... or you would simply rather be able to upload right from Lightroom saving you time? Whatever the reason, I've found a way, I've had a few requests to explain how to do it too so here you go, you awesome you!Read More
There's really no magical recipe for gaining a following on any social media platform, if you're told using popular hashtags is part of the solution, you're not being fed proper information.
Gaining a following of genuine people and people being genuinely interested in what you're doing takes dedication and time, you have to be passionate about what it is that you're doing, naturally.
These hashtags are meant to be helpful in reaching people interested in your visual art, no matter your medium. Some are popular and some aren't as much, but use a mix of both. If you're always using over the top popular hashtags, your images will get lost in the masses and if you always use some that are unknown to the masses you'll barely get noticed. It's a wicked game but it's fun if you do it right. I've not only gained new followers with these but I've also discovered some great talent!
Find accounts that will feature you, for example, tagging sharecangeo gets you a chance to be featured by Canadian Geographic.
Okay, enough rambling... I'm also writing this at the same time I'm caring for my two tikes, one is in timeout, the other is bugging me to watch TV, and I'm in the middle of making spaghetti sauce for dinner! If anyone is able to multitask, it's me. LOL
Here is my list of hashtags I use for different images and posts, I hope this helps you! I've made it into a graphic for you to share, so please do!
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Joining different photography related facebook groups has inspired me to go above and beyond my comfort zone. Seeing other talented artists' work, learning how other photographers and creatives have managed to take their business to awesome levels is all so inspiring to me. Especially when I'm in that "bored of this phase" which I really think we all go through at some point, no matter what your passion is. These groups help me with new ideas, I even learn a thing or two almost everyday. I've been a photographer for almost 20 years now and I never stop learning.Read More
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I've always tried to keep my gear light and simple on the account that I always have my two toddlers and my dog in tow, so carrying a whole lot of stuff is just not going to happen. Another thing is I am a single mother and my budget is limited, I was still able to buy some awesome gear and little things to help take better photos.Read More