Checking if and where your images have been on used is probably the biggest addiction and satisfaction for the microstock photographer (ok, after checking your earnings balance ;) And since the reverse Google image search is the go to place for this, I found a great extension for people who use the Safari browser. It’s called Backtrack. After you install it in Safari, right-click on any image in your portfolio and select “Google this image”. It will take you directly to the image search results.... continue reading
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This blog is an extension of the very useful one posted by Brett Critchley: "How to search your own portfolio....... ". His blog sparked thoughts about more ways to use the Advanced Search feature for checking my keywords. Here is what I did.I followed Bret's instructions for limiting the database return to Lostarts images. Then I selected the radio button "Match Any Word" and entered both 'philippine' and 'philippines'. The result was 54 images. Then "Match All Words" resulting in only 15... continue reading
Yesterday was my DAY!After 5 days without any sale... no even a sub... and suddenly five sales 4 credit and 1 sub.And and and the most surprising sale is the first I-ELDear buyer, whoever you are you made my day!Thanks a million.This picture has been captured during my lunch time. This building is located about 30 minutes of cycling distance. I made some research about this famous institution and building and there is no picture about it at all on DT. So one lunch's time, I jumped... continue reading
Wanted to share a couple of images which are now online that I shot using extension tubes.The first was fairly easy of inanimate objects.The one with the spider was a bit difficult given that it was fidgeting around its web and it was a bit windy as well that day. I tried to maintain a fair distance from the spider by using a 50mm lens instead of a 28mm one with the extension tube. Stopped the aperture down so I'd get most of its body in focus, and cranked the ISO up. Luckily the wind stayed quiet... continue reading
I found an interesting post on editing file .ico with photoshop.There is a free plugin that gives you this ability. So you can give to your webmaster the favicon.ico for his website!Read here for more info and download:http://www.telegraphics.com.au/svn/icoformat/trunk/dist/README.html continue reading
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