Today, social media has cemented itself as a part of landscape photography. For many landscape photographers, social networking is a necessary part of their photography business model. However, with strict aspect ratio rules or image compression conundrums, photographers must learn to bend to the will of social platforms or find clever ways around the rules of social media engagement.
Some professional landscape photographers play the game to achieve the most likes and shares on social platforms. Other professional photographers never once examine their engagement statistics. While others find a healthy balance between the two. No matter which path you choose, contemplating the pros and cons is important. Similarly, being aware of the possible effects on your creativity and photography is paramount in today’s photography world. Our articles share thoughts and advice from our team of professional photographers on social networking as it relates to landscape photography.