Self-hosted WordPress Website

Self-hosted WordPress Website

Having a full featured e-Commerce website is one of the most essential tools for all artists who want to sell their artwork mainly prints and digital downloads online. There are already a lot of good communities or image hosting companies like SmugMug or PhotoSeller or many others who do all the work for you to get your website up and running. But if you like to have full control over your website and its design, this article might be helpful for you.

Keyword Essentials for Digital Photographers

Keyword Essentials for Digital Photographers

Keywords are what lie in the heart of metadata which makes your images available to the search engines. The concept of keyword may go across all kinds electronic files but the fundamentals of keywording remain the same. Properly keyworded photographs will benefit you in many different ways. Eventually the idea of keyword takes you to the area of automation. If you are a high-range digital shooter it will make your life easier and it is the key element that will fetch you money when you are in the stock photography business.

The Fundamentals of Color Theory

The Fundamentals of Color Theory

Color is one of the main components of light besides its angle and intensity. Color exists because of light; where there is no light, there is no color. We see colors because light waves strike an object and they are reflected back into our eye. Some of the light waves are absorbed by the object and some of them are reflected back which determines the color of the object. What makes this subject more complex is not the science of color rather the our perception of color. Additionally, digital imaging technologies introduce other problems since digital cameras, scanners, monitors and printers do not handle color in the same way. It’s imperative that you must understand how computer and you see color, to obtain or maintain consistency. Besides, technical accuracy, developing an eye for color will also help you to make more creative decisions.