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The Art of Seeing

I think, we will agree that the most important quality in a photographer is the ability to see interesting subjects. I would like to recommend a book named: "Photography and the Art of Seeing" by Freeman Patterson. I got it when I entered the local library in a day I was bored of walking around with my camera and I could find nothing I considered interesting to shoot. In this blog, I will explainwhat I think are the most important lessons that I learned. Don't expect the results to be good for stock... continue reading

Accelerating income from microstock: experience and a few thoughts!

At Easter 2009 I was trying to get a picture of Inverness castle using a wide angle lens so a bunch of wild daffodils was in the foreground and the castle behind.The width of the River Ness stopped me from getting the shot I wanted. However at this moment another photographer turned up and we had a conversation in which he said he was not doing anything with his web site but was submitting to microstock agencies. When pressed he said he was making $480 per month. I thought to myself better give... continue reading

Gone over 50 uploads now.

Taking up membership of Dreamstime 3 months ago was a challenge but get images accepted has proved to be a steep and valuable learning curve. I found Nikitu's article on innovation particularly helpful as it stressed the need to think along new lines to create interesting images. I wish someone could explain how to get model releases from subjects who are not friends and family. Also it would be helpful to understand from successful photographers how they achieve financial success. Is it by selling... continue reading

flash browser--a wonderful route

Before I was alwayls confused on how to browse all the photos clearly, obviously and quickly,and at the same time, I do not need to hit the details of those photos or to put the thumb on those photos for some minutes.Now, luckly, I find the flash browser, a very convenient, quick, intuitionistic, clear and wonderful route to everyone in DT.It is a good originality, thank you!Everyone can benefit from her -- flash browser, If you do not believe, please have a try! :-)... continue reading

Innovation and quirkiness at the Geneva Motor Show

Now that all the images that I submitted have been processed, here's a quick review of the innovative concepts (and the weird ones) that I saw.Hybrids are always the talk of the motor show. Some brands push the boundaries a bit further than others, and Peugeot was showing off its laboratory car, as well as its Lemans racer equipped with KERS.Smart goes electric! It's electric version of the ForTwo was on display, along with a "souped up" version done by Brabus (I did not check... continue reading

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