As detailed in the post How to License Images in Google, in June 2020 Google added the facility to mark images as being licensable so they can show up in Google Image Search with a licensable badge, and that post shows how to add the required IPTC tags in Lightroom to enable this. But what … Continue reading How to update Google license details on images already on your WordPress site
Can you make any money supplying images to Alamy? Alamy has around 125 million images, and its ~45,000 photographers add another 100,000 a day from 173 countries. The stock photography company used to blog about it's "$100,000+ club" - photographers who have made over $100,000 of sales on the site, and in 2017 there were … Continue reading Alamy Sales Stats
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Backdrop - one stop brighter than key light. Typically f11 vs f8. Need 4 lights and a lot of space. Typically the background lights would be approx 2m from backdrop, and subject needs to be further still. Could use reflector instead of fill light, or could use one light, maybe a beauty dish or a … Continue reading Classic 4 Light High Key Set-Up
What is a Google Licensable Image? In June 2020 Google added the facility to display licence details on images returned in Google image search results. Licensable images will be overlaid with a “licensable image” badge, and under the image the text “Get this image on: <Licensor URL> | <Licence details URL>” will be shown – … Continue reading How to License Images through Google
Settings used for images destined for picture news agencies. For news images they should be uploaded within one hour of the event. Saving a template version of these settings will help speed up the process to meet news deadlines. [Update July 2020] - see also this post "How to License Images through Google" - for … Continue reading Headline, Caption and Metadata Settings in Lightroom for News Agencies
How to set-up Auto-ISO in Manual Mode on the Leica Q running firmware version 3.0.
Summary of the digital crop modes available on the Leica Q.
Instructions for setting up the Leica Q for using auto-ISO in manual mode.
AIMMEC is a name I made up to call a (somewhat controversial) technique that is becoming increasingly popular amongst photographers, especially street photographers and those shooting in changing conditions that need to work fast. And as sensors improve, offering better results at higher ISOs, this technique is becoming even more relevant and useful.