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May 19, 2017

$Million Dollar Copyright Claim, PPA Protection, and How to Create Time Lapse Video: Our Top Blog Posts from May 15-19

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It has been a long week, and the weekend is finally here! You deserve a break and relaxation, so while you do, take some time to enjoy our favorite photography blog posts of the week!

$1.2 Million Copyright Claim Awarded for Infringement of Photos  

COPYRIGHT: Still think your photos aren't valuable enough to register for copyright? The copyright owner for photographs of plants (!) is sure glad they did. See how this person hit the mother lode and you might change your mind.

How to Create Time Lapse Video From Still Images On Your Camera

TIME-LAPSE VIDEOS: Time-lapse videos are a great way to literally make the time go by faster. Learn how to create them in a more efficient and creative way with this post from Tech Republic. Add flare to your work with a walk-through process on how to form one by reading this article.

3 "No-Brainer" Ways to Be More Protected With PPA

PROTECTION: As a PPA member, you can be assured that you always have a virtual suit-of-armor around you. Better known as the Shield of Protection, PPA is there no matter what goes wrong to help protect you, save you money, and help you Be More. Find out the three big ways PPA insurance keeps you best protected at the PPA Today Blog!

Photographer Shoots Wrong Proposal

ENGAGEMENT MISHAP: I bet you have never had this happen to you. Mashable has this story about a photographer who takes engagement pictures of the WRONG couple. It may sound like a nightmare, but this tale has a surprisingly fortunate ending. Read here to find out just what happened.

The Best and Worst Ways to Carry Your Camera Gear: Straps, Slings, and More

GEAR: Camera gear can be a pain having to take and carry around; especially if you're doing it wrong. Well don't worry, because you can learn to be stylish and secure as the fun and charismatic Christopher Niccolls demonstrates all the do's and don'ts of how to carry your photography gear in this article.

Perfectly Iceland, Part 2: Seven Icons of Landscape Photography

LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY: Need some places to add to your photography bucket list? These truly breathtaking landscapes will make you want to book a flight today. Check out this article from FStoppers to see just where you can find them.

Why Fitness Inspires Creativity

CREATIVITY: You will regret pushing off all those times you said you would go to the gym after reading this article. With it getting more competitive every day to make a name for yourself, it is important to always try and get a leg up on the competition. Learn how you can boost your creative edge through exercising and being more active... yes this even applies to photographers!

Sunset Photography Camera Settings for Beginners

HOW TO: Sunset photography is something everyone can do, because you can do it virtually anywhere you are. As well, they are a great way to help build your confidence and skill as a photographer through experimentation. Learn how to master sunsets in an in-depth, step-by-step process through this article.

Can You Make Money In Photography?

MONEY: Ever wondered if photographers can really make any money? Ever seen a Senior Portrait Photographer driving a Porsche? Find out the answer to both these questions through this article on, it might surprise you!

Photographer Captures Stunning Mt. Everest Base Camp Wedding Photos

LOCATION: Peta Pixel has some absolutely astonishing photos of a couple who had their wedding photos taken on Mt. Everest! No amount of altitude or bitter cold could stop this marriage. Check out these stunning photos that redefine couple goals.

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