July was our best month sales month ever! We have such a talented bunch of artists and people are starting to notice, so keep updating your portfolio’s with all your new art. We have tons of promotions and opportunities coming up in the next few months so make sure you check the YAG-U blog, social media, and emails for the latest of the latest.
Free Promotions for Artists – We’re consistently using artist images for social media and posts. If you would like your art to be featured, use #yourartgallery and make sure that they are uploaded onto the site. That offer also applies to artwork that you’ve bought from the site, so be creative and make it look fun.
I think that about covers it for this month. Stay awesome.
The Your Art Gallery Team
REAL ARTIST REAL STORIES: OMAR COLUMBUS
It’s been well documented that art can provide therapy for veterans adjusting back to civilian life. In this special edition, Omar spoke very candidly about his struggles and how photography has provided the creative outlet that has helped him continually provide the service that was so instinctively learned in the military.
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IT’S A PHOTOGRAPHY MIRACLE!
It’s happening. On August 21st, 2017, a total solar eclipse will be visible for the first time in 38 years to those living between Oregon and South Carolina. If you’re outside of that optimal viewing zone, you may not see a full eclipse, but you should be able to see a partial one. As the event draws nearer, here are a few tips to capture a piece of astronomy history with your camera.
MAXIMUM EXPOSURE: ADDING KEYWORDS
The keyword function on Your Art Gallery is an easy and effective way to make your images more visible to people who are already looking for the type of work you are creating.
WHAT’S IN YOUR CAMERA BAG?
Whether you’re a National Geographic photographer or an entry-level camera assistant, there are certain items you would never dream leaving for a shoot without. We’ve compiled a few lists of camera bag essentials that often go forgotten. Pick and choose items as you see fit!
MACRO CONTEST VOTING IS STILL OPEN
Our Life Magnified: Macro Photo Contest is ending soon so make sure that you get your votes in for your favorite photo or photographer. Remember, you can vote everyday until voting closes at midnight on 07-26-2017
NEW CONTEST IS COMING SOON!
The image above contains a little hint, can you guess what the theme will be?