The Smart Way To Use AI For Images

The Smart Way To Use AI For Images

There is a wave of enthusiasm for artificial intelligence which is engulfing the image business. All the promos sound incredible – yet the reality is somewhat different – if you don’t know how to make the best use of it that is. On a recent trip to...
What Are You Waiting For?

What Are You Waiting For?

We’ve all heard the saying: “feel the fear, and do it anyway”. But that’s definitely one of those that is easier said than done. Here are some common reasons why photo agency managers/owners tend to put off making necessary changes, and why they might want to look at...
F, F, F Fashion – It Isn’t Enough

F, F, F Fashion – It Isn’t Enough

There are some fantastic image library web sites which focus on the latest pictures of fashion – fashion shows, street fashion, star style and more.  That really is great, and fantastic for picture editors wanting to do a story about the latest fashion trends,...
Losing Focus With Your Image Feeds?

Losing Focus With Your Image Feeds?

Sending too many images to prospective buyers is a cardinal sin, but often one that is committed due to lack of staff and time.  How do we know a Focused Feed of images – edited down to meet the target market, without overwhelming customers – is...
Brand Info – Find It to Protect It

Brand Info – Find It to Protect It

Huge numbers of celebrity images contain brand information, even if the photographer and their agents don’t realise.  The question isn’t so much if it can be found (it can) but who will benefit from those links. Those who have identified the links can...
You Choose – the Hard Way, or the Easy Way

You Choose – the Hard Way, or the Easy Way

It’s one of the oldest lines in the book: “we can do this the hard way, or the easy way – your choice”.  The astonishing thing is how often people opt for the hard way and suffer the consequences.   But having seen all the wrong ways to do...