Canon has announced 7 new online classes priced between $19.99 and $59.99 are available on their online learning page. This marks a departure from Canon’s free Digital Learning Center or DLC. These courses contain multiple learning elements including: Video lessons, PDF guides, a user forum, quizzes, and photo assignments. Offerings Here’s a list of the first classes in the new online learning area of Canon. Understanding EOS Camera Operations Photo 101: How to Take Great Pictures Printing Basics & Beyond Great Landscapes … [Read more...] about Canon Adds 7 New Online Classes
If you're a photo studio or photographer who uses Pictage to host and sell your photos, you likely have quite a shock this week. On August 24th, Pictage posted the following message to their users: The Closing of Pictagehttps://discover.pictage.com/pictage-update-20150824 Please accept my sincere apologies for the Pictage web site being down since Thursday. The Pictage web site is currently recovering, but it is an extremely slow process due to the high number of images we store. We are doing everything we can to bring the web site online as … [Read more...] about Pictage is Closing their Doors. What are Your Options?
I'm sitting in an airport ready to spend a week in Las Vegas for Photoshop World. I know this week is going to be filled with 18 hour days packed with a combination of learning and parties as I catch up with old friends. My parents taught me if I want to play I better have my work done. With a smile I started checking off projects in my TODOIST application. One last email check before I board the plane, all set. With coffee in hand, I boarded the plane feeling pretty good. The Dreaded URGENT e-mail Somewhere between Charlotte and Las Vegas, I … [Read more...] about Why an Online Gallery is Important
Its a fact of life that if you put something on the Internet, you can count on it being stolen. Theres only so much you can do about that, but Zenfolio has some interesting security features that cover the things youd expect but also features you may not often think about. What if someone tries to hack into your account? What if someone tries to right-click on your image to download? What if you want some images public and others hidden? These are just three examples where I found the companys approach to online galleries helpful. In the … [Read more...] about Online Gallery Security – Tools and Features to Keep Your Photos Protected
While I am pretty busy keeping Photofocus.com full of good info, I do take time to read other photo blogs and publications and listen to or watch other podcasts. So here's a list of SOME of my current favorites is no particular order. Skip Cohen is a past president of Hasselblad and WPPI. He's also the past publisher of Rangefinder Magazine. He's been around the wedding/portrait business forever and knows everyone. He's one very smart, talented guy. He just took the plunge with a new blog and already I find myself checking it regularly. Skip … [Read more...] about My Favorite Online Places to Get More Info About Photography