Social Media & ­­­­­Copyright

Navigating the potential pitfalls of having your work circulating in social media
By Jim Goldstein
In the past several years, social-media websites and their everyday use have been rapidly evolving. Through it all, copyright protection has been a constant concern for creatives of all types, but particularly photographers. In my prior article "Social-Media Marketing Essentials," I covered a variety of topics surrounding social-media marketing, including…

The Pinterest Conundrum

Photographers struggle to determine whether Pinterest is a marketing savior or a copyright nightmare
By William Sawalich
Like so many commercial photographers, I'm always looking for new ways to market my work. We're browbeaten constantly by the knowledge that we must use whatever technological advantages we can to reach out to new customers and engage with an audience that may be interested in paying for our work.…

Social-Media Marketing Essentials

How you can balance the need to be on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and other social media to build your business without letting them take over your life
By Jim Goldstein
Odds are, the last time you spoke with a fellow photographer, it came up. Not photography itself, business finances or gear, but marketing—social-media marketing, to be specific. Whether you call it by this term or not, it's what you were discussing, and it more than likely centered around the topics…

Vision To Visuals: Wakhan Journeys

An ethereal version of Afghanistan
By Baldev Duggal
Shut your eyes for a moment and imagine Afghanistan. What do you see? There's a high probability that you picture a rough mountain terrain, Taliban fighters with guns, military bases or explosions. Our brains form these subliminal visual associations through the onslaught of aggressive imagery that accompanies news headlines that…

Stealing Inspiration

Where’s the line between inspiration, plagiarism and copyright infringement?
By Samuel Lewis
Every now and again, I find myself explaining photographic techniques to younger photographers. Recently, one of these conversations prompted me to recall a few of the photographers who helped me gain an understanding of those techniques and even the context in which I learned them. Often, those skills were learned…

Vision To Visuals: Full Circle

Serendipity brought William John Kennedy’s 50-year-old images back to Duggal
By Baldev Duggal
In the 50 years since founding Duggal, there are very few business decisions I regret, save for one: As a young entrepreneur in the early '60s, when my photo lab was just starting to become popular with artists, I provided photo capture and enlargement services to Marcel Duchamp and Andy…
Page 4 of 10
Subscribe & Save!
International residents, click here.