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brett b

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Re: Why do people post photos on the social websites?
« Reply #15 on: March 11, 2014, 06:11:29 PM »
For the purpose of marketing my work...to attract new customers.

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Re: Why do people post photos on the social websites?
« Reply #16 on: March 11, 2014, 06:14:44 PM »
Why do people post photos on social websites?


A very good question! It amazes me how easily people post up photos of their kids too. I for one like to protect my kids from that kind of crap. I can't think of a thing to gain by posting up those photos. There is a S___ load to lose...
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Re: Why do people post photos on the social websites?
« Reply #17 on: March 11, 2014, 07:21:58 PM »
It's the easiest to promote myself to my friends, colleagues and family.  There's no need to say, "hey i'm a photographer".   ;)

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Re: Why do people post photos on the social websites?
« Reply #18 on: March 11, 2014, 07:23:34 PM »
Why do people post photos on social websites?


A very good question! It amazes me how easily people post up photos of their kids too. I for one like to protect my kids from that kind of crap. I can't think of a thing to gain by posting up those photos. There is a S___ load to lose...

I'm using FB and I restricted it only to my closest friends depending on the album type.

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Re: Why do people post photos on the social websites?
« Reply #19 on: March 12, 2014, 04:22:12 AM »
Just a question that popped into my mind. Why do people post photos on social websites?

Today I removed most of my photos off FB because I'm no longer sure why I share them.

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Mostly Professional photographers post their photographs on social networking sites like Facebook so that their followers will get a constant update to their new shots on the facebook page which almost everyone visits daily without following to their website.

But posting on Facebook without any sort of protection can lead to photo theft.Many of my images posted on facebook were stolen  and re-posted on someone else's facebook page.Had to contact Facebook and wait for a long time to get those removed.What i do now is Resize my large resolution pics ,watermark,add exif with this tool called Mass Watermark.It allows processing pics in Bulk and then i Upload it to facebook.Take a look
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Watermarking has brought down photo theft to a large extent

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Re: Why do people post photos on the social websites?
« Reply #20 on: March 14, 2014, 01:54:12 AM »
It is a good thing to post photos on social networking sites. Your work get exposure and appreciation. But don't forget to add watermark.
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Re: Why do people post photos on the social websites?
« Reply #21 on: March 18, 2014, 11:35:19 AM »
Why do people post photos on the social websites?

To be social?
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« Reply #21 on: March 18, 2014, 11:35:19 AM »