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Attention Seeking Behavior Makes a Great Designer

Whether you are still thinking of pursuing a career in art or are already immersed in its different sub-fields in one way or another, you may have heard of this catchphrase (or a variation thereof)Yes, there is truth to this sentence. But, as an aspiring designer, you should not limit yourself to this trait only. You should allow yourself to grow and be flexible enough to adapt to the ever-changing design world.In the next few paragraphs, we provide different tips on how you can become a... continue reading

Top secrets to create great ads and billboards

People see a lot of ads and billboards every day. Internet banners, street billboards, ads in magazines invite us to imaginary worlds of happiness, luckiness, beauty and success. All we need is just to spend some money and buy what they offer.What makes us stop and look more carefully at some ads? Why some pictures catch our eyes and make us thinking that we want that dress or suit for us, or those toys for our children, or maybe online educational course on interiors design for mother? In other words,... continue reading

Goooood Boy! Getting Great Shots of Your Dog

Pets aren’t just wonderful companions, they’re also irresistible photography subjects. And while cats may be winning the internet with memes and aaaaaw! videos, dogs are clearly a serious runner up for popularity.That’s why this article is dedicated to taking and enjoying beautiful portraits of our canine sidekicks. Here are a few tricks already tested, along with some techniques observed in the works of professional animal photographers.1.Natural light is a mustThat’s right - always aim to... continue reading

The great big white - Photographing the South and the North Pole

There are once-in-a-lifetime opportunities and one of them is photographing the Arctic and the Antarctic. Going to the end of the Earth is not an easy ride. If you want to have great memories or to show the nature's raw beauty to those who cannot get there, you need to be well-prepared. We got the chance to receive answers from three professional photographers that had the courage to travel to those places and live unforgettable experiences. So bellow you'll find stories from both of the... continue reading

5 Reasons Stock Photography is a great option for Amateur Photographers

I hadn’t given much thought to stock photography or micro-stock photography because as a photography enthusiast I thought it was an area where only the Pros got to hang out and get paid a lot. I’ve since changed my tune. When I received a few inquiries on my Instagram (@thisgirlwithcamera) asking whether I sold my images. My initial reaction was, “What? Really? Someone is willing to pay for my images?” That’s when I decided that it might be worth looking into stock photography... continue reading

The Great American Smoke-Out and the Imagery It Inspires

Ready, set, quit! Oh, if it were only that easy.Every year on the third Thursday in November, this year falling on the 16th, the American Cancer Society sponsors The Great American Smoke Out as a way to get people committed to living a tobacco free life.When the event first began in the early 1970’s, the message to smokers was to use a specific date to commit to quitting cold turkey.Since then, research has shown that a smoking addiction is an extremely tough one to break and... continue reading

Four Steps to Taking Great Photos of Stars and the Milky Way

There are some great opportunities, and challenges, in photographing the night sky. This is especially true if you want to include the Milky Way as in this photo below. Here are four steps to make it easier for you.1. Plan the location.You are looking for the darkest sky possible. In order to capture the Milky Way you will need to find a south facing location (in North America) where you are at least twenty miles or so away from a city or town. Plus the scene should ideally have no light sources... continue reading

Yes, I did. 300 photos online and a great sale

Hi DT ,Yesterday I was pleased to get to the 300 photo threshold online. I started putting pictures here from January 2017 and the sales did not go well, but last night I had the biggest selling in my career. Thank you to the buyer and thank DT. I was beginning to lose my confidence in myself and my photographer career. But last night everything changed. Thank you.The 300th photo My Biggest Sale (P-EL)  continue reading

Great Peace

When something gives you such peace within your soul.When you find that something, let it consume you.When you can breathe that deep down breathe and feel calm within you.When you feel it, Let it overcome you.Photography allows me to pause and take it in, to see it no matter how smallsee the hidden details in all that surrounds me and I feel Great peace.I love sharing what I see.     continue reading

How To Take Great Pictures of Flowers

The photo (below) in this post of the Snowdrops in my backyard turned out very well. (See the full frame photo in my portfolio). But, it wasn't necessarily going to happen without a bit of planning before snapping the shutter.Here are a few simple steps to consider when you are walking by a nice setting of flowers in order to increase the chances of taking a great shot.If you simply photograph the flowers from waist height you would find that the angle is too high and the distance too great.... continue reading

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