Articles by Grigor Atanasov

Traveling in China with a fixed-lens camera

My sister started studying in China in 2012 and I had the opportunity to visit her multiple times during her stay there. I always stayed for about a month each time so I can experience closely the culture, people and what interested me most as a photographer - life on the street.        I ditched my DSLR just before my first trip to China for a mirrorless fixed-lens Fuji camera in pursuit of rediscovering my favorite photography genre - street photography. The lenses and the bulky camera... continue reading

Taking pictures in the best amusement park in the world.

In 2009 I signed up for a 4 month student work-and-travel program in the United States. There was a list of places I could chose from and I was more than thrilled to see that Cedar Point, the amusement park, which has been awarded for "Best Amusement Park in the World" for the past 14 years, was one of the options. A hardcore roller coaster fan, I spent exactly 5 seconds to make my desicion. I spent an amazing summer in the park, I got the best job (in my opinion), working at the steam train that... continue reading

Mind the size

I just wanted to share a personal observation with the rest of the contributors. Maybe a lot of you are already aware of this but I guess some of you are not. So, it's about the maximum size we should save our images/illustrations. The thing is that if you upload images with resolution higher than 30 megapixels they won't be converted to TIFF format and you won't get the extra credits for the TIFF size in case of sale. This applies most to illustrations, collages and panoramas as these types of images... continue reading

Do not underestimate re-keywording

One month ago, after reading some of Ellen Boughn's articles about keywording and some other useful blogs giving tips about keywording I finally decided to make a full re-keywording of my images. I was postponing it for quite a long time but finally decided to make it.With almost 400 images in my portfolio it took me about 4 days to revise every single one of them. Before getting to work I made a list of all the important hints and tips I had to pay attention at. On the top of the list I put... continue reading

My first two assignment images

This is the first assignment I'm participating in and two of my images were approved.The contest allowed many interpretations on the subject, so I did my best to approach the task with as much creativity as possible. If you like them, please vote :)Good luck to all participants ! continue reading

New personal collection - Shopping

I have just created a new collection with shopping images. I've to say a huge thanks to my wonderful and patient models :)Enjoy :Shopping continue reading

2 milestones in 1 day !

Today is big day for me! I reached two milestones at the same time - 300 images online and my 100th sale.My 100th sale :and my image #300 online :Thanks to all buyers and the DТ community, I wish you all a lot of luck and success! continue reading

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