My very first blog on Dreamstime was about using the color red in stock photos (here).I've gone back through my portfolio and can see that some of my best selling older images have the color red in them. I can also see a trend in many of the photos that I've shot more recently that are just beginning to sell and that have the color red in them. It is the color of blood, and is often used to symbolize passion, love, or anger. In some cultures, the color... continue reading
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Hello again to all DT members!It seems that i have a problem with my colors.On my computer all my pics have a good and vibrant color but when i send them on line the same photos are very desaturated and faded so...my question is:What color space do you use in photoshop?Is this the problem or is something alse?Please give me an advice regarding this problem. continue reading
So here is a controlled way of pushing colour to your liking using an adjustment layer and the Channel Mixer.Ensure your image has the correct white balance and tones before proceeding.1. I like to always duplicate the background. (Ctrl+J - windows)2. From the Layers pallet, go to the bottom choose the "Create new fill or adjustment layer" button and choose > Channel Mixer.3. The Channel Mixer window opens on your red output channel, here you dial in +144% red; -20% green and blue.4. Go... continue reading
I took this shot of lettuce while rinsing in water,then I desaturated everything except for the lettuce that I saturated using photoshop to add further impact and contrast.Is there weak demand for such a picture, or should I add more vegetable rinsing in water to complement such a pic?I appreciate your comments continue reading
First of all let me say that Dreamstimes strict acceptance criteria definitely shows in the quality of stock on this site.Bravo!Now that is out of the way, let me share a tip with you to help with acceptance of your rejected submissions.I'm sure everyone has had this type of rejection before:"This image is overfiltered. Its use for the potential designers is limited because of this, therefore the image is disqualified as a RF stock-oriented image. Please upload the original instead."... continue reading
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