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Gifts for the Photographers You Love
in Creation Tools

Gifts for the Photographers You Love

One of the best gifts you can give someone is the encouragement in their creative passion. Few things are more encouraging for an artist—or more gratifying—than seeing your work in print. For Valentine’s day, try a different kind of photo book. Blogger Lisa Linh offers up some romantic gifting tips for the photographers in your life. Hear what she has to say about the book...

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30 Jan 2018
Start Your New Year with a Bang: 4 Marketing Tips For Launching Your Non-Fiction Book
in Marketing, Self-Publishing

Start Your New Year with a Bang: 4 Marketing Tips For Launching Your Non-Fiction Book

If you successfully completed your 2017 resolution to write a non-fiction book, congratulations! That’s quite an accomplishment. And it means that one of your 2018 resolutions is now a no-brainer: to make sure people buy that book! “Marketing a book essentially hinges on an author’s ability to build an audience and then spur that audience into action,” says Rob Eagar, a professional marketing consultant who...

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25 Jan 2018
How to Master SEO as an Author
in Marketing, Self-Publishing

How to Master SEO as an Author

Guest post by Miral Sattar is the CEO of Bibliocrunch Google: It’s the black box where no one really knows what goes on in there. But it’s also the largest search engine in the world. When people search the Web, you want to make sure they find you when they “Google” your name or your book. There are a number of things authors can do...

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15 Nov 2017
Five Rules to Remember When Digital Storytelling
in Creative Corner

Five Rules to Remember When Digital Storytelling

This blog post is brought to you by Adobe. Capturing beautiful imagery and creating wonderful designs is only half of the story. If you’re an amazing photographer, then, in many cases, your work will speak for itself. Or, perhaps, it will create mystery or a question in the viewer’s mind like, “what’s really going on here?” I love looking at photos that make me think....

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09 Nov 2017
Layflat Spotlight: Europa by Alden Blake
in Creative Corner

Layflat Spotlight: Europa by Alden Blake

Over the summer, I filled a backpack with clothes, a camera, and a water bottle, grabbed my passport, and set off on a journey that would take me from the freezing waterfalls of Iceland to the crowded and lively streets of Barcelona. On the trip, I visited Reykjavik, Copenhagen, Hamburg, Berlin, Prague, Brussels, Amsterdam, Barcelona, and London. It was an incredible and exhausting adventure full...

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06 Nov 2017
Photography: Storytelling, Lighting, Posing, Branding, and Marketing Tips
in Tips & Tricks

Photography: Storytelling, Lighting, Posing, Branding, and Marketing Tips

ShootDotEdit is the first choice color correction and post-production solution for the pro wedding photographer, and everything they shoot. They provide turnaround time as fast as 48 hours. ShootDotEdit Customers now receive Extra, a complimentary gallery hosting and storage service designed to sell more prints for you with zero commissions. As a professional photographer, staying informed is one of the best ways for you to...

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01 Sep 2017
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