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  • Your friends' mobiles carry your next referral sale!

    by Achilles | 10th of October, 2013

    I'm looking at our Mobile photos category where we've added all images shot with a smartphone - feel free to browse it yourselves: Mobile phone shots It looks like these photos are getting better and better. Processed, pixelred, eyeemed, instagrammed or straight from... More
  • Halloween: chance to practice portraiture ?

    by Davidwatmough | 5th of October, 2013

    Halloween lands on 31st October the night before ' All Hallows 'or ' All Saints Day ' on 1st November. I've bought a Halloween mug for a few pence at a car boot sale in Sissi . However last year there was a celebration of Halloween organised by the Inverness City Council... More
  • GET TO KNOW THE BIRDS OF TURKEY - 11

    by Hyperbiker | 3rd of October, 2013

    Folks, Back in the field again after a very long break. Below is the information related to a very cute species: Bearded Tit – Panurus biarmicus The Bearded Reedling (Panurus biarmicus) is a small, sexually dimorphic reed-bed passerine bird. It is frequently... More
  • 3000 sales ............ and I'm not a full time photographer!

    by Davidwatmough | 19th of September, 2013

    A few days ago I reached 3000 sales now 3013 so I decided to show the images which have sold in recent days. First is online banking a concept image constructed with props from the ' pound shop ' I recommend it. On holiday at Bridlington for just a few hours... More
  • 100$ - September best month!

    by Matthiase | 19th of September, 2013

    I have passed over the magic limit a few days ago and wanted you to know now :). Just cashed out 108$. So far this month i have gotten 9 sales, i have never gotten that much in one month before, Im hoping for at least 10 this month to cross that limit too. More
  • In recessionary times........... what can you do about a pension?

    by Davidwatmough | 15th of September, 2013

    Interest rates are falling and at an all time low Some people are so desperate for money to pay bills or mortgages they sell gold items for cash. Evidence of recession is all around every shopping centre. Some shops are having clearances and some even closing altogether... More
  • Why should photographers consider buying a Camper van ?

    by Davidwatmough | 12th of September, 2013

    I was recently at Motormania a meeting of vintage cars and vehicles held on 1st September at Grantown on Spey in Scotland . There were over 300 interesting cars some very old and some relatively new. Among them was this Bedford Autosleeper 'born' in 1972 so about... More
  • 300 images online

    by Matthiase | 5th of September, 2013

    I have just passed over 300 images online=). Most of them are architecture and building images, they will end up in my: Swedish Architecture - Collection More
  • How you can become copyright free - learn the industries secrets

    by Nikitu | 3rd of September, 2013

    How many times did you get a rejection because you forgot to remove a license plate, an iPhone button or a tiny artwork on a wall behind you main subject? When shooting people, the protocol is simple (have a model release printed, make sure it's a good general MR or a Dreamstime... More
  • Check out my talented friend !

    by Matthiase | 22nd of August, 2013

    Have a look at my friend's images, he has just gotten in to the stock business, give him some support. He is a master of macro i think, I really enjoy to see what he's uploading. And I'm very excited yet to see he's first sale =). Mackan88 More
  • Successful in stock photography?

    by Matthiase | 18th of August, 2013

    How do you get successful in stock photography? Answer = Have a BIG portfolio of high quality images and in ALL different categories. What images sell in stock then? - Almost everything. People, food, nature, animals I have sold images of open doors.... Yes, a open... More
  • Concert photography

    by Costa007 | 13th of August, 2013

    Taking photos at a concert seems like a hard thing to do, so that is why I've decided to try and help by giving you a small technical advice set. Either you have a phone, a compact camera or a high end dslr, one creative person can take really good photos at a concert.... More
  • You always need to get a model release don't you ?

    by Davidwatmough | 7th of August, 2013

    I wish when I started here as a newbie that I understood the answer to this question. I didn't know for a long time about Editorial pictures. It certainly slowed me down trying to avoid getting people in my images. Clearly you cannot run after the Queen or Prime Minister... More
  • GET TO KNOW THE BIRDS OF TURKEY - 10

    by Hyperbiker | 25th of July, 2013

    My dear friends, Here is the one of the most common birds that can be found all around Turkey: Corn bunting – Emberiza calandra The Corn Bunting (Emberiza calandra) is a passerine bird in the bunting family Emberizidae, a group now separated by most modern authors... More
  • To sleep perchance to dream-- ay there's the rub

    by Davidwatmough | 24th of July, 2013

    This post is written for newbies to simply relate some of my experiences with microstock. When you have difficulty sleeping may I recommend that you create images in your head with a view to capturing them in reality the next day. Soon you will fall asleep. Remember that... More
  • GET TO KNOW THE BIRDS OF TURKEY - 9

    by Hyperbiker | 18th of July, 2013

    Hi folks, This week, we will look into a very very common but beautiful bird: Black-eared wheatear – Oenanthe hispanica The Black-eared Wheatear (Oenanthe hispanica) is a wheatear, a small migratory passerine bird that was formerly classed as a member of the Thrush... More
  • GET TO KNOW THE BIRDS OF TURKEY - 7

    by Hyperbiker | 5th of July, 2013

    Hi friends, This week, we’ll look into a very common, but pretty bird from all around Turkey. Pied (white wagtail) – Motacilla alba The White Wagtail (Motacilla alba) is a small passerine bird in the wagtail family Motacillidae, which also includes the pipits... More
  • Milestones - Most productive month in my stock career! 

    by Matthiase | 30th of June, 2013

    This month has been great! I have taken a lot of images i many different situations and locations.  I have never been this productive in stock before. I guess it pays of to shoot shoot shoot, and learn about your mistakes and rejections.  MILESTONE #1 I have 56 accepted... More
  • GET TO KNOW THE BIRDS OF TURKEY - 6

    by Hyperbiker | 25th of June, 2013

    Hi friends, We will meet a very talented hunter this week, an enemy of the grasshoppers: Rüppel’s warbler – Sylvia rueppelli The Rüppell's Warbler (Sylvia rueppelli) is a typical warbler of the genus Sylvia. It breeds in Greece, Turkey and neighbouring islands.... More
  • GET TO KNOW THE BIRDS OF TURKEY - 5

    by Hyperbiker | 18th of June, 2013

    Hello folks, This week’s bird is a very pretty and cute one: Little ringed plover – Charadrius dubius The Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius) is a small plover. Adults have a grey-brown back and wings, a white belly, and a white breast with one black neckband.... More

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