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Ellen Boughn offering inexpensive mini-consults

More than anything in my long career in stock photography, I have most enjoyed interactions with photographers and their work. Now that I've finished my book about microstock photography,I've decided to offer microstock photographers a relatively inexpensive consulting service (a mini-consult) for $39.00to satisfy that need and to generate some scratch.So far since I started this program a few weeks ago, I've reviewed portfolios. Helped photographers isolate and concentrate on their strong... continue reading

User Generated Content Expo

Microstock falls into the UGC classification but when one tries to define UGC to someone who has never heard of it, you realize that the designation doesn’t totally apply to Dreamstime. A friend in the industry who works with professional advertising photographers on assignments asked me to explain UGC when she found out I had attended the UCGX in San Jose, CA earlier this week.I said the users of the content also generated it. She replied, “You mean like art directors buy in-house photographer... continue reading

Humor Sexy Cute Football Economy

Who won football’s Super Bowl? In my world there is more interest in what ads were more successful than news of the game itself. Which commercials resonated the most with the target audiences? Which ones garnered kudos from creatives at the top agencies?And which ones might give you some shooting ideas?Spend some time reviewing the ads and you’ll see that you can piggyback on the research that went into the themes and trends in the ads to come up with some ideas for yourself.I spent... continue reading

Sexy!

Youth and sex have forever been used to promote and sell products and services.And sexy pixs are especially important to the calendar sector that isn't dominated by kittens (the more feline type) and gardens. I'm not an expert on what is sexy; that is gender specific and tied to sexual orientation, age, culture and personality.But I can give you some tips on how to make pictures that will have sex appeal AND still useful for some mainstream buyers.... continue reading

Art and Photography

A recent conversation with a photographic colleague brought up an interesting topic.What do you see as art in your photography?My answer was everything.How did I come to this conclusion?The photography medium has been described as documentary, but I beg to differ.A few years ago I was lucky enough to become acquainted with an artist who helped me shape my way of looking at my craft.He asked me once where I saw art in the world and I listed a few examples, to which he said yes, you are... continue reading

Jiaxing Chinese Rice-pudding Museum

From my experience, the best way to underground the history of a city is to visit the museum, especially the folk custom museum.Rice-pudding is a famous and traditional food in south of China, and it is also a folk custom in May 5th(China calendar).In this day, Chinese will eat rice-pudding and drink yellow wine(a special wine also maken by rice). And there being some traditional activity in this day to memory the famous hero----Wu Zixu...Of course, you could get all of those from Jiaxing Chinese... continue reading

Honesty

We move along and take pictures, as amateurs and professionals. Some enjoy the moment, while giving the content within the frame much thought, and others do it as a habit and such has currently become a trend.Acting and believing the act, that's what photo making seems to be heading towards. The largest growing hobby due to ease of reach to equipment and their complementary enhancements ... now everyone is a photographer; how do i know i'm good at it? well i get likes and shares :). A photo with... continue reading

Excellent Starting with Dreamstime

Hi FriendsI have just started my work with dreamstime. I am crazy for photography experience. Dreamstime helped myself becoming my dreams true.I took the first shot of a flower on a roadside greenbelt. That photo was accepted. After that i was so excited to make more pictures.I planned to go in a nearby housing scheme garden. I spent three hours there and took plenty of photos. Photos of flowers, sunset, lake, bridge etc. I took photos from different angles and different settings of... continue reading

The quiet old town in China

If you have been in Zhejiang Province, you'll be told there being many old towns in the different area.Jiaxing City is in the middle of the Shanghai City and Hangzhou City. Many people known this city because of Xitang old town.But there being another old town in the center of Jiaxing City--Yuehe Old town.It's not a big town as Xitang, but it's more quiet because of less travellers.Here, you could enjoy the beauty with old and traditional building reflecting on the peaceful river...Willow... continue reading

Traveling in China with a fixed-lens camera

My sister started studying in China in 2012 and I had the opportunity to visit her multiple times during her stay there. I always stayed for about a month each time so I can experience closely the culture, people and what interested me most as a photographer - life on the street.        I ditched my DSLR just before my first trip to China for a mirrorless fixed-lens Fuji camera in pursuit of rediscovering my favorite photography genre - street photography. The lenses and the bulky camera... continue reading

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