Have you ever wondered who actually buys your photos and what they are used for? I have. I occasionally google my own name to see if I can track down any usage of my photos, just for fun.Recently I discovered that one of my photos from beautiful Petra in Jordan was used as a cover photo for the UNWTO (United Nations Tourist Organization) 2014 annual report.This is the photo: And here you can see the report where it was featured at the front page: http://www2.unwto.org/annualreport2014... continue reading
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Real Russian winter is always snow and rather cold. In our city Sochi, southern Russia, on the coast the snow almost never happens. But only an hour away by electric train, and here it is, winter in the mountains of Krasnaya Polyana.A few photos from our winter walk in the ethnographic park My Russia. Here are presented different styles of Russian architecture in retro style. Among snowdrifts and much snow it looks very beautiful, like a real Russian winter. Merry Christmas all... continue reading
I've tried to get images selected for assignments, but had never succeeded. Until now. The "Retro Look" call for assignments was of great interest to me. This was like an open invitation to get iphone or android app processed images or even Lomo-ish images out into the competition, something I'd dare not venture to post otherwise.I tried a couple of times and got rejected and hence was looking for a good subject. While on a trip to the UAE, I thought it would be a good idea to shoot either the brilliant... continue reading
So, this is the first blogpost i've written. Since i find it intriguing getting started with stock photography, i thought i could just as well get started writing a post once in a while too, and hopefully get some new ideas from other members.I will just share something i sometimes do when i'm traveling and find myself in a major city. I take the metro or buss to the outskirts and then i walk back to the center. Doing this, not only will i get a nice walk, but i will see a lot of the... continue reading
I am new to stock photography!Now that a few of my photos are available online through Dreamstime, I'm excited to continue uploading and (hopefully) sell my photography.My next step is to build my Dreamstime portfolio and increase my exposure. Here is my plan to build my portfolio:1. Bring my camera EVERYWHERE!I'm starting to see stock opportunities everywhere that I go.Usually, I don't have my camera handy.Starting this week, I am going to bring my camera along with me, even during... continue reading
Here is the collection:Collection - SymmetryFrom an earlier blog - looking for man made images that are symmetrical. The object may be completely symmetrical in its form or you may have captured a smaller part(s) to create the symmetry. Similarly, you can arrange multiple objects to create a symmetrical pattern. Please see images below for examples.Please post your examples for adding to this collection. continue reading
Hi, i must say this is the first time i write a blog. So if it's totally crap, please forgive me ;).Anyway, When i was in Italy a few month's ago, i had a great holiday. Made a lot of photographs. In Italy you can just walk out of your door, and directly start to make pictures. You can find many beautiful objects just in the streets.Or ofcourse... at the beach ;pOh i'm sorry i got a little distracted. What i actually wanted to say was...In Italy, you can find Pizza, sun beach fashion... continue reading
Over the years, with my interest in photography, I’ve managed to start a collection of vintage cameras.Some came from my husband’s family, several others from a fleamarket in Tennessee.Oddly enough, almost all of these cameras are being sold on Ebay for not only more than I paid for them, but for more than their original pricetag!Recently, I took the time to photograph the Kodak vintage cameras in my collection and research the history of each one.These cameras are near and dear to... continue reading
..these slides and film.I have literally hundreds of slides and film shoot back in the film days.I shoot with F100 Nikon film camera. Some of my favorite slides films are RHP-III aka Fuji Provia 100F,Kodak 100 VS, and ofcourse never forget the legendary slide film due to it's saturation the RVP-50 aka Fuji chrome velvia....i missed those days, where you have to wait for hours or sometimes days before you can see the result of your photo adventure. continue reading
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