A to Z of Stock Photography Terms


posted on 2nd of july, 2015

Starting out in photography, one can quickly become overwhelmed with the terminology. Photographers use their vernacular as comfortably as a first language, but for someone starting out, especially when starting in the world of stock photography, they may as well be speaking Klingon.

 


To help the newcomers to Stock Photography, I’ve compiled a list of some of the most commonly used terms in a handy reference guide.

Aberration – An imperfection like chromatic aberration, which shows itself as purple fringing in an image. Caused by poor optical quality of lenses. Can sometimes be corrected in Camera Raw.

Aperture – Refers to the size of the diameter opening in a camera, which allows light to strike the photographic materials. Measured in f/stops. Combined...

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Posted by Rajansingh on July 02, 2015
Good job done Sir. Thank you very much for the information.



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Turning a Passion into a Profit


posted on 2nd of july, 2015

Many of us have a hobby that we’re passionate about – and at one time or another most of us have given thought as to how to turn that pastime into a money generating activity. Before quitting your day job however, ask yourself a few hard questions.

 


What do you produce that has value to others? Whether your hobby produces tangible objects or intangibles like intellectual property, it is important to understand how others perceive what you produce. Is there an existing market for your product? If you’re not sure, a quick Google search can probably help you answer that.

How is what you do different or better than what is already available? We live in a connected world. The advances in technology mean that individuals around the globe can easily conduct business...

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