landscape photography

Essential tips from a professional photographer on how to master landscape photography

A breathtaking sunrise, mountains covered in snow, or a deep blue lake – landscape photography brings forth the mystical beauty in nature. There is a requirement, however: Your camera has to capture these natural wonders by every trick in the book. With LAPIXAs six rules on how to master landscape photography, you will capture the perfect landscape photo effortlessly. A …

photo copyright

8 Facts Every Photographer Should Know About Photo Copyright

1. You have full and sole ownership and control over an image you’ve taken. But why? The moment you snap a picture grants you full and sole ownership and control over what will happen to your image. According to the US Copyright Act of 1976, you as the author have the Right to reproduce – you decide if and how …

image licensing

Image licensing: Can I take pictures of everything and just publish them?

As a photographer, you’re probably somewhat familiar with image rights – what can you legally photograph and publish, and what can you not? LAPIXA is going tell you about what you as a photographer have to know to avoid legal conflicts. When it comes to buildings and artwork, there’s Freedom of Panorama (FOP) You want to photograph a famous building …

photo equipment

Essential Photo Equipment Every Photographer Needs

No matter if you shoot indoors or outdoors, here are our top picks for essential camera accessories every photographer should have: Camera bag Store all your photo equipment in one place and protect your camera: lenses, memory cards, remotes, etc. Backpacks are a great option to distribute the weight of your heavy camera accessories evenly. Tripod To get crisp photos …

Copyright infringement

How to avoid copyright infringement

You as the creator of your images hold the sole copyright to them. But what happens when someone is using your photos without your permission? You can take a copyright infringement to trial; however, there are a few steps to consider before you do so and a solution that won’t cost you a single penny out of your own pocket. …

camera insurance

A reasonable investment or waste of money? A camera insurance can save you

Most professional photographers have already had their experiences with this: During the mayhem of a photoshoot, a very expensive lense receives a scratch or someone drops the camera bag. Broken equipment sucks, but repairing it, or – even worse – acquiring brand new gear can easily result in a four, or even five figure purchase. You’re lucky if you have …

image rights

Know and protect your image rights

As a photographer you want to make sure that no one is using your images without your consent, or better yet, selling them to third parties. Knowing your image rights will help prevent that, but in case you still find one of your photos used without your permission, we will tell you what to do about it and how to …

sell your stock photos

How to successfully sell your stock photos

What are you currently doing with all the photos you’ve taken? Are they just taking up a gazillions of hard drive or cloud space? Well, we hope you’ll agree when we say it’s time to make some dollars and sell your photos! But where? And who would want to buy my photos, you may wonder. Well, for a lot of …

product piracy

How to deal with piracy and counterfeiting

With increasing digitization, more and more information is being released. This is why intellectual property is endangered and pirated copies are on the rise; however, many people are not aware of how dangerous product piracy is for the economy and consumers. LAPIXA will now give you a detailed overview of all important facts and information on counterfeiting and piracy. Why …

reverse image search

How reverse image search helps you find your stolen images online

As a photographer, wouldn’t it be great if you knew who stole your images and used them on their website? Not only because you don’t want your intellectual property floating around on some random website, but also so that you can get the money you deserve from the people unlawfully publishing or even selling your images.  We will tell you …