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Thinking Outside The Box Creating Illustrations

When you are brain storming for the next great illustration to create the easiest thing to think of is keeping it simple is probably a safe bet and usually it is but sometimes there is a need to think outside the box and even make a more detailed image creation.A constant to keep in mind when creating an illustration is what type of buyer would appeal to the image your creating for instance it would be more profitable creating an illustration that can reach to different markets then just one, like... continue reading

How to make a football photo outside of the stadium

The world was gripped by a football fever.The world Cup entered every home.Photostocks are also filled with pictures of football theme. But what can do the photographers who do not have the opportunity to attend matches of the championship and there is no any stadium in their neighborhood. They should never give up.And here are some tips that can help them. Method number one is the easiest one: You will need a soccer ball, green grass as the background (lawn optional) and a Sunny day.... continue reading

How to Make the Most of Shooting Models Outdoors

Whether your photo shoot is planned or unplanned, here's how to make the most of shooting models outside:Make sure your models do not have any logos or trademarked designs on their clothing. If the clothes themselves are part of your concept be prepared to edit out the designs and logos in post production, or settle for an editorial license.Also make sure to have your models sign a model release. If your shoot is unplanned you can find editable PDF release forms here:https://www.dreamstime.... continue reading

This Valentine’s Day – Think Outside the Box of Chocolates

Valentine's Day is almost here. Have you gotten your sweetie a card and some flowers? Better still, have you created all your Valentine’s Day themed stock photos?Stock photography revolves around universal concepts, and there is no more an universal concept than love. You just need to check the database to prove it. Search “Love” and you’ll get over 3 million hits. Try Valentine’s Day or Valentines Day for another million results. In fact, look at any combination of hearts, roses, couples,... continue reading

Goose Feet and Thinking Outside the Box

It's fine to take the Post Card photographs, those beautiful scenes no one can resist and everyone takes.But it's especially fun to think outside the box and capture unique photographs.While photographing Canadian geese, I was fascinated by their huge, black webbed feet and was thinking how great I could swim if I had feet like those. Of course it would make buying shoes a challenge!This photograph is quirky, weird and captures attention.    Big, black webbed feet of the Canadian... continue reading

Top 10 Things to Do When It's Cold Outside

It’s January.For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, that means it’s winter.And winter means the days are short and the temperatures are low.Hearing words like “polar vortex”, makes you just want to crawl into a warm bed and hibernate until spring, not grab the camera and go outside to shoot stock photography.But that doesn’t mean we can’t make these cold and snowy months productive ones.To help you do that,I’ve put together my“Top 10 Things to do when... continue reading

Heading outside... A follow up

I wrote a blog a few weeks ago about the break of spring and the excitement of heading outside to take pictures and thought I would follow it up with some observations (and pictures) :)My first observation is how high the bar is set for acceptance of images of "nature in action", this is not a complaint in fact it has forced me to take better pictures and be more critical of my own work.I am sure it is primarily due to the ubiquity of subject and the nature of the slow sales but would love... continue reading

Box Breakers

People always said: "be creative, think outside the box!"Easy to say, but sometimes, very challenging, especially if you have a very orthodox way of thinking.So sometimes, some people need stimulants. So here this blog is dedicated to images that helped me to break the mental box inside my head. continue reading

Heading outside :)

I'm heading into my 4th month of taking photographs for Stock and the change in weather has seen me head outside and see what I can get from nature.I did a 365 project last year and rapidly discovereed I love taking pictures of bugs and leetle thingsIt is a bit of an adventure at the moment and my approval rating has taken a bit of a hit whilst I am trying to get an image quality acceptable here.Balancing composition, exposure, lighting and capturing leetle things is really tough... continue reading

New collection

Today I createda new collection,Historical buildings and gardens.Wrest Park, fromSilsoe, Bedfordshire UK was designed by Thomas, Earl de Grey, an enthusiast for 18th century French architecture.The 40 hectares Formal and Great Gardens are to the south of Wrest Park House.They are laid out predominantly on a north-south axis from the house, with further axial components running east-west, incorporating vistas beyond the gardens.Although the gardens appear to form a unified... continue reading

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