Image Plus v.1.3 for macOS Nikon Z Series adds dedicated 3D LUT for N-Log Google Photos adds OCR recognition to iOS and Android apps, via BGR Rumours and items from around the internet ‘Polaroid’ film: A Near Deal With Netflix Becomes a Legal Horror, via Hollywood Reporter Long-lost family photo album finds its way back... Read More
Guest post: Top editing strategies that every photo business needs to use Opinion Tips and tricks 

Guest post: Top editing strategies that every photo business needs to use

Guest post by John Sullivan If you are an old-school photographer, it is only natural to look at modern editing strategies with some disdain. After all, there are many who argue that such techniques draw attention away from the authenticity of photographs. Nevertheless, if you are running a photo business, it is important to give people what they want. And,... Read More
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