Showy Milkweed is very attractive to butterflies, especially Monarchs.They see the beauty in a plant we simply think of as a weed. Seeing the wildflower in bloom makes it easier to appreciate its beauty. Showy Milk Weed Blooming in California's Yosemite National Park. Arrowleaf Balsamroot (Wild Sunflowers) are considered weeds by many people but their sunny yellow flowers welcome spring to desert areas with much beauty.Advice for nature photographers: don't overlook the plants at... continue reading
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Importance of relevant keywording.I understand that this topic is covered well and that we all know that keywording is important for our search ranking to create extra exposure. Clients will find your images faster and the chance for a sale increases. It is at least as important as regularly uploading new stock photos.Unfortunately irrelevant keywording is still happening. Here some wrong examples:Keyword NATURE attached to an image of a doll with apple drawing on her clothes. This is... continue reading
Once again, my apologies for being quiet for a while.I've been spending my downtime sleeping 'cause it's been really busy the past months.Anyway, if you're from the Philippines, I'm sure you're familiar with the brand name Mama Sita.Am truly thankful that I got the rare chance to photograph the son of the woman who started this business which eventually became a household name among almost every filipino kitchen.A busy person that he is,I knew that I had to keep the shoot as quick as... continue reading
Could anyone tell me what the rules are when taking pictures of old cars?I see on DT everything, some with the name/kind of car and some without.What exactly should I be concerned with when submitting photos of cars, boats, etc.Thank you for your help.(this picture has nothing to do with my question) continue reading
This time I just want to call your attention about an important issue that many don't give much importance to it! Others might not know about it's importance!It's simply your photo name!!!Yes photo name makes a part of commercialising your photo and makes a part of it's success!Many photographers upload series of photos about the same subject and they don't pay attention that some shots don't fit the subject or the action! Just because it's for the same model and uploaded with the same serie... continue reading
I just wanted to share an easy tip that I use for saving time.This is also being posted @ Halientdesigns.comTip 1: Naming that fileIt doesn't matter if you are going to submit an additional format or not you need to name your files with a system. The reason for this is if you need to resubmit it, upload the original or decide to print it out for yourself this will save you a ton of time.The system that I use for all of my files is as follows"File description" "Date Taken"file... continue reading
As stated in my previous articles, a crucial stage in thinking up your uploads is to step in your buyer's shoes: what do buyers need and what are they searching for? Or, most importantly, how do they search for our files? I have seen other users have also addressed this topic. I am pleased to see that you have tried your buyers' shoes not only for empathy reasons but mostly for business-related causes. Always keep in mind that you are selling something and this something does not sell simply because... continue reading
My ESL class teacher is a very nice gentleman. He has taught us very well. I sent an e-mail to him to say Merry Christmas. He replied. At the end of his e-mail, there is a brilliant red seal with his Chinese name, a hand-carved seal, a Chinese style seal. I am so glad to see this, an real art. There are more and more people like or love Chinese culture and art, especially seal carving, painting, calligraphy, and poetry.Do you have a Chinese seal? Here is the one for whom name is “James".Thanks... continue reading
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