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  • Not Just a Pretty Face

    by Ellenboughn | 9th of March, 2007

    Facial expressions send strong messages about what an image is trying to say...what the image is about. Unfortunately, a model's lack of expression can sometimes cause the photo to say next to nothing. One expression to avoid is the pouty-pouty runway model blank... More
  • Wild Models

    by Ellenboughn | 6th of March, 2007

    Yesterday I found myself on a long pier stretching far out into the Atlantic Ocean. An aggressive group of large pelicans were hanging around the end of the pier to snatch leftover fresh bait. These... More
  • A Sense of Place (Part II)

    by Ellenboughn | 28th of February, 2007

    Before you arrive in a new location, do research. Looking at map is not enough. Nor are guidebooks necessary the only printed form of information at your fingertips. Get a compass so that you will be able to anticipate how the light will be at different times... More
  • A Sense of Place (Part 1)

    by Ellenboughn | 26th of February, 2007

    I'm in San Francisco this week, staying near Union Square. There is a photographer on every corner snapping every which way. So how do to create images of a beautiful and much photographed city that will stand out from the competition?... More
  • What is She Wearing?

    by Ellenboughn | 20th of February, 2007

    Wardrobe is key to a professional looking image. And the type of clothing that a model is wearing can enhance the salability of an image in more ways than one. Here is a terrific image of a teen writing on the board in her classroom. The model's top... More
  • A Good Stock Image is an Incomplete One...

    by Ellenboughn | 17th of February, 2007

    A pioneer in the stock business once said, "A good stock photo is an incomplete photo". That doesn't make sense, does it? Shouldn't a great stock photo simply be a great photo? Sometimes, yes. But think about one of the reasons stock photos sell and the... More
  • The Spirit of the Season is in the details

    by Afranklin116 | 17th of December, 2014

    Each season has quintessential images. Usually these images are small details that evoke big memories. Here are a few seasonal photos that demonstrate the impact of detail-focused photography:         What images come to mind when you think about winter,... More
  • How to photograph citrus?

    by Radoimihay | 16th of December, 2014

    First I wiped with a damp cloth citrus fruits which were to be photographed, then I used a piece of wood finished as background. We used two light sources, namely two energy saving lamps 5500K, igloo diffusion polarization filter, tripod. Then your imagination is the limit... More
  • First 4 photos sold

    by Radoimihay | 16th of December, 2014

    With great joy I encountered the first 4 photos sold !!! I photographed, I uploaded the pictures, I learned that you have to deposit a lot of work to be accepted and potentially photos for sale I have a new motto: "shoot, shoot, shoot!"         More
  • Advice for young photographers

    by Chuanwentao | 16th of December, 2014

    BY:Michael Kramber in New York 10 June, 07 I am writing this from the Baghdad bureau of The New York Times where I am on assignment. I have received dozens of queries from photojournalists starting out in the business. I am writing this in response, partly so I can refer... More
  • First Sale!

    by Sam20140218 | 14th of December, 2014

    What an amazing feeling to have sold my first image! I must say that it does spark a new wave of ideas for what the shoot next, and keep on trying to become a better photographer to get more pictures approved and hopefully sold. For all of you out there that have joined... More
  • Hi all

    by Gabrielcatalin26 | 13th of December, 2014

    Hi there. I'm new in the art of photography. I hope to get out what I wanted and I hope you to be happy with my pictures . even if not all are as successful as I wanted .   See Article
  • Photography of Flags

    by Mrallen | 13th of December, 2014

    PHOTOGRAPHY OF FLAGS National and regional flags are subjects that are often photographed and have many uses for designers and stock photo buyers. The trouble with trying to photograph flags as you come across them on your travel's is that you have little or... More
  • Ideas are transformed into images

    by Whitetqueen | 8th of December, 2014

    Hello everyone, I want to share with you that I have achieved significant results from the 300 online files, this is a great happiness for me! Most of my works are ideas transformed into an image in Photoshop and CorelDraw, illustrations and backgrounds for websites.... More
  • My First Photo Sale

    by Arapix | 8th of December, 2014

    Hello All, I am really happy that I have got my first photo sale   I really appreciate if you take a look at my little portfolio and give me some advices. Thanks in advance See Article
  • The first 211 images accepted

    by Radoimihay | 4th of December, 2014

    with great pleasure I noticed that on my site have been accepted so far 211 photos! I started to photograph and upload photos about six months ago, not knowing anything about what the picture. I learned, I improved and are now proud to have supported 211 photos !!! as a... More
  • 100 photos !!!

    by Ejecct | 25th of November, 2014

    i finally reached 100 photos here is some of them ...                 See Article
  • Composing your Own Photo

    by Tianvf | 22nd of November, 2014

    Just think about this, you have a subject selected, but now, how do you make this picture as amazing as it can get? Well, you need to start off by knowing what makes up a good photo. When someone is looking to buy a photograph they look for key elements of composition, patterns... More
  • Finding A Good Subject for Your Photo

    by Tianvf | 21st of November, 2014

    Finding a subject for your photo can be a challenging and even frustrating thing, but if you know tricks for finding a subject it won't be hard for you. Once you start looking through the lens of a camera you enter the magical world of photography where you notice... More
  • My First Photo

    by Tianvf | 21st of November, 2014

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