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The Long Walk and Taking Pictures of Nothing for Composites

Two years ago I moved into the house where I currently live and it's a place on the edge of the metropolitan area. Here the subdivisions crash into farmland so you get a mix of neighborhoods and fields corn, depending on which street you're on. I like to go for walks, mainly just to stay healthy, but I find the walks have a way of giving the brain a chance to work through the the problems of the day or to just wander. If I have the time I will walk for four miles, which takes about an hour. The halfway... continue reading

Run out of ideas for new images?...Create new images with composites.

Occasionally we all need to boost our creativity by doing something new or different. And we have all taken images that could do with that little bit extra to pick it up or transform it into something a bit more saleable.Why not try combining some of your images into composites.It’s easy, just requiring a few Photoshop selection skills, the use of Layers and a few other easily learning tools. There’s lots of instruction on the web that will teach you these skills if you don’t already... continue reading

Recycling your images

Do you ever stare at your image files on the computer screen and think that while they're "okay", perhaps they could be better? Or do you ever suffer from the photographer's version of Writer's Block and can't find anything to shoot?I sometimes study my images and try to come up with a way to make the not-so-special shot a bit more interesting - here's where recycling comes in. For me, recycling usually involves arranging a composite by utilizing elements of more than one image.This came... continue reading

Get creative!

My aim in microstock is to be different. I have realized since beginning that I could not compete with the kind of Yuri Arcusor Iofoto, that are far beyond my league (for now).The best I could envision to get my slice of cake and get some success, was simply to be creative. Creative, means to try to make something really different. One way to do so was to search for neglected keywords or 'holes' in the database of images at Dreamstime.Another way, is to restrain yourself from the desire... continue reading

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