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How to Spoof Your Own Magazine Cover

I always dreamed someday I would be on the cover of National Geographic. So when I saw my favorite magazine promote an online tool to create a “mock” magazine using my very own image – I knew I would finally be able to realize that dream.And while it may only be a spoof magazine cover, it sure gave me a thrill to see it, and I pranked quite a few of my friends with it as well! I wanted to be able to share that feeling with others, so if NatGeo is your dream publication as well, try their free... continue reading

Learn the object prior to advertise it

This is a true story about my unexpected involvement in advertising baby nutrition and I would like to share the experience with the community. Real names of the product manufacturer and the glossy magazine are left out not to damage their reputation.So, to start I’m a doctor pediatrician living in Kyiv, Ukraine. One day a relative of my sister-in-law, a nice girl, who worked in Ukraine as a distribution manager for a European company producing baby nutrition asked me to meet up with... continue reading

What sells for Travel Blogs and Magazine Advertisements

Looking at the history of my photography sales, I have learned that travel blogs and real estate advertisements are a good source of steady income for my stock photography. I often photograph swamps and river scenes which have been used all over the internet for travel list best lists, real estate company headings, and Magazine articles. Over all, green and blue colors are the most successful in terms of salability according to my sales history.I started to label my photographs with keywords... continue reading

3 Types of Visual Content you Should Create in 2017

What does your visual content strategy look like? A few random images on Facebook? A short video on Instagram Stories once a week? A SlideShare presentation that you created a long time ago that you republish every day?Visual content is getting a lot of attention these days because the big platforms such as Facebook, Snapchat, LinkedIn and others are betting on how to create content that help you engage more.But also, according to Brain Rules, 65% of people remember a piece information if... continue reading

Published in issue #5 of DIVE magazine

I love DIVE magazine in its new incarnation, very different to all the other diving magazines out there, more like a photography focused coffee table book. So I was very please to see that they've used one of my silky shark photos on page 9 of the latest edition, albeit cropped and uncredited, to illustrate an article about the listing of these stunning but endangered animals under CITES Appendix II. Very pleased that they've finally been given some protection, very please to see the image published... continue reading

A Great Souvenir Idea For Photographers

After you've been traveling for a while, you start to accumulate many random kick-knacks from batiks to bowls. And your friends and family may sigh and say "yet another _______"? The truth is, when you have traveled, a lot souvenirs start to look the same. I've found very similar socks and mittens in both Kathmandu and Peru which made me question about where my gifts are actuallycoming from.For me souvenirs are a little bit about the culture, not something that's mass replicated.So what... continue reading

How should I react when I see my stock image in a magazine?

Today was a very beautiful day for me.It happened that a colleague of mine promised that will bring me a magazine where, she said, I will see information about a ski resort, called Val Gardena, where just happened that I have been 2 weeks ago. It is a magazine that is freely distributed by MOL well known filling station and company. The edition is January 2015.Well, there was an image I spotted which resembles very much with one of my stock photo I have online. And then quickly I navigated... continue reading

The travel 'Nuggets'

Sophie Dauwe & Jean-Jacques Serol / Pepite PhotographyFrench Photographer, Jean-Jacques Serol has worked in Brussels for over 30 years, first managing pro photo labs, then running his own consulting services.His experience honed him for all possible challenges and prestigious clients rise like success. He's now come full circle in his career by also shooting out in the field.Belgian reporter and freelance photographer Sophie Dauwe is a true nomad at heart, galavanting her way around the... continue reading

Magazine Cover:)

I recently broke my wrist and had a cast above my elbow.I couldn't drive, couldn't open a jar, and could hardly lift, hold and use my camera.So imagine my dismay when the mother of the models I work with ask me to take some photos.She wanted to try for a magazine cover shot for her kids who often model for me.I had to say "yes" since she makes her kids available to me when I want to take some stock images.But how?I could barely hold my camera steady.I couldn't manage setting up and... continue reading

The joy of finding out where your images have been used

Hi everyone,I am so excited and just wanted to share with you all that I have just found out that one of my images, the one with myself and my pet Airedale Terrier dog Mordi on the beach,was used in the latest edition of the Dogs Victoria Magazine.The Dogs Vic Magazine is the Australian Canine Council organization and part of the Australian Kennel Club.The photo was on the first inside page on the Presidents page, in full color.I was amazed and only found out through a friend.I am a member... continue reading

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