In the beginning of 2015 I decided to change the format of my weekly newsletter. Instead of featuring only news from Phototraces.com, I also started to feature the best photography related content I came across in the previous 7 days.
The change was triggered by the realization that quality content is not easy to find in an enormous amount of junk.
Below is the extract from my July 2015 weekly newsletters and it represents the best photography content according to me!
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8 Pro Photographers Share the Best Advice They Ever Got
Last week I reached out to all 8 pros—Elia Locardi, Benjamin Von Wong, Colby Brown, Michael Fletcher, Tony Hewitt, Nick Rains, Varina Patel, and Jay Patel—and asked them to share the best piece of advice they were ever given. Here is what they told me.
Photographer Recovers $15K in Stolen Gear Thanks to EXIF Copyright Info
If your camera lets you automatically add copyright EXIF metadata to every photo you take, you should do it: it could help you recover your gear if it ever gets stolen.
Selfiology: the Story of the Selfie
Selfies seem to have become just another part of life. Over time the wonderment about people striking the strangest of poses in front of their telephones has vanished. Younger generations will even find themselves in selfies that exceed their memory. We have simply learned to see upon the selfie as a part of modern day society and the debate surrounding it slowly fades away.
13 Exercises for Photographers That Can Help Jump-Start Creativity
Like the world’s tidal waters, photographic creativity ebbs and flows for many of us. Sometimes creativity can use a jump-start, an artificial method to get the photographer to start looking at the world in a new way in order to facilitate, restart, refine, or improve your photography. [Read more…]