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
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Hi,I loved this blog writing thing...one of my recent blogs is in the Google’s first page and it made me feel really proud. So I think I will keep writing :)Whatever...Altough I’m not a professor or expert on studio lighting, I want to write about “shadow-less object / product photography”. You know we generally put our objects on a white seamless paper or anything like that and whenever we click the shutter, there is a shadow on the ground. Then we struggle to delete that shadow... continue reading
well the story begins when i had to place some car parts (fly-wheels) online with a white background. The problem, i didnt know how to get it perfect. I tried doing it through photoshop but it was not giving me the result i was looking for until it occur to me why wont i just transfer the files into illustrator instead. Since Illustrator doesn't not work with pixels its a straight line any way you put it.First open the file in photoshop and save it as an eps. Open the file in illustrator and place... continue reading
HiToday I wanto talk about my five collection...My first collection is dedicated at "food and beverage", It's count the bigger numbers of visitors and the bigger number of my own files...My "Smoke, Alcohol and Drug" is the collection which have the lowest number of my own files but it contains my first picture and it's my lucky mascot!I've the same situation in my "Abstract and Symbols"... a few picture but a lot of visitors.And the newest collections are "Sport and Sporting equipments"... continue reading
In essence as photographer you must separate image subject from the overall image and the context in which the subject is put or found (object/background).The following is just a guidline to achiving this, and also for ensuring useful and commercially viable visuals.Subject - Background RelationshipVision is a scanning procedure the eye and mind look to separate the perceived subject from the background, this is dependant on the interests of the viewer. The background becomes an integral... continue reading
Hi, Friends.I usually spend crazy amount of time on isolation (about 40 minutes). Yesterday I saw on youtube a master-class where the photographer said he spends on it 3 minutes only. I put down his method and tried. Same 40 minutes, but the result much worse than before. Some objects with difficult shape were absolutely impossible to isolate this way. The ugly edges remained, plus dirty background. For this reason I ask - is it me alone having this problem? How long does it take you to isolate... continue reading
Sorry for being disappeared again, we have serious problems with dramatic weather (flood and storm) - I'll try to upload some shots about it soon.But now, let me introduce some still-life photos from home:Any comments and opinions are welcome! I'm not familiar with still-life shoots yet, so what should I do better? :) continue reading
I just uploaded my first images with absolutly white background with photoshop editing for few minutes.At my first isolated images I worked for a long time in Photoshop (something about hour) and one of them became my best selling stock image, but not at DTothers are not so successfulBut now I discover a new way of working in photoshop and editing takes few minutes as I have said. But also quality of images must be higher too.These pictures was made at home using light from... continue reading
Well, not too much toughts for today, sorry Frieds...there's raining all day, my mood is gray like sky outside, and I still need some downloads for first payment...please, let me introduce some of my newly accepted photos about home objects' theme.I'm not good at object photographing, but I have some simple rules for them:- main theme will sell the photo, so I choose it carefully. I don't like isolated photos (yapp, that's why I'm not a best seller there ;)), so I try to use... continue reading
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