Archive for October 2014

Step Ahead: Preserving Memories With Mylio

Posted by on Wednesday October 29, 2014 | Photo Gear

Sponsored by Mylio Mylio is a powerful new software tool that lets your photos do the talking. Simply stated, Mylio aims to solve the central dilemma facing photographers of all skill levels: how to find, organize and safeguard an ever-growing library of digital memories across all of our multiplying devices. From the professional photographer with... More

Blue Sky Gallery Starts Book Publishing Program to Mark 40th Year

Posted by on Tuesday October 28, 2014 | Fine Art

Portland, Oregon’s Blue Sky Gallery entered its 40th year with a retrospective exhibition at the Portland Art Museum, and the launch of Blue Sky Books, a new print-on-demand publishing program that offers affordable books by 36 of the artists who’ve shown at the gallery. Since it opened in 1975 as a collaborative project by local... More

Obituary: David Armstrong, Age 60

Posted by on Monday October 27, 2014 | Fashion, Fine Art, Obituary

Photographic artist David Armstrong, who first made his name as a member of the “Boston School” with Jack Pierson, Mark Morrisroe and Nan Goldin, and eventually shot for Vogue, GQ, and other fashion clients, died October 25, in Los Angeles, from liver cancer.  He was 60 years old.  Vogue.com reported that Armstrong’s agent, Jed Root, had... More

PDN Video: Marcus Smith on How to Develop Your Brand Identity

Posted by on Monday October 27, 2014 | PDN Video Picks

Marcus Smith, Part 2: How to Develop Your Brand Identity from PDNOnline on Vimeo. In a previous PDN Video, advertising photographer Marcus Smith explained how he used personal work to land his dream clients. After winning his first few commercial assignments, though, Smith decided he needed a stronger brand identity to maintain momentum. In this... More

How to Boost Traffic to Your Site and Increase Print Sales

Posted by on Thursday October 23, 2014 | Business

Sponsored by Zenfolio You may be the most talented photographer in your genre, but unless you have an excellent web presence and advertising put in place, no one will know you exist. Here, we provide four crucial steps to get more exposure to your site, gain and retain customers, and boost sales for a profitable... More