Here is something interesting, a free world wide photo contest for any photographer, pro or amature. the theme is LUGGAGE, and here is a link to the rules.There are three top prizes and not too bad either! thought I would pass this on to the creative teams here at DT... we all love a good challenge!http://citizenm.newmasterartist.com/competition-homeps... although this image is one of mine on my site here, its not my entry yet. have to put my thinking cap on!!! continue reading
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In one of my recent trips I have end up having some dust in my sensor and my attempts to clean this had caused more damage than help. I tried the local canon service center but they would not help as my EOS 350 D is too old and is no longer supported. The only option that seems left out for me is to go for a new camera. I also visited the canon store to check out some new camera, I liked Canon 5D MarkIII and Canon 6D but this is going to burn a huge hole in my pocket. I am sure this is not only going... continue reading
In today's society, social media has become king of communication. Those who want that golden information have to be able to connect, sift, and figure out what all the information means. It's a difficult job and can be quite time consuming when you are starting out as a social media newbie.BUT IF YOU WANT GO GO FAR, YOU HAVE TO DO IT!Recently I started my own company teaching online, but also want to foray into other ways of helping others as well which is why I'm offering free photography meet-... continue reading
Instagram says it now has the right to sell your photosIn its first big policy shift since Facebook bought the photo-sharing site, Instagram claims the right to sell users' photos without payment or notification. Oh, and there's no way to opt out.www.http://news.cnet.com/8301-13578_3-57559710-38/instagram-says-it-now-has-the-right-to-sell-your-photos/?ttag=gpwlOK, Kids. Have fun with this little infringement on your creative rights.Larry continue reading
I have decided that it would be a great idea to attract someBUYERS to my stock photo page.The best way to do this is to have some AWESOME stuff available there (via a link to DT)So....put your Christmas collections together as a collection or lightbox and post a link on my Facebook page.Fun PhotographyWhile you are there, check out the rest of the page and click LIKE if you want to stay up to date with the latest. I post an electic collection of favorite images and blogs, along with... continue reading
Do you want to shoot stock shots of people?Can you afford to pay a model?Me neither!So I decided to try to think of ways to get people to model for free without relying too much on friends and familyHere are some ideas I had.1) Set up a joint make over party with an Avon or Mary Kay rep.Let her do facials and offer to take after pictures.The partiers can have free digital images in exchange for a model release .2) Offer to set up in a small area of a local salon the day before... continue reading
Hi all,As I'm starting my fifth year here in DT I started getting automated messages from admins regarding old images.The message indicated that I have an image which is online for 4 years now and have no sales.DT suggests 3 actions you can take, re-keywording the image, donate it or disable it.I can truly say that I have some old images that today I wouldn't upload, or maybe change them a bit befire uploading.It mostly relevant for image processing (which my abilities have drastically... continue reading
I was looking for cool stuff to share on my Fun Photography Facebook page and came across a sweepstakes offer from Amazon.They are promoting two FB pages.You can like each page, leave your info and sign up to win a D3200,lens, tripod and more.If you win and the kit isn't quite what you want, use the $1000 included gift card to add more gear.The offer asks for your phone and email, which I wouldn't give to just anyone on FB, but I trust Amazon.You can find the link on my page at Fun... continue reading
Earlier this week, I decided to randomly google "EclecticElegance dreamstime.com."Which, interestingly enough, revealed where one of my free images had been used to announce the winner of a contest on a webpage.To date, this illustration has 108 downloads in the free section.My image:Webpage: http://statecollege.macaronikid.com/article/300311/and-the-winner-isNeedless to say, I was quite excited.:-D continue reading
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