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Stock House Thursday: Pond5.com Following up last week’s analysis of MasterFile.com I will now take an in depth look at how Pond5.com handles keywords. These aren’t really “reviews,” in that they will have no thumbs up or down at the end. This is not … Continue reading
Stock House Thursday: MasterFile.com Following up last week’s analysis of PhotoShelter.com I will now take an in depth look at how Masterfile.com handles keywords. These aren’t really “reviews,” in that they will have no thumbs up or down at the … Continue reading
Stock House Thursdays: PhotoShelter.com Following up last week’s analysis of NationalGeographicStock.com I will now take an in depth look at how handles PhotoShelter.com keywords. These aren’t really “reviews,” in that they will have no thumbs up or down at the … Continue reading
Stock House Thursdays: The Methodology Welcome: This is all the work that went on behind the scenes for me to give an accurate, in-depth analyses of the stock houses I have reviewed in my series of posts call Stock House … Continue reading
If you’re having a hard time deciding which things in your image are “worth” keywording, then maybe you should reassess why they are in the photo at all. As I’ve helped photographers to learn how to keyword their images, one … Continue reading
There is no way to give a simple numerical answer to this question. There are too many factors that go into the creation of keywords to be able to generalize the “right” number of keywords for every image. The first … Continue reading
#10. Not using the keyword nobody if there are no people in the image. #9. Forgetting to keyword color image or black and white image. #8. Forgetting to use colour and every other British spelling variant of American English. #7. … Continue reading
The Stock Photography Industry is Changing, Not Dying Well, three months have passed since the buzz surrounding the article by Betsy Reid in BJP about how the stock industry ate itself. I was disappointed that it wasn’t until the very … Continue reading
I want to start with a question: Which stock photograph will have more sales? An above average photo that is very well keyworded? Or an amazing photograph with no keywords? This is, of course, a rhetorical question, and a ridiculous … Continue reading
This is really important if you are a contributor to online stock houses. I mean really important, if you want to maximize your earnings. This is not a technical treatise on algorithms, and the behind-the-scenes workings of the search engines. … Continue reading