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Video Interview: Copyright Registration & Infringement Information

<b>“It’s ideal to register your images before infringement – register them right away after you’ve taken them.” – Carolyn E. Wright, aka The Photo</b> …

11 Things Photographers Wish They Knew Before Going Freelance

In theory, freelancing is a great option – be your own boss, choose your own projects, make your own money. But the reality is that creating a …

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Prediction: Anchor Text is Weakening...And May Be Replaced by Co-Occurrence- Whiteboard Friday

The classic ranking signals: links, authority, keywords, and anchor text - have long remained dominant in Google's search rankings. But in the past …

SEO Preparation for 2013: Build Up Your Author Rank

The first week in December marks the need to get ready for the New Year. Whether your business slows down or speeds up during the holidays, the New …

2013 Search Engine Ranking Factors

Yesterday at MozCon, I presented the results from Moz's Ranking Factors 2013 study. In this post I will highlight the key takeaways, and we will …

SEO

How Does Google Count Local Results?

I've become a bit obsessed with how Google counts results. You may think it's easy (1, 2, 3… 10), but add in 7-result SERPs and blended local …

The Magic of Photoshop’s Content Aware Tools (And Practical Examples of How to Use It)

Despite the fanfare over the introduction of content aware tools in Photoshop CS5, its predecessor, CS4 introduced the first real content aware tool …

Clever Customization Turns Thumbnail Galleries Into Beautiful Image Montages

Web developer and photographer Nicholas Sherlock came up with a pretty cool customization recently. Inspired by Flickr’s image montage layout that …

This Many Great Photography Links May Cause Lightheadedness

What an exciting week in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been searching high and low for the best links to tutorials, …

Photography

Lawn herbicides detected in dogs

Homeowners often apply herbicides to their lawns to control weeds, but sometimes pets can be unintentionally exposed to those pesticides scientists …

Pets

How I Transitioned from Being a Hobbyist to Being a Pro Photographer

The transition from being a “hobbyist” to being a “professional” photographer was slow and seemed to creep up on me. I’ve been professional now for 6 …

How One Nature Photographer Turned Her Passion Into a Business

Photo by Jody MacDonald<p>Jody MacDonald calls herself a documentary and sports photographer, but she’s also a paragliding photographer, paddleboarding …

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Mockups

Kevin Smith on Superman’s shaving habits and the death of TV

Kevin Smith isn’t typically someone you’d expect to see hawking a company’s product. He’s a DIY sensation, the architect of cult-turned-mainstream …

Examples of HDRs and Night Shots in Wedding Photography

New photography businesses pop up and disappear every day. At least once a week, I get a new request to “like” a new photography studio from a friend …

Photography

Video: The Top 15 Features of Photoshop Every Photographer Should Know

Photographer Jeff Cable has come a long way from his first few gigs shooting Bar and Bat Mitzvahs in San Francisco. Mostly sports-related, his résumé …

New: The Art of Baby Belly Photography

This new guide is designed to demystify every aspect of maternity photography. It covers posing guidelines for charming belly pictures, lighting …

I Don’t Use Lighting Equipment Because I Care About You

I was on little road trip recently, when the need for BBQ became so overwhelming that I had to stop at the first restaurant I could find. It happens …

Spinpod Aims to Improve Your Panoramic Photos and Motion Time-Lapse Videos

Just a few days old, a new Kickstarter project called “Spinpod” is aiming to improve your panoramic photos and videos through the use of a spinning …

Photo Magic, 3D Photography

This will blow your mind. If you have never tried ‘free view’ 3D, then you might find it hard to imagine that you can take 3D photos with any camera …

Photography

20 Remarkable Reflection Pictures

Reflections are all around us – in a window, bodies of water, a mirror, or many other surfaces. Photographing a reflection creates a unique image of …

Street Photography

Quick and Easy Trick For Adding a Black Background to Your Shots Anywhere

Photographer Glyn Dewis shared this cool little technique that lets you work with a black background even if you don’t have an actual backdrop with …

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Portrait Photography Photoshop Tutorial: Skin Retouching

One of the most fundamental and most utilized skills of retouching portrait images with Photoshop is skin correction. Fine lines, discoloration, etc. …