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 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…

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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 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…

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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

Amazing Images: The Best Science Photos of the Week

Amazing Images: The Best Science Photos of the Week

Here are the stories behind the most amazing images in the world of science this week. A recap of the coolest photos featured on Live Science.globaleyeimages’s insight: Maybe not all award-winning photography, but the stories behind these images are genuinely interesting and worth a look… See it on Scoop.it, via More Great Photography

Shhhhh! Don’t tell anyone but SEO tools are great for market research and completely free | Search Engine Watch

Shhhhh! Don’t tell anyone but SEO tools are great for market research and completely free | Search Engine Watch

SEO isn’t anything new, there are very few people involved in marketing who don’t have some appreciation of how you might need to make an active effort to globaleyeimages’s insight: This one is a good read for any new photographers wanting to get a better feel for their personal markets… using free SEO tools to research likely buyers, their interests, habits etc. See it on Scoop.it, via Selling Photography Save

The Street Photography of Nils-Erik Larson

The Street Photography of Nils-Erik Larson

I’m really enjoying the street photography of Swedish photographer Nils-Erik Larson, who shoots primarily in black and white and has a wonderful knack for being in the right place at the right time. See much more of his work over on DeviantART. See it on Scoop.it, via More Great Photography

LinkedIn Profile Infographic: Create A Kick-Ass LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn Profile Infographic: Create A Kick-Ass LinkedIn Profile

This incredible LinkedIn profile infographic goes through every step to have a great LinkedIn profile that will attract and engage your ideal clients. globaleyeimages’s insight: Following up on LinkedIn’s new ProFinder service, here’s a handy guide for anyone who hasn’t set up a profile yet. See it on Scoop.it, via Stock Photography Business

LinkedIn Just Made a Savvy Business Move and Nobody Noticed

LinkedIn Just Made a Savvy Business Move and Nobody Noticed

LinkedIn has quietly jumped into the ever-expanding globaleyeimages’s insight: If you’re marketing your photography biz on LinkedIn, you’ll want to check this out ASAP… the ProFinder service is particularly well suited to photography, free to list …and could turn up some excellent high-end Clients. Of course if you’re not on LinkedIn, it might be time to rethink that! See it on Scoop.it, via Stock Photography Business

13 Free Alternatives to Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom, & More

13 Free Alternatives to Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom, & More

What if you don’t want to spend $50 per month on a Creative Cloud subscription? The good news is that there are free alternatives available. Here are some of the best.globaleyeimages’s insight: It’s been a while since I went looking for software alternatives, but when I was updating the photographer’s area for the new GlobalEyeStock.com website, I came across this list. I’m actually interested to know if anyone has tried Raw Therapee as an alternative to Lightroom? Will check out…

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Blogging For SEO – Use This Template!

Blogging For SEO – Use This Template!

PhotoBiz Growth Hub As an SEO Specialist and Consultant, I can’t stress enough how important Blogging is for your website – especially for photographers and globaleyeimages’s insight: Another good post from PhotoBiz.com … simple really… if you’re not blogging, you should be. If you’re not getting the results you’re after, try this template! See it on Scoop.it, via Stock Photography Business

2016 Photographer’s Business Survey

2016 Photographer’s Business Survey

New survey from PhotoResearch.Info now open to any photographer in the business of selling their photography. Last year’s survey generated some extremely useful information so please get behind this one as well… complete it, share it and register for updates for when the reports come out. globaleyeimages’s insight: Want to know what’s working for photographers? Well so do we! Please share this post with your photographer-connections, then take a moment to complete the short Photographer Survey… and we’ll send you…

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4 Steps to Make Your Images Pop in Lightroom

4 Steps to Make Your Images Pop in Lightroom

4 Steps to do with every image in Lightroom to make them pop. globaleyeimages’s insight: Finally found a Lightroom version of the ‘photos that pop’ tutorial we’ve been recommending for years. Very important for publishing low res previews online or else no one’s ever going to ask to see the originals… See it on Scoop.it, via Selling Photography

7 Common Mistakes That Could be Ruining Your Travel Photos

7 Common Mistakes That Could be Ruining Your Travel Photos

Have you ever been disappointed when you’ve seen your travel photos after returning from a trip? globaleyeimages’s insight: All good basic tips, but for totally marketable travel shots…  make sure you also capture the ‘experience’ of the destination… ie. other people responding to whatever it is that caught your attention. The shots that make viewers think, “hey I’d like to experience that myself”. Those are the travel shots buyers can’t get enough of. See it on Scoop.it, via Selling Photography