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  • How to Shoot the Aurora: 10 Tips from an Alaskan

    by Asakalaskas | 4th of November, 2014

      Being born and raised in Northern Alaska the first question anyone asks me whenever they find out where I live is, "Do you see the aurora?!!". The answer is yes, and even after all these years I still am awestruck by it. Those nights where they're especially spectacular... More
  • Grand Bazaar in Istanbul

    by Adrizoon | 12th of October, 2014

    Couple of years ago I visited the Big Bazaar in Istanbul. This Bazaar is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world, with 60 covered streets and about 5,000 shops. It's a real shopping experience! Well known for its jewellery, hand-painter ceramics, carpets,... More
  • Iceland, the land of waterfalls and old Norse Gods

    by Nikitu | 19th of June, 2014

    Iceland is that remote island we always imagine sitting in a precarious equilibrium between the North Atlantic and the Arctic Ocean, where volcanoes erupt with the vengeance of the old Gods of Valhalla. But Iceland is also a country of wonders, where the Aurora Borealis... More
  • Lights out or bye bye photography

    by Myriiel | 9th of May, 2014

    We made plans to go on a trip. We decided the date for late May, early June. Then we started dreaming. I used to dream of relaxation (people see me as a lazy person, therefore i dream about free time) and she was dreaming of traveling. This image is not part of my dream... More
  • Xmas

    by Astormfr | 28th of November, 2013

    I have create a new collection for pictures of Christmas lights. They are magic. They help us to sustain the dark and cold season of winter. If you have or found some, do not hesitate to propose them to me. You are more than welcome! Xmas lights collection More
  • The shape of the decorative lights

    by Fengshang520 | 30th of October, 2013

    First time I saw these lights, it is very like it. So he took a group photo down. I hope you will like it. See Article
  • How to Photograph the Northern Lights

    by Markogt | 1st of July, 2013

    Northern Lights are very rare in Estonia and there are very few occasions, when they are strong enought to glow in all three colors – green, red and violet. To be able to see the aurora borealis is really fashionating, but one thing is even better – phototgraphing... More
  • A Studio Without Walls and Lighting Without Lights

    by Wisconsinart | 11th of June, 2013

    The image you see here in my blog is my second Editor's Choice. Creating it was actually very simple and it may be of interest for the amateur stock photographer in how it was done. There are three layers in the image. (1) The dungeon cell (2) Man in wheelchair (3) The... More
  • New collection abstract traffic lights

    by Chanevy | 3rd of April, 2013

    I have been challenging myself to do more image creation instead of taking pictures and hoping for the best. My acceptance ratio took a hit as I tried more abstract images, but finally two have been accepted. To celebrate, I am starting a new collection of abstract traffic... More
  • Merry Christmas and Christmas Lights

    by Bevanward | 24th of December, 2012

    It is great seeing a familiar city dressed up in Christmas lights. I had just the pleasure this past week in Salt Lake City and Vancouver. Unfortunately Vancouver's weather didn't leave many options to shoot however SLC had a few good evenings. There are a number of places... More
  • My studio finaly:)

    by Silent47 | 17th of November, 2012

    Here are some photos created in my brand new studio: New creative oportunities are open for me now and im so exciting. Im open for tips and good or bad feedback. Thank you all More
  • Today is Diwali, festival of lights

    by Mangalika | 12th of November, 2012

    We are celebrating Diwali in India. It's a festival of lights, gifts, sweets and happiness. Some people say it's Indian Halloween :) According to the myth the holy glow of the lamps keep the demons away! All the houses will be decorated with colorful lamps and candles at... More
  • Photo session: Elena S

    by Shmeljov | 9th of October, 2012

    As far as I remember, one of my photo shoots was canceled at the last moment. I was lucky to meet Lena, who was always bored and never said "no" and at the time was checking her facebook. We've decided to experiment a bit with the light. Here's the result.... More
  • Versions and mixed lights

    by Shmeljov | 7th of October, 2012

    As practice shows, there is no final version of a stock photo. Some of the images in my portfolio can be found in 3, 5 or even more variations. To begin with, I personally think that images isolated on white (or any other solid color) are not considered to be as a final product.... More
  • WHEN IT SNOWS.....................

    by Akulamatiau | 2nd of February, 2012

    A few days ago, snows finally hit Geneva after a very long while. It snowed for 24 hours. Unfortunately I have to go to work for the whole day. I was really restless waiting for the office hours to end to go shooting. Rushed back to my house to change and collect my... More
  • Christmas Homes 2011-Virginia and Washington D.C.

    by Shootalot | 3rd of January, 2012

    Every year in December ambitious home owners in Virginia and Washington D.C. decorate their homes with many Christmas lights in a competition for the best decorated home. For many their electric bill for the month of December is at least $2000.00. Some displays are timed... More
  • Time to capture lights in Thailand

    by Sutprattana | 17th of October, 2011

    Loy Krathong festival or Yipeng is a full moon celebration in November. “Loy” means "to float" and a "Krathong" is traditionally made from a section of banana tree trunk and leaf form as a bowl contains candle, joss stick and flowers. Thai people will make wishes before... More
  • tips

    by Dmccale | 10th of October, 2011

    great site tips on photography http://digitalphotography.tipcentral.net/lighting.html just thought I would share. peace and hugs Debbie See Article
  • Studio lighting for beginners

    by Nicku | 10th of June, 2011

    I read over time many threads regarding studio lights.... Many beginners in stock photography wonder what kind of lights others contributors use? some photographers use expensive lights and big studious other makeshift studios in the corner of their room. Not many contributors... More
  • lights

    by Dmccale | 4th of May, 2010

    For others like me that do not have the extra bucks for all of the equipment we would like. I found this site very useful. Lighting is very important in taking photos. I struggle with it often. If you do not have natural lights or just want to try something new… Check... More

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