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The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly: Choosing the Absolute Best Stock Media for Your Project

To be frank, we’ve grown used to looking at the typical stock photo. There are regular stock photos and then there are different, natural looking photos that are well suited to their own subjects. It’s imperative today, that you pick what the viewer will not reject in their subconscious as just another stock photo. Something that is well stitched with the topic at hand and something that is natural, does not look staged and works well with your audience. Let me give you a head start with what... continue reading

"The Ugly Duckling": another complete project for art-buyers!

 Just finished and all illustrations approved!A new complete project ready-to-print for art buyers.It's a picture book about the fairy tale "the ugly duckling", a fable for little children in 28 illustrations and a cover. Because traditional tales are always good for childhood, and all parents loves to read a story in the evening, in bed, to make children sleep easy.Art buyers can publish a complete book, or choose just a couple of images for a little project.Others complete illustrated... continue reading

Your business models look old and ugly

Don't get mad, they're still young and beautiful, they just pose, dress and look oldfashioned. Here are a few things you need to pay attention to when working with models for a business photo shooting:1. The right expression  Don't you find fake forced smiles irritating? So do buyers. Would you buy something from anyone who seems to have a smile glued on their face? Not really. People will avoid using a fake smiler in ads mainly because the model fails to engage the audience in an authentic... continue reading

The rusty charm of the broken stuff

There are plenty of pretty photos at DT: Monumental buildings, nice flowers, delicious tomatoes, lovely landscapes, cute dogs "smiling" into the camera...But what about the old destroyed stuff? Everything which exists will be dismantled or will get broken - it's just a matter of time. Photos of demolished things are not pretty, but they show something which many people eliminate from their memories: The transient nature of our world.Such photos have a harsh charm of their own. And the broken... continue reading

The Ugly Duckling

The past two weeks have been so busy! Sheesh! Between running from photo shoot to photo shoot, taking care of my girls and all the insanity that follows, I feel like I'm running in circles! And just when I thought things couldn't get any more crazy we have adopted a Mallard duckling. Yes, I know. I must be insane or a glutton for punishment. Maybe both! Butters (my 5 year old named him/her) has been with us for 2 weeks after getting separated from his mom and siblings. It's been hard to not get attached... continue reading

How Can a Model Be Both Sexy and Ugly?

I had some recent sales lately with two images, each using the same model. They keyword search for one was UGLY and the other was SEXY. In looking at the images, it's obvious as to which one and why.While this may be amusing, there is a lesson to be learned here. Many times in stock photography, you have to be many things, and many times being a PHOTOGRAPHER is the least important thing in what you are trying to do.A good commercial photograph will be planned and thought out before the shutter... continue reading

Ugliest photo at DT

Who has the ugliest, most disgusting photo on DT?My ugliest one isReally I don't like it and I even didn't expect that it would be accepted.But DT is always good for a surprise...On the left lower part you can see the spit of my son - he also felt disgusted. continue reading

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