All posts by Daniel Padavona

Daniel Padavona is the founder of dpStockPhotos. Daniel is a photographer for several major stock agencies, and is an advocate for fair pay for artists. He lives in New York state with his wife and two children.

Blogging in the Age of the Penguin

The latest major update from Google, coined "Penguin", has turned out to be mighty controversial. Massive rankings shifts have affected many websites and online businesses, instantly altering their fortunes. Much of what worked previously ceased working with the Penguin update....

Outdoor Sports Photography – Get The Winning Shot

Unique challenges make outdoor sports photography a daunting task for photographers. Variable conditions with little to no control over lighting, a fast moving subject, and an inherent unpredictability to the action are some of the reasons photographers struggle learning to...

Using Photos to Drive Web Traffic

Most bloggers focus on their rankings within Google search, and Google Blog search. In doing so, they miss the importance of potential traffic from Google Images. In this article we will look at the importance of using high quality photos in...

20 Mind Melting Examples of Light Painting

Light painting, or light graffiti as it is sometimes referred to, is a new frontier in creative photography. This is a growing trend on Flickr and other photo sharing sites. Often using extreme values for shutter speed (including keeping the shutter open...

Reducing Abandoned Shopping Carts

Great web design requires more than color and composition. It demands more than content optimization for search engines. No matter how wonderful our design looks, or how many people find us through Google, if our visitors don't convert as intended...