how to register a copyright

How to register a copyright? It´s as easy as pie!

Congratulations – You have made the awesome decision to copyright your photos because you don’t want people to use your work for their gains illegally. And/Or you have chosen to copyright your images because you know you’re eligible for statutory damages and other financial reimbursements from image thieves. Currently, you don’t know how to register your copyrights yet. Well, we’re …

vintage photo effects

How to get different vintage photo effects

Vintage photos are timeless and we all love them. That’s why apps such as Instagram or VSCO have great filters for vintage photo effects; however, your professional photo editing software will give you more room to play. Whether you’re a beginner who’s more comfortable with using Lightroom presets or Photoshop actions or someone who rather adjusts his/her own photos – …

obama an intimate portrait

An Intimate Portrait: Pete Souza publishes a book about Obama era

On January 10, 2017, Barack Obama held his last speech as the President of the United States. He said goodbye with the words that didn’t only inspire his run for President, but also his eight-year term in the White House: “Yes, we can!” Renown photo journalist Pete Souza spent 12 years at Barack Obama’s side. Now he published a book …

wedding photos

Memories for eternity! The best ideas for perfect wedding photos

Perfect wedding photos will put a smile on the married couple’s faces even years later and bring back powerful emotions from their big day. LAPIXA will show you trends and creative ideas of how you can capture the perfect wedding photos for your clients. Engagement shooting prior to the wedding Many couples wish for an engagement shooting a few months …

lightroom shortcuts

Essential Adobe Lightroom keyboard shortcuts to work faster

Keyboard shortcuts for Lightroom can save you so much time! Here are the Lightroom shortcuts you have to know to double or even triple your workspeed. Lightroom shortcut Before and After To see the previews of your altered images, you can choose between a simple before and after mode by pressing the \ key. Y will give you the left …

GDPR

GDPR regulations – everything photographers should know

We are sure you’ve heard about these four daunting letters: GDPR. You may have received a bunch of emails asking you to re-confirm your subscription to someone’s newsletter due to these new regulations. But what does GDPR stand for and most importantly, what does GDPR mean for you as a photographer? What is GDPR? GDPR stands for the General Data …

travel photography

Things You’ve Always Wanted to Know About Travel Photography

Have you ever wished to see your name and photograph in National Geographic? But you laughed it off because you thought you’d never get there anyway? Don’t give up just yet, keep reading, and then decide how to make your dream come true with travel photography! Sunsets in Hawaii, Maledive beaches, homes of African tribes, Roman ruins – in the days …

Photographer websites

Top 25 Essential Websites for Photographers

With so much information online, it’s easy to lose focus on where to look. We found you the top 25 trusted photography websites you need as a professional photographer in order to Make money with your photos through stock photos and contests; Showcase them; Join a like-minded community; Learn about legal issues; Increase your knowledge and Find the perfect gear. …

black and white photography

Here’s how you create timeless magic with black and white photography

Black and white photography is how it all started. Before reality was captured in color, photos were reduced to their essential elements. A snow-covered winter wonderland, abstract architecture, or profound portraits – until today, monochrome photography with its multifaceted nature and depth has not lost its appeal. You want to capture the perfect black and white image? Thanks to the …

stolen pictures

Here are 8 things you need to know about your stolen pictures

The moment you snap a picture, it belongs to you. You don’t need to register your image with the US Copyright Office to own the copyright or demand money from someone for using your stolen pictures. However, a registered image will make you eligible for statutory damages and attorney’s fees. Whether you’ve registered your images or not, here are 8 …