If you are a photography enthusiast and taking up a journey, it is worthwhile finding out what are the interesting places on the way where there are photography opportunities. Even before packing the camera, one should make a list of these places so that you won't miss them.Lotus Mahal, HampiMaha Mantapa, HampiA few months ago I made a trip to one of the fantastic destinations called Hampi in Karnataka state of India. I searched the internet before preparing a list of potential places to visit.... continue reading
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When is the last time you just didn't go the same way?Yesterday I was driving home when I looked at my passenger and said, "you have been officially kidnapped." Then off we went. What should have taken about 1/2 hour drive home ended being almost 4 hours? Sometimes taking a new road can bring you new surprises and sights.I have found MANY new things just by getting lost or taking a left instead of a right. Today we had found the Ritner Creek Bridge, an old barn, a field... continue reading
When you are on the road wanting to take a photo, you need to have a plan. If you feel like taking a photography on the road I've got some tips for you. I live up north in Norway, and are surrounded with mountains in midnight sun in the summer and Northern lights in the winter. Often I take the car when I'm going somewhere. Often I have a specific goal with my driving trip. I've got some few tips to decide what you want to take picture of. If I'm on a road trip, there is nothing... continue reading
Have you ever merged multiple photos together but couldn't use the result because straight lines got curved too much?In case you didnt know, there is actually an easy way to solve that problem.The curves are most likely necessary to be able to connect lines smoothly - i.e. without a breach - in the first place. Most programs will make a variety of decisions autonomously. Those curves are basically a byproduct of the merging process. Depending on the subject you shoot, you can influence the result... continue reading
In the digital era, ease of use and access sprouted some habits though some might be useful, some are not.Now that almost every electronic device has a built in camera, photography on an amateur level seems to be going a bit out of context regarding the whole concept and understanding of taking a photo.Taking into account mobile phones/tablet, pocket cams and dslrs, here are some bad habits you need to stop:For mobile photo users- Do not zoom in onto the subject using your fingers, the mobile has... continue reading
The best picture when you're on the roadTaking your best photography shot seems almost as hard as capturing a water drop with a lasso. However, there‘s nothing impossible and the opportunity always does exist. Sometimes we sense it in a vague or quite significant way.We can't determine where the opportunity is but it seems like we can reach out and make it happen. If success is not achieved, it might be because we are missing that moment, that unique impulse of perception, sensitivity... 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
Microsoft has provided Bing Images as a way to search for images across the Internet by using keywords or other images in a convenient and easy to use format. It is even linked into popular Microsoft tools like Office and Edge. But does that mean that images returned in Bing Images searches are freely available for you to use as you wish?The answer is – I wouldn’t bet on it. Bing Images searches for images from across endless sources available online. And while they are careful to not intentionally... continue reading
If you are new to stock photography, you may already have realized that images with people tend to be more in demand than those without. But as someone who is just starting out, it may be uncomfortable – if not economically unfeasible – to hire and work with professional models. So when you are looking for your next great model, try looking in the mirror. Using a self-image is a tried and true tradition in the art world. Who can forget Vincent Van Gough’s startling insight into his troubled... continue reading
One of the most confusing aspects for new contributors to stock photography is when and what type of release is required when submitting images to an online stock agency. Let’s deal with the Model Release first (and save the Property Release for later).The simple answer to this question is ALWAYS obtain a model release if possible. The more complete answer is that a valid Model Release is required for all images in commercial applications when there are recognizable people present. Now... continue reading
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