This is my first week with Dreamstime. I am an enthusiastic amatuer and by way of introduction to the site I thought I would write a quick article for those like myself who are just starting out.I understand there are many other blogs about' Finding your Niche' but I would wish to air my personal views and hopefully relieve someone from anxiety attacks!There may come a day when a photographer starts to think about his or her 'Niche'Now it's not immoral and you won’t go to... continue reading
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Either you are a professional photographer, a junior in this fascinating world or an amateur who loves taking shots you must read this guide, because not only the destination can be the perfect place for your photos, but even the way up there. Before you hit the road, set up yourself some photo goals like telling a story through your gallery by photographing your journey, surprising the nature you are surrounded by, collecting the most beautiful sunsets and sunrises and even captioning your favorite... continue reading
I bought my very first mirrorless camera a few years ago just for my trip to Europe. At that time I only had a basic skill from a free course of using the camera which was very useful and made it more valuable as my best buddy. After that I wanted to create more value from my camera (I started with Fuji XA-2 with lens kit) so I found about selling photos on the websites and felt quite interested on it.I searched the most popular keyword and it had to be "isolated photo" &... continue reading
Location, location, location - one of the most important factors for success in real estate, retail and of course photography. But how do you find the right location for your next photo shoot? Fortunately, whether you are looking for the perfect spot in your own backyard or across the globe, there are a number of tools and hacks you can use to help with your quest – most available free of charge!Learn from the locals There is no better knowledge than local knowledge – and fortunately folks in... continue reading
Props. In theater plays props are items that are used to set the scene where the actors perform. Similarly in photography they help the photographer to set the scene for the main subject, to suggest a certain style or just to make the photo more attractive. So regardless if you are a business or lifestyle photographer, if you have been in the business for a while, you already have some props the shelves in your studio. If you are just beginning, you probably need to start finding them.While you can... continue reading
Some of most successful stock photographers shoot exclusively with models. Photos with people tend to sell well, so if you haven't ventured into portraiture yet, maybe it's time you give it a try. But how and where can you find the models? Here's a few tips you can try. 1. Do it yourselfA lot of photographers found their first model from the bathroom mirror. While posing for yourself can be a little tricky and requires usually some trial-and-error, it can be made easier with some accessories... continue reading
I love to travel and often do it.You could say I'm an avid traveler.Most of my photos I took while on the road. Of course I plan my trips and they have a clear destination. And Yes most often I shoot landmarks. This spring we all family traveled to Moscow. It was a one-day trip and we planned to visit the legendary Exhibition of achievements of the national economy and the Pushkin Museum of art.The main attraction of a visit to the legendary VDNCH was last renewed in the Space pavilion.... continue reading
Research your route and traveling locationIt is always good idea to research the location you are traveling to, but also the route you will be using to get there. Google for landmarks, viewpoints, natural beauties... Because anywhere you go there is something to photograph, but if you don't do your preparations the chances are that you will miss it. And some of them you will surely find on the road to your final destination. One such landmark is popular attraction from the photo below, Drina... continue reading
I left America in spring of 2016 to see the world, and I've been in a state of travel ever since. You might say I've been "on the road", and not just figuratively; many of my days are literally spent on a road, a rail, a river, or other thoroughfare on the way to a new destination. Because of that, landscapes from along my routes tend to dominate my subject matter. Early into this adventure, the sensory overload of new sights promoted some shutter-happy habits that I soon realized... continue reading
How to find great shots on the road: See a choice in the everyday life, not only tick off famous landmarks
We all know it: We look forward to visit a famous landmark and we do not have eyes for the very typical things that happens directly beside us. That’s how it was to me when I travelled. We originally planned to come in permitted time to the next designated target but then we had some small experiences. Allow me to introduce by way of example motifs shot from little market places with very characteristic/traditional offer and not special offering for tourists. Sometimes we decided to stop and... continue reading
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