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This website is part personal blog, part business directory and part publishing hub. The short explanation of all that is, this is my content management system that I use to publish all kinds of photography / photography-business content, that is then syndicated across the GlobalEye network. It also works as a kind of private business directory to help me keep track of all the different website projects we’ve got on the boil… mostly they are part of the GlobalEye network,…

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Stunning shots from the 2016 International Drone Photography contest

Stunning shots from the 2016 International Drone Photography contest

In the last few years, drone photography has left us breathless with the beauty it captures from the air. globaleyeimages’s insight: Here’s one for the techno-junkies… me included! This is one piece of kit I’m already itching to get my hands on and photos like these just make the craving worse. See it on Scoop.it, via Stock Photography Business

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FOREVERYONE.NET connects the future of the web with the little-known story of its birth. In 1989, Tim Berners-Lee implemented the first successful communication between a Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) client and server via the Internet creating the world wide web. His visionary decision to make it a free and accessible resource for all, sparked a global revolution in communication. globaleyeimages’s insight: Here’s an intro to a film we’ll all be hearing a lot more about in coming months. Check out…

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28 Tips, Tricks, and Hacks for Adobe Photoshop CC

28 Tips, Tricks, and Hacks for Adobe Photoshop CC

In this video and post I’ll cover 28 great features, tricks, hacks, and more of Adobe Photoshop CC 2015. Some are simple, some are difficult, some are well globaleyeimages’s insight: This post was handy to find a few new tricks but even more useful to be reminded about several I’d forgotten existed! See it on Scoop.it, via Selling Photography

GlobalEye Photography Network

GlobalEye Photography Network

Here’s a current list of the main GlobalEye photography websites. We now operate four stock library sites plus a couple of specialty sites showcasing our contributing photographers and their work. Backing that up is an even larger network of blogs, resource sites and online services, designed to support our photographers and our brand, assist with SEO and generate visitor traffic. It’s grown quite a bit since we started out in 1998 and I’m happy to say, the web design has…

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Google My Business – New Photographers Guide

Google My Business – New Photographers Guide

Hard to believe something this good is still free… the latest version is better than ever and totally dominating the search results. Make sure you claim your business listing today. globaleyeimages’s insight: Here’s a simple 3-step guide to a free business listing that most photographers still aren’t using. It generates more ‘local’ leads than all the others put together… including the paid directories… so if you offer photography services locally you need to be here! See it on Scoop.it, via…

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7 Tips to Help Sell Your Images with Stock Photography Agencies

7 Tips to Help Sell Your Images with Stock Photography Agencies

Getting your photographs onto a stock agency can be difficult. Most have very strict technical guideline,s and very tough editing procedures. However, following these 7 tips could increase your chances of getting accepted and help you sell your images with stock photography agencies. Globaleye’s insight: One to add to that… be unique. Whether it’s your subject matter, style, interpretation or technique… submit images that we haven’t seen a hundred times before. Offer an interesting and distinct view of useful content….

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The out-of-office emails that don’t go down well

The out-of-office emails that don’t go down well

At this time of year there are some truly dreadful automatic email replies. Here’s what you can (and can’t) get away with. globaleyeimages’s insight: The out-of-office feature at GlobalEye gets a LOT of use… here’s a few useful tips to make sure you’re using yours professionally. See it on Scoop.it, via Stock Photography Business

The Most Beautiful Travel Photographs of 2016

The Most Beautiful Travel Photographs of 2016

The Sony World Photography Awards, the biggest photography competition in the world, showcases stunning photos from around the globe. Here are some of our favorites. globaleyeimages’s insight: Continuing on the travel theme from last week, here’s a few more amazing images to get that wanderlust building… See it on Scoop.it, via More Great Photography Save

The kind of visuals being used in content creation is rapidly changing. Here we reveal 5 key image and video trends you need to know about.

The kind of visuals being used in content creation is rapidly changing. Here we reveal 5 key image and video trends you need to know about.

The success of every creative project rests on the power of its visuals. So whether you’re using photography, video or a combination of the two, you need to know about the latest visual trends. globaleyeimages’s insight: This article was written for ‘designers’ but there’s a lot of good info and ideas in there for stock photographers wanting to tailor their shooting to market needs. See it on Scoop.it, via Selling Photography Save

Double Your Stock Sales Potential

Double Your Stock Sales Potential

One of the first truisms I ever learned about stock photography was that images with model releases usually earn twice as much as non-released images. Now I’ll admin that was a loooong time ago, so I’m not sure whether that’s still an accurate number, but with so many amateur images in the market… and so many buyers wanting released images for non-commercial uses as well… my guess is that the ratio is even higher. So it should really be a…

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30 stunning drone photography images you have to see

30 stunning drone photography images you have to see

There aren’t enough words to describe the beauty of these images, and the special way the artists succeeded to capture thanks to modern technology, and especially drones. All credits go to the original creators: from imgur. You can see more of Amos’ work on his website.Antarctica pictures by Kalle Ljung. BE THE FIRST TO GET THE NEWS … globaleyeimages’s insight: Just some great images to fire the imagination and get the feet itching… See it on Scoop.it, via More Great Photography

12 Overused Stock Photos to Ban From Your B2B Marketing

12 Overused Stock Photos to Ban From Your B2B Marketing

Have you ever seen a piece of content and had a déjà-vu moment? You say to yourself, “I’ve read this before, and I know I’ve seen the gray-haired man holding an iPad somewhere.” B2B content has become pretty formulaic.globaleyeimages’s insight: Looking for a few good stock ideas? How about coming up with some creative and contemporary alternatives to these tired old images… See it on Scoop.it, via Selling Photography

11 Helpful Resources for Improving Your Business Skills

11 Helpful Resources for Improving Your Business Skills

Check out this list of the best resources to help you hone your business skills, from people management and public speaking to accounting and finance.globaleyeimages’s insight: Here’s a good list of resources for developing those business skills…some might be overkill for the average photographer, but it usually pays to think big! See it on Scoop.it, via Stock Photography Business

11 Photo Post Ideas That Your Business Should Use Today

11 Photo Post Ideas That Your Business Should Use Today

Having your post go viral on social media – getting hundreds of Likes, Shares or Retweets as a response to your efforts – is the …globaleyeimages’s insight: If you sometimes struggle to come up with ideas for posts for your blog, bookmark this one for future reference. I’m not sure they’d all work for photographers, but there’s some proven formulas here that will help any business increase it’s reach and exposure… See it on Scoop.it, via Stock Photography Business

The wonderful wildlife of Kenya’s Maasai Mara, in pictures

The wonderful wildlife of Kenya’s Maasai Mara, in pictures

Stunning wildlife photography in Kenya’s Maasai Mara by Charlotte Rhodes globaleyeimages’s insight: Interesting selection of wildlife images… predominantly behavioural shots which will usually outsell the standard wildlife portraits most photographers get stuck on. See it on Scoop.it, via More Great Photography Save Save

Fairytale Macro World by Polish Photographer Magda Wasiczek

Fairytale Macro World by Polish Photographer Magda Wasiczek

Magda Wasiczek is a flower & nature photographer based in Trzebinia, Poland. The link below goes to a selection of her macro work that’s truly inspirational. I find that a lot of photographers shooting macro tend to get too caught up on the techniques and their equipment and forget that it’s still all about the subject matter and what you want to say about it. This is especially important if you’re looking to shoot ‘commercial’ marco images. You need to…

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Food Photographer of the Year 2016 – BBC News

Food Photographer of the Year 2016 – BBC News

Oozing cheese toasties, fiery hot kitchens and impressive baking displays – see the colourful winners of this year’s Food Photographer of the Year competition. globaleyeimages’s insight: Goes to show food photography can be so much more than stuff on a plate… See it on Scoop.it, via More Great Photography