My first consideration in choosing a location is finding a place with light. If I want my subject to be well-lit, I will photograph outside if possible. I look for a location that has shade or diffuse light, such as under tree canopy or an overhang from a porch; something to make the light diffuse.I live in a place with very strong light from the sun almost every day and it will create harsh shadows on the subject. In certain instances, that might be the look you want, for... continue reading
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Here are my Top 5 Elements of a Successful Shoot:1. A late call time2. Food (a filling breakfast)3. Food (a tasty lunch)4. Food (quality snacks)5. An early wrapOK, OK. Yes, that’s just the unicorn list, for laughs. Of course I know that not all shoot days will be quick and easy. And I know, I know, that there isn’t always the budget for full catering. However, this article is my opinion on what goes into a successful shoot. As a professional actor and model, I’ve... continue reading
People see a lot of ads and billboards every day. Internet banners, street billboards, ads in magazines invite us to imaginary worlds of happiness, luckiness, beauty and success. All we need is just to spend some money and buy what they offer.What makes us stop and look more carefully at some ads? Why some pictures catch our eyes and make us thinking that we want that dress or suit for us, or those toys for our children, or maybe online educational course on interiors design for mother? In other words,... continue reading
First of all Happy new year everybody! Our team hopes that you all had a great time with your families and friends and let this year be more productive, profitable and happier than the year before.Now let's talk about Fashion - one of the most influential businesses in the world. It changes attitudes, lifestyles, bumps up confidence levels, defines personalities and beautifies the world. Fashion photographers definitely are a very important element that contributes into the visual image... continue reading
A good business presentation can catapult you to success, impressing your peers and superiors, regardless of the venue. Assuming your speaking abilities are polished, follow these three simple tips with stock photography to make sure your presentation really stuns the audience (in a good way)!3. Focus on images, not wordsYour audience should be looking at your presentation but listening to you. If your slides are full of text, the audience will be looking at and reading your presentation,... continue reading
We love assignments and hope you're enjoying them as much as we do. We're always trying to challenge your skills and stimulate your creativity and we've now seen years of valuable images in terms of concepts, techniques and sales. Pushing yourself as a photographer outside of your comfort zone, trying new approaches made everyone really appreciate and love the contest.We've decided to make an overall analysis of top 5 most voted images of all times, as well as top 5 of the... continue reading
Every photographer who ever sold an image knows that the key to a buyer's heart (and wallet) is uploading exactly what they need; and the key to being truly successful is catering for the taste of many.More than a decade of Dreamstime has passed, millions of images were uploaded and, millions of image were sold.What follows is a chronology in pictures.2006 - it was all about business and teams back then, we all remember the brainstorming sessions, don't we? 2007 - was about family... continue reading
Hi there! I want to share with you from my point of view the five most unique beaches in Crete island of Greece.5. On the 5th place is Matala. Matala beach is located 70 km southwest of Heraklion. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations of Crete and certainly the most famous beach of Heraklion. It is famous for the carved caves in the rocks and the hippies of the ‘70s. The bay is a beautiful long sandy beach, 300m long, with fine gravel and crystal clear water. 4.... continue reading
Top Beaches of The Greek IslandsGreece is a place of stunning natural beauty. But above all, it hosts some of the most beautiful beaches of the world. Check out some of them.Balos Lagoon, Crete One of Crete’s most beautiful beaches. This is arguably the most photographed natural wonder in all of Greece. Shallow waters of this lagoon place with a stunning vista created by an outcropping of rock that is surrounded by pink sand and blue, turquoise water. A true Caribbean paradise!... continue reading
A photographic journey through Eastern Canada. From historic streets of French speaking province of Quebec and its metropolitan Montreal to diversity of Ontario and charm of Lake Ontario and Niagara Falls: Iconic landmarks, symbols of Canadian democracy and wealth, unexplored landscapes and nature – this is Canada. Montreal: The creative heart of Canada, cradle of French Canadian heritage, home of Celine Dion, Cirque du Soleil, Bombardier, Bell Canada,... continue reading
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