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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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Add A Complete Store To Your Website In 60 Minutes

Add A Complete Store To Your Website In 60 Minutes

Add A Complete Store To Your Website In 60 Minutes If you’re like a lot of photographers, you’re always on the lookout for ways to generate additional income from your website or blog? One option I’ve looked at a lot in the past is a shop of some sort, but it’s always been something that gets really complicated, really fast. It takes a lot of time to find and import products, write descriptions, find and resize photos, keep prices…

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23 stock photos we can’t even begin to explain

23 stock photos we can’t even begin to explain

23 stock photos we can’t even begin to explain If you’re on the lookout for ideas for some extra stock shots you can add to your catalogue, here’s a few to stay away from. My two main rules for stock photography have always been: Always shoot with a possible buyer / buyer type in mind… who can use the subject matter and message you’re capturing? … And when you’re done, if you can’t  think of a situation where the…

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These Photos Show the Secret Tricks of Food Photography

These Photos Show the Secret Tricks of Food Photography

These Photos Show the Secret Tricks of Food Photography Food photographers have all kinds of tricks the use to make food — or what appears to be food — look appearing on camera. Those tricks are revealed in a globaleyeimages’s insight: So true… I remember having a full menu photographed back in my chef-days … we’d prepared one of everything but had to start over when the photographer arrived and set them up to his specs… in the end…

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Dogs and Peanut Butter: A Match Made in Photo Book Heaven

Dogs and Peanut Butter: A Match Made in Photo Book Heaven

Dogs and Peanut Butter: A Match Made in Photo Book Heaven If you have a dog, you know the magic of the substance known as peanut butter—a small smudge on their nose and they’ll be busy for the next 30 minutes. And See it on Scoop.it, via Selling Photography from Selling Photography | Scoop.it http://ift.tt/1WyfWqM Source: GES Togs – All Posts

Great Barrier Reef could be David Attenborough’s last ‘proper’ documentary

Great Barrier Reef could be David Attenborough’s last ‘proper’ documentary

Great Barrier Reef could be David Attenborough’s last ‘proper’ documentary 89-year-old spent a month on location, in what producer Anthony Geffen thinks will be final Attenborough on-the-road documentary David Attenboroughs Great Barrier Reef could be the veteran broadcasters last on-the-road documentary, according to series producer Anthony Geffen. Read more: http://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2016/apr/08/great-barrier-reef-could-be-david-attenboroughs-last-proper-documentary Source: GES Togs – All Posts

Post Videos Instead of Photos To Social Media

Post Videos Instead of Photos To Social Media

Post Videos Instead of Photos To Social Media A lot of photographers are still very suspicious of Social Media and refuse to post photos in case they get taken and used elsewhere without permission. In one way they’re right… it’s almost certainly going to happen! If you post photos to social media, people are going to share them or repost them. And sooner or later someone is going to see one and think, hey, that would look great on…

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Publish your first marketing video in the next 30 minutes!

Publish your first marketing video in the next 30 minutes!

Publish your first marketing video in the next 30 minutes! We’ve been getting some great feedback on the video marketing package… thank you!… but there is one recurring theme to the comments… “this sounds great but I just haven’t got the time to learn anything new just now” If that sounds familiar for you too, then help is at hand. This really isn’t difficult or time consuming. In fact, we’ve put together a step-by-step guide in the infographic below…

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Why Photographers Need To Be Making and Publishing Videos

Why Photographers Need To Be Making and Publishing Videos

Why Photographers Need To Be Making and Publishing Videos If you’ve been following GlobalEye for any length of time, you’ll probably know I’m a big fan of video for marketing photography. It’s a great visual/creative medium, perfect for showcasing your work, There’s currently an insatiable demand for video of all kinds, and… It is a proven and powerful tool for conveying information and prompting action. As part of the launch of GlobalEyeStock and our new PhotoLab resource area, we’ve…

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Malian photographer Malick Sidib dies aged 80

Malian photographer Malick Sidib dies aged 80

Malian photographer Malick Sidib dies aged 80 Photography world pays tribute to the Eye of Bamako and his dynamic black-and-white images of 1960s pop culture after Malian independence Malick Sidib, the Malian photographer who chronicled his countrys burgeoning pop culture in the years after independence, has died at the age of 80. Sidibs dynamic black-and-white shots captured the energy and nightlife of a new generation of young Africans across two decades of social, cultural and political change. Read more:…

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Prince a life in pictures

Prince a life in pictures

Prince a life in pictures The legendary performer, with a string of classic records to his name, has died aged 57. Here’s a link to a selection of images… Read more: http://www.theguardian.com/culture/gallery/2016/apr/21/prince-legacy-iconic-photographs-career Source: GES Togs – All Posts

Haunting Images Of Refugee Crisis

Haunting Images Of Refugee Crisis

Haunting Images Of Refugee Crisis Two teams of photographers working for The New York Times and Reuters received the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news photography on Monday for documenting the journeys of migrants and refugees The link below shows the full set of images, amazing stuff and well worth a look. Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2016/04/20/greek-photographers-pulitzer-prize_n_9742382.html Source: GES Togs – All Posts

GlobalEye Stock Launch Giveaway

GlobalEye Stock Launch Giveaway

GlobalEye Stock Launch Giveaway Thanks for your interest! As part of the GlobalEyeStock launch, we’ve put together a very special package of all our most popular photographer downloads… free and paid… into a single collection. And we’re giving it away to any one who wants it. The only catch is, we’re asking for you to share the link first on your social media accounts. Get Your Downloads Here! Here’s What You’ll Get… We’re still adding to this, so there’s…

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Digital Stock Photography

Digital Stock Photography

Digital Stock Photography equips photographers with everything they need to know to create digital stock photos that sell in today’s marketplace. From organizing a shoot to raking in the profits as the pictures sell and sell and sell again, all the steps are here: Capturing digital images, working with scans, digital delivery of images, evaluating equipment, organizing digital files, building an archive, and more. Also includes thirty assignments, designed to reflect the latest trends in photography, provide readers with a…

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Getty jumps on the free image bandwagon… and why we’re not worried!

Getty jumps on the free image bandwagon… and why we’re not worried!

In case you missed it…  Getty images has just announced they’re going to make some 35 million images from their collection available for free. No surprise, the move has caused quite a stir among their photographers. Getty say it’s a response to online piracy… in which case the reasoning seems to be that the images are being used without permission anyway, so if they give them away instead then there’s no harm being done?! “We can’t stop you stealing so…

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What Are TFCD Shoots? Are They Beneficial? | ArenaCreative Stock Photos Blog

What Are TFCD Shoots? Are They Beneficial? | ArenaCreative Stock Photos Blog

See on Scoop.it – Stock Photography Business TFCD is an acronym for “Time for CD”. Basically it means a free and even trade. TFCD sessions are beneficial to the photographer, as well as to the model. (What Are TFCD Shoots? Are They Beneficial? – “What is a TFCD Shoot? See on arenacreative.com

2-Minute Trick To Maximise Your Kindle Profits

2-Minute Trick To Maximise Your Kindle Profits

Here’s a simple step you can take when you start promoting your Kindle Books that can seriously ramp up your returns. It’s actually quite obvious but a lot of people miss it… Always use an Amazon affiliate link in your promos and submissions. Here’s a quick demo of how to set it up…   How it works… Every time you publish a new Kindle title, you should spend a bit of time promoting it across  the web, which mostly means…

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How To Shoot Photos That Sell

How To Shoot Photos That Sell

Most photographers never really get around to it, but there’s no denying, the more time you put into identifying the markets for you work and researching their specific needs, more saleable your work is going to be. There’s no big secret there: the best marketers in any field are those who identify a market, research it and create a product that their new customers simply have to have. The good news is it’s quite straightforward to apply that approach to…

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Affiliate Marketing For Photo Sites

Affiliate Marketing For Photo Sites

If you’ve got a photography website, it’s worth remembering that most of your visitors probably aren’t coming to buy your photos. A lot of photographers seem to think if they build a website and post some great photos, buyers will just turn up and start offering them money for their images. But that just doesn’t happen… The fact is, most people visiting photographer websites are other photographers! Most of the rest are simply people with an interest in the subjects…

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10 Shortcuts for Photoshop Layers

10 Shortcuts for Photoshop Layers

Layers are a powerful feature of Photoshop that allow you to work on one part of an image without disturbing the rest of it. While the concept of layers may seem intimidating at first, once you get the hang of using layers you’ll wonder how you ever survived without them! The transparent parts of any layer, shown by the checkered grid, allow the layers beneath that layer to show through. You can show and hide each layer in an image…

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5 Time-Saver Tips for Photoshop

5 Time-Saver Tips for Photoshop

1. Photoshop is just plain intimidating for a lot of photographers, but if it can be a lot easier to master Photoshop if you approach it as a toolbox packed full of every tool you can imagine. If you try and use all those tools at once you’re gong to end up in a giant mess. But if you take it a bit slower and master each tool as you need it, you’ll not only find it easier, you’ll remember…

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