YouTube is testing a Stories-like feature called Reels

Promote Your Photography Adventures

As a photographer, I’ve found the Stories feature of Instagram particularly useful to keep followers up to date on my photography adventures. The popular format introduced by Snapchat, then adopted by Instagram, Skype, Facebook, Messenger and even some dating apps, is now making its way to YouTube as a new feature the company is calling “Reels.” But they’ll be a bit different than what you see on Snapchat and Instagram and they’ll be designed specifically for YouTube creators.

Over the past year, YouTube invited a  few creators to test out a new place to connect with fans in-between uploads with polls, pictures, text, … Read more

10 Instagram Hashtags to Inspire Your Next Trip

10 Instagram Hashtags to Inspire Your Next Trip

One of the best things about planning a trip to a cool or exotic location browsing through other people’s gorgeous photographs for inspiration. That sounds like a reasonable idea but everything seems to get lost in social media. This can definitely be a blessing and a curse. There is an endless stream of fresh new content coming in by the minute.

So, how are you supposed to sift through all of these posts? If you’re a successful travel photographer, you may have already created your own Instagram niche with a highly specialized hashtags. But what if you are just a … Read more