Carl Burke

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The Ultimate DIY Guide to Beautiful Product Photography

If there’s one thing that’s true when it comes to ecommerce, it's that the perceived value of your products and the trustworthiness of your business …

Your 2014 Photo Business Plan: Tune Up Your Website (Step #5)

<i>This is the fifth blog post from a new series to help you create a business plan in 2014 using our guide The 2014 Photo Business Plan Workbook.</i> …

Business Development

How to Raise Prices Without Losing Customers | Inc.com

<i>Dear Jeff,</i><p><i>My margins are too thin and I need to raise prices. But I'm concerned about pissing off or even losing customers if I do. Any ideas?</i><p><i>-- Name withheld by request</i><p>If you're in retail the mechanics of announcing and actually raising prices is easy; you just swap in new pricing for old. But in …

eCommerce

So you Want to Shoot Landscapes? [Top 12 dPS Landscape articles from 2013]

Landscape photography is always a popular topic here on dPS. Who doesn’t love a great mountain scenic image, or a shot of the rolling waves on the …

Photography

4 Tips for a Perfect White Background in High Key Photography

4 Tips for a Perfect White Background in High Key Photography author Tony Northrup shows us some tips for making that white background, white!

Photography

Beginner's Guide to Waterfall Photography - Digital Photography School

Beginner's Guide to Waterfall Photography - Learn the tips, tricks, and techniques that will help you improve your waterfall photography.

Photography

Are you Ready to be a Wedding Photographer?

Are you Ready to be a Wedding Photographer? - some questions to ask yourself if you've been asked to photograph a wedding. Are you ready?

The Best-Selling Prints and Products of 2013, and Trends for 2014

With only a few weeks remaining in 2013, it’s time to start preparing for 2014. To help your photography business get a jump start on the new year, I …

Are You Guilty of These 15 Social Media Mistakes in Business?

Every small business knows that they need to utilize social media as part of their marketing plan. But in the process, they are making a lot of …

4 Essential Tools for Small Businesses (That Are Growing)

I’ve been in a tools and apps frame of mind lately. After all, if there’s something that can make my work as a business owner easier, I’m all for …

How to Win Online Business Through Google Places

Ranking and reviews can make or break your business. According to Google, 97% of consumers search for products and services online. So why not take …

4 Trade Show Tips For Startups You Can Use Now

Startup companies have a lot of things to worry about as they strive to become successful. Trade shows are practically foolproof in that endeavor, …

10 Tips for Using a Blog to Increase Email List Signups

Email marketing is still one of the most powerful online marketing strategies around. With a healthy and growing subscriber list, you can generate …

Technique & Artistry of Food Photography

Food photography has a special place in the world of commercial photography because of how unintimidating it can seem at first. Snapshots on …

Food Photography

How to Start a YouTube Channel

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book</i> Entrepreneur Magazine's Ultimate Guide to YouTube for Business<i>, marketing and public relations consultant Jason Rich show you how to master the secrets of successful "YouTubers" and put your brand, product or service in front</i> …

Internet

3 Agreement Types Every Entrepreneur Needs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In my fifteen years of helping small businesses, the most common question I hear from budding business owners is, “What kind of legal agreements do I need?” As a good lawyer, I used to answer with the response entrepreneurs hate most: “It …

Small Business

Managing a Growing Startup? 4 Ways to Keep Your Criticism Constructive

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Want to know the most common complaint from employees about management? Inadequate communication.<p>It’s an old gripe, as evidenced by the large percentage of Dilbert cartoons on the subject over the years. Yet, it’s an ongoing issue at many …

Leadership

9 Steps to Becoming a Great Writer

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a young engineer fresh out of grad school, my first job included writing a specification for a product I designed. The product worked fine. The spec, on the other hand, was unreadable. After reviewing a draft, my boss threw it on my …

Writing

DIY Food Photography Background For Under $50

One item that you need to really take your food photography to another level is a quality background. A popular choice is to shoot on large wood …

Woodworking

10 Things You Need to Know About Masking in Photoshop

Masking is one of the most important techniques or skills to learn in Photoshop. In this tutorial, we will explain 10 things you need to know about …

Tutorials

6 Features of a Successful Photography Website

In a piece I wrote a short while ago about some of the myths concerning professional photography, one of the flagrant fictions included the following:<p>…

Google+

How to Use Bulb Mode on a Camera

There is a special setting on all DSLR cameras that allows the photographer to go beyond the longest automatic shutter speed setting of 30 seconds. …

Landscape Photography

How To Sell Responsive Web Design To Clients

Our customers don’t use mobile phones to come to our website.<p>Further Reading on SmashingMag:<p>Determine Whether They Actually Need A Mobile Web …

21 Inspirational Natural Light Portraits - dPS

Check out this collection of natural light portraits - all taken using the light from the humble window.

The 3 Biggest Kid Photography Mistakes

en_US<p>article<p>Are you making these 3 Kids Photography Mistakes?<p>https://digital-photography-school.com/3-biggest-kid-photography-mistakes/<p>Digital …

How to Introduce Motion into Flash Photography

Joe McNally is widely regarded as an expert photographer, so when he offers to share some of the knowledge he possess you may want to tune in and …

Photographers

Top 10 Photography eBooks | Popular Photography eBooks

1<p>Trick Photography eBook and Video Course<p>It comes with <i>295 pages of instruction</i>, <i>9 hours of how-to video tutorials</i>, and contains over <i>300 creative</i> …