We are generally looking for well defined commercial concepts, marketable compositions that show creative insight. We're also keen on high technical levels in terms of color, definition, lighting for the images we receive. We encourage digital processing and creativity, as long as it gives the image more appeal. Do keep in mind the generic essence of stock imagery. The subject should be as generic as possible, while composition should be clear, without elements that distract the viewer from the main theme.
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