Articles by Petr Cihak

Positive perspective

Last week I sold my first PE-L.Nice surprise for me and beside my latest earnings I would not be so pesimistic regarding microstoc future, as I could read recently in some blogs. Of course, the gold time has been probably gone, but further it depends on every photographer- what he / she expects from the cooperation, time he / she can spend with this activity and the ability to do pictures better, more creative, in other words different.At the end of June 2011 I reached my first 100 dollars... continue reading

TIFF sale

Today I had my first TIFF sale. It tastes good, I like it! Last but not least, it is a good motivation to further work. It is the picture: continue reading

Children photography

Recently I reachedlevel of 150 pictures on-line here on DT. Mostly I upload pictures of active children, in their natural children world. I really enjoy it ( I remember my happy childhood ) because it brings me some kind of calmness and joy in real life of adults, full of stress and time shortage...What is the most important to produce such a kind of picture? What is a good advice for those who want to focus to this genre? Hard to say, I am not an expert, but from my point of view it is:1.... continue reading

Picture sharpness

The sharpness is one of basic factors of a good picture. Factors, which affect it are generally well known – exposure time equal to the inverse amount of the focal length, continuous release control,stable position of the photographer includingfirm camera holding...There are also two other factors, which are not so discussed but can also have an indispensable effect for the picture sharpness:1.Lens with a high lens speed – high-quality lenses are quite expansive. Photographic technology... continue reading

100 pictures on-line

It is slightly more than one year that I started cooperation with DT. Cooperation as a result of my dissatisfaction with an other photo gallery ( not selling photos ) where I had few my pictures and wanted to share experiences with shooting, after processing and everything around this nice hobby. After some time I realized, in most cases there were only two kind of ratings of my pictures. „I like it“ or „I do not like it“ without any details which could move my work towards.Just at this... continue reading

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