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5 Tips for Shooting Product Photos for eBay

The Internet has changed the way we live our lives. From how we access information to how we interact with friends and family, our online connectivity affects every aspect of our day-to-day existence.And nowhere is this more noticeable than in how we buy and sell goods. Imagine if you can the world of photography before digital cameras, online marketplaces like dreamstime.com, and websites or social media for promoting your service and products. We would be hard pressed to survive without all that... continue reading

One Way Indie Authors Compete With Major Publishers.

Media editors often penalize writers who use illustrations or photos in fiction, except, of course, in children’s books. In novels, they consider graphics support “unprofessional.”In the case of indie writers, I believe they are wrong. Here’s why.I was an editor at the Reader’s Digest for many years. We loved pictures with our stories, which were either original or condensed from established magazines. But the editors upstairs, in the condensed book department, shunned them.... continue reading

What Freelancers Should Know About Visual Content

   Since the dawn of human civilization, visual representations were the first choice when people needed to narrate stories, show emotions and depict facts. There are several ancient caves that prove to us, that visual imagery was probably the first form of non-verbal communication among early representatives of our kind.Push the fast forward button and get thousands of years into the future only to realize the same things: visual representation of facts and emotions is still the number... continue reading

Concept Of Carrying A Camera Everywhere You Go

I heard this from Jay Maisel centuries ago. And I'm trying to do it even its a hustle - since I carry my camera in a shoulder bag and advantage of living in a small town, no one approached to say "you can't take photos here!"... They mostly like to think that I'm a journalist. I've even took shots inside of grocery stores.  But I feel that a range finder type of camera would be much better choice than a big heavy dSLR.  On the other hand snapshots of course doesn't cut it. I'm... continue reading

Things I learn while shooting for stock - Part 1: out on the streets

When I first handled a digital camera, I did not know to surf the internet for information on camera operations, nor how to look for information on understanding the concepts and relations between shutter speed, aperture and ISO. The internet wasn't saturated with such information back then. It was 10 years and more long time ago.Even when I got my first DSLR, making full use of the camera's setting was alien to me too. I had joined group outings to shoot photos of people but that wasn't fruitful... continue reading

Concept photography

Concept photography is still very challenging for me. The challenge is to visualize an idea in a single picture. In such a way that it is immediately recognized and that it needs no explanation. I have tried several, however, this did not result in a big sales. Here is my blog on concept photography.Maybe you can help me out? Are there good books about this? Or blogs?Below is one of my concept pictures: Always Connected or 24/7 Economy.   continue reading

Tips for a Better Fashion Photoshoot

Fashion photography is not for the faint of heart. It requires vision, style and hard work. Whether you are just beginning your fashion photography career or right in the middle of it, these tips will work for you!Be ConfidentDon’t be afraid to tell your models exactly what you want. Fashion photography is creative and only you can convey your artistic ideas to your models. Let them and your assistants or co-workers know what the result should look like. Consequently, they will know just... continue reading

Future of the moon

I often wonder if we ever going to colonize the moon.I wanted to visualize it so below you can see my idea a concept :)I am not a graphic designer so my image is limited to my limited skills.Pushing myself in to unknown territory of graphic manipulation brings me much joy i thought i will share it with you :)  continue reading

When It Really Works

Three weeks ago I had the most satisfying photographic moment in my life.What started as a photo op (driving my parents in law, far away from my house... :-) ) turned into an amazing moment when all the elements for a good photo aligned.   Unstable weather conditions had created dramatic skies, and diffused light, Good EVF and framelines, had helped me to concentrate on my cleanest composition to date.I am very proud of this image, very happy about it, and glad I had had the chance... continue reading

Time for a Green Christmas!

Times change, so do the priorities and issues.Have you noticed how noticeably our climate is changing? Taking a stroll on the mountains that morning I was wondering if we're ever going to realize what we are doing. Is it already too late?Christmas celebrations are meant to be all about happiness. But happiness and enjoyment at the cost of nature? No! The need of the hour is to change the way we visualize "celebrations". It is no longer about bringing a ton of plastic home decoration stuff... continue reading

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