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Women (want to) RULE...
posted by ellenboughn - 3rd of september, 2008
Truth in advertising requires ads to present the benefits and qualities of their products in an honest fashion. Of course, advertising has a very loose relationship to reality especially in the manner in which women are pictured. Advertisers... More...
The New Commuters
posted by ellenboughn - 15th of july, 2008
Commuter patterns have changed dramatically over the past few months as individuals cut back on driving both to save gas money and to protect the environment just as other countries such as India and China begin a love affair with the... More...
Earth Day 2009
posted 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... More...
Working Together
posted by ellenboughn - 12th of september, 2007
As concepts go, ‘teamwork’ is a big seller. It may appear that images of business teams have been done to death. Not so: a great image of a group of two or more in an office environment working together in an authentic manner,... More...
Gay Pride
posted by ellenboughn - 6th of september, 2007
I have written about certain demographic groups that are important to marketers and advertisers. One of these is the gay and lesbian population. Figures show that approximately 10% of any population falls into the gay/lesbian/bisexual/... More...
Dreamstime coffee lounge
posted by tangie - 22nd of august, 2007
I know what you will say "Oh, no, not another metablog". :P. I have thought for a very long time to write a basic guide about blog, what to write, when to write, how to write. But then, who am I to set the rules? And being member of... More...
It's All There in Black and White
posted by ellenboughn - 22nd of august, 2007
Advertising screams, ‘We want color photos!’ and galleries yell back, ‘Only black & white matters.’ That was the past. Yes, it’s certain that color images dominate in print and web advertising and that classic photography... More...
The RGB of it all
posted by ellenboughn - 10th of august, 2007
Or is it the CYMK? (One matters online; the other in print). Do you dream in color? Did people dream in black and white before the invention of black and white film? If so, how did they know what the world looked like in black and white?... More...
Masters of Light
posted by ellenboughn - 30th of july, 2007
Lots of blog talk lately about what differentiates a pro from an amateur. If an image has what it takes, I don’t care who took it. Could be a top photographer or my Aunt Nellie: it’s a professional image. But on the over all career... More...
Hurrah!
posted by kamell - 18th of march, 2014
I already have a few sales for 12 and 13 credits. This is a very pleasant surprise for me.
Keywording is your name....
posted by 1000wordsimages - 13th of january, 2014
> Importance of relevant keywording. I understand that this topic is covered well and that we all know that keywording is important for our search ranking to create extra exposure. Clients will find your images faster and the... More...
New macro lens!
posted by matthiase - 7th of january, 2014
I bought my first macro lens a few day ago and i really enjoy it=). Here are some images i've taken with it
More sharp, less noise.
posted by maxsp - 6th of january, 2014
LONG STORY SHORT! So you want sharpen images without noise with a good quality like a PRO. Okay, let's go. 1st - Accept the limitations of your camera, it means you need as much light as cheaper your camera and lens are.... More...
If Your're Going To Do Stock, Then Do It For Fun AND Profit
posted by wisconsinart - 22nd of december, 2013
There are many Contributors here who are hobbyist photographers, perhaps specializing in landscapes or wildlife. Nothing wrong with that as most of us are passionate for various types of photography which is part of the road that led... More...
50mm - a magic lens!
posted by mangalika - 19th of october, 2013
They say Kit lens is the beginner's lens. True it is. But I started my DSLR photography with a 50mm prime and since then I am madly in love with my magic lens! In fact I still do not own any kit lens! :D You can do thousands of experiments... More...
How coffee boosted my microstock efforts
posted by daddiomanottawa - 24th of september, 2013
If you're Canadian, you know Tim Hortons. Unless of course, you've been living in a cave or trapping beavers in the deepest, darkest recesses of the Canadian forest for the last several decades. Tim Hortons. Canadas best loved,... More...
Easily upload your photos to multiple microstock sites
posted by huislaw - 28th of august, 2013
Before I start my post, here are some sweet cupcakes for everyone: Do you sell photos on many microstock agencies? If yes, GO to download GO Stock Developed by MyMicrostock & GO Software, it will help to... More...
Just learn a new skill :)
posted by billysiew - 13th of august, 2013
Recently, I am crazy learning a new skill i.e "Latte Art". After so many attempts, finally, this is the best one I can get. Here is My caffe latte art photo: Hope you all like it :)
My lucky day! $55 profit
posted by jackbluee - 17th of july, 2013
Today was my lucky day. I had 5 sales and made $55. It is the biggest profit I've ever made in a day! Here are the pictures. Yesterday I had 6 sales too, but they were subscription sales and only made $2.52, comparing with today... More...
Noise Reduction Tools: A Review
posted by robinstockphotos - 10th of june, 2013
As a photographer, you always get to encounter situations that are worth capturing but the light is extremely unfavorable. If you have a tripod, you are good to go. But that doesn't always help. Recently while trying to make an HDR... More...
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