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Get Outside and Photograph Spring!

Get Outside and Photograph Spring!
Spring has sprung and you want to take lots of spring photos of flowers, trees and the like. Before you do here are some ideas to get outside and photograph spring! Mornings Daylight arrives at an earlier time than in the summer so take advantage of it and shoot some sunrises. The air is cleaner ...

Use Your Photos to Create Video Slideshow

Use Your Photos to Create Video Slideshow
Use your photos to create video slideshow to capture the moment at which they were taken. The technology is there for the creative to use your photo and video clips and mix them to music to create a video slideshow. There is, however, an art to creating slideshows; it’s not just about displaying your photos to ...

Photographing Easter

Photographing Easter
Ah, Easter. It’s good but its not as good as Christmas is it? Or is it? Have you ever thought about photographing Easter? There are ample opportunities for vibrant, colourful shots that you just can’t get at any other time of the year. We run through a few tips to help you get the most ...

Getty Allows Free Photos

Getty Allows Free Photos
Getty allows free photos to keep some control over stock images. Professional photos are being used everywhere on the internet, quite often without payment or credit to the original owner. Getty Images licenses out stock photos (including coverage of sports, news and fashion events) for use by the media, businesses and artists, and now it’s ...

Fotolia Launches New App

Fotolia Launches New App
Fotolia Launches New App in response to the new trends in social media, mobile phone and Smartphone use. The world-leading microstock agency, Fotolia, is launching a new app and collection, uniquely designed for Smartphone photos. Created for iPhone 4 and up, Fotolia Instant offers fresh, new, “in-the-moment” images taken using the new app, which allows ...

Know Your Camera

Know Your Camera
Mastering your camera is a must if you want to achieve high standards of photography. Sometimes it is necessary to point and click quickly without taking a long time finding out how to change settings. Here are some things you should know about your camera:- Know the Fastest Way to Change Your Settings What is ...

Current Trends in Microstock and Royalty Free Photography

Over recent years the Microstock and Royalty Free photo markets has seen some impressive growth. Perhaps this is due to an increased availability of free royalty free photos for commercial use and free stock photos. At Free Royalty Photos we are firmly seated within the free copyright free photos market and have taken the time ...

iStockphoto.com sells contributors’ images to Google for free distribution on Google Drive

iStockphoto.com sells contributors' images to Google for free distribution on Google Drive
A deal that was signed between Google and Getty Images (the owners of iStockphoto) in Autumn 2012 went on to send shockwaves throughout the world, especially within the stock photography industry. Initially the deal was not publicly announced, and this meant that not even iStockphoto was aware of it. However, around that time a number ...

Places to Find Free Images Online and Make Your Content More Linkable

Attracting visitors to your website is a balancing act. On one hand, you must have good information, since that is the core of your service. The text is also the most important part of your site’s content that traditional search engines read, and thus, keywords, headings, originality and links are so important. On the other hand, ...

Best places to get free images for your site

Best places to get free images for your site
Adding a few high quality photos is a great way to improve a website, article or presentation – but be careful. A search engine like Google Images will quickly locate just about any shot you could ever want, but using them will almost certainly violate someone’s copyright. What’s more, search tools like TinEye mean there’s ...