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Dieline for your project

So, you have a packaging project on your hands. How do you start? What are your first steps?For me it always starts with research. Read about your product. Learn everything about the market. Try to understand the brand. Imagine the product placement on the shelf. Play with some rough sketches. The more you work on this step the simpler the execution becomes. This is where the breakthrough idea will come from. Step 1.Next, make sure you use the right software. As a packaging designer I use Illustrator,... continue reading

How to be a Micro-explorer with your Camera when Waiting for Your Family

Many of us have photography as a hobby and also big commitments to our family activities. This often involves driving family members to sports practices, music lessons, appointments or other events when they need a ride and say "can you please pick me up in an hour".So, what to do with the hour? I could surf the net on my phone, go for coffee, or drive home and do a chore for 15 minutes and then drive back. Or?I decided to be a micro-explorer.With camera in tow, I decided to explore the... continue reading

The Ultimate Checklist for Ensuring You Choose the Perfect Stock Images for Your Message

The right images can improve your content significantly. But what does “right images” mean? It means to be able to create a connection between the copy and the visuals you use on a page or in an ad, landing page, poster… you name it. In such cases, the message and the images must complete each other, so you can avoid the disaster of a confusing project (no matter its nature).Check for high-quality resolution alternativesThe first feature to look in when... continue reading

Goooood Boy! Getting Great Shots of Your Dog

Pets aren’t just wonderful companions, they’re also irresistible photography subjects. And while cats may be winning the internet with memes and aaaaaw! videos, dogs are clearly a serious runner up for popularity.That’s why this article is dedicated to taking and enjoying beautiful portraits of our canine sidekicks. Here are a few tricks already tested, along with some techniques observed in the works of professional animal photographers.1.Natural light is a mustThat’s right - always aim to... continue reading

Increase your visibility between professionals – be unique

I don’t have many downloads to make a serious statistics, but so far my best images are the unique ones. I started with painting. My paintings are pure exploration of world of colors and shapes, exploration of my inner world, my emotions and sensations. They all are the abstract paintings. But I wasn't satisfied. Somehow, I felt it wasn't showing what I wanted to express. So I experimented with my camera. I stared to make macro shots of specific parts of paintings and one painting could... continue reading

Get your tips for that amazing food photography

Whether you’re just trying on your own to capture the perfect food photography, after you spent the whole morning coooking it or you’re just that photographer searching for another great project in your portfolio, you have to agree that cooking beautiful food is one thing, but taking beautiful photos is a whole another. Before you start, think of the message you want to send with the set up and the food choice – is there a cultural side or is it an emotional, artistic piece? So we summed up... continue reading

Some tips and tricks to make your photos stand out from the crowd

Have you ever wondered how some people can post pictures with such a good quality and colors ?How do they match their instagram or blog feed?There are so many apps, and programs, where you may upgrade a photo, which in turn can help your social media grow.If you are new, or just curious how I edit my photos scroll down for more!Step one:The most important thing is a good quality of your photos. The main factor is LIGHT! Without a good lightning, it is kinda impossible to make a good photo.... continue reading

How to find an interesting subject - just go out in your front yard

Stairs in our little heavenOne island. One inlet. One beach. One path. One house. Combined create our heaven. The space and time of our childhood and most beautiful memories we share. My family and I. On our island. On our beach. In our house. It is a small house, summer house. All made by our father’s hands. All made by our mum’s faith. All made by my sister’s and mine love. Whole is circled with stairs. Stairs made of rock that my parents gathered around the house. Rock and sand. Each gently... continue reading

Prepare your shot or just drive and enjoy the view

On my way from Split to Šibenik I spotted a breath-taking landscape. Colors and shapes in nature's most vivid form of Mediterranean. One could stop every two seconds and take pictures. However, there are some moment that are hard to explain, but prioritize in our attention as the significant ones and even though we don't quite know the reason, we are ready to stop and admire. This photo is one of such moments. The whole Adriatic coast is divine, and as you drive along the sea roads there... continue reading

Make Your Presentation Pop - Top 3 Tips

A good business presentation can catapult you to success, impressing your peers and superiors, regardless of the venue. Assuming your speaking abilities are polished, follow these three simple tips with stock photography to make sure your presentation really stuns the audience (in a good way)!3. Focus on images, not wordsYour audience should be looking at your presentation but listening to you. If your slides are full of text, the audience will be looking at and reading your presentation,... continue reading

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