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What are Image Usage Rights?

If you create, use, or distribute any creative works like images in your work or private life you probably are aware of copyrights. The creator always holds the copyrights to their images, but they can also give others the rights to use them. And if you are using someone else's images you need to know the image usage rights.One simple and affordable way to acquire rights to use an image is to use stock photos. Stock agencies like Dreamstime give usage rights with different licenses for different... continue reading

What are calls-to-action for users in a site?

What is calls-to-action for users in a site?Let me describe something about any site. say you see any site link or site name in front your eyes no matter from what device or friends contact it's came from. when you chat, communicate ,active on social networks or you see any advertise by searching any keywords several sites links you see in search result.I assume you search your keywords like "positivism" or next you see some images one of them you choose to use for your blog articles... continue reading

Understanding the Stock Industry and What Buyers Are Looking For

Get yourself a cup of your favorite beverage and settle down in your reading chair because this is going to be a long but informative blog. We're going to go in depth of what Buyers are looking for, understanding the stock industry, and how you can compete in a dynamic and changing environment.WHAT ARE BUYERS LOOKING FOR?What kind of images are Buyers looking for? The short answer is this: EVERYTHING. Travel images, business, parenting, industry, technology, you name it, Buyers have a need. However,... continue reading

What Size Image Should I Download for My Project?

Your project is almost ready, your sweat and toil has paid off and you've narrowed down on your stock photos. Now the most important question on your mind is "What Size Image Should I Download for My Project?".You do not want the results to look blurry when it prints, or unnecessarily slow down your web pages while spending credits when you needn't!To print or not to print: Does your project involve printing out on paper? Is it a presentation to a group of people... continue reading

What about vineyard photography?

We spent together with my wife one biking holiday in South Italy. In summer we ussually like camping on nice nature places. We didn't have any skills with camping at beginning of our foreign holidays therefore we met a couple surprises with camping accessories. After we assembled our tent our fridge needed to connect to electricity. However Italian connector male and female are different. A further day we went to town centre and asked one man where is some shop with electric accessories.... continue reading

Novice beginner tips 'How' is Important more than in 'What'

'How' is important more than in 'What' Being a novice stock photographer we have may face many problems as economically, lack of proper device and equipment and so on as we are new to stock photography. But according to my point of view being a budding photographer we shouldn’t blame our situation. I like to remember a famous line given to a novice. That is, ‘start with what you have, where are you and do what you can’. This is golden rule to become... continue reading

JPEG, PNG, GIF, TIFF, raw? Or Do I Look Like I Know What a JPEG Is?

Let’s assume you are a simple propane salesman and you desperately need a picture of a hot dog. You go to your favorite stock site, dreamstime.com, and find an image of a tasty looking hot dog. You are then given a bunch of options for download: A JPEG, PNG and a TIFF. Why are there so many different options? Before talking about specific file types, let’s talk about compression. Bandwidth isn’t free, so transmitting huge bitmap files isn’t very efficient. Most image files employ some form... continue reading

Who knows what experiences can start a new career path?

I’m always excited to notice if my photographs have been viewed – and more so if one is purchased. Predominantly interested in the science behind landscapes and nature, I don't often have models in my images – though I have used them. I don’t pay my models. So far, the thought and conviviality over ‘a sell’ has been enough of an enticement to keep them interested in participating with me in this, my new hobby. The running joke and discussion we have is that if a photograph of... continue reading

What sells for Travel Blogs and Magazine Advertisements

Looking at the history of my photography sales, I have learned that travel blogs and real estate advertisements are a good source of steady income for my stock photography. I often photograph swamps and river scenes which have been used all over the internet for travel list best lists, real estate company headings, and Magazine articles. Over all, green and blue colors are the most successful in terms of salability according to my sales history.I started to label my photographs with keywords... continue reading

What are the Best Camera Settings for Sunsets?

Have you ever been tempted to take a successful and appealing sunset photo? Here you will find a few tips on your camera settings that will make you a sunset shooter master.First, think of the subject you are going to shoot and your position with the camera a couple of minutes before the actual sunset. The setting sun is quite fast, the light conditions change swiftly, you will want to be prepared and waiting for the sun rather than nervously looking for the best spot. Second, set the camera to Av... continue reading

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