How to License Images through Google

What is a Google Licensable Image?

Google have recently added the facility to display licence details on images returned in Google image search results. Licensable images will be overlaid with a “licensable image” badge, and under the image the text “Get this image on: <Licensor URL> | <Licence details URL>” will be shown – where <Licensor URL> is the URL to the licensor’s website, and <Licence details URL> is a link to the license details.

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Classic 4 Light High Key Set-Up

Backdrop – one stop brighter than key light. Typically f11 vs f8.

Need 4 lights and a lot of space. Typically the background lights would be approx 2m from backdrop, and subject needs to be further still.

Could use reflector instead of fill light, or could use one light, maybe a beauty dish or a ring light. Could add a hair light too.

Could use foam boards, V Flats or flags to help prevent spill from background lights.

Catwalk Photographer Workflow (Lr) for London Fashion Week

Lightroom workflow for fashion events

Catwalk photographer workflow is the process a catwalk photographer follows in order to produce catwalk show images in a timely and efficient manner. This may be necessary to be able to meet publication deadlines.

This post is an in depth look at the Lightroom workflow I use for events such as London Fashion Week. Its been developed over more than 10 seasons of covering LFW catwalk shows for news agencies, photo agencies and designers.

Although it is specific to catwalk events, this catwalk photographer workflow can be adapted for other events.

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Commercial Photography

What is Commercial Photography?

Commercial photography refers to photographic images produced to promote, market or advertise products, services or events, also known as advertising photography and is often commissioned by the clients, brands or companies that will be using the images. The role of the photographer on a commercial project is to satisfy the client’s brief, often working with an art director.

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Editorial Photography

What is Editorial Photography?

Editorial photography is about creating an image that tells a story, documents an event or depicts a real-life issue. Editorial photographs can be used along with text to help illustrate the subject of the story. Editorial photographs often illustrate newsworthy subjects in the areas of business, politics, travel, culture, entertainment and sport.

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