If you have been watching TV there is no doubt you have heard about the victory of the Washington Capitals ice hockey team over the Vegas Golden Knights. I became interested in ice hockey when I learned that my home team of Washington DC could win the Stanley Cup. Ice hockey has been around for many years but only recently has it received the attention it deserves making it a big league sport such as football, baseball and basketball. Ice hockey is similar to soccer in which... continue reading
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Really excited to share my first sale experience with you friends. I uploaded five files around 15 days ago(from the sale) and all of them gets selected and I was lucky enough to got the attention of a buyer in this short span of time, and my image got sold in 8 credits($1.80). What surprise me more that I find myself motivated and energetic after my first sale and created few more illustrations/graphics for coming events, so I created graphics for 4th July celebration... continue reading
Being the proud parent of college age children gives you the opportunity for twice annual road trips with the possibility of a third if you go to parent’s weekend.My latest adventure involved a three-day trip from New York to St. Louis Missouri to drop my son off for his freshman year. Besides loading all of the items onthe schools to bring list I packed my Canon Rebel, Bogen Manfrotto tripod, 28-80mm, 75-300mm lenses and a list of possibilities for some good photos.The... continue reading
My wife and decided to take a vacation to the state of New Mexico back in 2006 renting a car and driving to many places. New Mexico is a state with many beautiful landscapes that inspired Ansel Adams to take his most famous photo "Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico." Photographers follow in the footsteps of Ansel Adams hoping to create their own masterpieces. There are many opportunities to take good photos on the road. Not all your photos need to be of sweeping landscapes.... continue reading
Being on the road offers us countless opportunities to take that perfect shot whether it's a path into the woods, a local in front of their house, an abandoned factory or the spectacular night sky. We can shoot everything we want while we travel, but how exactly do we find that unique shot that makes it stand out? Join our new blog contest How to Find Great Shots While on the Road by submitting your article having in mind some questions like: How do you choose what you want to photograph... continue reading
There are so many cameras out there nowadays, and in all budgets, too. Used, new, entry level, prosumer, professional and everything in between. And in a perfect world, every camera would have it all. Every camera would be small, easy to carry and yet easy to hold. They’d have perfect sensors that are capable of producing billboard-sized images in one exposure. They’d offer image stabilization and they’d all have articulating LCD screens. In short, they’d all have all the bells and whistles... continue reading
Innovation has become a way of thinking and moving forward in every industry. Creativity is something that can really change the world, minds and even the way we live. World changing ideas come from design, too. And, in order to change the world, we need to think outside the box. That's our new challenge for you: Innovation by design. Creating designs that stand out.Share with us your unique vision and win money by collecting useful votes from our community: $300 (first place), $200... continue reading
I’m always excited to notice if my photographs have been viewed – and more so if one is purchased. Predominantly interested in the science behind landscapes and nature, I don't often have models in my images – though I have used them. I don’t pay my models. So far, the thought and conviviality over ‘a sell’ has been enough of an enticement to keep them interested in participating with me in this, my new hobby. The running joke and discussion we have is that if a photograph of... continue reading
We promised you a monthly blog contest so here is our new challenge for this month - How to work with models.Some of you are experts in landscape, wildlife or urban photography. You might be able to shoot all kinds of photography, but when it comes to shooting people, there are certain principles a photographer needs to know.Share your experience with us and win money by collecting useful votes from our community: $300 (first place), $200 (second place) and $100 (third... continue reading
A bit less than a year ago I decided to give stock photography a try as I have thousands and thousands photos sitting on my hard drive. Today I hit 1000 uploads and to celebrate that I decided to write a blog post on my observations. Why not, right?During this time I have realized that you have to submit much much more photos than that if you want to have decent sales provided you have started with stock photography recently. I have analysed some users and the ones that have high sales per image are... continue reading
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