Add copyright info and keywords to EXIF data

How to add copyright and contact information to your images

Protect your images online by adding copyright and contact information to the EXIF data. It obviously won’t stop people from using your images without permission, but it will provide all the information needed to contact you. Adding keywords will help to make your shots show up in search engine results.

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Middle Black Clough Waterfall Location Guide

Middle Black Clough waterfall in the Peak District UK

Middle Black Clough Waterfall in the Peak District is an amazing location for long exposure photography. And with interesting streams leading up to the falls, there are plenty of photo opportunities that could easily keep you busy for a day. The main falls themselves are in a small area, so you’ll need a wide-angle lens to fit everything in. Something like a 16-35mm on full-frame and 10-20mm on APS-C cameras is perfect.

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GoPro Hero 4 slow motion video

Middle Black Clough Waterfall slow motion video shot on a GoPro Hero 4 Silver

The GoPro Hero 4 Silver has a number of great features that make it attractive to photographers, film makers and anyone who would like a small and tough camera capable of being attached to almost anything. One of the more fun features of the GoPro Hero 4 Silver is that it’s capable of recording footage at 120fps at 720p. GoPro Studio allows you to slow it down even more for ultra slow motion videos. Here’s a slow motion video shot at Middle Black Clough waterfall in the Peak District to show what the camera and software are capable of.

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Inspirational photography quotes

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For most people photography is a love affair they can’t let go of. Whether you’re a keen amateur or fully fledged professional, the compulsion to keep shooting is overwhelming. But the hobby or job can often be one of isolation where you work alone, so it’s always reassuring to learn that other photographers think like you. Here are 40 inspirational photography quotes from some of the most influential names in the world of art and photography…

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The Fencer on the cover of digit! magazine

The Fencer on the cover of digit! magazing

Here’s my image The Fencer on the front cover of the German photography magazine ‘digit!’ at the end of 2012. This has been my most successful image to date, and it’s now available for licensing on 500px Prime. To see my 500px Prime gallery click here.

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Fjallraven Barents Parka review

Fjallraven barent parka dark oliveWinter is arguably the best time of year to shoot landscape photography. Sunrise and sunset are at more agreeable times than in the summer, and the sky is clear and haze free. But during these moths, the UK is often cold, windy and wet.

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Canon Mirror Lens 5200mm 1:14

Canon Mirror Lens 5200mmThe Canon Mirror Lens 5200mm 1:14 is the world’s largest SLR lens. It can focus on objects between 18-32 miles away, and has has a minimum focusing distance of 120m. It weighs 100kg without its stand, so it’s not the easiest lens to carry around.

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Street Portraiture Tips

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Street portraiture is an extremely satisfying genre of photography to shoot, but it can also be one of the most difficult. It’s not difficult in terms of style and technique because this is something you can decide upon before you even head out onto the streets. Deciding whether you go for natural light with a reflector to fill-in shadows, or slick off-camera flash techniques is the least of your worries. It’s all about the human interaction.

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Vintage wedding photography effect

Vintage wedding photography processing in Lightroom

Learn how to apply a vintage colour effect to wedding photography in Lightroom. The technique applies a warm colour effect using Curves.  Vintage wedding photography colour effects in Lightroom is a popular technique that you need to know. To see the full before and after images scroll down.

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Top 10 photography blogs

Sony a7RII featuring a backlit sensor

The internet is awash with photography blogs. Some are big with huge followings, some small, some good, some bad and some that are quite frankly amazing. The things is, there’s no single photography blog that can provide everything you need in the way of lens-based goodness. Most of us follow several different blogs that provide specific types of content. But with so many great options out there, it can be hard to keep up with what’s the best.

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