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  • 7 Years in Stock Photography

    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 there were ocassional SR-EL or EL sales... More
  • My story on: How I started in stock photography

    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 in much details. It all started at least... More
  • Hungry?

    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 an overhead perspective, i.e., from the... More
  • How to get ahead in stock photography

    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 be spent on producing more images?... More
  • My Mom Went To Cuba (And Left Me Behind!)

    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 new. I stay behind to hold the fort... More
  • Perth, western Australia.

    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 old and new architectural sites and that... More
  • Successful in stock photography?

    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 images of open doors.... Yes, a open... More
  • Concert photography

    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 can take really good photos at a concert.... More
  • Kenya 2012

    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 eating carrion marabut After two... More
  • Coastal Photography

    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 of time at various coastal locations... More
  • Stock Photos Are Created, Not Taken

    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 and spend a ton of money of props and... More
  • For those who need inspiration

    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. While my people images stand nowhere around... More
  • It really makes my day..

    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 I did not expect that would happen to... More
  • NEW! Options for Publishing Your Own Book!

    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 publishers want material that will appeal... More
  • Starting out and a first sell.

    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 and getting a bit more serious. got... More
  • Spiss Castle, Slovakia

    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 top is amazing! If you're visiting... More
  • Why photography? (win a 7 credit sale!)

    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 better and you might hit upon something... More
  • Controlling Situations Where You Have No Control

    by Wisconsinart | 30th of June, 2013

    We've all seen stunning pictures of spontaneous events of human dynamics or mother nature engaged in some sort of spontaneity. Some of these images become icons in the world of art. Some win Pulitzer prizes. And in some cases, an image becomes a visual instance for social... More
  • Understanding Camera Flash

    by Robinstockphotos | 27th of June, 2013

    From one of my recent articles for someone... Frequently wondered points about flash photography (basics and advanced): 1. They say pop-up flash ruins photos. It is true? Yes and no. Pop-up flash eliminates all shadows as seen from the camera as it is located right... More
  • Learning Video...Help!

    by Angelaostafichuk | 22nd of June, 2013

    Earlier on this year I made a resolution to branch out into other mediums, and video was one of the ones that seemed to have the most potential. You can do so much with it, and video can be an excellent tool for empowerment when taught to others. AS a female, I see what's... More

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