Really excited to share my first sale experience with you friends. I uploaded five files around 15 days ago(from the sale) and all of them gets selected and I was lucky enough to got the attention of a buyer in this short span of time, and my image got sold in 8 credits($1.80). What surprise me more that I find myself motivated and energetic after my first sale and created few more illustrations/graphics for coming events, so I created graphics for 4th July celebration... continue reading
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I have a job about 45 minutes from home that involves trips to various clients' branches for meetings.I love shooting landscape and nature as well as scenic views in Israel.By taking my camera with I have managed to capture my country and create a unique niche, that has been profitable and has generated nice steady income.I want to suggest couple of things that had helped me to succeed despite the limited free time to photograph between my base and my destinations.1) Plan you route&... continue reading
When you’re a photographer — or any kind of artist, really — there is an easy trap to fall into, one in which you begin to lead this double sort of life. One portion of your life, usually the larger portion, is devoted to the day to days. This is the time you spend at work, the time you spend with your family, time spent shopping and doing chores, essentially all the things that you need to do to survive healthily and happily.And then there is that other life, the almost secret life, your art... continue reading
There is one thing that most Artists and Designers are found struggling with, it is how to to stand out from the crowd. While I do have a straight forward practical approach to how to stand out. I also believe in have a few mindset practices that help you be courageous enough to follow what needs to be done in order to present yourself as a front row designer and Artist.With my mindful approach over the course of 16 years in Graphic Design business there are few practices that I can swear by that... continue reading
As a microstocker when I think about models, before looking for a model I have to decide what I'm planning to shoot with my model. Fashion & glamour? Close-ups & body parts? Social concepts? Business concepts? If you plan your shooting that will make it easier to decide what model & from where!If you have a long list of different planned shooting you can try to choose models that comply with these different ideas & concepts! It's an easy mission but possible!Usually glamour... continue reading
Let's see what techniques we use.1. The photographer must plan or conceptualize what the image do you want? It may be that the study of market demand, such as the most downloadable to use as a rough guide to photography when we have a way to take photos.2. Must find the model to suit the image that we want to photograph by the principle of selecting the model, then it must be clearly agreed that our model to be honest. Throughout the face and eyes to fit the image you need. No matter how... continue reading
With the popularity of Internet, there is no doubt that finding model is a lot easier now compare to how it was decades ago. You can find them in social media, modeling agencies, and modeling websites.You can also find them through socializing. Always bring business card with you. I find that dance club is a good place to find newbie models. They don't even care of the compensation, they are just thrilled to know that somebody is willing to take pictures of them for free! If you have budget,... continue reading
The Internet changes everything. Just as there was explosion in the demand for high quality Stock Photography when more and more content was distributed online, today’s consumer is looking more and more towards video content. This is evident no matter where you look; corporate websites, media outlets, even social media feeds are filled with video.Which means there is a growing demand for high quality Stock Footage. Which naturally means more of us are looking to translate our still image skills... continue reading
I’m usually a nature photographer, for me, the best pic you can take is already there, you just have to go for it.But today, I’m not writing just like a photographer. Instead, I want to tell you how I see the amazing art of modeling. Now days we live in a world bombed with information and, of course, images. We are so used to see people we don’t even know, trying to sell us products that, apparently, will change our lives. Advertisements on TV, on magazines, and now more than ever on the internet,... continue reading
There are essentially two kinds of models: Those who do it professionally and everyone else. As most pro models are usually on their game, this blog (my first) is about working with "everyone else". You can of course apply all of these tips to pros as well.First a bit about my experience. My portraiture background is mostly in magazine editorial and also the corporate space. I've shot more than 500 editorials for Entrepreneur Magazine South Africa in the past ten years and... continue reading
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