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  • Excitement

    by Shardon | 23rd of March, 2010

    Well, I was just thinking about microstock. I started on this business as a hobby (it still is a hobby) on 2005 with my first camera, an Olympus E300 and since then, I literally done nothing. I uploaded 10-20 photos on 1-2 sites and totally forgot them. I got some little... More
  • Models

    by Sebikus | 22nd of March, 2010

    Hi, I tried to take a picture of little girl as model. You could review my new contributions on DT? Criticism is welcome. Collections of my models Thank you for constructive criticism and visiting my picture. (And of course, I thank to buyers forward ;-) More
  • Models are cool .......

    by Cafebeanzphoto | 12th of March, 2010

    Hello all, I'm a newbe here and I would just like to say, what a great site and great community ! I finally decided to submit photos with DT and after getting approved, I was able to get a sale ..... crazy ! As of now, I haven't shot images with Models Faces in it, yet.... More
  • My Special Tribute

    by smartview27 | 8th of March, 2010

    my Special Tribute to all the women from this Earth and the Universe. outside my studio. Also, my special thanks to my wife, my daughter, all my friends and my partners. Thank you. Today we are celebrating International Woman’s Day. Wish you all... More
  • Shooting Your Own Kids (With a Camera, Not a Gun)

    by Gilmourbto2001 | 1st of March, 2010

    So, I'm curious how many of us "Non-Professional" Microstockers take and sell pictures of our own kids. I classify myself as a "Non-Professional" simply because I have a real job and only get to do this on the side as a hobby. I truly love it, but just can't devote all... More
  • Antoher tip for white background.

    by Davulcu | 12th of February, 2010

    Do you want to have a white background when shooting a model ? Quite easy . Buy a cheap flash with an optic receiver and fix it somewhere behind the model. It might be even his or her jean pocket ! And leave a bit distance to background so that all the back light... More
  • Grandma in action!

    by Justmeyo | 12th of February, 2010

    A few days ago I thought to introduce a new model in my gallery.The assignments were a good reason and a good theme to make my wife's grandmother's pictures.I knew she love to knit and many years she knitted a lot of clothes for grandchildren. The concept were a grandmother... More
  • My daughter debuts as a DT model...

    by Vishwakiran | 19th of January, 2010

    I am very excited to see my six year old daughter's debut image get approved in DT. I have been self learning protrait and studio lighting in my makeshift home studio. With a little cajoling, I could get my little one to pose for a few shots using a simple wireless flash... More
  • Here comes my son, and I just completed two years in DT

    by Creativei | 18th of January, 2010

    Well this is the moment of my life, once I read an article my friend had written, he had put in bold letters on the first paragraph, to understand this article you need to be a FATHER, and now I understand what he meant. In the same line may be to understand the emotions... More
  • My best model

    by Fcarucci | 15th of January, 2010

    She's a born model :) Some technical details: all shots are with camera right umbrella, and sunlight used as rim light to separate the subject from the background. But technical details mean really nothing, what counts is the model and capturing her soul..... More
  • I am Happy

    by smartview27 | 5th of January, 2010

    I am very, very Happy because I just sold one of my Exclusive Photos! The image presents my 10 years girl, Ioana, making a photo to a muddy volcano. I must mention again: she is a very good model, she is working a lot and also she is trying to create her own photos!... More
  • Model works

    by Davulcu | 20th of December, 2009

    Before I started stock photography I used to capture portraits in an artistic manner. Usually black & white , with high contrast and not suitable for stock photography. Now I think it is time for capturing more conceptual photographs with models. I am going to work... More
  • M, like model

    by Aginger | 17th of December, 2009

    M, like me...as model. :) First photo is accepted about me yesterday, I hope it's good enough to sell...I know it's not a professional one. Have you got any photos about yourself in portfolio? See Article
  • Preparing, Shooting, Publishing! Is that what buyers want?

    by Mani33 | 1st of December, 2009

    Hello everybody, Now I just felt it's more than the right moment to write about this subject even I'm not feeling that well though... I like what I do ;) But before I start I just want to remind you that buyers can understand photography as well as the photographers!... More
  • Photographing models

    by Ziprashantzi | 1st of December, 2009

    Hi DT family, This goes out to you photographers interested in diving into the wonderful world of model photography. As you all may know, shooting with a people as the subject requires a lot more of you as photographer. There need to be more communication and interacting... More
  • As time goes by, models get older... Thoughts about Model Releases

    by Rosedarc | 12th of November, 2009

    I'm very impressed by the powerful search engine DT provides to designers; so many little details that make one's job easier and give everyone a chance to find the right photos for the right project. For instance I like the fact that when you upload a model release, you... More
  • Models and context - natural interaction

    by Sangiorzboy | 29th of October, 2009

    As many of us know, working with models can be a real challenge when it comes to the visual result of your concept. It's both a challenge for the photographer and the model and the key to the best result is communication between the two parties. Be friends with your... More
  • How to use everyday models

    by Amitai | 18th of October, 2009

    One of the biggest obstacles you have, when you want to develop your stock photograhpy portfolio, is model release from people you photograph. I found a solution, it may not fit everyone, and some may see it as exposing too much personal information, but for me it was... More
  • I have a doubt!

    by Gheburaseye | 12th of October, 2009

    Recently on facebook, I found a man who uses a photograph made by Yuri Arcurs...But I have some doubt about this photograph because Yuri is Danish and that man is italian so I'm not sure that man is the man in that picture. I have a doubt...no, I have to question:... More
  • i shoot people for fun and money..

    by Tan510jomast | 10th of October, 2009

    That's the official name of my own private blog side here in the city of my tentative business . I started using this title "I shoot people for fun and money" as my logo and motto for my business cards ,etc.. How I decided to use this title? I was about to have my own... More

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