Articles by Wildmac

Reached 3 milestones and reworked an old image

Hi Everyone! :)I'm feeling in a celebratory mood today and thought I would share my good mood with you.I've reached three milestones. The first is reaching my first $100 earnings, I actually passed it a couple of days ago. The second milestone was having my first level two image, that happened this morning :)So I want to say a great big "THANK YOU" to all the people out there that have been buying my images and also thank you to all of you for your support over this past year. That's a third... continue reading

The influences of personal vision

Reading through some things on facebook today I came across this article by Brenda Tharp. It got me thinking about what places, people, books,music or other works have influenced me in my work. I thought that maybe you would find it interesting tooI'm certain that my time here at Dreamstime and interacting with you has influenced my work for the better. Hope you enjoy it. :)The Influences of Personal Vision continue reading

My twelve days of Christmas

This is a poem that was sent to me from my Auntie in Scotland. I've no idea who wrote it or where she got it from but I thought you might enjoy it.On the first day of Christmas my truelove said to me..."I'm glad we boughtfresh turkey and a proper xmas tree."On the second day of xmas, much laughtercould be heard as we tucked into ourturkey, a most delicious birdOn the third day we entertained thepeople from next door, the turkey tastedjust as good as it had the day... continue reading

Surreal and fantasy collection

I'm at it again! I couldn't resist converting my favorites in my lightbox into a collection. These images are all imaginative and artistic. Surreal or fantasy. Some have grungy backgrounds some are futuristic. There are even everyday themes done in an artistic way.These are way cool. Hope you enjoy them too :0)Oops sorry, my apologizes if you see I've taken one of your images out. I forgot to remove the ones that didn't suit the theme before I converted my lightbox.Surreal and Fantasy continue reading


I'm having a bit of a celebration today. I've had two images accepted for the current assignmentAnd the second one sold today! I wasn't going to blog about this, but Maen sent me a link to a funny song and I thought I would share it with you. Thank you Maen!'s by Tom Rush and it goes like this:I'm looking for my wallet and carkeysWell they can't have gone too farJust as soon as I find my glassesI'm sure I'll see just... continue reading

Helpful tip for adding photos to a comment

I have noticed in a few previous blogs that people are having trouble adding an image in the comments section. It just shows up as (img r) number (img r) or (img l) number (img l).When you add a photo to a comment you need to remove the "l" or "r" from the "img". The "l" means left and the "r" means right and it's there to help you arrange your photos nicely in your blog. It doesn't work in comments. I hope this helps anyone having a problem with this. ( Maen and Dessie explained this to me not... continue reading

What kind of bag do you use?

not that sort eitherI mean which sort of camera bag do you use?or a shoulder bagMaybe you use a backpacksmall sized or large sizedor a half pack with your camera in the bottom and your lunch in the topOr maybe you use a hard case for transporting your gearOf course there is also the small individual cases in a pack optionPersonally I have an offtrail 2 that I'm finding a bit small and I'm thinking of upsizing to a backpack for major trips with the offtrail... continue reading

A celebration of childhood

Now I can't celebrate women and men without acknowledging where they came from. So my final celebration collection has to be about childhood.From babiesand our furry friendsI hope you will find it useful. A celebration of childhood continue reading

A celebration of men

It's been a while coming, but I've finally gotten around to creating the partner collection to " A celebration of women". Man in all his many roles. PartnerI hope you find it useful. A celebration of men continue reading

Wow, I found one of my images online!

Over the weekend I decided to search to see if I could find where any of my images went after they were downloaded. I didn't hold much hope cos' I've only sold 12 but I forgot about my free image. It has been downloaded 321 times. I found my free image on a book cover here. main goal has always been to get one of my images into a book. I love reading and like the idea that my pictures will live on after I've gone.Now I need to rethink my goals... continue reading

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