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This week my special guest is Zach Prez from If you're thinking about getting your images online Zach goes over a few things you'll want to think about including: using Facebook; free blog options vs paid ones; having a good naming convention for images for search-ability and SEO (search engine optimization); optimal file sizing so images load quickly; creating a brand and labeling your images with it; adding text with your images to encourage fans and friends to interact and comment on it.

Last week I invited you to join me in a Google Plus hangout to answer any of your photography questions. A few of you did and we had some great discussions. If you were not able to join us live, you can watch the recordings below.

The Making of a Good Travel Photograph, guest writer walks us through how he created one of his favorite images from a trip to Italy. Includes before and after and tips on how to create better travel photos.

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