6 Articles to Help Photographers Use Facebook Effectively

Posted on Apr 25, 2014 in #PhotoblogFriday, Blog | No Comments

Facebook is an amazing platform for photographers to use for their photography. Today’s #PhotoblogFriday article presents six separate articles that will help you set up your account more effectively and use this publishing platform to promote and share your photographs.

Annie Ling Documents Chinese Immigrant Workers

Posted on Apr 11, 2014 in #PhotoblogFriday, Blog | No Comments

Canadian documentary photographer, Annie Ling, is exhibiting her photographs of Chinese immigrant workers in New York City. Get a glimpse at life for the workers living in cubicles in New York.

Building A Successful Photo Blog: An interview with David Hobby and Patrick Smith

Posted on Mar 28, 2014 in #PhotoblogFriday, Blog | No Comments

Our first installment of #PhotoblogFriday is an interview with David Hobby (strobist.com)  and Patrick Smith (blog.patricksmithphotos.com). Both bloggers run popular photo blogs through Blogger and they discuss how they got started, why they chose to continue a photo blog, and the importance of having a place to show your images other than your portfolio site.

Photo Project, “The Neighbors,” Raises Privacy Concerns

Posted on Mar 26, 2014 in Blog | One Comment

Privacy has been in the news over the past year, especially as it affects photography and photographers. A 2013 exhibit by Arne Svenson, entitled, The Neighbors, has raised concerns about how far privacy extends and could have far-reaching implications for professional and art photographers the world over. Here are some images (all images from arnesvenson.com): Rarely […]

Introducing Photoblog Fridays

Posted on Mar 13, 2014 in Blog | No Comments
Introducing Photoblog Fridays

The Photoblog Alliance is built upon the idea of collaboration and sharing. Those ideas underscore all that we do and all that we invite our contributors to do. I believe: We can do more together than by ourselves. I hope that the contributors have gained some great exposure and increased their reach online through our […]

Filtering Out the Social Media Noise

Posted on Feb 28, 2014 in Blog | No Comments
Filtering Out the Social Media Noise

Do you remember when social media was about talking to people? We’re now bombarded by messages, ads, and countless people we’re just not that interested in. Learn how you can filter your Facebook and Twitter accounts so that you can more easily engage with others.

A Social Sharing Strategy for Photographers

Posted on Dec 23, 2013 in Blog | No Comments
A Social Sharing Strategy for Photographers

In the world of social media it’s always better to talk about others than about yourself. Following this strategy, you’ll quickly discover a problem: Where do you get all of the content to share to your social networks? We’d like to share with you our process for sharing other peoples’ content. Hopefully, it will give […]

An Open Letter to Mark Cuban About Facebook

Posted on Dec 16, 2013 in Blog | No Comments
An Open Letter to Mark Cuban About Facebook

Dear Mark Cuban, I’ve been keeping up with your recent frustrations concerning Facebook’s EdgeRank algorithm and how it’s costing you (literally) thousands of dollars just to reach the friends and fans you took the time to cultivate. The number of my fans is probably less than you pick up in one day, but getting my […]

How Your Facebook Cover Photo Can Help Your Photography Business

Posted on Dec 15, 2013 in Blog | No Comments
How Your Facebook Cover Photo Can Help Your Photography Business

When Facebook introduced the Timeline to the world, they also introduced the cover. It’s the large (Facebook cover photo size=851x315px) image that sits at the top of the page. The small photo is called your profile image. Facebook states that the purpose of the cover photo is …to feature a unique image that represents who […]

Should You Start A Photography Blog?

Posted on Dec 13, 2013 in Blog | No Comments
Should You Start A Photography Blog?

There are a lot of articles out there that tell you how to set up a photo blog, but maybe you need a little more convincing to get to that point. If you’re wondering whether you should start a photography blog or not, here are some pretty compelling reasons to begin a photo blog today: […]