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The Impossible Dream?

Today was a milestone for me—10,000 sales.So, I feel like celebrating and sharing my news. In the early years, I never thought it possible to reach such a milestone.It was my impossible dream.Living a dream is not easy.It takes hard work and perseveranceAnd the nature of the business has changed.But I am still thrilled that every day someone wants to purchase one of my photos.It is exciting to see my images on book covers, in popular travel books, and on important websites.... continue reading

A New Stock Photographer

Hi everyone,I'm a new stock photography contributor and would like to reach out to other contributors, designers and users of stock photography. I enjoy traveling and photographing as I go. I never really had any idea that I could make money on my photos. It's exciting to think I could sell and I have read as much as I can to learn more about stock.My current goal is to upload my photos but also to keep learning as I go. I now have about 100 photos in Dreamstime and I hope to contribute more.... continue reading

Messing with EXIF/IPTC metadata

I've been long searching for ways of erasing/editing file metatags (EXIF, IPTC, etc) without restrictions.Many programs/software have ways of doing it, but most don't allow to do it freely.I mean, they might have comercial restrictions, but when for instance adobe tools say that a tag that says the file has been edited/created in Photoshop is a not "deletable" one... they are lying.Every metatag is editable/deletable and the image itself can be rendered without any metatag info of this type.... continue reading

IPTC and EXIF and What's It All About?

After reading a forum post by Photogwest asking for ways to streamline the process of re-keywording the same images over and over again, I decided to do a little research and expand upon previous forum posts with further information about EXIF and IPTC.My limited blog gives definitions, simple descriptions, how to access EXIF and IPTC features in a few editing programs and a link to theprocess of adding, clearing and fixing IPTC info in Adobe products (a bit technical but understandable).... continue reading

Use your GPS to tell your photo where it is and more ... (free tools)

If you have a GPS why not log your location in a track file. Then when you get back to your computer, you can pull the coordinate into your image from your track and the location description (metadata) from those coordinates. Once you have a coordinate in the "GPS Latitude" and "GPS Longitude" EXIF metadata fields you can make use of the free “Microsoft Pro Photo Tools” (PPT) which will use the coordinate to extract Location, City, State/Region and Country. These fields are populated through a... continue reading

Metadata

What is metadata? Metadata is an information that describes, explains, locates, or otherwise makes it easier to retrieve, use, or manage an information resource. Metadata is often called data about data or information about information. When it comes to digital images, it is compared with the blank back of a printed photo. This is a place to write information about the image – who made it, who owns the copyrights, what is on the image, who is in the image, where it was made, when it was made and... continue reading

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