I’m a web designer. If I chose to do so, I could custom build my own photography site. I don’t need a service which caters to photographers. I choose to use one. Why? First off, convenience. Even if you know what you’re doing, building a photography website, and maintaining that site is a pain in… …Continue Reading
Getting the most from your photography website
Tips and techniques, case studies, examples and ideas on the best way to sell your images or photographic services online. Featuring my thoughts on the best way to customize SmugMug photography websites for maximum impact.
I recently had a conversation with the proprietor of a local hotel about how many people were looking for accommodation online. Now understand, this particular market of online advertising is huge, at least in places where tourism is popular. But a quick search of statistics from Google showed us an important fact. In our town… …Continue Reading
Templates for photographer’s websites are all the rage – a plug and play image right out of the box. The Green Man Design Studio talks about what you can’t buy in a box, and why your site will fail if you don’t have it.
Point and shoot equals point and retch for product photography Photography seems to be getting easier and easier, as cameras that are capable of taking professional quality photos get cheaper and cheaper. But just because the cameras are available, doesn’t mean just anyone has the abilities, or the equipment to take professional quality photographs. I… …Continue Reading
Selling landscapes online can be hit and miss. What helps sell a landscape when you aren’t a famous photographer, has a lot to do with the buyer’s connection to the subject. Great Expectations Design gives some helpful hints in the Wired Photographer.