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How to be a Micro-explorer with your Camera when Waiting for Your Family

Many of us have photography as a hobby and also big commitments to our family activities. This often involves driving family members to sports practices, music lessons, appointments or other events when they need a ride and say "can you please pick me up in an hour".So, what to do with the hour? I could surf the net on my phone, go for coffee, or drive home and do a chore for 15 minutes and then drive back. Or?I decided to be a micro-explorer.With camera in tow, I decided to explore the... continue reading

Haunting and haunted locations for photography

We're getting closer to that spooky night of the year when they say the dead walk the earth and all sort of supernatural, spine-chilling phenomena occur. Most of you will probably grab their cameras. Experienced photostockers will always try to shoot the best of the worst or scariest circumstances so if you're not really afraid of poltergeist activity, demons, witches, zombies and other creatures you may sight on Halloween, we'll show you some spectacular haunting places you can use for terrifying... continue reading

Geo Locations

Has anybody noticed any advantages to using the geo locations maps eg increase in sales. I have just spent some time adding locations in New Zealand and Africa but wonder how this affects search engines. Can a propective buyer search for photos on a map? continue reading

Photography by Casper Voogt

I provide a special focus on nature and travel, but also find beauty in mechanical things, even ugly things. Not all beauty is visual. I work hard to find just the right frame and angle, and do almost no post-processing. I will often return to a location to try to photograph it again if the lighting is better, or will wait for clouds to clear so that I have direct sunlight. continue reading

My Photos In Use - Ongoing Updates

This blog is dedicated to highlighting all my photos that I have found in use. It feels great whenever I'm able to locate one of these... I will keep updating this blog with the new entries that I come across.(1) Ancient Egypt - HieroglyphicsI found this one on a famous website. Click here to check it out... This photo was taken in Aswan in southern Egypt.(2) Felucca Boats in River NileThis photo is in Aswan as well. Felucca boats are a very nice experience in river Nile whether in... continue reading

Finding Macro Models

Hello everyone!This is my first attempt at the blog forum. My apologies in advance for any blunders, omissions or technical difficulties.Recently I was thrilled to have 4 of my photos accepted into the close-up assignment. So, I thought I'd share my (newbie) methods of finding suitable models -- bugs, bees and butterflies -- for macro shoots.First off, starting with my own very small yard -- about 5’X5’ square -- I keep bee and butterfly attracting plants in pots. Lavenders, sage,... continue reading

Making the Most Out of Locations & Props

Spring is here! Summer is approaching! Let's go outside and play for a while!Remember how exciting summers were as a kid? Running in and out of the house, chasing down the ice cream truck and smacking at mosquitoes nibbling on our ankles -- ah, now those were the good old days! But being stock photographers, we have a license to embrace spring and summer with a childlike zeal, having the same kind of fun we used to have every time we ventured outdoors.When it comes to getting the most... continue reading

Place that I like : the south of France, the Calanques

Nice climate with a lot of sun and wind and so beautiful landscape.I would like to speak a better english to express that with nice phrase as it deserves...but ...Mountain, hills, sea.... Everything is there!Small port, small village....Beach with rocks, beach with sand....Small beach anyway, for the lovers, or for the family.....Some wind to sail ... or to fish ...or just apreciate time ...playing cards with friends, reading a so book, or only dreaming about whatever...I have live... continue reading

First short visit in Paris

I'm living in Paris for years, and I'm scouting nice location for film, and what is extremly surprising, is that I haven't so much picture about Paris compared to the data baseWell, first visit so through the main monument of that romantic cityEven if it isn't only a romantic city, but as the mayor capital of europe a kind of active business centerwhere people are working hard from the morning to the night..Anyway I think I would need thousand of article just to speak a little about the... continue reading

Catching The Beauty Of Gran Canaria

I'll be with my family in Gran Canaria next month and I was wondering maybe someone can suggest me some great nature locations in the southern part of the island?Some great tips what to pay attention when shooting on sandy beaches would be useful too. How to protect camera?Any suggestions? Or location hints?I hope there will be good weather then, not too hot I guess. How to avoid harsh shadows, when sun is always brightly shining?But mostly would love to hear about some beautiful nature... continue reading

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