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Using Photography to be a Designer

When it comes to creating digital concepts, many people think you need to be a graphic designer who is highly skilled with Adobe Illustrator and similar software packages. Illustrator is good for creating logos and text graphics, but you can actually use your camera and photography to create digital art, backgrounds, banners, and more!"Design" is a high level term for which there are subcategories where you can use photography to create digital art and abstract backgrounds. Texture and patterns... continue reading

How To Use Stock Media so Well No One Will Know You’re Using Stock Media

Tired of the same million versions of a “business man smiling in a meeting” or “customer support representative with headset”, or even the ages old “woman with salad smiling”? Fear not, there is still hope that your project will be finished in time and not look like a stock photography presentation at all.If you want to know how all you need to do is keep reading.1. Stay authentic Above I’ve enumerated a few of the best sold and most used image in stock photography worldwide. Why?... continue reading

Reading and using natural fabrics

 This photo was like somehow convey the natural components and environmental friendliness, the importance of what surrounds us in everyday everyday life. In addition, this should be considered with the mind, ie books that are also made from natural, renewable natural resources. But, about how much nature is important and what should be treated with care, do not forget. continue reading

Using a smaller camera, and using it often.

It’s been over a year since my last blog post, so I guess it’s time.I’ve continued to take my camera most everywhere I go - a small, quality point and shoot fits nicely in my purse. (I use the Panasonic DMC-LX3.) Shopping? Snap a photo. Traveling? Catch that scenery! Out for a walk? What is that bug (or bird or snake or plant?) I was inspired by another photographer’s blog at Digital Photography School:http://digital-photography-school.com/do-you-wear-a-camera/If you don... continue reading

Using Lightboxes For Collaborative Work

I am an author of Children’s Story Books. My books consist of mainly photo illustrations of which I shoot myself and/or use royalty free illustrations supplied by Dreamstime.com. As a Children’s Book author, I develop most of my stories over time with many thought provoking spurts throughout a day, week, or month. These thought provoking spurts include deciding what illustrations I may need for the story line.These thoughts may or may not be part of the final book, but I need a process of... continue reading

My first approved mobile image uploaded using iPhone 6 Plus

 Dreamstime has recently launched the mobile version. The image above was taken using my iPhone 6 Plus and it was approved!Now I can take pictures and uploaded whenever and wherever I want! continue reading

Using your phone for Stock Photography

One of the greatest things about the modern day is the ability to quickly capture any moment within an instant, with the fantastic little camera that most of us have within our pockets at all times, our phones.Dreamstime very quickly realised that there was a market here and sought to give us our very own app, which I have utilised and I am seeing a great acceptance rate on my photographs taken on my mobile phone.Here are some examples of photos taken on my phone and accepted to Dreamstime!... continue reading

How I'm Using My Budget Lenses

I'm a Nikon D90 owner and I bought my camera with a typical kit that very much available in my country. D90 body, an 18-55mm VR plus a 55-200mm VR and a nifty fifty (50mm f/1.8 non AFS version). I added a battery grip and Flash to it later.When first time I joined here, every photo I uploaded were rejected. I wrote another blog about how I learned to use the gear properly - you can check it out here - What Dreamstime Thought Me I discovered what the sweet spots are. And also learned... continue reading

Using collages - is it useful??

Hi all,Now, as part of improving my photoshop skills I tried something new. Icollected more than 10 photos I took on the same night and merged them into one as a collage. I took these photos in New York (actually New Jersey as I was on the other side of the Hudson :)) during 4th of July. I could have upload the skyline photo as solo and maybe one or two fireworks images. Eventually I decided to make this collage.It took me some time as you have to be super precise and calculate the needed... continue reading

Using iPhone 5S for Stock

I've really been on a motivated journey recently to get more and more images accepted on the microstock sites I contribute to, especially Dreamstime.I've been increasing my portfolio at a pretty rapid pace and I've seen my downloads increase quite quickly! Part of the thing that has helped me a ton is finding out that I can regularly get images from my iPhone 5S accepted here.So, when I don't have a DSLR handy I bust out my phone and capture the best images possible. I then import to my... continue reading

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