We all get "stuck" in a void of inspiration sometimes. I find that my best ideas often come out of the blue when I'm NOT consciencously trying to think of something creative. When that kind brain freeze sets in, try just taking a break from even thinking about your own work. Go to a museum or a good film or the bookstore.American and British publishers are the biggest users of cover art for books but you'll find ideas in bookshops no matter where you live. (Hey! While you are there, pick... continue reading
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Dreamstime has asked me to write a blog to share my knowledge of the stock photo business. First a bit about me.Before I found myself in the business of editing, marketing and producing images, I was a schoolteacher. Thus the art above. I hope to both teach and learn in this effort.I studied zoology and that informs some of the imagery that I personally favor.One of the first images that caught my eye is the one on the... continue reading
Want to know the one thing in common all photography enthusiasts have whether they own the most basic smartphone or a chunky top-of-the-line DSLR camera? The answer: It is the desire to come up with the most creative photography ideas for their shots.Yes, that is basically just it! Because if you love photography, you would want the most ingenious shots and concepts. Perhaps this is because you want your work and your skills to get recognized. Or, maybe, you just want to express yourself and get a... continue reading
I don’t have many downloads to make a serious statistics, but so far my best images are the unique ones. I started with painting. My paintings are pure exploration of world of colors and shapes, exploration of my inner world, my emotions and sensations. They all are the abstract paintings. But I wasn't satisfied. Somehow, I felt it wasn't showing what I wanted to express.So I experimented with my camera. I stared to make macro shots of specific parts of paintings and one painting could... 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
Have you visited a place for what it's known for, only to get lost in the pleasure of the "on road" experience? Rajasthan, India's desert state is one such wondrous place which will not only please you for it's culture, colors, food, festive spirit, imposing forts and welcoming people, but also for the amazing road trip experience. Be Safe: Just like anywhere, safety is important, wear your seatbelt while in a car, helmet on a bike along with suitable protection gear. Do not... continue reading
Have you ever wondered how some people can post pictures with such a good quality and colors ?How do they match their instagram or blog feed?There are so many apps, and programs, where you may upgrade a photo, which in turn can help your social media grow.If you are new, or just curious how I edit my photos scroll down for more!Step one:The most important thing is a good quality of your photos. The main factor is LIGHT! Without a good lightning, it is kinda impossible to make a good photo.... continue reading
Skua nature http://www.skuanature.com is an italian company dedicated to offer wildlife experiences mainly thru their excellent photography hides in Italy and Spain but also other countries like Romania.The last days in the Vall di Argenta fullfilled my expectations and I found myself soon on the highway always heading direction west after finishing the photographic work in Italy. This country has many amazing cities and landscapes apart from it's nature and wildlife, highly recomendable... continue reading
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