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Picflow: Professional Client Gallery And Proofing Workflow Simplified

The recently launched client gallery and photo proofing service, Picflow, was developed with the purpose of making it easier for photographers to communicate and deliver to their clients. While the service may look rather straightforward and simplistic, there are a lot of useful and powerful advanced tools hiding behind the scenes that are sure to improve the workflow for any working photographer.

The Power of Print: How to Land More Clients and Increase Your Sales

Even though technology is advancing at an incredibly fast pace, multiple studies show that regardless of the time we spend on our screens, more than 81% of people (at least in the USA) prefer to read or view images on print rather than on a digital screen.

How Many Photos to Give Your Clients as a Photographer

As a photographer, you know that your job is more than just crafting beautiful images. As with any job, you spend a lot of time on things outside of your main job description. One of the hardest but most important parts of photography is finishing the photos, which means culling and determining which and how many photos to give your clients.

Format Launches Workfow: Adds Gallery Support and Business Tools

Format, a website-building platform that competes with the likes of Squarespace, has announced Workflow: a new suite of tools designed to help professional photographers run their businesses. Additionally, in support of the struggling industry due to COVID-19, a Pro account is free for the first year.

How to Easily Make Photo Selects with a Client Using Lightroom Web

You've always been able to do selects from Lightroom on the Web, but until now you needed an Adobe ID. Convincing a client or model to sign up for an Adobe ID can be a challenge. Now they can authenticate using either Facebook or Google, making the process much simpler for everyone. If you are already using collections, you're halfway there!

Yes, Photo Client, You Do Have ALL of Your Pictures!

I covered an event some months ago over a period of a few days during which, as you can imagine, many hundreds of photos were taken. Due to the popularity of this event, (we've covered it over a number of years, thankfully) I knew the folks that were a part of it were really going to be anxious to see, share, print, etc.

Photographers: Every Email Could Be the Start or End of a Client Relationship

This is a short article that's a reminder that every interaction you have is part of a relationship with someone -- potentially a client.

Recently I was looking for a food photographer for a web client. I wanted a local shooter and found one practically next door to the studio. Unfortunately, his online gallery showed text jargon instead of photos. I tried a different browser, but still no luck. I sent a screen capture to the photographer -- after all, if it were my site I would want to know.

Swift Galleries Lets Clients See Your Prints on Their Walls, Pick an Arrangement, and Place an Order

Swift Galleries is an upcoming platform whose goal is to get your photography work on your clients' walls and, in turn, bring in some extra profit for you.

By leveraging a simple drag-and-drop web app, Swift Galleries makes it easy for you to customize and show off how your photographs would look in your clients' homes, with little to no effort on your behalf.

Battle of the Client Galleries: Comparing 11 of The Best Tools for Proofing and Presentation

Online client galleries have been there for some time now, but many photographers either neglect this powerful tool relying on ol’ school DVDs and USB drives for image delivery, or simply are not aware of the options that would suit their particular business.

As a beginner, mostly part-time, photographer I was looking for an affordable photo gallery service to give a try. The main problems I wanted such a tool to solve were: a) deliver images quickly after the shoot; b) impress my clients with a personalized website and thus, make them want to refer me; c) make it easy to share the photos.

Safelight: An Easy Way to Proof and Sell Your Photography Directly to Clients

Designer and web developer Ryan Taylor has developed a nifty piece of online software for photographers that he hopes to get funded through Kickstarter by the end of this month. Dubbed Safelight, the software would offer an online selling and proofing solution for those photographers who want to integrate an interactive store into their online portfolio.

How I Make Sure My Photos Are Backed Up and Safe From Harm

I had a hard drive fail on me once. It was a total nightmare. I lost two years of digital photos and all of my music that i’d digitized. Never again.

Thankfully this happened to me before I was a professional photographer and it was just my own images. Not a wedding client's. If you charge people for your photography, you need to be professional and have a proper bomb-proof backup strategy.

Is ‘Girls in the Windows’ the Highest-Grossing Photo of All Time?

Ormond Gigli (1925-2019) is an American photojournalist with a career spanning over forty years. But today, he is mainly known for one photo – Girls in the Windows – that he created in 1960. It shows forty models and women posing in the window frames of a brownstone about to be demolished on East 58th Street in Manhattan's Upper East Side, an affluent New York neighborhood.

Rediscovering Sarah Stup and 35mm Film

Sarah Stup is an award-winning autism advocate and author who is working on her latest book, tentatively titled "My Autism, My Journal."

Team Headshots: AI vs. Professional Photographer

Have you Googled “headshot photographers" lately? The results are pretty eye-opening. Right before I sat down to write this, my Google search resulted in 4 sponsored ads, right at the top, for AI headshot generators. If that doesn’t concern you, it should.

Narrative Select is Launching its AI Culling App for Windows

Professional photographers all agree that photo culling is an essential but tedious ordeal. James Broadbent, the founder of Narrative Select, also used to spend hours in front of his screen until his company launched Select, an AI-assisted culling software that now helps thousands of photographers cull faster and easier.

The Best Photography Print Labs in 2023

One of the most frequently asked sets of questions I receive from other photographers is: What print lab do you use? Which online photo printing service is the best quality? Who prints the best quality photos?

Yevonde: An Introduction to the Woman Who Pioneered Color Photography

The National Portrait Gallery, London, reopens in June following a three-year closure for the “largest redevelopment” in its 127-year history. Its opening exhibition, Yevonde: Life and Colour, will be the most comprehensive to date on British photographer, Yevonde Middleton (1893-1975).