Protecting Your Images Online By RC Concepcion

1 hr 44 min
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With the advent of social media and photo sharing sites came a whole new wave of image theft that is not going away any time soon. Join RC as he takes you through some of the finer points of how to protect your images, from EXIF data to copyrights and beyond. You will learn how to make your photos less vulnerable to theft and how to more easily prove ownership of your images in case an incident ever arises.

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RC discusses what he will cover in this course
Protect yourself online by adding information to your file, making it easier for people to contact you for rights usage.
Adobe Bridge CS5 makes it easier than ever to add metadata through its Metadata templates
Take automation in Bridge CS5 to the next level using the Export Presets Panel
Learn how to add Metadata in Lightroom 3, add metadata presets, and create export presets.
In this lesson, RC goes over how to add a watermark image or text in Lightroom
Learn how to place graphics with logos and batch actions in Photoshop
Put your signature from a sheet of paper onto a Graphic for an image
Performing a File-Place in Photoshop is more efficient than moving Layers. RC shows you how.
Creating a Google Voice Account is the best way to protect yourself and let people contact you at the same time.
Learn how to apply a Digimarc watermark in your images.
Learn how to use Tineye to search for your images
One way to prevent someone from taking your image is to create a Flash file for the blog post. This lesson will teach you how.
RC Goes over the process of submitting images to the US Copyright office.
RC goes over his workflow from start to finish for posting images online.
Thanks for watching Protecting Your Images Online.
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RC Concepcion


RC is an award winning photographer and author of the best selling books “Get Your Photography On the Web” and “The HDR Book” by Peachpit Press. He is an education and curriculum developer for the National Association of Photoshop Professionals, hosts the popular podcasts “Photoshop User TV” and “Photography Tips and Tricks...

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  1. Profile photo of Tonbophoto Tonbophoto

    RC-Great intro to protecting your photos on line. Any thoughts on size/resolution guidelines that would help? Notice in LR export you use ‘longest side’ size and ’72’ dpi in your examples. Any sources (courses/text) for common usage? Thanks –Yes, please post my feedback

  2. Profile photo of dentman1 dentman1

    For a beginning photographer, this was an invaluable course!! Thanks so very much. pat —- Yes, please post my feedback

  3. Profile photo of Gloria Cuevas Gloria Cuevas

    Excellent information. I will be referring to this course repeatedly. —- Yes, please post my feedback

  4. Profile photo of emilnekem emilnekem

    Very useful and detailed information! Takes you through all the steps necessary to better protect your artwork. Thank you RC, greatly appreciated! —- Yes, please post my feedback

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