Introducing the FileFlow App: Search, Download and Share Photos Instantly


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It’s time to take mobile delivery to the next level — and give your clients what they’ve been asking for.  Introducing FileFlow, a new PhotoShelter app for iPhone that lets you and your clients search, download and share photos instantly. With FileFlow, you and your clients can:  Access and browse invited content Easily search across…

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Podcast: Do You Still Need a Photo Website in 2019?


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Before the rise of social media and the ubiquity of apps like Instagram, photographers established and flexed their brands through their personal website and blog. Social media took over the industry (and consumer lives in general) in the late 2010s, and ever since then, the website has seemingly taken a backseat in relevance and importance.…

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Podcast: Do You Still Need a Photo Website in 2019?


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Before the rise of social media and the ubiquity of apps like Instagram, photographers established and flexed their brands through their personal website and blog. Social media took over the industry (and consumer lives in general) in the late 2010s, and ever since then, the website has seemingly taken a backseat in relevance and importance.…

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Why Food Photographer Joanie Simon Made the Switch to PhotoShelter


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Earlier this week we shared our thoughts about having a photography website in 2019 and why it’s essential to build your brand outside of the scope of social media. Besides beautiful websites with killer content, we’re also always on the lookout for people who incorporate PhotoShelter into their existing personal brand and photography business. Someone…

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Do I Still Need a Photography Website in 2019?


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Before the rise of social media and the ubiquity of apps like Instagram, photographers established and flexed their brands through their personal website and blog. The photographer website supplanted the printed portfolio, for the most part, offering photographers a way to showcase their work with a remote audience of photo editors, customers, and fans. As…

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Celebrating Underwater Photography with Nick Hawkins


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We’ve been itching to learn more about underwater photography for quite some time now. A member of PhotoShelter since 2012, Nick Hawkins caught our eye early on because of his unique ability to convey the complexity of life underwater through his photography. Photography aside, Nick also has a background in biology, and that no doubt…

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New Guide! The Photographer’s Guide to Branding and Marketing in a Distracted World


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You’ve heard it before. To make it in this industry, you have to develop a unique personal brand. You need to make smart marketing and business decisions to push that brand forward. You must stand out and stand apart. But how do you start building an audience and attracting clients in an increasingly distracted and…

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Would You Relinquish Your Privacy to Look Old? Don’t Use FaceApp


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Everyone once in a while, a “fun” website or app that requires us to upload a photo of ourselves goes viral. In 2015, it was Microsoft’s How-Old.net, which would guess your age based on a selfie. It turned out to be a showcase for Microsoft’s facial recognition technology. Amazon followed in 2017 with its version…

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#PhotoShelterAMA July 17th, 2019 with Joe McNally


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This Wednesday, July 17th from 12 – 1:30 PM ET we’ll be doing an AMA (Ask Me Anything) on Twitter with award-winning photographer and PhotoShelter member Joe McNally. We hope you’ll pick his brain about business tips, workshops, behind-the-scenes stories and more.  Tweet @photoshelter for a chance to be featured in the AMA. Don’t have…

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Skip Photo School and Learn Everything On YouTube?


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With college costs skyrocketing and uncertainty around job prospects, more students are contemplating whether 4 years of photo school makes financial sense. In the age of YouTube, you can learn virtually any photo technique – from capture to post processing – online, and often for free. Content providers are publishing materials at an unprecedented pace,…

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A-Ha Moments and Stories of Big Breaks: Women Photographers Share Their Stories


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Each quarter, Women Photograph posts statistics about the gender makeup of the A1 lead photo bylines of eight newspapers on Twitter. The data doesn’t lie: photos taken by women are featured less on the homepages of major publications.  It makes us pause. It makes us angry. It makes us want to be part of the…

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Who Did You Ask to (Photograph) Prom?


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Like the senior school photo, the prom photo is a rite of passage for most American teens. The traditional posed couple’s photo has given way to trends like professional pre-prom photo, and the niche has been tackled by esteemed photographers Aristede Economopoulos, Gillian Laub, Mary Ellen Mark. In this episode of Vision Slightly Blurred, Sarah…

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Get Schooled: The Fascinating World of School Photography


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The school photo – particularly the senior photo – has been a longtime rite of passage for most students in the US. And while schools enforce strict yearbook rules to ensure conformity, a niche industry of more creative photography has emerged that emphasizes individuality. In this episode of Vision Slightly Blurred, Sarah and Allen talk…

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5 Photographers Share What They Wish They Knew Earlier: Branding and Marketing Edition


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In the spirit of our upcoming guide on branding and marketing, we asked a handful of our amazing members to share the stories of their big breaks, the proudest moments of their careers and the lessons they’ve learned along the way. Whether the invaluable stories and insights shared here encourage you to try something new…

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What Is the Best Animated GIF of All Time?


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No one could have predicted that the lowly animated GIF would have survived to the ripe old age of 32. Despite the rise of many more efficient technologies, the GIF remains stubbornly popular, and continues to thrive on social media as a sociological force. Its ability to convey emotion while leveraging popular culture combined with…

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A Very Brief Review of the Leica Q2 & The Perils of LED Lighting


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After using a Leica Q for 3.5 years, I decided to pre-order the eagerly anticipated Q2 in early March 2019. Despite owning a number of cameras over the years, the Leica Q had become my go to camera for its light weight, small size, and high image quality. While I hope to do a full…

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A Very Brief Review of the Leica Q2 & The Perils of LED Lighting


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After using a Leica Q for 3.5 years, I decided to pre-order the eagerly anticipated Q2 in early March 2019. Despite owning a number of cameras over the years, the Leica Q had become my go to camera for its light weight, small size, and high image quality. While I hope to do a full…

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Why Does Space Photography Inspire Us?


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From “Earthrise” to “The Pillars of Creation” to Mars rover selfies to this year’s image of a black hole, it’s undeniable that space photography captures the attention and imagination of the media and public at large. And space exploration is one area where scientists have successful leveraged photography to market their ideas and discoveries in…

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What Do You Look for in a Photography Workshop?


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There are thousands of photography workshops to teach specific techniques and/or inspire attendees from amateurs to full-time pros. In this episode of Vision Slightly Blurred, Sarah and Allen talk about workshop disasters, evaluating workshops, and whether pros should consider alternate events like a portfolio review to further their careers. We mention the following photographers, articles,…

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I Love You, Mom: A Living Tribute by Stacy Bass


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We are constantly inspired by our members’ personal projects. From work documenting climate change in remote locations to remarkable editorial spreads, we admit it can be hard to keep up. One touching story recently came to us from Stacy Bass, who might be best known for her images of lush green gardens and commercial shoots…

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