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How can photographers measure their popularity in the market?

How can photographers measure their popularity in the market?

‘Easy’, you might say. ‘I know how many photos I’ve sold, right? So I know how popular I am!’. Here’s a news flash – there’s a better way to measure your popularity (as a photographer, of course)! Using Insights for Everyone, you could discover that your photos are being used a lot more than you...
Photographers just want to make a living, ask Jim Pickerell

Photographers just want to make a living, ask Jim Pickerell

Leading stock photo expert Jim Pickerell recently published two very articulate blog posts about the current state of stock photography. Pickerell describes the changes the field of professional photography has undergone in the past few years and the increased difficulties photographers have simply making a decent living. According to Pickerell, it’s much harder for photographers...
How to shoot photography based on geo data? [Infographic]

How to shoot photography based on geo data? [Infographic]

There are so many things professional photographers worry about: from being asked to duplicate something their client saw on Pinterest or similar, through being treated like a terrorist by Police/Army /Security Guards at any public event, and up to keeping up to date with the latest gear. Here’s one less thing to worry about: Geo...
5 hacks that will help you locate potential customers

5 hacks that will help you locate potential customers

Pro photographers – it’s “Make a Wish” time! Say a Genie showed up and announced: “I’m here to help you with your marketing efforts… what type of information would help you most?”  Our bet would be that you would probably like to find out who your potential customers are. Because when you know who and...
Analytics? What's in it for me?

Analytics? What’s in it for me?

The art of photography has come a long way since 1826 when Nicéphore Niépce used a camera to take the world’s first photograph. The world has always put an emphasis on visual content to express ideas and thoughts, rather than texts; and in recent times with the development of technology, this has become an even...
Good Job IDC student Hadas Segal!

Good Job IDC student Hadas Segal!

A really exciting mentoring project has come to an end here at PicScout! Over the past few months Hadas Segal, a Computer Science major at IDC (The Interdisciplinary Center), who elected to do a hands on project in lieu of an elective course, spent a few hours every week at PicScout designing a facial recognition...

PicScout is recognized for role in ending global violence against children

PicScout is proud to receive recognition for our involvement in the recently launched Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children initiated by Baroness Joanna Shields, the UK Minister for Internet Safety and Security. In recognition of PicScout’s contribution to this important cause, we have been invited to attend a reception at the United Nations in...

A Photographer’s Story

The photographer behind the iconic photos of the places we all know and love speaks to us about his first camera, how it feels to have your work stolen and what PicScout means to him. A quick glance over Rafael Macia’s accomplished body of work provides a window to the varied array of sights and...

4 pieces of advice for Photo Agencies

…A response to a recent blog post by Jim Pickerell The uncertain state of the stock photography industry has joined the ranks of topics which are often brought up in conversation with some trepidation – along with the melting of the ice-caps, the Free Tibet campaign, and Prince William’s receding hairline – when speaking about...

Memories from CEPIC, Zagreb 2016

Thanks for the memories It was a whirlwind 3 days for Joel Miller, PicScout’s CEPIC delegate, and he didn’t waste a minute. Apart from meeting and mingling, attending talks and (when schedule permitted) soaking up the sights and sounds of Zagreb, he also took to centre stage at the panel discussion ‘Catch me if you...

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