Fotomat: The New Browser-Based Tool for Building Visual Websites


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Fotomat is the new browser-based tool for building visual websites, built by the makers of Viewbook, a photo-sharing platform and portfolio website builder for professionals that was founded in 2009. With over a decade of experience in developing, tons of user feedback, and know-how of what works best and what does not work in the world of visual websites, the makers of Viewbook are back to gladly introduce to you: Fotomat.

This site builder has been developed to meet all visual maker’s needs; from being user friendly and easy to use, to offering a great variety of possibilities for

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Why Do Over 100,000 Photographers Use Picfair to Sell Their Images?


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Picfair is a fascinating platform. Backed by several high profile investors including Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian, it started out as a fair trade photography marketplace, created in response to the extortionately high cut that traditional agencies like Getty and Shutterstock take from photographers.

It struck a chord. Those of us relying on the traditional agencies for our income have grown increasingly furious over the years as the agency cuts grow and ours dwindle. It’s still completely standard for agencies to set image prices and keep up to 85% of a photographer’s royalties for themselves. Picfair was launched to change that

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Creating Your Own Photo Store Isn’t Hard: Here Are 7 Top Stores Made with Picfair Plus


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Have you always wanted your own online photography store but found it to be too expensive, time-consuming, or difficult to set up and maintain? Picfair Plus could be the solution. Priced at around 2 cups of coffee a month ($6.99/€5.99/£4.99) it’s 65% cheaper than similar offerings from Zenfolio and Photoshelter – and it’s even cheaper if you pay annually.

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To start selling digital downloads and prints, all you have to do is upload your images, set your prices, and cash out when you make a sale. Picfair takes

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How to Recover Deleted Photos and Videos from Cameras


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Our cameras are probably one of the most important digital devices that we own. Apart from smartphones, a lot of people use digital cameras to click better photos on the go. Sadly, just like any other electronic item, it can also malfunction at times. Our photos are our prized possessions and losing them can be our biggest nightmare. If you have also lost your important photos from a digital camera, then use a dedicated data recovery tool.

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A while back, I also

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Automatic Vintage Lens II: A Harmonious Blend of Luxury Timepiece and Vintage Camera


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This isn’t the first time Japanese watchmakers, TACS, have launched a camera-inspired timepiece. Last year, they released the Automatic Vintage Lens II (AVL II), which proved to be their best seller. Now, this stunning timepiece is being released with a new variant that photography buffs will love — and it’s going to be available just in time for Father’s Day!

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The original version of AVL II was met with tremendous approval by TACS’ customer base. However, feedback indicated that there was strong demand for a new version with

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Picfair: The All-In-One Solution for Selling Your Photography


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Online options for selling your photography are complex, unfair, and disconnected. Marketplaces can give you exposure, but most of the larger names (if they let you in) make you sacrifice pricing control, rights options, and most of your royalties — the vast majority of the money your images generate go to them, not you.

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Choose the DIY route with your own website? Once you’ve added e-commerce add-ons and print product fulfillment, things get pretty complex and expensive. And then you’re on your own – any exposure is down to you to

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5DayDeal’s $2,500+ Photo Bundle for $89 Will Be Gone Forever Tomorrow!


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An exclusive photography bundle worth $2,500 has been available for photographers for just $89 since October 11th. The bundle is filled with resources contributed by top names in photography. Each year, it’s highly-anticipated by photographers worldwide, but it only lasts 5 days and on October 16, 2018, at noon PDT, it will be gone forever!

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Each year, a small husband-and-wife-led team based in Colorado works toward making photography education and resources affordable, while at the same time uniting photographers from around the world to raise funds for charity. 5DayDeal teams up

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5DayDeal 2018: $2,500+ in Tools and Resources by Top Photographers for Just $89


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Each year, photographers from around the world look forward to a bundle filled with tools and resources contributed by top names in photography, in a concerted effort to raise money for incredible causes, while providing photographers exclusive digital products discounted as much as 97%.

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Lindsay Adler, David DuChemin, Joel Grimes, and Trey Ratcliff are amongst current and past renowned photographers who have contributed to this digital bundles of tools and resources purposed to save photographers thousands of dollars while raising millions for deserving charities.

Organized by 5DayDeal, the annual initiative

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Deal Alert: Get 30% Off These Neewer Photo Products


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Here’s a deal alert that’s exclusive to PetaPixel readers: you can currently receive an extra 30% off a number of Neewer photography products on Amazon using special discount codes.

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Here are the items that are included in this promotion along with the discount codes (entered during checkout) for each one (note that your final price may be lower if the original price is currently lower):

Neewer Camera Photo Video Lighting Kit

Discount code 3MRTCJCS from Amazon seller Global omo drops the price from $116 to $82. Buy it now.

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Kelbyone Launches New $10 a Month Subscription Plan with 300+ Online Photography Courses


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Steve Brazill of This Week in Photography called KelbyOne’s photography education “the standard by which all online training is judged.” Tens of thousands of dedicated members in over 120 countries around the world would certainly agree with Steve, but until now KelbyOne’s Pro Plan has been a little pricey for some. Well, that all changed as KelbyOne just officially launched their new KelbyOne Plus Plan, which includes access to 300+ of their most popular online courses on Photoshop, Lightroom, and photography for just $9.99 a month.

“We’ve heard from so many photographers out there that want access to

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How to Optimize Images for Your Online Portfolio


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As a photographer, designer or artist, your professional ethics could be wrapped into one line: work hard, (dis)play hard. You dedicate a lot of time to the creation of beautiful and meaningful images. And as you should, you want them to be showcased in the most professional way possible. This is especially the case when designing your online portfolio, the equivalent of your persona on the web that will help you grow a community and attract more clients.

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The most challenging part? More often than not, the mere act of

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5 SEO Pro Tips for Your Photo Website


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Whether you’re just starting your photography career or have years of experience, being found in search engines is critical to accomplishing your goals. In this post, we’ll be sharing 5 helpful SEO tips that can help your photography website place well in search engines.

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Search engine optimization (SEO) for photographers is different than SEO for other professions due to the necessary enhanced focus on image optimization, which has its own set of best practices. We will dive into individual image optimization techniques later, but first we must look at the

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An Interview with Urban Koi


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Urban Koi is an artist based in New York and over the years she has been working as a Director, Writer, and of course, Photographer. Enticed by the mystery and hidden wistfulness in urban life, she can be found with a camera in hand, capturing quiet, ephemeral moments, and documenting her adventures around the world.

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She has directed two documentaries and is currently working on another film. When she is not travelling, she is studying as an aspiring physician and scientist at university, immersed in the scientific study of life. Her

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10 of the Most Beautiful Photography Templates: What Sets Them Apart?


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The visual nature of the Internet makes it the ideal format for getting a photography portfolio in front of a wide audience. The problem that many photographers face, though, is finding a template that is eye-catching and easy to work with.

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Fortunately, there are numerous examples of photography templates that offer the perfect blend of aesthetics and user friendliness. By taking a closer look at some of the most beautiful Squarespace photography templates available, you can learn what sets these options apart from a crowded sea of websites filled with images.

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