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Analyzing your own porfolio

Hi, guys.I joined Dreamstime from 2010. I can not say i made a fortune. Only $ 1.711.That is about $28,5/month. Hm... you can not feed your family from that money. But, yes, the fault is mine - my portfolio is a small one and i had months with no uploads. So, Dreamstime is not guilty. Anyway, i kept doing it for my pleasure. My wife is pregnant with the second child, so i understood, in a few months i will be the one feeding my family. I am a designer and photography is not my first income source,... continue reading

The Psychology of Color: How to Use Images to Invoke Emotions

What if a single Dreamstime image could sell your content for you?Unfortunately, reality isn't that simple. However, if you're creating a website that relies on photography to support your calls to action, it may be helpful to know which colors are most supportive of your cause.This infographic, titled "The Psychology of Color," details how different colors are often used in marketing to invoke actions or emotions in consumers. When photography in these colors are used appropriately,... continue reading

3 continents, 6 countries, 9 flights: the positive theory of three

Turned out that my recent adventure trip, One White Man; Travel, was wrapped in the threes in divisible quantities involving 3 continents-Asia, Europe, Africa, 6 countries-Germany, Hungary, France, Tunisia, Greece, Israel, and 9 flights ( I do love the hum of a prop plane).New RJ Lerich style iconic travel and food images are filtering into the system now as I edit the over 4500 shutter releases little by little.Look for (in order of the recent adventure): Berlin, Budapest, Nice, Cannes, Antibes,... continue reading

Color Theory

Below is a small list of color theory web sites. It's been a fun hunt, and I'll continue it with periodic updates. Wikipedia turned out to be a great starting point. Some of these sites are serious some are just for fun, but I want to study all of them when I have the time.wikipediaPantonehttp://www.colormatters.comhttp://www.colorschemer.com/online.htmlhttp://plato.stanford.edu/entries/color/http://www.w3schools.com/HTML/html_colornames.asphttp://worqx.com/color/... continue reading

The RGB of it all

Or is it the CYMK? (One matters online; the other in print). Do you dream in color? Did people dream in black and white before the invention of black and white film? If so, how did they know what the world looked like in black and white? When are color photos best and when do black and white images better solve the visual problem at hand? What moods and emotions do colorselicit?Pre-PhotoShop, manipulating color was limited to the photographer’s skill in using filters or other special effects.... continue reading

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