Articles by Julia Appelgren

Brush stock?

I've got this idea about Dreamstime selling vector brushes! Brushes are easy to create from a vector shape/illustration and very easy to use!A set of brushes should cost more than one brush and so on...What do you think? continue reading

Buying a tripod

A couple days ago I decided to buy a tripod. I found out a couple important things to have I mind when buying a tripod. But first: Why a tripod?If you don’t have a tripod, perhaps you have encountered following problems: shooting sharp images in poor light, making sharp HDR images, successful use of low shutter speed etc. There you have some reasons for purchasing a tripod. Your macro shots can also improve if you use a steady tripod.There are a lot of different tripods to choose from and... continue reading

Credits for blogging - good or bad?

All of us got the message, I hope; we are getting one free credit for a blog post. This sounds great, of course, but is it good for everyone?I thought I'd buy some nice image from an other photographer and then I got the idea of buying one of my own. This worked, to my surprise and I also recieved payment. Is this really good, I asked myself. Should I be able to earn money just by writing some scraps of my thoughts here? What if I wrote a hundred blog posts a day (you can imagine the contents... continue reading

Old Russian cameras

I love the old analog cameras! They are easy too use and the quality is great! There is a good opportunity for making your own ********b at home (when using b/w film).I have got an old FED35A and my friend has an old genuine Zenit-E. I prefer the Zenit; it has some sort of light meter and I can see where the focus is. My FED has no battery (they do not produce sovjet batteries anymore) so it has no automatic function at all. I can not see the focusing or the ammount of light when I take the picture.... continue reading

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