In this article I would like to share some tips that I find important when I take black and white photos.Black and white photo of an old bridge in Amsterdam centrum. How many shades of grey can you see?Black and white photos is not only black and white but obviously also a lot of grey. Everything between pure black and white is a shade of grey, actually it exist more than 500 different shades of grey, however the human eye can only distinguish between around 30 of them!Now that we know this, let... continue reading
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"Street portraits" was the topic for Dreamstimes assignment in January 2018, inviting creative photos of everyday people that one may encounter on any one of the worlds many streets. Assignments are fun and rewarding, and for me as an interested amateur it serves to test and challenge my conceptions of quality and originality. I have previously had experiences of joy when having a picture admitted to an assignment contest, but also of disappointment when a photo did not make the cut. This... continue reading
I was lucky enough to have a day off from work a few days ago, (as this is not yet a full time job for me yet) and decide to go somewhere local with my camera and see what i could find.I went to a park in Solihull, which i had been to many times before, but never with my camera.There i discovered in the woods down a little road a beautiful little church.Yes i had seen the signs for it before but had never bothered to walk down there.However after having my first sale, i tend to take my camera... continue reading
Nice that an airport varies so much with each visit. There seems to be different weather and new airlines each time.One wheel landing from prop plane Coming in low Military helicopter Local Airline A colourful new airline Double Decker Snow on the hills continue reading
As photographers we walk about looking at the world from a more artistic point of view.As stock photographers our view can be more varied.We see possibilities in scenes that most photographers pass by without a second glance.The problem is most of us look at our visions from one point of view...eye level.I have been guilty of this more thank I care to admit to. What if we try looking at things from a different perspective? Change our point of view. Both of these images were... continue reading
The weather in Rome was gorgeous in late October for some wonderful photography. There are so many photos available from Rome so I tried to add a few that aren't well covered. The following detail shows 1800 years of erosion. I joined DT two months ago and am on my way to reaching some goals.Merry Xmas to all my fellow DTers. continue reading
Marine sunsets are amazingly beautiful in any season and in any weather.And the colors are always so different, warm or cold, bright or soft. The warm yellow and gold colors and calm sea are usually in summer and autumn season. Soft pink and bluish shades are in windy or cool weather at the seaside. I like to take pictures at the Black Sea in cloudy or storm weather and photos obtained interesting and even unusual. Sea fishing at sunset is also one of the favorite themes of... continue reading
When you are a registered contributor you'd be automatically endowed with a critical eye about your pastand present photographs and photography, the way you shoot and furthermore you'd concentrate and excel on using editing software to create artistic piece like this one, which makes you both a photographer and a designer too. What more? You have the freedom and choice to use your DSLR camera or PC without limit and ina new dimension... continue reading
As I always have a camera with me wherever I go I am always looking for new things to shoot. Speaking to a designer gave me the idea of simple backgrounds, so now when I am out and about I find myself looking into the sky, puddles, fences and the ground more.Here are some of the results. I have put the backgrounds that I have taken so far into a managed collection here.BackgroundsOnly time will tell how much they are of use to the designers. I hope... continue reading
My first three hundred images online, is for me an important step (a milestone); after an absence of several years, I came back in force at the end of April, and I added various image from different places and diversified domains! I hope that until the end of the year I will exceed a second threshold, the image six hundred approved!This is the last photo approved with number three hundred: continue reading
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