Long before in a magazine I saw a security camera Ad. It has a picture of room, interior was out of focus but an ant stealing a large piece of bread was well focused. After I jumped into Stockphoto industry that Ad revealed me a big secret.When you get a lot of energy and start thinking about your career or easy money in stock photography. Well you understand later that it’s an ocean that you have jumped into. It’s difficult to earn your share as most of giant photographers with exceptional... continue reading
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Many people only know about Spain's incredible beaches and stunning mountains but the country is also steeped in history, the most recent chapter being the Spanish Civil War. Being one of the final conflict areas Alicante still has many reminders. continue reading
This image - I had it on my mind for a longer time - a shoot of a syringe with perfect knot tied on the needle - kind of "Stop taking drugs" concept... - but there was tiny little obstacle to solve - how to tie a perfect knot on a piece of fragile stiff and yet still hollow medical needle? It was clear to me, that I will have to do some Photoshop instead of twisting the needle...But after that I came across some collage with 3D rendered metal pipes tied into knot and simply - it did not feel... continue reading
For those just discovering the world of micro-stock photograph and turning your photographs into earnings, there is a steep learning curve.You have to learn how to step up your technical game taking pictures and developing them with software like Photoshop and/or Lightroom.You have to learn how to develop your eye for the types of photographs micro-stock buyers are looking for and you have to have the determination to continually learn and improve while being patient enough to allow your portfolio... continue reading
Sexy, gorgeous young model soaked from head to toe, tropical ocean sunset, lighting stands weighed down in a rock pool and makeup artist/stylist warning me of large swells– what more could you ask for from life as a photographer? Well certainly more than 35 cents! Come on, 3 lots of heart and soul went into creating that stunning 21MP masterpiece!We’ve all been there I suspect and you wonder why we carry on? Then you catch yourself really chuffed with a $2.40 sale and a few moments later... continue reading
ah, but Joshua Jackson is still acting? I thought it was gone after Dawson's Creek and now look:)What does Joshua Jackson? nothing, I saw a TV show and I made this statement!I am very tired today: too many things to do and little time to do them all!This month on Dreamstime is started slowly, very slowly. Only one photo sold this month. At least for now! I hope to see a crescendo in the coming days!Well well well .... the good news is that I still have many ideas to realize. I hope they like,... continue reading
So, what should be the picture that they are interested buyers? What is the central idea should be subordinated to the concept? What is the principle author of stock photography has his fee?Size.The greater the image resolution, so it is more expensive. To create a high-resolution photos requires expensive special equipment that allows us to determine to what extent the level of professionalism of the author's picture.Crop.In order to successfully sell Stock photo, you must first... continue reading
Nuraghe su Nuraxi - typical Bronze Age megalithic buildings called Nuraghe, the most important archaeological site of the island of Sardinia.It is a circular defensive towers in the form of truncated cones built of dressed stone. There are more than 8000 of them, with the Nuraghe Su Nuraxi one of the largest and most impressive.Some nuraghes are more than 20 metres in height. continue reading
Are you happy?With your life, with your work, with your feedbacks and the list is never ending.How about your photography?! Let’s choose ….The most popular one satisfies you enough? Where is the compromise?Maybe there is a middle line between your soul, you and your clients.Should be micro, should be macrostock photography? How many nights are you losing, how many challenges and competitions are you in?Creativity and diversity must be one of the most wanted ingredients.Let... continue reading
Sometimes the contradictions of the modern world startle me, and this is especially true when it comes to social websites like Facebook and MySpace (and, to a lesser extent, Flickr).Quite why some people feel the urge to tell the whole planet minute details of their lives is beyond me, especially considering that in general these people would not tell those details to total strangers in public.But here we are, people give out information that in general is considered as "top secret", and... continue reading
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