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The small stuff

My favourite type of photography is almost certainly macro. Ideally, the type of macro that involves chasing small insects around to no avail in summertime, although I do also have a soft spot for grovelling around in decaying leaves in autumn in order to photograph fungi. When people hear of (or, even worse, witness) my predilection for adopting unseemly poses in public places they often, perfectly reasonably, ask what caused me to embrace this strange behaviour pattern.It’s a fair... continue reading

6 scientific sales in one night

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100!

100 photos online! For me is a really nice work. As the hundredth - beautiful landscape I made in Sweden, cloudy, dark but fascinating.  continue reading

Why scientific image are less popular in stock photography

Many medicine and pharma or other science companies are existing but still the available scientific images stocks are very limited or less popular. Why it's less interesting for stock.           continue reading

Treasure for nature photographers: Abbey Gardens, Scilly Islands

I had the pleasure to go to a short visit to the very beautiful hideaway, the sub-tropic Abbey Gardens, Tresco, Scilly Islands, UK, which are home to more than 20,000 species of plants and trees from 80 countries, ranging from Brazil to New Zealand and Burma to South Africa.  You will find flowerbeds full of blooming flowers as well as rare plants like proteas or pincushon flowers.  If you rest for a while on one of the benches fringing the lush grid of... continue reading

1 sale 0 view!?

Numbers and stats obviesly fascinates and enchants many of us Dreamstimers. Many of the blogs here is all about milestones and stats. Less than a month ago i wrote about my latest milestone 1000 uploads. Two days ago I passed another magic number: 1111 uploads. The latest hundred uploads also rendered two interresting sales - one sale, one view, a topic that also have its own blog here...I bet that these images will have considerable views after this blog...Also, yesterday I passed... continue reading

To sleep perchance to dream-- ay there's the rub

This post is written for newbies to simply relate some ofmy experiences with microstock.When you have difficulty sleeping may I recommend that you create images in your head with a view to capturing them in reality the next day. Soon you will fall asleep.Remember that many buyers are trying to illustrate an article in a newspaper or magazine .One day my wife brought home a large 'gold' key that was on the point of being thrown out by a charity shop.It immediately gave me the ideas( at... continue reading

Only for scientists? Alot of random molecules :)

I have created this images some time ago and I see the idea have more potential.Do you think that I have to create more of them? In different tones? Maybe with more copy space? continue reading

Who is a true photographer?

Is he a person with a camera hanging around his neck? Is he a person who creates images with his camera & a computer? Is he just a snapshot maker who makes people happy with his images of birthdays, events, weddings, get-togethers? Or is he simply following the diktats of an art director and presses the shutter release button, when asked to shoot for ad campaigns?The answer is NO.The real photographer, once he masters the nuances of photography becomes an artist. In fact the very fact that... continue reading

Thank God! not only nightingales..

After being very happy and thankful with my first and recent sales however I began to think I would get stuck in sales only of Nightingales as about half of the photos sold showed one of them,however this morning at least I managed to get a warbler downloaded, also a bird but at least not a nightingale...greetings to everybody around there and I hope you like the Bee-eater and his fly!web without nightingales continue reading

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