Can you believe August is almost over? Where did summer go? As you prepare for the next season, take some time to relax and check out our top ten blog posts of the week!
MARKETING/SEO: Creating an online presence for your business goes way beyond just making a website. An integral aspect of it is optimizing your websites for search engines (SEO). Learn how you can get your studio's name to appear far up in a search results page with this article on PPA Today.
ONLINE FORMS: Online forms are becoming quite popular in the business world today, as they have been found to be both convenient and effective. Learn 7 ways you can use online forms to enhance your photography business in this article.
CAMERAS: Despite the advancements in technology as regards to photography, there are some film cameras we just can't forget. This article takes you down memory lane, highlighting cameras that stood out throughout history.
After 50 years, photographer Robert Davidson finally gets back the negatives of the famous pictures of Frank Zappa. Read the full story in this article.
ECLIPSE: The anticipated solar eclipse has come and gone, but we can't get enough of the images captured during the magical moment. Check out these great shots of the eclipse on PetaPixel.
INFRARED PHOTOGRAPHY: If you have ever wondered if you can shoot infrared photos without converting your camera, according to this article, you can. Find out how in this post from PetaPixel.
STORY: Find out why you shouldn't put your photography on hold till you get that one piece of gear that everyone's been talking about in this post from Fstoppers.
SUPER 1 DAY: This year's Fall Super 1 Day registration is now open! So if you are a photographer looking to enhance your skills and grow your business, this article on PPA Today has information on how you can register today!
The question of whether it is possible to capture and savor a moment at the same time is still an ongoing debate. Backed with research, this author's views on the subject may get you thinking.
TIPS: While the flexibility that comes with being a freelancer is quite attractive, regulating one's workload such that they don't work too much or too little can be challenging. The author of this article gives ten tips on how freelance photographers can make the most of their time without overworking themselves.
There you have 'em, our weekly blog post roundup! What photography blogs or podcasts do YOU follow? Post your favorites on theLoop or email them to us at OnlineContentCommittee@PPA.com.
Mayo Lawal is a Marketing and Communications Intern at Professional Photographers of America (PPA)