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How to Protect Your Photos Online

By Bonnie Caton | April 15, 2014 | Comments Off on How to Protect Your Photos Online

Learn how to protect your photos by adding your copyright information into the metadata. If someone finds your photo, they can look inside the file information and see your copyright and contact information.

The Do’s and Don’ts of Stock Photo Keywording

By Bonnie Caton | April 15, 2014 | Comments Off on The Do’s and Don’ts of Stock Photo Keywording

Each photo that you upload to an agency needs a title, description, and keywords. Keywords are how your photos are found in searches. Here are the do’s and don’ts of keywording stock photography.

Could You Sell This Photo as Stock?

By Bonnie Caton | June 8, 2012 | Comments Off on Could You Sell This Photo as Stock?

Selling photos online as stock that include recognizable people and legible shop signs and brand names is possible. Find out more about editorial stock and how to sell your photos on a stock site.

Stock Photo Shoot List for Europe

By Breakfast Stock Club | May 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

It’s always a good idea to do a little pre-trip research if you want to take stock shots while traveling. What are the best-selling photos for that destination, and how can you put your own twist on them?

How to Get Started with External Flash

By Breakfast Stock Club | April 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

The best thing about using an off-camera flash is you have full control over the outcome. How hard is it, truly, to learn how to use off-camera flash? If you follow a couple of super-simple rules, off-camera flash becomes easy.

Dramatic photo results with HDR

By Breakfast Stock Club | April 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Re-charge your photo creativity but using HDR. It is great to use in some situations for stock photo sales.

Video: How to Set Up a Backyard Photo Studio

By Breakfast Stock Club | March 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Watch a video on how to set up a photography studio at your house. Most of us don’t have the luxury of taking photos in a fancy professional studio. Using nothing but a table, some white poster board, and sunlight, you can take photos that look exactly like they were taken in a studio.

How to Sell Travel Photos as Stock

By Bonnie Caton | February 23, 2012 | Comments Off on How to Sell Travel Photos as Stock

Creating a shot list of stock photos to capture while traveling will keep you on track to get the shots you want. Find out what to put on your stock photo shoot list.

How to View Photos at 100% in Lightroom

By Breakfast Stock Club | February 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Watch a short video that shows how to view your photos at 100% using Adobe Lightroom: Before you submit any photo as stock, make sure that your images are free of any technical errors, and that they are in focus.

Can You Tell if this Photo is in Focus?

By Breakfast Stock Club | February 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Focus is one issue that you can’t fix in post-processing. It’s really important to know which of your photos are in good, sharp focus before you submit them for stock.