I must admit before getting down to business, that I do NOT like advertisements! In fact, I am almost to the point of despising them. I know, you are probably thinking, 'Then why on earth are you writing about them??' Well, throughout my years of computer and phone work, I have clicked on my fair share of ads. Whether on purpose or by accident, these conveniently inconvenient distractions have caused me to fall victim to their appearances more often than not. So from the consumers... continue reading
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You are about to have a great meal, this plate looks delicious! How to take a photo of it that would look equally mouth-watering? Here are some tips.1. LightingFood looks best when it's lit from behind or from a side, with natural light. Place your subject near a window and try different angles. Avoid on-camera direct flashlight, it will make your food look ugly and unappetizing. If you're going to have lunch in a restaurant, equipped with a mobile phone only, choose a table near a window... continue reading
Normally when we come across the word 'ADS', it creates an image of a wasteful stuff which creates a lot of problems during surfing, calling, chatting, watching movies, download music, documents or anything else important for us. It become more irritating when these problem creating ads come to mobile devices because a desktop or laptop user has a wide screen and this gives a selected corner to add which don't create any problem while doing our work but in mobile devices we have a limited... continue reading
Have you ever seen an overly tuned car? Or maybe a lady with too much makeup on? Was your initial thought that maybe less is more? It works almost the same in the case of photo editing. In today’s world, we have cameras that allow us to shoot RAW images which we can fiddle with afterwards in order to achieve better results while keeping focus on being more creative while shooting. But isn’t that something that often might cause our images to look unnatural? It actually is, and the first problem... continue reading
Designing effective ads on mobile devices can be more tedious and challenging than you would think. You should consider the following pointers, in order to guide you in attracting your potential customers. Beginning with the imagery of the ad, it needs to be creative, unique, engageable and interactive; form a creative strategy to thoroughly plan your branding ideas, for example, which colors/fonts will be used, which tone of voice, creation and implementation of your logo, your unique value proposition,... continue reading
You love attending your gym or sports arena to watch sports events? Ever wondered how to get decent photos out of it? Here are some tips.Sitting among other sports fans on the benches, having only a pocket camera or a mobile phone will get you only wide angle general view of the interior, with the players far away. While this kind of images might also sell, let’s get more adventurous and closer to the action.Preparation Stage:1.Obtain a permit to photograph from the closest possible spots, such... continue reading
- First: The most important thing is the context where the Ad will be rendered. So, if the Ad is related with what the user is searching on the web, there will be better results. This can easily be done with technology using cookies (probably you have seen Ads for flights when you´ve been searching for a flight).- Second: Always use photos better than illustrations. In the photos if you show people it is better. And if people are smiling that is even better.- Don´t make special effect... continue reading
80% of the online traffic comes nowadays from mobile devices. So this month's blog contest is about How to Design Effective Ads for Mobile Devices.You have the chance to win $300 (first place), $200 (second place) and $100 (third place) by sending us your useful insight on how to create banners, buttons, icons, navigation systems and any mobile ad formats and types that should work for marketers' online strategies.Post your submission in our Blog section... continue reading
With this article, I'm going to look to the facts on how to increase sales while uploading images to Dreamstime, so if you think that you have great images and enough sales simply just skip this article, this is not for you. But if you have some outstanding images and still think you deserve more sales, please continue on reading this blog and check if you are doing these things that I will talk here about.Fill in relevant image info. It doesn't matter how wonderful your pictures are if... continue reading
All photographers are searching for a better image and a better representation of what we can do behind the lens. Just like Real Estate, Photography is all about ... Location Location Location. As a Landscape Photographer , I have shot in over 100 degree days with a drone , and under -15 mornings with DSLR's and Gopro's. Your knowledge about your location will show in your work. Knowing exactly where the sun will rise, whether its behind Stonehenge or Skyscrapers in a downtown Cityscape... continue reading
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