Articles tagged “photography”

Apple Competitors for Photo Apps Offer New Alternatives for Travelers

Apple Competitors for Photo Apps Offer New Alternatives for Travelers

Nikki Ekstein, Bloomberg

Selling smartphones and cameras is easy compared to making software for managing digital photo collections that consumers will actually use. But a few companies are giving Apple a run for its market share.

6 months ago

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How Photos Impact Conversion: It’s Time to Go Deeper

How Photos Impact Conversion: It’s Time to Go Deeper

500px + Skift

Compelling photos are a proven way to convert consumers, but data shows it goes way beyond a pretty photo.

2 years ago

Beyond the Selfie Stick: A New Angle on Travel Photography

Beyond the Selfie Stick: A New Angle on Travel Photography

Alexandra E. Petri, Skift

Are selfies to online travel agencies as pro photographers are to travel agents? The gap between DIY and special occasion creates business opportunities of all kinds.

3 years ago

Tourists Are Literally Dying to Get the Perfect Selfie

Tourists Are Literally Dying to Get the Perfect Selfie

Matt Siegel, Reuters

Selfies have changed how people interact with landmarks, as well as how they broadcast their experience with the rest of the world.

3 years ago

White House Lifts Social Media Ban During Tours, Gives Travelers Freedom to Share

White House Lifts Social Media Ban During Tours, Gives Travelers Freedom to Share

Darlene Superville, Associated Press

We're pretty sure that the term "photobomb!" (as shouted by our child there recently) will still be very unwelcome.

3 years ago

The New Selfie Stick Bans at Attractions Around the World

The New Selfie Stick Bans at Attractions Around the World

Greg Keller, Associated Press

We're going to ride this selfie stick craze until the wheels come off.

4 years ago

New York City Museums Say No to Selfie Stick Shooters

New York City Museums Say No to Selfie Stick Shooters

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Even without the stick, tourists will continue to take selfies at museums around the world.

4 years ago

The Selfie Stick Was One of the Holidays’ Hottest Gifts

The Selfie Stick Was One of the Holidays’ Hottest Gifts

Spencer Soper, Bloomberg

2015 is the year of the selfie stick, whether we like it or not.

4 years ago

Adventure Travel’s Best Friend GoPro Files for IPO

Adventure Travel’s Best Friend GoPro Files for IPO

Leslie Picker and Peter Burrows, Bloomberg

Good news for a company that has helped travel marketers more than they'll ever know.

4 years ago

InterContinental Hotels Use Photography to Build Local Experiences

InterContinental Hotels Use Photography to Build Local Experiences

Dennis Schaal, Skift

InterContinental's master classes in photography are part of a trend by hotels to create unique experiences for guests at the property level. Photographer Craig Easton believes "I was there" photography misses the point, and that photographers need to learn how to see. Sounds like a travel mantra to live by.

5 years ago

The Life of a Photographer at National Geographic Before Digital

The Life of a Photographer at National Geographic Before Digital

Paul Weideman, Santa Fe New Mexican

This is a story about travel, photography, life, and the transition from Kodak and negatives to the digital age.

5 years ago

The 22 Most Cliched Tourist Photos Ever

The 22 Most Cliched Tourist Photos Ever

Rafat Ali, Skift

Don't pooh pooh them off, whole economies have been built on them; cliches drive the travel economy ever since we started making travel brochures. They are what drive people to book these trips, and do what everyone else has done before them.

5 years ago