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Composition

There are some composition tricks that apply to stock photography specifically. As more and more image use migrates to the web, the old stock photo rule of leaving room for type is becoming less significant. It is becoming replaced with approaches that enhance an image’s visibility at the thumbnail size and on web pages. Images with a square format gain maximum space in returned search results. The space allocated for each individual thumbnail is always large enough to allow for maximum width and... continue reading

Creating quality images

Quality: the standard of something as measured against other things of a similar kind; the degree of excellence of something.     It has taken a while for me to create quality in my images. All the usual elements that help achieve quality are education, experience, research, time, repetition, and a certain level of gear. Not necessary but extremely useful are tilt-shift lenses for still life photography.I guess this is obvious. If the quality of your image looks out of place when... continue reading

Creating a white seamless background

One of the most versatile backgrounds in portrait and commercial photography is the white background.Giving the appearance of a white room with no walls is simple to create once you have the knowledge to do so.The digital age has made it simpler and cheaper to use.When I started in photography, it required a lighting setup that was cost prohibitive.at least two flash units on the background and two on the subject were requires.Now all it requires is four lights that can be bought at any... continue reading

Product photography: my first experience

   As you can see, I have some experience with photoshoots with models, so I thought that product photography was easy.Last week my daughter asked me to take some pictures of crocheting she makes and sells via her Etsy webshop, DC crochet Design. She was facing some shortcomings of smartphones to do product photography. So, yesterday I grabbed my equipment and turned one of our bedrooms into a small photo studio. I have done something similar before so the first steps were easy.... continue reading

Ice and Flames - My First Sold Photo

This photo was the first photo that I have uploaded, it had good impact and it was bought fast.   I am happy about that and it made me confident. I thought of duality as the theme, ice and fire, really caught my attention.I put some ice cubes and water, in several glasses and after it was frozen I set up some black board background and for the flame I used hand gel on cotton.Meanwhile, a bit of ice melt and this gave me a bit of reflection. It was quite easy to do it and I made... continue reading

Creative Backgrounds

Hi folks,I am at last getting back to work now with my photography and learning more about Photoshop.I must say it has given this 'old girl' a new lease of life.The last couple of weeks I've been trying to extend my creativity with Abstracts and Backgrounds with digital artwork, and I'm finding it fun, because I never know how something is going to turn out, or whether it could be useable for stock work.As they say 'you never know until you've tried'.I thought I would show one them here... continue reading

New ideas for textures and backgrounds

Hi everyone,I was thinking about some new ideas for backgrounds and textures, but also about images that can easily be incorporated into websites and magazines, and eve commercials. This time I took a more minimalistic approach, even artistic, to create those images.I came up with some interesting pictures of a tuna can from above, some office stuff and some coins. Since I'm still learning my here I have decided to share those ideas and see the reactions to them. I'm all for sharing and learning... continue reading

Photo of a white flower on a stone.

 Photo of a white flower on a stone. As for me, a very good background turned out, the flower itself is very small and grows very much in our forests. Do not find that it is a bit like a lily and it makes it even more attractive. The idea of the photo came quite spontaneously when I had already taken all the photos and was going to go home and I always wanted to take a photo of this flower, but I did not know how to make it more original than just growing from the ground. I hope you enjoy this... continue reading

Crossing 50 images with macro images

Hello guys,How are you?52 images are not much. I know that, but it's a start. Hopefully I will be able to upload more in a short time since I'm aware of the quantity factor here. I'm sure everybody are trying hard to upload their best images, and I know it takes time and effort.The last batch that I uploaded contained some landscapes and textures for background, or for matters such as health and nutrition. But... I really enjoy macro shooting and therefore uploaded some image of pushpins... continue reading

3D Rendering for digital games background

Beeing an architect student, i learned many different programs for 3D modeling and now i want to bring my knowledge in digital games.If you want to create a background for 2D games, you will not have problems, but 3D games are completely different! If you need to create 3D GAMES that allows the player unrestricted movement and makes them feel like they are in an unlimited 3D world, you need to learn to create 3D backgrounds, otherwise known as skyboxes. Skyboxes could have many different format,... continue reading

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