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How to create the ultimate matte preset
Kids on Pics, episode 2: How to take a selfie
Kids on Pics, episode 1: Getting started with your iPad camera
Video requirements for social media
Understanding YouTube’s visibility settings
Five simple ways to optimize your YouTube channel
Three ways to improve video engagement
How to post your video to YouTube
Using video for your photography business

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The ultimate matte look

How to create the ultimate matte preset

You’re loving the matte look … but less the idea of having the same one as everyone else? Here’s how to create YOUR ultimate matte preset! Social media posts that stands out Besides content quality, originality and consistency are also

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Kids on Pics, episode 2: How to take a selfie

I am a self-portrait photographer, meaning my kids are constantly seeing me take creative fun images of myself. Whether I’m splattered in blacklight paint or rocking a crazy makeup look, my kids see it all. Mostly because I am shooting

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Exporting Video to Social

Video requirements for social media

Congratulations, you produced a nice video for social media! Now, what format and specs do you need so your video upload is accepted and looking its best on each social media channel? I’ll guide you through requirements for the major

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Understanding YouTube’s visibility settings

Having trouble sharing a YouTube video with your friends and family? When you upload a video to YouTube, you’re given the option on how visible it’ll be on your channel. You have three options: Public: Everyone can see your video

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Three ways to improve video engagement

Engagement is my favorite metric to track, as it represents the overall performance and health of your video. Unlike so-called vanity metrics such as Views (which show the reach of your video), metrics like Audience Retention tell you the percentage

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How to post your video to YouTube

Recently, you may have noticed that YouTube changed its uploader. While some creatives are still seeing the old version, the new version offers a bit of simplicity, walking you through the steps to upload your video more effectively than before.

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Using video for your photography business

Editor’s Note: We welcome Scott Wyden Kivowitz to the Photofocus team. Scott is a father and photographer whose dedication to teaching photographers comes through in a straightforward and no fluff style. Scott is also the Chief Community Officer at Imagely, the WordPress Photography People.

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Levi Sim-1-7

Heartening statistics about photography use

I found this infographic heartening because I’m always hearing about the devaluation of photography. But, according to this, it sounds like photos and images are still the most important tool for reaching people with lasting impact. Think about that next time

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What Do the Recent YouTube Changes Mean?

YouTube recently kicked a ton of people and companies out of its partner program.  This program was useful if you wanted to monetize your videos, add external links, or take advantage of other interactivity… Officially, the changes were made to fight

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A First Look: The Apple iPhone 6s Plus

On Friday, September 25th, Apple released the next addition to their industry-shaking smartphone, the iPhone. Customers who were fast enough to preorder either the iPhone 6s and/or the iPhone 6s Plus either queued up in front of their local Apple

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Exporting Video to Social

Video requirements for social media

Congratulations, you produced a nice video for social media! Now, what format and specs do you need so your video upload is accepted and looking its best on each social media channel? I’ll guide you through requirements for the major

Read More
youtube-privacy

Understanding YouTube’s visibility settings

Having trouble sharing a YouTube video with your friends and family? When you upload a video to YouTube, you’re given the option on how visible it’ll be on your channel. You have three options: Public: Everyone can see your video

Read More
Audience Engagement Header

Three ways to improve video engagement

Engagement is my favorite metric to track, as it represents the overall performance and health of your video. Unlike so-called vanity metrics such as Views (which show the reach of your video), metrics like Audience Retention tell you the percentage

Read More
yt-featured

How to post your video to YouTube

Recently, you may have noticed that YouTube changed its uploader. While some creatives are still seeing the old version, the new version offers a bit of simplicity, walking you through the steps to upload your video more effectively than before.

Read More
Using-Video-For-Your-Photography-Business

Using video for your photography business

Editor’s Note: We welcome Scott Wyden Kivowitz to the Photofocus team. Scott is a father and photographer whose dedication to teaching photographers comes through in a straightforward and no fluff style. Scott is also the Chief Community Officer at Imagely, the WordPress Photography People.

Read More
Levi Sim-1-7

Heartening statistics about photography use

I found this infographic heartening because I’m always hearing about the devaluation of photography. But, according to this, it sounds like photos and images are still the most important tool for reaching people with lasting impact. Think about that next time

Read More
ytbanner

What Do the Recent YouTube Changes Mean?

YouTube recently kicked a ton of people and companies out of its partner program.  This program was useful if you wanted to monetize your videos, add external links, or take advantage of other interactivity… Officially, the changes were made to fight

Read More
Screen Shot 2015-09-26 at 8.37.15 AM

A First Look: The Apple iPhone 6s Plus

On Friday, September 25th, Apple released the next addition to their industry-shaking smartphone, the iPhone. Customers who were fast enough to preorder either the iPhone 6s and/or the iPhone 6s Plus either queued up in front of their local Apple

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Benchmark: DIY Rolling Studio Gear Rack

Lately, I have been researching studio configurations. Jeremy Cowart’s Triptik Studio Walkthrough got the juices flowing; especially the rolling backdrop that doubles as storage for bounces, flags and other gear. My space is an open floorplan and I already have

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How to post your video to YouTube

2020 update: Looking for instructions on how to use the new YouTube uploader? Click here. Now that you’ve learned how to edit videos and slide shows in Adobe Photoshop, we want to make sure you know the best steps to

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