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Time for fun in a trendy way

It started in Denmark and is hot in The Netherlands nowAn old game in an app form for smartphones.The idea of the photo is already stolen by photgraphers on other stocksites. Fortunately not on DT.Being imitated is a compliment I hope both for me and for the old gameTime to relax after a day of hard workRegards continue reading

We are surrounded by images

Most people have heard the cliché, “When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Lemonade”, this is true and helpful when your environment and resources are limited. As you can see from several of my last pictures that my current location is not beautiful and lacking modern architecture, I do not have a luxurious photo studio nor do I have beautiful professional models.I ask myself, “What can I do with what I have”? I have my camera, lenses, flash and more important “Passion” for photography, so... continue reading

Imitation: Flattery or Violation?

How often have you looked at someone's work and thought you could do better? When I see something unique I admire the creator. Sometimes I attempt to spin the image into something different that reflects myself as the illustrator.Maybe it's the competitive spirit in me. For better or worse, I think there is value in reworking an image to be more unique or to provide extra value.However, sometimes in the stock world people will intentionally imitate an image down to the details. I guess the thought... continue reading

be all thing and nothing ? are you a good clone?

is it possible that as a newbie we sometimes try to be so full of it that we spin our wheels? getting everything but going nowhere, so to speak,my point for this blog is --- are you an incredible niche, or just a super copy ?we all have been there before. whether it's in sports, where we try to ape the jock to get all the babes. or in music, where we try to be the next Elvis or Jimi Hendrix. i remember when i was playing in a band, we had a foreign group that played nothing but the music of... continue reading

How to Make Usefull Stock Photos without Expensive DSLR

It's not the camera that makes good pictures, it's the eye behind, we all know that, but a pro or semi-pro camera (DSLR) with good lenses makes it a lot easier to take perfect pictures thats a fact, too.But what does one do without the money to by all that fancy gear?Very simple - get to know the limits of your camera and/or flatbed scanner, experiment and try over and over - again and again ...Pick your best shots, buy a reasonable pen tablet as it is almost essential for manual retouching... continue reading

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