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What to do if there is no photo camera?

Suppose your camera is broken or the lens or it does not exist at all, like mine. Yes, that's my problem. And in this article I would like to tell you how I solved this problem, maybe someone will need my experience. The first most reasonable option is to ask the camera from a friend, but we are not looking for easy ways, so we will look for another option. The second option is to shoot on a smartphone. Now all smartphones have good cameras, but because of the small matrix, it’s impossible... continue reading

Maritime photography, what sells?

As I said in one of my previous blogs, I am a seaman who managed to combine job and love for photography. By travelling all around the world, seeing the parts of the countries which you never even heard of, enjoying the amazing sunsets at the ocean, experiencing the roughness of the North Atlantic Ocean in the winter or monsoon season in Indian Ocean, calm Mediterranean sea during summer, I would like to influence the public opinion which realize that there is a seafarers’ community only when something... continue reading

A Used Camera Buyer's Guide: What to Look Out for when Shopping for Pre-Owned Cameras and Gear

While we might be eager to start with a professional camera and associated gear, our budget may not be so forthcoming on the subject. For those moments, it’s a very good idea to go and look for used gear and camera kit, especially the sweet deals where the equipment in question is sparingly used and in good shape. A lot of enthusiasts and consumers buy new camera and gear only to realise they don’t really use it much and are willing to part with their former passion for a fraction of original... continue reading

Turtle Mull: what the heck for?

There are some traditions and recipes limited to small geographic regions of the world. One that is still available here in the southeastern United States is mull. Mull is “basically a soupy stew with fine bits of slow-simmered chicken in a rich broth thickened with crushed saltine crackers.”A “mull” is not only soup, but the name for a southern communal gathering, as in “Chicken mull this Saturday at Faith Baptist Church”. Mull is cooked by the gallons and sold typically to raise money... continue reading

What makes a travel photography bestseller

What are the reasons that make a specific travel photo into a microstock bestseller?The answer to that depends on many factors, including multi customers needs, and the search algorithms of the various agencies.I will try to provide several ideas based on my own humble experience and insights (or guesses), using several photos that were sold for over 100 times (in all agencies).General Guidelines•Of course, the location should be a beautiful place.•The location should have... continue reading

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

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