All photographers, artists, designers and other creatives have the concern that images that they post on the web, and particularly on social media sites, will be stolen and re-used by other people. You can watermark your images, embed tracking information in them but there is another alternative – reverse image search. Reverse image search allows [...]
Over the weekend I upgraded our home WiFi network to the recently released Netgear R6300 WiFi Router. This router supports all protocols up to the new 802.11ac standard. Plus it features simultaneous band technology and gives greater speed when using the older n and g standards. It supports GigaBit Ethernet for the four wired ports. [...]
WebRotate 360 Product Viewer v3 Delivers Best In Class Feature Set and Full Mobile Support WebRotate 360 announces the release of their latest version of WebRotate 360 Product Viewer with new and unique product presentation capabilities, including 360 product view, product slideshow, deep zoom and extensive interactive hot-spots and annotations. Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) July 10, [...]
NEW YORK, June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Effective June 19, iSpring began offering their “iSpring Converter” for purchase. It provides PowerPoint to HTML5 conversion allowing PPT based presentations to be viewed on iPad and other mobile devices with high quality. Over the past few years the need has steadily grown for presentations to be delivered wherever and whenever users want [...]
Let’s be honest, copyright is a complete mess. There are differences in law from country to country and, in a day when putting an image on Facebook or your blog makes it vulnerable to attack under any copyright jurisdiction in the world, the risks are considerable. The largest problem for artists is that techniques and [...]
Google has launched its Art Project, an ambitious project to bring the art works of the world’s galleries and museums onto the web in deep zoomable, detailed form. Currently Art Project has work from the following institutions on show: Alte Nationalgalerie, Berlin – Germany Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian, Washington DC – USA The Frick [...]
Phoozl.com is a website for photographers who like games. At launch it had about 30 games. One word of warning, it is a Flash-based site, so don’t try viewing it from an iPad. The site looks great, the games are fun and work well. Basically it comes down to this: if you like the types [...]
An article from today on Fast Company presents some really interesting information about smart phone takeup rates and market penetration, so I recommend you go to the article and look it over. It has me thinking about many things to do with the iPhone and iPad. What it shows is that while smart phones are [...]
Immediate Availability of Adobe HTML5 Pack Announced at Google I/O This is great news for those of us trying to support the iPad with websites we already have or are developing. Read the press release below.
Eye Candy is a plug-in set of filters for Photoshop and compatible software that is aimed much more at graphic designers than photographers, though I think many photographers will also find uses for it.
Free Applications Provide 1 Click Photo-Sharing From BlackBerry Smartphones SnapMyLife, a leading mobile photo-sharing site, today announced the launch of two free camera-oriented applications for BlackBerry smartphones®* from Research In Motion (RIM) (Nasdaq: RIMM; TSX: RIM). Both the SnapMyLife and Snap2Twitter applications are now available on BlackBerry App World™.
Free Toolkit Helps Photographers Use Search Engines to Attract More Website Visitors New PhotoShelter Features Include Exclusive SEO Grader & Control of 30+ Factors to Improve SEO
Canon has been announced as the #1 website in the Entertainment – Photography industry for 2008, according to the latest Hitwise Online Performance Awards program.
Tests Confirm CS4 Users Can Save Thousands of Dollars Through Productivity Gains in Everyday Tasks Adobe today announced benchmarking results from an independent research study conducted by Pfeiffer Consulting and commissioned by Adobe. According to the report, features in Adobe Creative Suite 4 software can dramatically increase productivity, efficiency and return on investment. Research shows [...]
DIMi recently was hacked. It was an interesting experience, and, as always, we learned a lot from the experience. Hacking of sites is on the rise and there is reportedly a substantial increase in recent times, which is likely to continue. As NASA, various governments and large corporations have discovered, there is no such thing [...]
T-Mobile Customers Can Now Send Mobile Photos to Multiple Destinations Including Photobucket, Home PC and Email Photobucket (http://photobucket.com), the Web’s premier standalone photo and video-sharing site, today announced the availability of an innovative mobile photo service exclusively for T-Mobile that enables users to send photos directly from mobile handsets to several destinations: a Photobucket album, [...]
Getty Images and Flickr launch first-of-its-kind creative imagery collection Getty Images, the world’s leading creator and distributor of visual content and other digital media, and Flickr®, a Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) service and one of the world’s largest photo sharing communities, today announced the launch of the Flickr Collection, a creative imagery collection now available [...]
Shutterstock also debuts affordable low resolution video subscriptions – ideal for adding high-impact, compelling visuals to online and interactive projects
To show you just what can be done cheaply and easily I wanted to show you the latest site we have developed for a client that is just going through its last tweaking stage: Foto-Baja_Mex.com. Owned by Byrle Moore, the site is used to sell his photography of off-road racing that takes place in Baja, [...]
New features help photographers improve their presence on the Internet and increase their profits from the sale of their photography; upgrade incentives now available ExposureManager (http://www.exposuremanager.com), a customizable full-service online sales resource for photographers, announces a new Premium Subscription service created to help increase print and merchandise sales for photographers. ExposureManager’s behind-the-scenes marketing support provides [...]
Expiring domain names is a pain for web site owners. As you would expect, you need to make sure your important domain names do not expire. I’ve had a friend loose his to a Chinese business that wanted large money to hand it back, because his hosting company screwed up the renewal. Now this blog [...]
Optimizing Adobe Flash Technology on Intel® Media Processor CE 3100 Will Enable Rich and Seamless Web Content on TV Adobe® Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) and Intel Corporation today announced plans to collaborate on the development to port and optimize Adobe® Flash® technology for the Intel® Media Processor CE 3100. This effort is expected to provide consumers [...]
We look at ways to develop your website, whether for photography, digital art, your business or whatever. Website One of the hardest things for people to realize, and especially photographers, artists and designers, is that their website should not be designed to suit them. Yes, that is what I said. Your website needs to be [...]
The photo and video sharing service to shut its virtual doors. Ringo.com, the photo and video file sharing service is to stop operation on 30 June 2008. They give no reason for closing. They have added a feature so that you can download to your computer any photos in your account but this will not [...]
As a creative, whether a hobbyist or a professional, artist, photographer or designer, a key thing is presenting our work. The Internet is one of the ways of doing this. But it is important to get it right. This series of articles covers the issues. Setup Site Hosting Once you have a domain name you [...]
As a creative, whether a hobbyist or a professional, artist, photographer or designer, a key thing is presenting our work. The Internet is one of the ways of doing this. But it is important to get it right. This series of articles covers the issues. The Internet is, today, a core part of doing business. [...]
New GoDaddy.com Partnership Makes IT Easier For SmugMug Photographers to Stake Their Claim on the Web Press Release Immensely popular online photo sharing and storage site SmugMughas partnered with domain name giant GoDaddy.com to provide itssubscribers with the absolute easiest means of creating andmaintaining their own personal and business custom photo websites. Through http://www.SmugMugDomains.com SmugMug [...]
New Web Gallery & 10GB Online Storage Press Release Apple today announced significant enhancements to its .Mac online service, highlighted by the debut of .Mac Web Gallery, a new feature for sharing photos and movies on the Internet. .Mac Web Gallery lets members easily share photos and movies directly from iLife ’08 with anyone on [...]
Podcasting is a new format for distributing audio and video content over the Internet. From the technical viewpoint, podcasting involves nothing new – it’s just embedding of multimedia-content (audio or video) into an RSS feed. It is not difficult to create a podcast. There are both specialized web services and desktop applications for the task. [...]