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Help! Advice Needed...
posted by angelaostafichuk - 15th of october, 2013
In November I'll be selling prints of my photos on greeting cards to raise money for the foodbank in my city. the problem is I don't know what to pick. I'm planning to sell about 20 different ones. Any advice on these choices? Thanks... More...
My 2 favorite models
posted by inyrdreams - 15th of october, 2013
jumping forward again, I have found myself settled along the great lakes in Michigan, just a few miles from the lake. Kids have grown and married and started having their own kids, and I suddenly have 6 grandchildren under the age... More...
The Real Illusion
posted by lindsaybasson - 13th of october, 2013
My love for photography started at the age of fourteen when I edited some existing photos that were already on my computer. Eventually I took my father’s compact digital camera and photographed flowers, landscapes and wildlife. I... More...
7 Years in Stock Photography
posted by thefinalmiracle - 1st of october, 2013
Its been 7 years and a week to be precise that my journey in stock photography started. It has been with success, failures, saturation and probably a rebirth of me as a photographer in the end. There were moments of celebration where... More...
My story on: How I started in stock photography
posted by alexa_adrian2001 - 30th of september, 2013
It is a while since I was planning to write a blog about how I got started in stock photography. I will write here kind of an introduction or resume and then I will kindly ask you to follow the link where you will see entire history... More...
Hungry?
posted by peanutroaster - 27th of september, 2013
My recent food photography. For a long time, food photographs tended to be shot and composed in a manner similar to the way people were used to encountering their food: laid out on a table setting and shot from... More...
How to get ahead in stock photography
posted by bradcalkins - 20th of september, 2013
Like a few others here, I'm skeptical of the benefit of using social media to promote your stock photography. While there may be some benefit, one has to also consider the opportunity cost. How much time spent on social media could... More...
My Mom Went To Cuba (And Left Me Behind!)
posted by angelaostafichuk - 1st of september, 2013
Earlier on this year my mom took a trip to Cuba. It was a much deserved (and needed trip) as she hadn't travelled by herself for well over thirty years. I wish she would have gone earlier...but it's never too late to try something... More...
Perth, western Australia.
posted by henrymm - 23rd of august, 2013
Went to Perth last week and have some pictures. Few are already uploaded and few more to come. Perth is beautiful and especially King's Park is a place from which you can enjoy the beautiful skyline of the city. It has plenty of... More...
Successful in stock photography?
posted by matthiase - 18th of august, 2013
How do you get successful in stock photography? Answer = Have a BIG portfolio of high quality images and in ALL different categories. What images sell in stock then? - Almost everything. People, food, nature, animals I have sold... More...
Concert photography
posted by costa007 - 13th of august, 2013
Taking photos at a concert seems like a hard thing to do, so that is why I've decided to try and help by giving you a small technical advice set. Either you have a phone, a compact camera or a high end dslr, one creative person... More...
Kenya 2012
posted by kamell - 30th of july, 2013
In January 2012, I flew to Kenya. I really wanted to see national parks and living there animal . During the transit through Kenya saw many beautiful landscapes. I was driving a small bus by Savannah and dirt roads. Often I met... More...
Coastal Photography
posted by tempestz - 24th of july, 2013
In one of previous blogs, I discussed if there is a better time to take photos (Is there a better time to take pictures?). These series of photos demonstrates the diversity of lighting, color and composition over different periods... More...
Stock Photos Are Created, Not Taken
posted by vcarmstrong - 24th of july, 2013
If you have been around stock photography for any amount of time and paid attention to forums and blogs you undoubtedly have seen the phrase "Stock photos are created, not taken". Does this mean that you have to set up every situation... More...
For those who need inspiration
posted by robinstockphotos - 16th of july, 2013
I watched an episode on Discovery Channel some time back and it was about a photographer out to photograph tribal folk and culture in Ethiopia as the tribe was close to being wiped out, with modernisation threatening its existence.... More...
It really makes my day..
posted by henrymm - 16th of july, 2013
It really makes my day. My photo appears at the cover page of Expat Living, Singapore City Guide 2013. Here is the cover page that I captured on my face book.. The original photo is here_ Found it at local book shop and... More...
NEW! Options for Publishing Your Own Book!
posted by wisconsinart - 8th of july, 2013
Have you ever tried publishing your own photography in a book? I have. The traditional way is to submit a proposal to a publisher and hope there will be an interest for your work. That was a door slammed in my face. Brick and mortar... More...
Starting out and a first sell.
posted by zeperd - 7th of july, 2013
I've registered on November 1, 2012. and uploaded just one photo(right side) and I log on again just about two weeks ago and Voila, the image got sold. I was so excited and it gave me lots of motivation to start taking photo's again... More...
Spiss Castle, Slovakia
posted by dark3y3s - 3rd of july, 2013
How many of you have heard about this medieval jewel, located in the heart of Slovakia? I had the chance to visit the ruins of Spiss Castle earlier this year and I have to say that I was positively impressed. And the view from the... More...
Why photography? (win a 7 credit sale!)
posted by robinstockphotos - 1st of july, 2013
Share your obsession with photography, why you like it, what makes you admire your subjects and what you want dream of capturing one day and where would be your dream destination for photography? Great to know your fellow photographers... More...
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