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  • Earth Day 2009

    by Ellenboughn | 13th of May, 2008

    Earth Day ’08 is over. It’s time to get ready for next year. By all accounts 2009 will be “Earth Year” as all aspects of life are now increasingly examined for their impact on the environment. You will want to photograph iconic eco-products as well as using them... More
  • Girls Just Want to Have Fun

    by Ellenboughn | 16th of January, 2008

    Hotels in major business centers and cities empty out on weekends as do resorts in slow seasons. As a result many promote packages geared to special groups/interests in order to fill empty rooms. One of the fastest growing hotel and tour packages is for women only. Men... More
  • Top Travel Photo Spots-Part II

    by Ellenboughn | 3rd of January, 2008

    If we use the Top Travel Photo Ops destinations in Part I as examples of typical travel destinations, you can learn some specifics about what travel photos will sell. The first step, starting weeks or more in advance, is to do research. What are the best seasons to visit... More
  • The Trendspotting Trend*

    by Ellenboughn | 16th of August, 2007

    Traditional stock photo agencies are heavily vested in ‘creative research’. This is the stuff that informs expensive stock productions and drives editing guidelines. The biggest stock producers look for sociological and economic trends that will impact general image needs... More
  • happy halloween

    by Monicaclinton | 30th of October, 2014

      happy halloween everyone~~~ I design several halloween pictures but only this one made the time just before the halloween. if you have photos especially for holiday you have to upload them at least 20 days before the holiday, or it will be a little bit late.... More
  • Money on photography

    by Thorken | 28th of October, 2014

    One theme that has no photos enough is money. If a journalist writes about government spending or personal finance, he or she needs some photo with money to the article. When a bank or insurance company makes it´s commercial presentation, it needs also some photo with money.... More
  • Keyword Selection

    by Irihodgson | 25th of October, 2014

             Firstly, think about what potential clients are looking for and anticipate what the word is they will use to find your product / image. Talk it out with colleagues and friends to discover what words clients would use when discussing your product.... More
  • My first 3D image: Coffee Cups

    by Celiaak | 16th of October, 2014

    For some time I have been aspiring to learn to make images and animations in 3D program Blender, but ventured only in basic shapes and understandig the very basics of the vary basic. I even made shor animations, but my PC is too slow to render it at a reasonable quality.... More
  • The Pareto Principle

    by Amitai | 30th of September, 2014

    The 80-20 rule (also known as Pareto Principle) states that: "...For many events, roughly 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes..." Wikipedia Surprisingly, (or unsurprisingly...) this is exactly what's happening in my portfolio. This is not a post about Mathematics,... More
  • Street vendor Collection

    by Neildenize | 26th of September, 2014

    Hi there so I'm putting together a collection of street vendors from asia if anyone has any pics that would suit the collection ,send me them and I will gladly put them in. Cheers Neil [previmg]0,400,34,184_44675268[/previmg] See Article
  • Gordon Brown: best speech ever!

    by Davidwatmough | 17th of September, 2014

    Until today I wasn't a fan of Gordon Brown. [previmg]0,400,20,170_8573252[/previmg] [previmg]0,400,71,221_39081529[/previmg] but tonight he gave the finest speech in favour of keeping Scotland in the United Kingdom of Britain and Northern Ireland . He pointed out the many... More
  • Flower of Scotland?

    by Davidwatmough | 16th of September, 2014

    On 18 th September 2014 Scotland votes ' yes ' for independence or no for ' better together ' : [previmg]0,400,51,201_43910581[/previmg] [previmg]0,400,5,155_36590391[/previmg] As some point out a vote for yes will tear the two countries and the union apart. [previmg]... More
  • Scottish referendum is making the news and plenty of images !

    by Davidwatmough | 7th of September, 2014

    Alex Salmond First Minister in Scottish Parliament is leading a long campaign for independence from Britain.      Alistair Darling is leading the opposition called ' better together '     . On the 18 th September there will be a vote now suggested to be very tight.... More
  • Retouching 3d renderings with gimp

    by Zenox2d | 3rd of September, 2014

    After I've created my 3d model of Lamborghini Huracan,I've also wanted to enhance it even more.At first I didn't know what to do with lighter background,but when I've put black airbrush at he back of my vehicle,it was much easier to create amazing artwork.I've got used to... More
  • 11,111 Downloads - it's not the end, is it?

    by Eyewave | 25th of August, 2014

    I usually don't car about the number of downloads - i find $ to be more interesting - but today I saw two contributor blogs here writing about their new milestones of 10,000 DLs. So I looked into my stats and noticed I was already way beyond that number. Since the actual... More
  • A Walk in the Wetlands, King's Billabong, Australia.

    by Valevvicki | 1st of August, 2014

    Last weekend was sunny and still. Quite a contrast to the weather experienced this week! What better way to spend the morning than to take a walk around the wetlands of King's Billabong. Where is that you may ask. The outskirts of Mildura, near Nichols Point on the Murray... More
  • The Zapata Wren: an extreme example for endemism

    by Physi28 | 11th of July, 2014

    The Zapata Wren (Ferminia cerverai) is not only an endemic species to the Island of Cuba but also to the Zapata Swamps nature reserve and only to a reduced part of this wetlands. It took me 3 days to get the picture as the Wren was reacting to the call but staying always... More
  • Danube Boilers - the place where peace lives

    by And19sv | 3rd of July, 2014

    If you ever need a break, if you ever need a place to run away or just want a weekend out consider a visit to The Danube Boilers.     Placed in the south-west corner of Romania, Danube Boilers are a magical place where the river carved the mountains and made a great... More
  • Consistently send photos to stock photo agencies

    by Noegrr | 1st of July, 2014

    For the purposes of sending stock photo agency is not easy. Even then we should have a fairly high self consistency. because if not, just in a matter of a few months, you will stop. We do not need to be anxious if you want to send a photo to an agent if just a hobby.... More
  • Realistic 3d rendering with new rendering software

    by Zenox2d | 21st of June, 2014

    Since I started to learn 3d graphics 12 years ago,my aim was always to represent my ideas on more realistic way.I sell my 3d models on 3d stock markets,so I needed something fast and very realistic,to see how my final 3d model will look like. My aim was to work on freelance... More

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