I recently finished a shoot for a stock video with a working title "Meeting Zeus". Sounds epic, doesn't it? Actually Zeus himself was only about 10 cm (4 inches) tall chess piece, part of a chess set which originally was a souvenir from a trip to Athens, Greece. Not so epic in reality but carefully chosen camera angle and some post production magic can make a huge difference.I have always loved the hand painted Greek mythology figures of the set and wanted to try to bring... continue reading
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You have an upcoming shoot, an idea, or just want to create professional grade photography where good lighting equipment is required but you just don't have the gear. A basic light kit can cost close to $1,000 which is way beyond your means, especially if it's just to shoot for a couple hours. Are there any options?Well, yes, of course there are options!First of all, do you know other photographers that you can contact? Perhaps you might know someone who will let you borrow their equipment.... continue reading
Photographers who begin to dabble on online stock usually start with generic images from around where they live and vacation snapshots. Then they may begin to do simple commercial concepts such as photographing a calculator, pencil, and a piece of paper on their kitchen table. If they study the business they'll begin to realize the real money is with concise concepts with a strong focus on a specific theme.The problem is the advanced stock imagery requires a photography studio or access to various... continue reading
Today I want to tell you about my first experience of making photo shooting in the studio.I was really impressed by the working with monoblock lights a lоt of props.Here is some tips which is important for working in studio.First you can set the flash output on monoblock lights.Also you always can pulsed monoblock turn the pilot light (a constant), but it is not enough for shooting, it helps to see how to fall a shadow or glare, when you move the light. Using the play of light and shade... continue reading
After have been an amateur photographer since I was 15, that is more than 30 years, I now have started my own photographer firm. Mostly I am doning portrait work such as weddings, business portraits and family portraits, but also I am selling good quality pictures in such different categories as landscape, macro, seascape, cityscape, wildlife, people and more to come. Now I have uploaded my first pictures to Dreamstime, with the aim of becoming an active supplier of stock photos. My plan is to use... continue reading
Hello, I would like to present you my new work in studio on the natural products. I've been doing some cooking, and decided to put it on a set and shoot it at home :) Can you please tell me your feedback on these pictures. I would like to know if it is going in the right direction or if I need to change things... or just to stop, ahahah. Thank you in advance for your interest.I start with my first idea of shooting a glass of Whisky. I decided to set it in the middle of a forest, that i created... continue reading
I just want to introduce myself, my name is Vladimir Maksimovic Max here in Japan called me Makusan. I'm a very passionate photographer and i do this profesional and as hoby some 17 years.While I lived in Serbia where I come from, I worked as Photojournalist for many newspapers, the first job was in the Belgrade City Assembly in 1999. Here I began to gain more knowledge about photography and photojournalism. Some few years later i began to work as a laboratory assistant in the Color photo lab... continue reading
To manage your camera and equipment is a must when you do not have time, and must be quick, as my model Vincent who usually get tired after about five minutes of shooting. In my home studio are all ready for use, so i can take pictures of a few minutes, umbrella, backround and the camera is ready for the little tough guy.As to operate your camera is important so your model does not loses focus. continue reading
Hi FolksWith the weather is Scotland being dire for a couple of months now i have put together a small "table top" studio.I have never been into studio photography and it is something i have been meaning to get acquainted with for some time now.This little table studio i have set up is a fantastic way of getting familiar with studio lighting but at a very cheap price. The basics of my studio is rather simple really, 3 YongNuo YN-560 III Flashgunsand a Yongnuo YN560-TX Wireless... continue reading
A couple of years ago I started with portrait photography. It was quite a challenge to find out what I wanted and how to communicate that to my models. I was in the lucky position that I knew my models before starting portrait photography. So, it was easy to have a conversation to make them feel more relaxed. In the meantime, I have quite a few pictures of them on Dreamstime, and they are selling reasonably well (60+ sales). Here are some more portrait pictures.Lighting was one thing that fascinated... continue reading
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