Usage Rights, Print Rights, and Copyrights: how are they different and why do I care?

There has been quite a bit of debate recently about copyrights and who needs them, so I thought I would address it here. I will start by defining usage rights and copyrights so we are all on the same page. Usage rights are rights granted to an individual by an artist to use something for a specific purpose and for a particular period. Ok, now that that legal definition is out there, what does this really mean for your pictures? Photographers who print your pictures…

The importance of a current family photo

Like you, and most people I would assume, I like having family portraits around and know that they play an important role over a lifetime. You would think that as a photographer that I would have at least a new portrait every year, but like everyone else, I too have failed to make the time in the past. Sadly, life rarely gives us the time to even think about needing a new portrait, let alone being able to call around to photographers, schedule a session,…

Bridal Shows: 5 Tips for couples

Photos By Orion has been in many wedding shows and events, including the Oregon Wedding Showcase, for many years now. Over the years I have developed some tips for couples who are going to a bridal show about how to get the most out of your trip. While these tips are geared toward couples who are just starting their wedding planning, most of the tips will apply to couples in any stage of planning. Also, while the examples are mainly for photography, the concepts can…

Welcome to the new PBO and SYP blog

Welcome to the new PBO and SYP blog. We are integrating both blogs in order to bring you more informative and inspiring posts. I don’t think that we could have do this without the help of peptides, they (besides their sponsor) helped me to get trough tough times when I was fighting anxiety, which started whit me having 2 blogs. I learn that Peptides is the best option out there for people that really wants to feel better. I took the decision of having only…